Delves, Henry (1498 - 1560)

of Doddington, Cheshire

Born / Died

Birth Date: by 1498
Death Date: 1560-08-06

Marriages/Other Unions

  1. Type: marriage
    Union began: by 1519
    Union ended: n.d.
    Note: union produced three additional sons and two daughters


From Broke, Cecily ( - 1562/3)

  1. Male offspring: Delves, Henry (d. 1559)
  2. Female offspring: Delves, Margaret (n.d.)
  3. Male offspring: Delves, John (d. 1571)
  4. Female offspring: Delves, Eleanor (n.d.)
  5. Male offspring: Delves, Thomas (d. 1570)
  6. Female offspring: Delves, Anne (n.d.)
  7. Male offspring: Delves, Ralph (n.d.)
  8. Male offspring: Delves, George (n.d.)
  9. Male offspring: Delves, William (n.d.)
  10. Female offspring: Delves, Elizabeth (n.d.)
  11. Female offspring: Delves, Bridget (n.d.)
  12. Female offspring: Delves, Cicely (n.d.)


  • Knight
    Assumed 1533-05-30
    Vacated 1560-08-06

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
Sheriff, Cheshire 1537-11-14 1538-11-28
JP, Cheshire 1539 1560
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Cheshire 1540 n.d.
Commissioner of Musters, Cheshire 1544 n.d.
Commissioner of Musters, Cheshire 1545 n.d.
Sheriff, Cheshire 1545-11-22 1546
MP, Cheshire 1554-4 n.d.

Details of Properties



  • Cheshire
  • Shropshire
  • Staffordshire

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1527-1528 Booth Hall, Shrewsbury , Shropshire Mr Delves' Entertainer/s

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Mr Delves' Entertainer/s Delves, Henry (1498 - 1560) Entertainers/Minstrels 1

Owned Venues

Venue Name County Venue Type
Doddington Castle Cheshire Private Residence

Bibliographic Sources

Bindoff, S.T. The History of Parliament: The House of Commons, 1509–1558. 3 vols. London: Secker & Warburg, 1982.
Collins, Arthur. The Baronettage of England: Being an Historical and Genealogical Account of Baronets, from their First Institution in the Reign of King James I. 1720
Ormerod, George. History of the County Palatine and City of Chester. 1st ed 1819. 3 vols. London: Routledge, 1882.