Tichborne, Chidiock (1558 - 1586)

Biography: 

Tichborne was executed for having become a party to a Catholic plot to murder Elizabeth. Although not quite as young as his farewell poem suggests, written within three days of his death, the verses were famous in the period.

  • Williams, Penry. "Babington, Anthony (1561–1586)." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Online ed. Ed. Lawrence Goldman. Oxford: OUP, 2004.
Given Name: 
Chidiock
Family Name: 
Tichborne
Birth Date: 
1558
Death Date: 
October 20, 1586
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Family Relations: 
father : Peter Tichborne
mother : Elizabeth Tichborne
wife : Agnes Tichborne
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First RPO Edition: 
1997