Name: Richard Coke
Death: 20 NOV 1582 1
Residence: AFT 1569 Trusley, Derbyshire
Change Date: 26 JAN 2009
Oliver de Odingsells purchased the manor of Odingsells of Ralph de Beufey in the reign of Henry III. The coheiresses of this family brought it in moieties to Richard Piper and Thomas Coke. Piper's daughter and heiress married John Cowdale: their moiety passed (probably by sale) to the Vernons, and was purchased of the Manners family, in 1569, by Richard Coke, Esq., for £520 and a douceur of £10 to Mrs. Manners.? Extract from Lysons' Topographical and Historical Account of Derbyshire, 1817 (Magna†Britannia Vol†5)
His son Sir John Coke (born at Trusley, March 5th, 1563) was Secretary of State for twenty years, and founder of the Melbourne branch of the family.
One of Richard?s daughters married Valentine Cary, Bishop of Exeter.
Father: William Coke
Mother: Dorothy Fitzherbert
Mary Sacheverell b: 1539 in Kirkby, Notts
- Francis Coke b: 11 NOV 1561
- George Coke b: 3 OCT 1570
- Type: Book
Periodical: Coke of Trusley
Author: John Talbot Coke