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Sir Richard Myddelton Middleton
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Birth: 1508
Denbigh, Wales
Death: Feb. 8, 1575
Denbigh, Wales

Member of Parliment for Denbighshire, 1536 to 1547. Also served as Governor of Denbigh Castle during the reigns of Edward VI, Mary and Elizabeth I. He and his wife, Jane Dryhurst, ultimately had 16 children; nine sons and seven daughters.

One of Richards sons, Sir Hugh Middleton, was responsible for building the system that still supplies London with its water today.

Another son was Thomas Middleton who was a charter member of the East India Company and owner of Chirk Castle (still inhabited by his direct descendants).

Richard is buried in the floor of the porch at St Marcellus Church, where a large brass plaque commemorating him is affixed to the wall.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Jane Dryhurst Myddelton Middleton (1525 - 1565)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Middleton (____ - 1621)*
  Thomas Middleton (____ - 1631)*
  Thomas Myddelton Middleton (1550 - 1631)*
  Hugh Myddelton Middleton (1560 - 1631)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
St Marcellus Church
Denbigh
Denbighshire, Wales
Plot: Buried in the porch of the church itself
 
Created by: Tony Middleton
Record added: Jun 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53831573
Sir Richard <i>Myddelton</i> Middleton
Added by: Tony Middleton
 
Sir Richard <i>Myddelton</i> Middleton
Added by: Tony Middleton
 
Sir Richard <i>Myddelton</i> Middleton
Added by: Tony Middleton
 
 
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to my 15th Great Grandfather May you R I P
- Sandra Dornes
 Added: Jun. 30, 2016
My husband's 11th great grandfather.
- Anna-Marie Bigham
 Added: Feb. 10, 2016

- Sandy Jensen
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