John Eyrick or Heyrick (27)

  • Birth: 1513
  • Death: 4/2/1589

Father: Thomas Eyricke(26)
Mother: unknown

Spouse: Mary (Bond)

  • Sex: M

Biography Notes…

Mayor of Leicestershire, buried in St. Martin’s Church there, end of north aisle (“Heyrick’s Chancel”) “Here lyeth the body of John Heyrick late of this Parish, who departed this life ye 2d of April, 1589, being about the age of 76. He did marry Marie [in 1537] , ye descendent of John Bond of Wardende, in the Countie of Warwicke, Esquire, and did live with said Mary in one house full 52 years, and in all that time never buried man, woman, or child, though there were sometimes twenty in household. He had issue by said wife 5 sonnes and 7 daughters. The said Marie departed this life ye 8th of December, 1611, being of the age 97 years. She did see before her departure, of her children, and children’s children, and their children, to the number of 142. The said John was Mayor of his towne in anno 1559, and again in anno 1572”. (from Knowltons, 1897, Lord- Locke 1836, and 15. 11. in “A Genealogical Register” by Gen. Jedediah Herrick)

This John Heyricke [15] was by no means the first of his famil