Chitting, Henry (DNB00)

CHITTING, HENRY (d. 1638), genealogist, was a native of Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk (Addit. MS. 19165, f. 183 b). He was appointed Chester herald 18 July 1618; he visited the counties of Berks and Gloucester for Camden, Clarenceux, and the county of Lincoln for Sir Richard St. George, Clarenceux (Nicolas, Cat. of Heralds' Visitations, pp. 7, 31). He died at Islington on 7 Jan. 1637-8, leaving in manuscript, l. The Extinct Baronage. 2. Of the Tenures of the County of Suffolk (Noble, College of Arms, pp. 210, 24l).

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