Person:Peter Honnyng (1)

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Peter Honnyng
b.c 1522
d.1576
m. Bef 1520
  1. William Honnyng, MP1520 - 1569
  2. Joyce Honnyng1520 -
  3. Margaret Honnyng - 1575
  4. Peter Honnyng1522 - 1576
  5. John Honnyng1525 - bef 1571
  6. Edward Honnyng - bef 1568
  7. Thomas Honnyng1530 -
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Name Peter Honnyng
Gender Male
Birth? c 1522
Death? 1576

Peter, a fishmonger in London, inherrited his father’s business, and became a wealthy trader, and a purveyor of fish to the Court.

An incident involving one of his employees being put in the pillory in Feb 1559 is described in contemporary chronicles (Machyn; Holinshed; and Wriothesley's).

By 1576 he was estimated as worth £60; he wrote his will that year, and died before 1578. Peter married Anne SHEPPARD, and secondly, on 2 December 1550, Katherine or Agnes CHOLMLEY of Copenham, Staffordshire, and had four sons and seven daughters.

References
  1.   Barry, T. The Life and Family History of William Honnyng. (London, England: ISBN-13 978 0 9532685 3 5, 2008).