Sir John Ogle & son
Lt. Colonel Sir John Ogle was buried in the Abbey on 17th March 1640 (location unknown). He was the fifth son of Thomas Ogle (d.1574) and his wife Jane (Welby) and was baptised at Pinchbeck in Lincolnshire in February 1569. His eldest brother was Sir Richard Ogle (who died in debt in the Fleet prison). He served under Sir Francis Vere in the English army in the Netherlands, where they were aiding the Dutch republic, and was knighted in 1603. During one engagement he lost his left eye and wore a black eye patch. John was made Governor of Utrecht and married Elizabeth, daughter of Cornelius de Vries of Dordrecht, and they had four sons and eight daughters (including Elizabeth, Utricia, Trajectina and Livinia - who married Sir John Manwood). He was an investor in the Virginia Company and also in a project to drain the fenlands of his native county.
Sir John Ogle
Their eldest son Sir John was buried on 26th March 1663 in St John the Baptist’s chapel. He had been knighted in 1646 and died unmarried. His brother Thomas administered to his estate. A modern stone in this chapel records his name and date of death.