Ferdinando Richardson (c. 1558 – 1618) was an English courtier and musician.
He was a pupil of Thomas Tallis; various works for the keyboard by him survive. He also held the post of Groom of the Privy Chamber under both Elizabeth I of England and James I of England.
- Richard Marlow, Sir Ferdinando Heyborne. alias Richardson, The Musical Times, cxv (1974)
- ↑ Also known under the surname Heyborne (Heybourne, Heaburn). From family details  it appears that Richardson was the name used by his mother Margaret.
- ↑ HOASM: Ferdinando Richardson (Heybourne)