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Sheriffs of Buckinghamshire: 1546/7 to 1601


A. 1546, 1 Edw. VI
1 Sir Francis Russel, Kt. of the Bath. Seat, Cheneys, Co. Bucks. Arms, Argent, a Lion rampant Gules ; on a Chief Sable 3 Escallops of the first.
2 Francis Pygot, Esq. Seat, and Arms, as before.
3 Sir John St. John, Kt. Seat, and Arms, as before.
4 Sir Thomas Rotheram, Kt. Seat, and Arms, as before.
5 Oliver St. John, Esq. Seat, and Arms, as before.
6 Thomas Pygot, Esq. Seat, and Arms, as before.
A. 1553, 1 Philip and Mary
1 Sir William Dormer, Kt. of the Bath. Seat, Wing Park, Com. Bucks. Arms, as before.
2 Arthur Longueville, Esq. Arms, as before.
3 Sir Robert Drury, Kt. Seat, and Arms, as before.
4 Sir Robert Peckham, Kt. Seat, Bittlesden, Co. Bucks. Arms, Sable, a Chevron Or between 3 Cross Croslets fitchee Argent.
5 Thomas Pygot, Esq. Seat, and Arms, as before.
6 Sir Humphry Ratcliff, Kt. Seat, Elstow Nunnery, Co. Bedford. Arms, Argent, a Bend engrailed Sable.
A. 1558, 1 Elizabeth.
1 William Hawtrey, Esq. Seat, Chequers in Ellisborough, Co. Bucks. Arms, Argent, 3 Lioncells passant guardant in Bend between 3 Cotizes Sable.
2 Thomas Tyringham, Esq. Seat, and Arms, as before.
3 Sir Robert Drury, Kt. Seat, and Arms, as before.
4 John Goodwyn, Esq. Seat Winchingdon, Co. Bucks. Arms, Per Pale Or and Gules, a Lion rampant between 3 fleur de lys counterchanged.
5 Paul Dayrell, Esq. Seat, and Arms, as before.
6 Thomas Fleetwode Esq. Seat, The Vache, Com. Bucks. Arms, Per Pale Nebulee Az and Or, 6 Martlets counterchanged.
7 Sir Henry Cheney, Kt. Seat, Todington, Co. Bedf. Arms, Quarterly, 1 and 4 Ermine, on a Bend Sable 3 Martlets Or.
8 John Cheney, Esq. Seat, Chesham Bois. Arms, as before.
9 John Borlace, Esq. Seat, Bockmere in Marlow. Arms, Ermine, on a Bend Sable 2 Cubit Arms Couped, issuing from a Cloud proper, rending a Horse Shoe Argent.
10 Sir William Dormer, Kt. of the Bath. Seat, and Arms, as before.
11 Sir Edmund Ashfield, Kt. Seat, Tottenhoe, Co. Bucks. Arms, Three Mullets a Cinque Foyle in Fess point.
12 Sir Lewis Mordant, Kt. Seat, and Arms, as before.
13 Thomas Pygot, Esq. Seat, and Arms, as before.
14 Lewis Dyve, Esq. Seat, and Arms, as before.
15 Sir George Peckham, Kt. Seat, and Arms, as before.
16 Ralph Astry, Esq. Seat, Wood-End in Harlington, Com. Bedf. Arms, Barry wavy of 6 Argent and Azure ; on a Chief Gules 3 Bezants.
A. 1575 17 Eliz.
In which Year the Two Counties became separated, and each County had its distinct Sheriff appointed it, as at this Day.
17 John Crooke, Esq. Seat, Chilton, Co. Bucks. Arms, Gules, a Fess between 6 Martlets Argent.
18 Griffith Hampden, Esq. Seat, Great Hampden. Arms, as before.
19 Michael Blount, Esq. Seat, Maple Durham, in Com. Oxon. Arms, Nebule of 8 Or and Sable.
20 Robert Drury, Esq. Seat, and Arms, as before.
21 Richard Crawford, Esq. Arms, Or, on a Chevron Sable, 3 Hawks Heads erased Argent.
22 Paul Dayrell, Esq. Seat, Lillingston Dayrell. Arms, as before.
23 Thomas Tasburgh, Esq. Seat, Hawridge. Arms, A Cross Pomee.
24 Edmund Verney, Esq. Seat, Middle Cleydon. Arms as before.
25 William Hawtrey, Esq. Seat, and Arms, as before.
26 Robert Dormer, Esq. Seat, Wing Park. Arms, as before.
27 Edward Bulstrode, Esq. Seat, Hedgeley Bulstrode. Arms, as before.
28 John Temple, Esq. Seat, Stow. Arms, Argent on 2 Bars Sable, 6 Martlets Or.
29 John Goodwyn, Esq. Seat, Upper Winchington, Arms, as before.
30 John Borlace, Esq. Seat, Bockmere. Arms, as before.
31 Francis Cheyne, Esq. Seat, Chesham Bois. Arms, as before.
32 George Fleetwode, Esq. Seat, The Vache. Arms, as before.
33 Alexander Hampden, Esq. Seat, Hartwell. Arms, as before.
34 Henry Longueville, Esq. Seat, Wolverton. Arms, as before.
35 Thomas Pygot, Esq. Seat, Doddershall. Arms, as before.
36 Michael Harcourt, Esq. Seat, Leckhampsted. Arms, Gules 2 Bars Argent.
37 Edward Tyrell, Esq. Seat, Thornton. Arms, Argent, 2 Chevronells Azure, within a Bordure engrailed Gules.
38 Anthony Tyringham, Esq. Seat, Tyringham. Arms, as before.
39 John Dormer, Esq. Seat, Dorton. Arms, as before.
40 William Gerrard, Esq. Seat, Dorney Court. Arms, Argent on a Fess Sable, a Lion passant of the first.
41 Sir William Clerke, Knt. Seat, Shabington. Arms, Argent on a Bend, Gules between 3 Pellets, as many Swans proper on a Canton Sinister ; Azure a demi Ram mounting Argent, armed Or, between two Fleur de Lys's of the last. Over all a Baton dexter ways, as the second in the Canton.
42 Thomas Denton, Esq. Seat Hillesden. Arms, Argent 2 Bars Gules in Chief, 3 Cinqfoyls Sable.
43 William Borlace, Esq. Seat, and Arms, as before.
44 Anthony Chester, Esq. Seat, Chichley. Arms, Per pale Argent and Sable, a Chevron engrailed between 2 Rams Heads attired Or, all counter-changed.


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