'Ricard1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Riccard of Dorset, Ricard of Hatfeild, Ricard of Heck

MGH identifies the arms of the following family as "In the centre (Argent), a chevron (sable) in the dexter chief a cinquefoil (gules)".
Walter Riccard of Dorsetshire
1. John Riccard of Portsham, Dorset
  A.+ issue - Francis, Mary (a 1672), others
2. Sir Andrew Riccard 'of St. Olave's'
  m1. ??
  m2. Susan(na) Bateman (dau of Robert Bateman (Chamberlain of the City of London), relict of Robert Angell of London)
  A. Christian Riccard (bpt 19.03.1638/9, d 27.08.1698)
  m1. John Gayer of Stoke Pogis (dsp 1657)
  m2. (14.02.1658/9) Henry (Rich), Lord Kensington (b 26.08.1642, dvpsp 15.04.1659, son/her of Henry, Earl of Holland)
  m3. John, Lord Berkeley of Stratton (bpt 01.02.1606/7, d 28.08.1678)



(1) Foster identifies the arms of the following family as "Gules, a bend vair between 2 garbs or". That indcates that there was no known connection with the family shown above.
(2) Foster provides a note that suggests 2 alternative parentages for the following Henry (or Alexander), but giving precedence to Henry: (a) as Henry, son of John by Agnes, dau of John Dawney; (b) as Alexander, son of Thomas of Bawne & brother of Thomas of Hatfield. Foster provides additional notes that confuse the position even further (!) but which are ignored below which follows the tree which Foster gives precedence to.
Henry (or Alexander) Ricard
m. Katherine Sherwood (dau of William Sherwoof of Sherwood)
1. Thomas Ricard 'of Heck'
m. Dorothy Franke (dau of William Franke of Alwoodley)
  A. Nicholas Ricard
  m. Isabel Mountney
  i. Charles Ricard of Heck (a 1612)
m. Jane Walpole (dau/heir of Roger Walpole of Pinchbeck)
  a. Gervas Ricard (b c1590, a 1612)
  m. Susan Mauleverer (dau of Nicholas Mauleverer of Letwell)
  (1) Charles Ricard (b c1605, a 1612) possibly the Charles of Heck who was father of ...
  (A) Jane Ricard (coheir)
  m. Francis Wheatley of Wolley (m1. Emilia Hardwick m2. Ann Devevere)
  (2) Ann Ricard
  m. Richard Horsfall of Stote's Hall in Kirkburton (b 1612-3, a 04.1666)
  (3)+ other issue - Mauleverer, John
  b. Bryan Ricard
  c. Jane Ricard
  m. John Anneby of Sherwood Hall
  ii. Frances Ricard
  m. Richard Routhe of Pollington



Foster identifies the arms of the following family as "Gules, a bend vair between 2 garbs or, on a chief argent 3 chess-rooks sable". That indcates that it was probably a cadet of the familyshown in the section just above.
Thomas Ricard of Bawne
1. Thomas Ricard of Hatfeild (a 1519)
  m. (Margaret) Rokeby ('sister of William, Archbishop of Dublin)
A. Thomas Ricard of Hatfeild (a 01.1549)
  m. Margaret Wyrrall (dau of Hugh Wyrrall of Loversal, relict of ?? Frankishe)
  i. Thomas Ricard of Hatfeild
  m. Joan Brett (widow of _ Reresby)
a. Thomas Ricard of Hatfeild (a 1612)
  Foster notes that some manuscripts suggests that Thomas's children were by Averill Aske, his 3rd wife, but nevertheless shows them as by his 1st wife ...
  m1. (01.01.1594) Elizabeth Eyre (dau of Gervase Eyre of Laughton)
  (1)+ issue (a 1612) - Thomas (b c1599), Mary, Anne
  m2. Elizabeth Wyrrall (dau of Hugh Wyrrall)
  m3. Averill Aske (dau of Robert Aske)
  b. Jane Ricard
  m. Bartholomew Fletcher of Campsall
  B. Nicholas Ricard
  C. Margaret Ricard probably of this generation
  m. Ralph Barnby of Barnby Hall

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : MGH (NS5 vol 3 (1918), p177+)
(2) For middle section : Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1612, 'Ricard of Heck')
(3) For lower section : Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1612, 'Ricard of Hatfield')
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