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Sir Fedrick Tilney Knight
(-Between 1406/1412)
Margaret Rochford
(Abt 1380-Abt 1441)
Sir Edmund de Thorpe Knight, Baron
(Abt 1348-1418)
Joan de Northwode
(Abt 1360-1414)
Sir Philip Tilney Knight
(Abt 1400-1453)
Isabel de Thorpe
(Abt 1400-1436)
Frederick Tilney
(Abt 1423-Bef 1446)


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Elizabeth Cheyney

Frederick Tilney

  • Born: Abt 1423, Boston, Lincolnshire, England
  • Marriage: Elizabeth Cheyney 141,186,1229,1230
  • Died: Bef 1 Dec 1446, Ashwellthorpe, Depwade, Norfolk, England 141,160

bullet  General Notes:

~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 136:33, Elizabeth Cheney, daughter of Laurence Cheney and Elizabeth Cokayne, married first, Sir Frederick Tylney, who was dead by 1447, of Ashwellthrope, Norfolk & Boston, Lincoln, son of Sir Philip Tylney, d. 1453, of Boston, Lincolnshire, Canon Residentiary of Lincoln Cathedral, by wife Isabel Thorpe, died 1436, daughter and heir of Edmund 5th Lord Thorpe, who died 1418, of Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk 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. 1229
In the 16th of Edward III. it appears that Sir Edmund de Thorp, lord of Ashwell-Thorp, held this manor (Colkirk) in right of Joan his wife, sister and heir of Thomas Baynard, by virtue of a fine levied in the 6th of the said King: in this family it remained till Isabel, daughter and coheir of Sir Edmund de Thorp, (the last heir male of the family, being killed in the wars of France, about the end of King Henry V.) brought it by marriage to Philip Tilney, Esq. of Boston in Lincolnshire, whose son Frederick, by Elizabeth his wife, daughter of Lawrence Cheyney, Esq. of Ditton in Cambridgeshire, left a daughter and heir, Elizabeth, who married Sir Humphrey Bourchier, eldest son of John Lord Berners, slain at Barnet Field on Easter day, 1471, on the part of King Edward IV.

~An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: Vol. IX, pp. 471-477

• Background Information. 1230
The Visitacion of Norffolk, Philip Tilney who married Isabella, daughter and heir of Edmund Thorpe, were the parents of`Sir Frederick Tilney, knight, son and heir, who married Elizabeth Cheyney, daughter of Sir Lawrance Cheyney by his wife, a daughter of ______ Cokayne.

Frederick married Elizabeth Cheyney, daughter of Laurence Cheyney and Elizabeth Cokayne 141,160,1229.,1230 (Elizabeth Cheyney was born about 1425 in Fen Ditton & Long Stanton, Cambridgeshire, England and died in 1173.)

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