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Sir John Cheke (1514–1557) attrib. Lodovico Leoni, c. 1555 © Copyright The British Museum


Cheke, Sir John (1514–1557), humanist, royal tutor, and administrator, was born on 16 June 1514 in a house on the corner of Market Hill and Petty Cury in Cambridge, the son of Peter Cheke (d. 1530), administrator, of Cambridge, and his wife, ...


Wingfield, Anthony (b. c. 1552, d. in or after 1611), scholar and tutor, was the third surviving son of Richard Wingfield (1529–1591) of Wantisden, Suffolk, and his wife, Mary Hardwick, sister of Elizabeth Talbot, better known as Bess of Hardwick. He had two brothers, ...