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  • ID: I2589
  • Name: Robert Digby
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: in Coleshill, Warwickshire
  • Death: 24 MAY 1618 in Coleshill, Warwickshire, England
  • Burial: Coleshill Church, Warwickshire
  • Residence: Geashill Castle, Ireland
  • Occupation: Soldier and Privy Councillor. MP Athy, Ireland, 1613
  • Education: Oxford
  • MEM: Coleshill, Warwickshire: Effigy on parents? tomb. Also stone tablet on north wall
  • Note: 1 2

    Robert Digby, who was knighted in 1596, and was one of the Members of Parliament for Athy in 1613. He died on the 24th May, 1618, and was buried in the church of Coleshill in Warwickshire.
    OR this gives different death date and burial place:
    Monuments in the chancel of Coleshill church includes a stone tablet on the north wall to Sir Robert Digby, Knight, son of Sir George died 1614, and his son Robert, created Lord Digby of Geashill, Ireland, 1642. Both were buried in St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.
  • _UID: 26B7DA12D2674307B0F50CB59619AC6B787B
  • Change Date: 21 AUG 2006

    Father: George Digby
    Mother: Abigail Heveningham

    Marriage 1 Lettice Fitzgerald b: ABT 1580
    • Married: ABT 19 APR 1598
    1. Has Children Robert Digby b: 1599

    1. Type: Web Site
    2. Type: Book
      Periodical: Victoria County History of Warwickshire
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