TRENCHARD, Richard (by 1521-60), of North Bradley, Wilts,

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1509-1558, ed. S.T. Bindoff, 1982
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Family and Education

b. by 1521, 3rd s. of Sir Thomas Trenchard and bro. of Christopher. m. by 1556, Catherine, da. of Sir John Kingsmill of Sydmonton, Hants, 1s.2

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Richard Trenchard’s father settled on him a manor in the Isle of Wight and another in Wiltshire: to this inheritance he added by purchase the manor of Cuttridge in North Bradley, Wiltshire, which became his residence. He died on 31 May 1560, leaving a son of nearly four, and his widow was granted letters of administration of his estate on the following 10 June.3

Ref Volumes: 1509-1558

Author: Helen Miller


  • 1. C219/18B/22.
  • 2. Presumed to be of age at election. Misc. Gen. et Her. (ser. 4), ii. 101; Mill Stephenson, Mon Brasses, 162; Hutchins, Dorset, iii 326; NRA 1066 (Hants RO, Kingsmill ms 1300); E150/1000/2.
  • 3. C. H. Mayo, Recs. Dorchester, 320; PCC 20 Coode; C142/131/182; E150/1000/2; PCC Admins. ed Glencross, i. 8.