Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.

My wife's ancestors - Cooke - Contents


Sir Thomas Cooke,
will proven 1478,
had issue:

Sir Philip Cooke, born 1454,
of Gidea Park, Essex,
mar Elizabeth Belknap [descendant of King John],
he died 1503, age 49 yrs,
had issue:

John Cooke,
of Gidea Hall, Gidea Park, Essex,
mar Alice Saunders,
died 1515,
had issue:

  1. Sir Anthony Cooke (see here), born 1504,
    of Gidea Hall, Essex.
    He was tutor to Edward VI.
    He mar Anne Fitzwilliam [descendant of King John].
    He died 1576, age 72 yrs.
    Monument to him and his family in St. Edward's church (church of St Edward the Confessor), Romford, Essex.
    Sir Anthony and Anne had issue:

    1. Mildred Cooke, born 1526,
      mar 1546 to William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley and had issue.

    2. Anne Cooke,
      mar Sir Nicholas Bacon and had issue.

Mildred Cooke, c.1565.
See full size. From Tudor Place.

Sir Anthony Cooke monument, St. Edward's, Romford, Essex

Monument to Sir Anthony Cooke and his family, St. Edward's, Romford, Essex.
Print of 1890. See full size.
From Essex Record Office.

Error: Monument to Anthony Cooke, Yoxford, Suffolk

In Yoxford church, Suffolk, there is a monument to an Anthony Cooke who was born 1534, died 1613, age 79.
This was incorrectly labelled on Wikipedia as a monument to our Anthony Cooke who died 1576.

Monument to Anthony Cooke (died 1613), Yoxford, Suffolk.
Etching made in early 19th century. From Wikipedia.

Monument to Anthony Cooke (died 1613), Yoxford, Suffolk.
2006 photo. See large size.
From jmc4 on Flickr. Used with permission.

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