John Cheyney
(-Bef 1385)
Joan Muschet
(Abt 1344-)
William Cheyney Sheriff of Cambridge
(Abt 1365-Abt 1394)


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Katherine de Pabenham

William Cheyney Sheriff of Cambridge

  • Born: Abt 1365, Fen Ditton, Cambridgeshire, England 160
  • Marriage: Katherine de Pabenham
  • Died: Abt 1394, Long Stanton, Cambridgeshire, England about age 29 160

bullet  General Notes:

~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 136:31, Katherine Pabenham, born 1372, d. 17 Jun 1436, heir of her father Sir Lawrence Pabenham by his wife Elizabeth Engaine, married Sir William Cheyney, who died about 1394, of Fen Ditton, Cambridge, sheriff of Cambridge & Huntingdon son of John Cheyney of Long Stanton, Cambridge, by wife Joan Muschet. 160

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 1202
daughter of Laurence de Pabenham received pardon, on payment of a fine of 10 marks, for acquiring two-thirds of Eaton Manor from her father without licence. This was probably on the occasion of her marriage with Sir William Cheney, on whose death she married Sir Thomas Aylesbury, who died in 1418. Eaton Manor next passed to her son Laurence Cheney, who held one fee of Eaton Barony in 1428.

~VCH: A History of the County of Bedford: Vol, III, pp. 182-202

William married Katherine de Pabenham, daughter of Sir Lawrence de Pabenham Knight and Elizabeth d’Engaine. (Katherine de Pabenham was born in 1372 in Pabenham, Cambridgeshire, England 160 and died on 17 Jun 1436 in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England 160.)

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