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  • ID: I04837
  • Name: Margaret de CHESNEY , Heir of Horsford & Rudham 1 2
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: ABT 1167 in Horsford, St. Faith's, Norfolk, England
  • Death: 1230 in Warkworth Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, England
  • Note:
    Thanks to Curt Hofemann, for giving (in a post-em) the following account by Sanders:

    The flwg is from: Sanders, I.J. (Ivor John), _ ENGLISH BARONIES A STUDY OF THEIR ORIGIN AND DESCENT 1086-1132_, (Oxford University Press, London, first published 1960, Reprinted lithographically, from corrected sheets of the first edition 1963), Part I Baronies pp. 16-17:

    BLYTHBOROUGH SUFFOLK
    The manor of Blythborough, which was part of the crown lands in 1086, was granted to William fitz Walter for the service of 1 knight's fee in Mich. 1157-Mich. 1158. William, who took the name de Chesney from his mother, d. 1174 leaving his daughter and heir MARGARET.

    MARGARET m., firstly, Hugh de Cressy who held William de Chesney's lands in 1174. Hugh d. Mich. 1188-Mich. 1189.[4.16] Margaret d. 1230 and in Jan 1231 Roger de Cressy her s. and h. did homage. The king ordered that an inquiry be held to find whether Margaret held her lands of the king in chief 'tamquam de corona et nomine baronie an ut de escaerta;.[5.16] There is no definite evidence of the relief which Roger paid. Roger d. 1246, his son Hugh was called upon to pay 100 relief. Hugh was granted respite of payment for an inquiry to find if he held a whole barony. The result of the inquiry is not known but the pipe roll for Mich. 1249 records the payment of 100 relief. Furthermore, when Hugh d. 1263 his br. and h. Stephen was charged 100 relief. Stephen d.s.p. 1263. His heir was descended from his grandmother MARGARET d. 1230.

    MARGARET m., secondly ante 1212, Robert fitz Roger d. 1224 of Whalton, q.v. John fitz Robert, her heir by this marriage, d. 1241 leaving Roger d. 1249. Robert fitz Roger, s. and h., was the heir of Stephen de Cressy in 1263. He d. 1310 being followed by his son John fitz Robert d. 1332, ante 23 Jan.

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    Ferrer's Manor, West Rudham, Norfolk:

    This lordship was in the family of de Caineto, or Cheney, and came by the marriage of Margaret, daughter and heir of William Cheney, son of Ralph de Caineto, to Hugh de Cressi, a Norman, in the reign of Henry II. whose son, Roger de Cressi, married Isabel, daughter and coheir of of Hubert de Rie, and widow of Jeff. de Chester. This Roger being with the barons, in arms against King John, his lands were seized, and given to Robert de Ferrers; and Henry de Ferrers was found to hold the fourth part of a fee in the reign of Henry the II. Sir Guy de Ferrariis was living in the 15th of Edward I. as was Edmund de Ferrers, of West-Rudham, in the 31st of the said reign, and John de Ferrers in the reign of Edward II. and one of the same name occurs in the 20th of Edward III. [An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: volume 7, Bloomfield, p. 158-162].




    Father: William de CHESNEY , of Horsford & Colne b: ABT 1130 in Horsford, St. Faith's, Norfolk, England
    Mother: Aubreye de POYNINGS b: ABT 1140 in Poynings, Steyning, Sussex, England

    Marriage 1 Hugh de CRESSY , of Blythborough b: ABT 1160
    • Married: in 1st husband 3
    Children
    1. Has Children Roger de CRESSY , of Blythborough b: ABT 1186 in Blythburgh, Blything, Suffolk, England
    2. Has No Children Miss de CRESSY b: ABT 1188 in Blythburgh, Blything, Suffolk, England

    Marriage 2 Robert FITZROGER , Lord of Warkworth b: ABT 1165 in Warkworth Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, England
    • Married: BEF 1212 in 2nd husband 4
    Children
    1. Has Children Alice FitzRobert de WARKWORTH b: ABT 1192 in Warkworth Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, England
    2. Has Children John FITZROBERT , Lord of Warkworth, MCS, Sir b: ABT 1200 in Warkworth Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, England

    Sources:
    1. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 156-2
    2. Title: An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk, by Francis Blomefield, www.british-history.ac.uk
      Page: VII:158-62
    3. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 246d-27
    4. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 246d-27
      Text: no date, 2nd husb
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