Name: Robert Digby
Suffix: 1st Baron Digby of Geashill
Death: 6 JUN 1642
Burial: St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland 1 1
Residence: Coleshill, Warwickshire
PCTS: Portrait at Sherborne Castle, in 1862 2
MEM: Coleshill, Warwickshire: stone tablet
Note: 3 1 2|
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Change Date: 7 MAR 2012
Went to live on his paternal estates at Coleshill in England.
Sarah Boyle was his first wife.
Married 2nd Elizabeth (d 1662) dau of James Altham of Oxhey, Herts (Judge and Baron of the Exchequer to Elizabeth I?). According to LDS Ancestral File, Elizabeth also married Sir Robert Bernard Bt of Kingsthorpe, Northants (d 1666) and Sir Francis Astley Kt. She was born 1601 and died 3 Jan 1662/63, buried 7 Jan 1662/63 at St. Pauls?s Covent Garden.
[If the above is correct both Robert Digby and Robert Bernard outlived her...?]
Monuments in the chancel of Coleshill church includes a stone tablet on the north wall to Sir Robert Digby, Knight, son of Sir George died 1614, and his son Robert, created Lord Digby of Geashill, Ireland, 1642. Both were buried in St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.
At Sherborne Castle (in 1862) was his half length standing portrait, in red dress, and wearing a large point-lace collar.
Father: Robert Digby b: in Coleshill, Warwickshire
Mother: Lettice Fitzgerald b: ABT 1580
Sarah Boyle b: 29 MAR 1609
- Kildare Digby b: ABT 1631
- Type: Book
Periodical: Victoria County History of Warwickshire
- Type: Book
Periodical: Catalogue of the pictures at Sherborne Castle
Author: Louisa Mary Portman
- Type: Gedcom File
Title: Familysearch.com Pedigree Resource