CADE, John, of Penne's Place, Aldenham, Herts. and Owston, nr. Doncaster, Yorks.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
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Family and Education

Prob. 1st or o.s. of Richard Cade of London by Joyce, da. of Thomas Arden of Parkhall. educ. Christ Church Oxf. 1550, BA 1553; M. Temple 1556. m. (order not known) Ellen, da. of Nicholas Jennings, 3s.; Mary, sis. of Edward Love of Aynho, Northants., 1s.2

Offices Held


The family pedigrees are too imperfect to define the relationship between this Member and William Cade of Cippenham Court, Buckinghamshire, receiver-general of the duchy of Lancaster from 1558 to 1577. It was evidently close: the receiver’s will left to his ‘loving cousin’ John Cade 40s. and ‘my earthen pot garnished with silver with a cade or sheep on the lid of it’ and appointed him an overseer. It may have been the receiver who introduced his relative to Sir Ambrose Cave, chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster. When Cave died in 1568 he bequeathed to his ‘servant John Cade’ £20, a g