Sir Richard Cholmondeley

Hometown: Nantwich

Sir Richard Cholmondeley (1472 – 1521) was an English nobleman who served as Lieutenant of the Tower of London from 1513 to 1520 during the reign of Henry VIII. Cholmondeley is remembered because of his tomb at the Tower of London and because he is fictionalized as a character in Gilbert and Sullivan's darkly comic opera, The Yeomen of the Guard.

Stage Credits:
(baritone).... Yeomen of the Guard   (4/2008)
*=leading role

Stage Awards and Nominations:
National Archives Records: Consistory Court of Canterbury, Wills and Probates 1383-1558 vol.1 & 2 (J.G.Challenor Smith:) Will and probate for Sir Richard Cholmley, December 1521 and March 1522

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