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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Sheriff John Cheyne Esq. & Alice Stawall

 92334. Sheriff John Cheyne Esq. & 92335. Alice Stawall.

~1440, John Cheney born in Exeter, England, s/o 184668. John Cheney & 184669. Elizabeth Hull.

6/28/1461, Edward IV crowned at Westminster, beginning the House of York.

12/9/1461, Quitclaim from John Cheyne of Pynne, co. Devon, gent., and John More of Colyton, co. Devon, gent., … Manor of Glynde. (S) UKNA.

10/26/1462, John Cheyne of Pymme, Sheriff, replies that he delivered to Ralph Morewell the messuages and lands. (S) UKNA.

2/8/1463, An inquisition made before John Cheyne, of Pynne, Sheriff of Devon. (S) UKNA.

7/12/1463, Commission to William Boughchier of FitzWaryen, knight, John Denham, … John Cheny, … and William Champernon to arrest John Colpeston, ‘gentilman’ and bring him to the king. (S) CPRs, 1897, P303.

1466, Quitclaim. Property in Ashwick, Somerset. John Bourne esq., Chalfield, Wilts to John Cheyne, esq. (S) UKNA.

1473-75, Defendants: John Cheyne, of Pynne, Devon, esquire, and James Marcoll, executors of Dame Cecille Kyriell. (S) UKNA.

3/16/1483, John gave the manor of Pynnehoe to Edmund Cheyne, his son, in tail, with remainder in default to himself and his right heirs. (S) IPM of John.

10/1483, The Marquis of Dorset, Giles Daubeney, John Cheney, Walter Hungerford, and others, marched to Salisbury to aid the movement in Wales of Henry Stafford, Duke of Buckingham, against King Richard III.

8/22/1485, Henry VII succeeded Richard III as King of England.

1483-85, Plaintiffs: Harry Wentworth, knight, father of Philip Wentworth. Defendants: William Say, knight. Subject: Marriage of Isabel, a daughter of John Cheney, the younger, of Pynne, and Alis, his wife. Devon. (S) UKNA.

1/20/1487, John died a month before his father. (S) IPM.

2/13/1487, IPM of John Cheyne, of Pyn’, esq. … his son Edmund is still seised of Pynnhoe in fee tail. He died 20 Jan. last. Joan Saye, aged 17, and Elizabeth Walgrave, aged 40, are his daughters and heirs. Devon: Manor of Pynnehoe, worth £10. (S) CIsPM. [Edmund must have died soon after. The daughters are named as the heirs of the grandfather a month later.]

(S) Hist. of Berkshire, V4, 1924, Inkpen. (S) Collectanea Topo. et Gen., 1834, P409. (S) Antiquary, V32, 1896, P223. (S) Hist. of Somerset, V3, 1974, East Lydford.

Family notes:

·         10/3/1496, IPM of Thomas Say. Somerset: John Cheyney of Pynne near Exeter was seised of the manor and advowson in fee of Raddstoke, Somerset, and being so seised suffered a recovery thereof to William Huddesfeld and John Bygonell, knt., to the use of himself and his heirs. He died, and the said William Huddesfeld and John Bygonell were and are seised of the said manor and advowson to the use of Joan late the wife of the said Thomas Say and of Isabel wife of Edward Walgrave as cousins and heirs of the said John Cheyny, viz. daughters of John Cheyny his son. The said Joan Say is 28 years old and more, and at the time of the death of the said John Cheyny the elder was aged 20. The said Isabel Walgrave is 26 years old, and at the time of the death of the said John Cheyny was aged 18. (S) CIsPM. [John Cheyney died earlier than this record indicates.]

11/12/1497, IPM of Margaret Wodehull late the wife of Thomas Wodehull, esquire. … was seised in fee of Two parts of the manor of Didesham [Devon] demised to her for life, with remainder to the right heirs of John Hill, esquire. … died so seised, when they descended to Joan wife of Richard Pudesey, knight, and Isabel wife of Edward Waldegrave, esquire, as cousins and heirs of the said John Hill, viz. daughters of John Cheyny of Pynne son of Alice [Elizabeth]sister of the said John Hyll, who entered and are still seised thereof in fee in right of the said Joan and Isabel, aged respectively 30 and 22.

Children of John and Alice:

i. Joan Cheney (46167), born 1469 in England.

ii. Isabel Cheney, born 1471 in England.

1483-85, Isabel 1st contracted to marry Philip Wentworth.

By 1497, Isabel married Edward Waldegrave, esq.

By 11/10/1507, Isabel died.


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