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Dymoke – The name of Champions

Dymoke is the name of an English family holding the office of king’s champion. The functions of the champion were to ride into Westminster Hall at the coronation banquet, and challenge all comers to impugn the King’s title (see Champion). … 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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