Person:Richard Edwardes (7)

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Richard Edward Edwardes
d.31 October 1566 London, London, England
  1. Richard Edward Edwardes1523 - 1566
  • HRichard Edward Edwardes1523 - 1566
  • WMargaret Babb1547 - 1560
m. 31 OCT 1557
m. 1561
  1. Marie Edwardes1562 -
  2. Gwyn EdwardesABT 1563 - 1603
  3. Elizabeth Edwardes1564 -
  4. John Edwardes1563/64 - 1604
  5. Hellene EdwardesABT 1566 - 1613/14
  6. Richard Edward Edwardes1566 - 1635
  7. Judith Edwards
  8. Abigail Edwards
  9. Richard Edwards1581 - 1625
  10. Thomas Edwards1589 -
Facts and Events
Name Richard Edward Edwardes
Gender Male
Birth? October 1523 North Petherton, Somerset, England
Marriage 31 OCT 1557 North Petherton, Somerset, Englandto Margaret Babb
Alt Marriage ABT 1560 to Helene Griffith
Marriage 1561 to Helene Griffith
Alt Marriage 1562 Englandto Helene Griffith
Death? 31 October 1566 London, London, England
Other?  No accepted father?


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Richard Edwardes (also Edwards, 25 March 1525 – 31 October 1566) was an English poet, playwright, and composer; he was made a Gentleman of the Chapel Royal, and was master of the singing boys. He was known for his comedies and interludes. He was also rumoured to be an illegitimate son of Henry VIII.

Disputed Lineages

The paternity of Richard Edwardes is a matter of active dispute. The candidates being Thomas Edwardes and Henry VIII. See this discussion.

References
  1.   Richard Edwardes, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).