Sir Richard Cholmondeley

The most important thing to know about Sir Richard is that his family name is pronounced “Chumley.” You may also want to know that there really was such a person in command of the Tower during the time of Henry VIII (319). Extensive wrangles have developed over Gilbert’s intent in using the name. Was he using the character or just the name? No one knows; nor need we be much concerned. Let us press on.