Richard Atkyns
Eleanor Marsh
Sir Thomas Dacres
Sir Edward Atkyns
Ursula Dacres
Sir Robert Atkyns
(c 1621-1710)


Family Links

1. Mary Clerk

2. Anne Dacres

Sir Robert Atkyns 22,811

  • Born: c 1621, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire 812
  • Christened: 29 April 1621, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire 811
  • Marriage (1): Mary Clerk
  • Died: 18 February 1710, Saperton Hall, Cirencester, Gloucestershire aged 89 811

bullet  General Notes:

Judge and Politician. Educated at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. He entered Lincoln's Inn, 8 October 1638 and was called to the bar in 1645. In 1659 he sat in Richard Cromwell's parliament as a member for Evesham, Worcestershire. Despite his service to the Cromwells, Atkyns was selected as one of the sixty-eight men whom Charles II created as knights of the Bath at the Restoration. Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer under William and Mary (1689-94). Speaker of the House of Lords (1689-92). Atkyns retired from public life in 1694, removing to his manor of Saperton near Cirencester, Gloucestershire. 812


Robert married Mary Clerk, daughter of Sir George Clerk and Unknown. (Mary Clerk died in 1681 812.)


Robert next married Anne Dacres.

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