Richard was born about 1595 in England, the son of William Hotchkiss and Jane Bromely.
He died about 1645 in Shropshire, England.
His wife was Cecile Littleton, who he married in BEF 1624. The place has not been found. Their seven known children were George (c1625-?), Jane (c1630-?), Frances (c1633-c1633), Anne (c1636-?), Elizabeth (c1637-?), John (c1640-?) and William (c1642-1715).
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|Christening||9 MAY 1596||
!Souce: Shropshire Archaeological and Natural History Society [Great Britain]. Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological and Natural History Society [Kindle Locations 3427-3428]. Shrewsbury [etc.]
William Hotchkiss of Hawkeswood [before 1600] married Jane, daughter of John Northwood of Northwood, and had a son Richard Hotchkiss of Hawkeswood, who died about 1645.
!Source: Shropshire Archaeological and Natural History Society [Great Britain]. Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological and Natural History Society [Kindle Locations 3428-3435]. Shrewsbury [etc.]
William Hotchkiss of Hawkeswood [before 1600] married Jane, daughter of John Northwood of Northwood, and had a son Richard Hotchkiss of Hawkeswood, who died about 1645. He [Richard] married Cecilie, daughter of Thomas Littleton, of Stoke St.. Milburgh, by whom he had three sons and four daughters—Elizabeth, Jane, Frances and Anne. John, the second son, was of North Ockenden [the home of Audrey, wife of Sir Adam Littleton, his uncle] in Essex; his son Thomas Hotchkis, of North Ockenden, was father of James Hotchkis of North Ockenden and of Hawkeswood, who married Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Cleghorn of Edinburgh, and had a large family. This James sold the Hawkeswood estate, and moved to Scotland, where his descendants are still living. William, the third son, was of Dittori Priors; his son Thomas was Rector of Munslow, and married there  Mary, daughter of Vincent Owen, his predecessor, by whom he had a son, Vincent, and several daughters. Thomas Hotchkis was buried at Munslow 1748-9, and "William Hotchkis, gent." [perhaps his father] was buried there in 1715. William Hotchkis, gent., also presented to Wheathill in 1684-5.
!Source: familysearch.org - "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch [https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NYRW-C3N : 30 December 2014, Richard Hogskyns, 09 May 1596]; citing SAINT MARY MAGDALENE OLD FISH STREET,LONDON,LONDON,ENGLAND, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 374,490, 574,364.
Name Richard Hogskyns
Christening Date 09 May 1596
Christening Date [Original] 09 MAY 1596
Christening Place SAINT MARY MAGDALENE OLD FISH STREET,LONDON,LONDON,ENGLAND
Father's Name Willim Hogskyns
This is the only actual christening record which looks like a possible match. If so, this says something about the Hotchkiss Arms being those of Hoskins. Also, that ring from the mayer of London, does make London seem a likely place.
Shropshire Notes and Queries: Volumes 6-8
HOTCHKIS OF HOXWOOD. I shall be glad of any information about this old Shropshire family, whose pedigree was entered at the 1663 Visitation. This pedigree states that their "Arms were given by Richard III. anno. 1484.” These are— Party per pale gules and azure, a chevron engrailed or between three lions rampant argent. In what parish is Hoxwood [qu. Sidbury or Billingsley], and are there any monuments to this family in any and, if so, in what churches? When did the family lose the Hoxwood estates! It is interesting that of all the Hoskins listed baring similar arms, none were that early or shows as the original. Also, toward the end of 1483, there was an occurance where Richard III dubed “many” gentlemen, where the names don’t seem to be listed anywhere. What I think may be happening is that when the family visited London, those with the London accents pronounced the name Hoskins.