Mainwaring, Richard (1506 - 1558)

Born / Died

Birth Date: by 1506
Death Date: 1558-09-30


Primary Title



  • Knight
    Assumed By 1536-11-27
    Vacated 1558-09-30

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
Sheriff, Shropshire 1531-11-9 1532-11-20
JP, Shropshire 1536 n.d.
JP, Shropshire 1538 n.d.
Commissioner of Musters, Shropshire 1539 n.d.
Sheriff, Shropshire 1539-9-29 1539-11-17 Took over from Roger Corbet (appointed 15 Nov. 1538) and accounted for the entire year
Sheriff, Shropshire 1544-11-16 1545-11-22
JP, Shropshire 1547 n.d.
Sheriff, Shropshire 1552-11-10 1553-11-8
JP, Shropshire 1553/4 n.d.

Details of Properties



  • Shropshire: Ightfield Manor

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1532-1533 Booth Hall, Shrewsbury , Shropshire Sir Richard Mainwaring's Entertainer/s

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Sir Richard Mainwaring's Entertainer/s Mainwaring, Richard (1506 - 1558) Entertainers/Minstrels 1

Owned Venues

Venue Name County Venue Type
Ightfield Hall Shropshire Private Residence

Bibliographic Sources

Calendar of Patent Rolls, Edward VI [1547–53]. 6 vols. London: HMSO, 1924–9.
Calendar of Patent Rolls, Philip and Mary [1553–8]. 4 vols. London: HMSO, 1937–9.
Grazebrook, George, and John Paul Rylands, eds. The Visitation of Shropshire, taken in the year 1623.... With additions from the pedigrees of Shropshire gentry taken by the heralds in the years 1569 and 1584, and other sources. Publications of the Harleian Society (Visitation Series) 28–29. 2 vols. London: Harleian Society, 1889.
Hasler, P.W. The History of Parliament: The House of Commons, 1558–1603. 3 vols. London: HMSO, 1981.
Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, Henry VIII [1509–47]. 21 vols and Addenda (2 vols). London: HMSO, 1864–1932.
List of Sheriffs for England and Wales from the Earliest Times to AD 1831. Public Record Office Lists and Indexes 9. London: HMSO, 1898.