Sir John Chichester, Knt.

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Sir John Chichester, Knt., son of Nicholas Chichester and Christian Paulett, was born in 1474.1,2 He died 22 February 1537.1

John married (1) Margaret Beaumont, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), say 1497;1 he married (2), as her 2nd husband, Jone Bret, daughter of Robert Bret, after March 1510.1,2

Family 1

Margaret Beaumont b. say 1477, d. say 1507
  • Hugh Chichester1 b. say 1498, d. 2 Aug 1517
  • Edward Chichester1 b. say 1500, d. Jul 1526
  • Elizabeth Chichester1 b. say 1502
  • Anna Chichester1 b. say 1504
  • Mary Chichester1 b. say 1506

Family 2

Jone Bret
  • John Chichester1 b. say 1511
  • Amyas Chichester+1 b. abt. 1512, d. 4 Jul 1577
  • William Chichester1 b. say 1514
  • Mary Chichester1 b. say 1516
This person was last edited on16 Dec 2017


  1. [S803] Sir William Richard Drake, Notes: Genealogical, Historical, and Heraldic of the Family of Chichester, of Youlston, Hall, and Arlington, co. Devon (London: p.p., 1886), 236-239, further cited as Drake, Family of Chichester.
  2. [S1926] Charles Knowles Bolton, The Ancestry of Margaret Wyatt, Wife of Matthew Allyn of Braunton in Devon, and Later of Windsor in Connecticut (Brookline, Massachusetts: s.p., 1898?), further cited as Bolton, The Ancestry of Margaret Wyatt.