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Sir. William Coffin

Born about 1495, younger brother of Richard Coffin, lord of the manor of Alwington and High Sheriff of Devon in the late 15th century. He joined Henry VIII’s household about 1515, and took part, as a gentleman of the privy … Continue reading

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The King’s Champion – Sir John Dymoke

Born by 1508, first son of Sir Robert Dymoke of Scrivelsby by Anne, dau. and heiress of John Sparrow of London. Educ. ?I. Temple. Married by 1 Apr 1529, Anne, dau. of Sir George Tailboys, de jure 9th Lord Kyme. … Continue reading

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