Name: Robert King
Burial: Beckenham, Kent
MEM: Beckenham, Kent: tomb in churchyard visible in 1800
Change Date: 23 JUL 2012
Tomb mentioned in The Environs of London: volume 4: Counties of Herts, Essex & Kent, by Daniel Lysons, 1796
Will of Henry Rydon of Battersea, 10 Dec 1531:
I make Nicolas Harris and Robert Kyng extours.
I will my cosyn Robert Kyng of Beckenham in Kent, yoman shall occupie my said ferme yf he be dispoased to the use of the said Robert my sonne [nb not Robert Kyng] putting in sufficent surtes to be bounden to Nicolas ?Harris and Elizabeth his wyfe my doughter.
I will my cosyn Robert King of Bekenham, yoman shal have the Rule and governance and letting etc of all the saide lands willed to the said Robert durying all the noneage of the same Robert.
An Ellyn Kynge of Beckenham, widow, left a will in 1558. Could that be Robert?s widow? PCC Welles.
Father: Henry Kynge
- John King b: 1552