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Thursday, May 20, 2010

Bond & Bell 369390 & 369391

369390. Laurence Cheney & 369391. Elizabeth Cokayne {Bond & Bell}

Parliament and Politics in Late Medieval England

1396, Laurence born in England, 2nd s/o 738780. Sir William Cheyne & 738781. Katherine de Pakenham.

~1395, Elizabeth born in England, d/o 738782. John Cokayne & 738783. Ida Grey.

Elizabeth 1st married Sir Philip le Boteler [Butler], s/o Philip le Boteler & Elizabeth ?.

11/5/1420, Sir Philip died.

12/13/1421, Laurence of Fen Ditton, Cambridgeshire, Irchester, … Northamptonshire; married Elizabeth.

2/10/1427-8, Laurence and Elizabeth legatees in the will of her father. Laurence named an executor.

1428, Laurence held one fee of Eaton Barony.

1429-30, 1435-36, Laurence Sheriff of Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire.

1431-32, 1435, 1442, Laurence represented Cambridgeshire in Parliament.

1433, “Thomas Coventre; Thomas Denton; Laurence Cheyne; … Prioress and nuns of the church of St Nicholas of Littlemore …”. (S) UKNA.

1436, Laurence age 40 at the death of his mother.

1/26/1442, “Demise by Thomas Bernard, …, to James Ormond, knight, son and heir of James, earl of Ormond, Laurence Cheyne, …”. (S) UKNA.

2/16/1443, “Gift, Frederick son of Philip Tilney, clerk, and Elizabeth his wife, daughter of Lawrence Cheyne esq. grant and warrant to Lawrence Cheyne, … the manor of Thetford, with all lands in Stretham, Ely, Lilelport and Berwey.” (S) UKNA.

1447-48, “John Edward,' brother and heir of Thomas Glocestr,' … John Say, Laurence Cheyne, Philip Boteler, John Cheyne, …” (S) UKNA.

4/11/1451, “Indenture, marriage settlement. 1) John Bourgchier, kt. 2) John Say esqs. Laurence Cheyne esqs. Humfrey, s. of (1) to espouse Eliz., d. of Frederyk Tylney, esq., "that is to God passed", she being ward of J.S., before next All Saints. (1) to settle on them and heirs male premises worth £40 p.a. Until Michaelmas J.S. to take any profits of premises due to Eliz. by death of Dame Joan Clyfton, except any premises held from Wm. Hardolph. If Humfrey die before Eliz. 14 yrs., she is to marry next son, or in default to be returned unmarried with any property. (2) to pay (1) £500 as specified and are bound to (1) in 1000 marks.” (S) UKNA.

3/20/1452, “Release of lands in Grantchester, Cottenham and others in Cambridge from Walter Moyle, Laurence Cheyne, squire, …”. (S) UKNA.

1456-57, “…to John Say and Elizabeth his wife, Laurence Cheyne, John Leventhorp, John cheyne, and Ralph Grey, of land in westfeld in the parish of Brokesborne …”. (S) UKNA.

12/31/1461, Laurence died; buried at Barnwell Priory.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P190. (S) Visitation of Norfolk. (S) Parliament and politics in medieval England, V2, Roskell, P153.

Children of Laurence and Elizabeth:

i. John Cheney, born ~1422 in England.
John married Elizabeth Rempston.

ii. Elizabeth Cheney (184695), born ~1424 in England.

iii. Mary Cheney, born ? in England.
Mary married John Allington.

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