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Sir Philip Tilney Knight
(Abt 1400-1453)
Isabel de Thorpe
(Abt 1400-1436)
Laurence Cheyney
Elizabeth Cokayne
Frederick Tilney
(Abt 1423-Bef 1446)
Elizabeth Cheyney
(Abt 1425-1173)
Elizabeth Tilney Countess of Surrey
(Bef 1448-1497)


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Sir Humphrey Bourchier Knight of the Garter

Elizabeth Tilney Countess of Surrey

  • Born: Bef 1448, Ashwellthorpe, Depwade, Norfolk, England
  • Marriage: Sir Humphrey Bourchier Knight of the Garter 141,160,1229,1230
  • Died: 4 Apr 1497, Abbot of Reading, Baynards Castle, London, England 141,160

bullet  General Notes:

~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 136:34, Elizabeth Tylney, heir of Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk, daughter of Sir Frederick Tylney and Elizabeth Cheney, died 4 Apr 1497; married Sir Humphrey Bourchier, who died 14 Apr 1471, son and heir of Sir John Bourchier, Lord Berners, married as her second husband and his first wife, Sir Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk, Earl of Surrey, Earl Marshal and son of John Howard. 160

bullet  Information about this person:

• Background Information. 141
, daughter and coheir of Edmund de Thrope by his wife Joan Northwode, married Philip Tylney and died 10 Nov 1436, being buried at Ashwellthorpe. M.I. Philip Tylney, who became a Canon Residentiary of Lincoln Cathedral, died 30 Oct 1453 and was buried with her. M.I. Their 1st son and heir, Frederick Tylney, of Boston, Lincs, married Elizabeth, daughter of Lawrence Cheney, of Ditton, co. Cambridge, and had an only daughter and heir, Elizabeth.

On the deaths of Frederick Tylney and of Joan, his aunt, both abovenamed, Ashwellthorpe and the rest of the Thorpe inheritance vested in Elizabeth last named, as heir of entail, before her 1st marriage. She also became entitled de jure to the Barony of Thorpe, as sole representative thereof.

Elizabeth married, 1stly, Sir Humphrey Bourchier (son and heir apparent of Sir John Bourchier [Lord Berners]), who died v.p., being slain at Barnet, 14 April 1471.

Eliazabeth married, 2ndly, as his 1st wife, 30 April 1471, Thomas (Howard) Duke of Norfolk (so created 1 Feb 1513/4, after her death), and died, as Countess of Surrey, 4 April 1497.

~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. XIIA, pp. 723-725

• Background Information. 1230
The Visitacion of Norfolk, `Sir Frederick Tilney, knight, son and heir, who married Elizabeth Cheyney, daughter of Sir Lawrance Cheyney by his wife, a daughter of ______ Cokayne were the parents of Elizabeth, daughter & heir who married, as her first husband, Sir Humfrey Bourchier, Lord of Berners. Elizabeth married Thomas Howard, the Duke of Norfolk after the death of Sir Humfrey Bourchier.

Elizabeth married Sir Humphrey Bourchier Knight of the Garter, son of Sir John Bourchier Lord Berners, Knight of the Garter, Lord Berners and Margery Berners 141,160,1279.,1230 (Sir Humphrey Bourchier Knight of the Garter was born about 1435 in Halstead, Essex, England and died on 14 Apr 1471 in Battle of Barnet, Hertfordshire, England 141,160.)

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