Degge, Sir Simon
- Stuart Handley
Degge, Sir Simon (1612?–1703), judge, was probably born on 5 January 1612, the eldest son of Thomas Degge (d. 1628) of Strangsall, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, and Dorothy, daughter of George Crichlow of Wolscote, Staffordshire. He was admitted to the Inner Temple in 1639, but the civil war interrupted his studies. As a royalist he was present at the siege of ...