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Visitations of Hertfordshire in 1572 and 1634: Chester of Cocken Hatch

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The pedigree of the Chester family of Cocken Hatch as reported to the 1634 Visitation of Hertfordshire

This pedigree begins on p. 39 of the Harleian edition of the Visitation.

Arms Quarterly --- 1 and 4, Ermine, on a chief Sable a grifin passant Argent; 2 and 3, Quarterly, one and four, Sable, three birds' legs erased Or, a crescent for difference; two and three, Or, a Moor's head sable, couped Gules, wreathed Argent; over all an inescutcheon
Crest 1) A demi-griffin segreant proper; 2) a thistle proper

The main table consists of a list of the individuals who appear in the pedigree and their links with the rest of the family.

IDPersonRelationshipGenAdditional infoDatesWikiTreeComments
1 Sir Robert Chester 0 of Royston; Kt; gentleman usher to King Henry VIII Profile: b 1510; m (1) 1532, (2) 1565; d 1574 Maidstone
2 Catherin Throgmorton wife of 1) 0 daughter of John Throgmorton or Corse, co. Gloc. Profile: b c 1512 Glos; m 1532 St Albans, Herts; d 1563 Royston, Herts
3 Edward Chester 1st son of 1/2) 1 of Royston; a colonel in the Low Countries Profile: b c 1545; m 1565 Royston, Herts; d 1579
4 Catherin Granado wife of 3) 1 daughter and heir of James Granado, Kt, an Equerry to Henry VIII; knighted at Mussleborough Profile: b c 1540; m 1565 Royston, Herts
5 Oliver Chester 2nd son of 1/2) 1
6 Robert Chester 3rd son of 1/2) 1
7 Frances Chester daughter of 1/2) 1 m Robert Filmere of Kent Profile: b 1536 Royston, Herts; m 1564 London; d 1593 Maidstone, Kent
8 Catherin Chester daughter of 1/2) 1 m John Forte
9 Sir Robert Chester son of 3/4) 2 of Cocken-Hatch, near Royston in com. Hertford, Kt. living 1634 Profile: b 1566; d 1640
10 Anne Capell wife of 9) 2 daughter of Henry Capell of Litle Hadham, co. Hertf., Esq. Profile: b c 1570; d c 1642
11 Mary Chester daughter of 3/4) 2 m Edward Thornborough of Shoddesden, co. Southampton
12 Catherin Chester 1st daughter of 9/10) 3 m Sir Thomas Nightingale of Debden, co. Essex Profile: b c 1600
13 Alice Chester 2nd daughter of 9/10) 3 m Edward Radcliff of Hitchin, co. Hertf
14 Theodosia Chester 3rd daughter of 9/10) 3 m Robert Nightingale of Newport, co. Essex
15 Elizabeth Chester 4th daughter of 9/10) 3 m Samuell Hinton of Coventry
16 Edward Chester 1st son and heir of 9/10) 3 living 1634
17 Catherin Stone wife of 16) 3 daughter of John Stone of London
18 Frances Chester daughter of 9/10) 3 m John Pigott of Alington in Canterbury Profile: b c 1610; m 1630
19 Granado Chester 2nd son of 9/10) 3 Doctor in Divinity, Rector of Broadwater, co. Sussex Profile: d 1647
20 Robert Chester 3rd son of 9/10) 3 Rector of Stevenage
21 Henry Chester 4th son of 9/10) 3 of Royston
22 Anne Reade wife of 21) 3 daughter of Theodore Reade
23 Anne Chester daughter of 16/17) 4
24 Elizabeth Chester daughter of 16/17) 4
25 Robert Chester 1st son and heir of 16/17) 4 16 y o in 1634
26 John Chester 2nd son of 16/17) 4
27 Cicilly Chester daughter of 16/17) 4
28 Frances Chester daughter of 16/17) 4

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