Name: Richard Coke
Birth: 7 DEC 1617
Death: 12 MAR 1664 1
Burial: 13 MAR 1664 Trusley, Derbyshire
Residence: Trusley, Derbyshire
Baptism: 16 DEC 1617
Change Date: 10 APR 2012
Richard Coke, Esq., of Trusley, was one of the intended Knights of the Royal Oak, in the reign of Charles II.
Knights of the Royal Oak. This was to have been the designation of an order contemplated by King Charles II. Six hundred and eighty-seven baronets, knights, and gentleman, were selected as its recipients, but the project was relinquished.
The names of the intended knights are to be seen in the Baronetage 1741.
The Will of Richard Coke is amongst the papers at Debdale Hall. On the back of it is written by Robert Coke, "The Will of Richard Coke, 18th February 1664. " My ffather Cokes Will which I had out of his Study at Trusley above 30 years after his Death in ye presence of my bror Thomas, cousin Paul Ballidon, sister Em, cousin Wm Coke, March ye 16, 1694 being Saturday morning early. ...
"Richard Coke fil Wilhelmi Coke et Mathildse uxoris ejus was borne on Sunday the seventh day of December, between the hours of 2 & 3 of the clocke in the night and was baptized the 16 day of the same month. Anno Dom. 1617." (Trusley Reg.)
"Richard Coke first son of William and Maud his wife married Katherine y e daughter of Robert Charlton of Whitton in y° County of Salop on S' Stephene day being ye 26 of December An 1644 and reg. Caro. Reg. 20. at Whitton aforesaid." (Family Chron.)
Father: William Coke b: 29 MAY 1594 in Egginton, Derbyshire
Mother: Maude Beresford b: ABT 1591 in Alsop in the Dale, Derbyshire
Catherine Charlton b: ABT 1619 in Whitton, Salop
26 DEC 1644
in Whitton, Shropshire
- Robert Coke b: 17 NOV 1646
- Susanna Coke b: 13 APR 1648 in Trusley, Derbyshire
- Type: Book
Periodical: Coke of Trusley
Author: John Talbot Coke