Francis Cherry (diplomat)

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Francis Cherry
Born (1552-10-18)18 October 1552
North Kilworth, England
Died 14 April 1605(1605-04-14)
All Hallows, Barking by the Tower, England
Nationality English
Occupation Diplomat

Sir Francis Cherry was the English ambassador to the Court of Russia from April 1598 to 23 March 1599.

Queen Elizabeth knighted Cherry “for faithful and gallant service” at Chatham on 4 July 1604. He became the founder of the Cherry line at Camberwell.[1][2]


  1. ^ The James Harris-Mary Cherry Family Ancestry: Pioneer Family Life and Conditions
  2. ^ Blanch, William Harnett (1877). Ye parish of Cam̃erwell: A brief account of the parish of Camberwell, its history and antiquities. E.W. Allen. p. 36.