from "Windows Into Our Past A Genealogy of the Cowne, Gough &
Associated Families, Volume 2", compiled by Judy Parsons Smith © 1998.
The Dymoke family have the unique distinction of holding
the hereditary Championship of
sovereigns. Their estate of
Scrivelsby is held in right of performing the office of Champion at successive
coronations, and members of the family have performed this office continuously
since the days of the Norman Conquest[i].
Sir Edward Dymoke
Lincolnshire, England; m. to Ann Tailbois
, daughter of Sir George & Elizabeth (Gascoigne)
was the hereditary Champion of
and Sheriff of Lincolnshire. He
officiated as Champion at the Coronations of Edward VI
. He descends from Edward I
his second daughter, Princess Joan
Edward & Anne (Tailbois) Dymoke
, daughter of Edward & Anne (Talboys) Dymoke
, b. Scrivelsby, Lincolnshire, England; m. 20 Aug 1566, Scrivelsby,
Lincolnshire, England to Sir Thomas
of Haines Hall, Berks.
For Further Information See Windebank
: From its Origin in the Isle of
, June 1981, pp. 1-51