Men-at-the-Bar/Cokayne, George Edward

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1425762Men-at-the-Bar — Cokayne, George EdwardJoseph Foster

Cokayne, George Edward, M.A., Exeter Coll., Oxon, 1851, F.S.A., Norroy king of arms since 1882, rouge dragon 1859-70, Lancaster herald 1870-82, attached to the garter mission to Portugal 1865, to Russia 1867, to Italy 1878, to Spain 1881, and to Saxony 1882, assumed in compliance with the testamentary injunction of his mother (the Hon. M. A. Adams) the surname and arms of Cokayne in lieu of those of Adams by royal licence 15 Aug., 1873, a student of Lincoln's Inn 16 Jan., 1850 (then aged 24), called to the bar 30 April, 1853 (4th son of William Adams, LL.D., of Thorpe, Surrey); born 29 April, 1825; married 2 Dec, 1856, Mary Dorothea, 2nd dau. of George Henry Gibbs, Esq., of Aldenham Park, Herts, and of Clifton Hampden, Oxon, etc., and has issue.

Rothwell Manor House, Northamptonshire; Ashbourne House, Putney, S.W.; Oxford and Cambridge Club.