John Digby (died 1533)
- Simon, his heir, who married Catherine Clapham of Beamesley
- Elizabeth, married Sir Humphrey Hercy of Grove, Nottinghamshire
- Anne, married Sir William Skeffington (died 1535) of Skeffinton, Lord Deputy of Ireland
After the death of Catherine, Digby married as his second wife Sanchia (née Willoughby), widow of John Strelley, on 24 October 1517.
Death and Burial
Digby had been responsible for the construction of the clerestory of Melton Mowbray church in 1500, and the vestry located on the north side of the chancel in 1532, which is confirmed by a date stone set into the east wall.
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