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Sir John Arundell (VI)

(d. 15 September 1580)

 

 

Sir John Arundell (VI) of Trerice in Cornwall, was a Member of Parliament for Mitchell, Cornwall  in 1555 and 1558, and he was also High Sheriff of Cornwall in 1573 - 1574.

He was the second son and heir of Sir John IV Arundell, of Trerice, nicknamed "Tilbury Jack" (or "Jack of Tilbury"), a commander of the Royal Navy during the reigns of Kings Henry VIII and Edward VI and twice Sheriff of Cornwall.

He was a retiring figure for much of his life and less celebrated than either his father "Tilbury Jack" or his son
Arundell. Sir John (VII), nicknamed "Jack for the King".

 

       

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