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Graves, Richard

Male 1610 - 1669


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  • Christened  16 Sept 1610  St Lawrence Pountney, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Y  [1
    Buried  9 May 1669  St James Clerkenwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I08705  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  19 May 2015 

    Family 1  Bates, Eleanor,   b. Abt 1615, Of St Sepulchre, Holborn, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1656, Richmond, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1635  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F02915  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Robinson, Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1630, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1712-1714, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  15 Jun 1657  St Dunstan's in the West, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Graves, Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1660, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 20 Dec 1717, Lyminge, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Graves, Bridget,   b. Abt 1664, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 14 Jun 1748, Northwold, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Graves, Catherine,   b. Abt 1666, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1686, Exeter, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F02663  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Will of Richard Graves Esquire Lincolns Inn, Middlesex 11 May 1669 Proved 19 July 1669.
      Richard Graves Esquire Lincolns Inn, Middlesex Unclear 2 December 1669 Sentence=will contested between Elizabeth Graves and Hannah Maidstone alias Graves-daughter from first marriage?

      A three quarter length seated portrait of the successful lawyer Richard Graves of Mickleton (1610-69). He wears black lawyer’s robes and bands, sits in a cushioned armchair at his desk, with his hand on a large book Lex Humana. In the background his coat of arms, partially obscured by a curtain, hangs on the wall. Graves amassed a fortune practising law during the Civil Wars and Interregnum,and became a Bencher of Lincoln's Inn and Receiver General of Middlesex. Originally from Richmond, Surrey, in 1654 he purchased further manors in Gloucestershireand the manor of Mickleton, Gloucestershire in 1656 . His coat of arms is still in a window in the chapel at Lincoln’s Inn. He first married Eleanor Bates, daughter of Thomas Bates of London, and secondly Elizabeth Robinson, daughter of John Robinson, Esq., Governor of Gravesend and Tilburyport. He had nineteen children; six sons, of whom only one survived, and thirteen daughters and is buried in St. James’s Clerkenwell

  • Sources 
    1. [S00095] St James Clerkenwell Parish Registers, London.
      May 24 1669 Richard Graves, Esquire, husband to Elisebeth Graves, bur'^ in the Chancell