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Margaret Chidiocke

Birthplace: Crofts, Yorkshire, England
Death: Died in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Place of Burial: Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir John Chidiocke, 6th Lord FitzPayn and Katherine Chidioc
Wife of William Stourton, 2nd Baron Stourton and John Cheyne, Baron Cheyne
Mother of Anne or Amy Stourton; William Stourton, 5th Baron Stourton; John Stourton, 3rd Baron Stourton; Margaret Chudleigh; Alice Philpott and 3 others
Sister of Katherine Arundell (Chideock) and Eleanor Grey
Half sister of Sir John Hussey

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About Margaret Chidiocke

Margaret Chidiocke is the daughter of Sir John Chidiocke, 6th Lord FitzPayn and Katherine Lumley.1 She married, firstly, William Stourton, 2nd Baron Stourton, son of John Stourton, 1st Baron Stourton and Marjory Wadham, before 1478.1 She married, secondly, Sir John Cheyne, 1st and last Lord Cheyne, son of John Cheyne and Eleanor Shottisbrooke, before 1479.1

    From before March 1478, her married name became Stourton.1 From before 1479, her married name became Cheyne.1

Children of Margaret Chidiocke and William Stourton, 2nd Baron Stourton

1.Catherine Stourton d. 25 Nov 1521

2.John Stourton, 3rd Baron Stourton+ b. c 1453, d. Oct 1485

3.William Stourton, 5th Baron Stourton b. 1457, d. 1524

4.Edward Stourton, 6th Baron Stourton+ b. c 1462, d. 13 Dec 1535


1.[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 192. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

----------------------------------- STOURTON (2º B. Stourton of Stourton)

William STOURTON (2º B. Stourton of Stourton)

Born: ABT 1432, Stourton, Wiltshire, England

Died: 18 Feb 1477/8, Stourton, Wiltshire, England

Buried: Merefield, Wiltshire, England

Father: John STOURTON (1° B. Stourton of Stourton)

Mother: Margery WADHAM

Married: Margaret CHIDIOCK (B. Stourton of Stourton) (b. BEF 1428 - d. 12 Mar 1502/03) (dau. of Sir John Chidiock and Catherine Lumley) (m.2 John Cheney, 1° B. Cheney of Shurland) BEF 5 Apr 1441 /BEF 18 May 1450, Chidiock, Dorsetshire, England


1. Margaret STOURTON

2. Amy (Anne) STOURTON

3. John STOURTON (3º B. Stourton of Stourton)

4. Catherine STOURTON (B. Grey of Codnor)

5. William STOURTON (5º B. Stourton of Stourton)

6. Edward STOURTON (6º B. Stourton of Stourton)


--------------------------------- CHENEY (1° B. Cheney of Shurland)

John CHENEY (1° B. Cheney of Shurland)

Born: ABT 1447, Shurland House, Eastchurch, Kent, England

Died: 30 May 1499

Buried: Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire, England

Notes: Knight of the Garter. Struck down at the battle of Bosworth by Richard III, but not killed.

Father: John CHENEY

Mother: Eleanor SHOTTESBROKE

Married: Margaret CHIDIOCK (B. Stourton of Stourton) (b. BEF 1428 - d. BEF 28 Feb 1499) (dau. of Sir John Chidiock and Catherine Lumley) (m.1 William Stourton, 2° B. Stourton of Stourton) ABT 1479, Chidiock, Dorsetshire, England


"Chester, between whom the second moiety of Westbury Manor was divided in equal half shares. The wife of Sir Edmund Cheyne, the grandson, was Alice Stafford, sister to Sir William Stafford, who was husband of Catherine, one of the two coheiresses of Sir John Chidiock, and Katherine Lumley, his wife, while Sir John Cheyne, who acted as Patron of Stourton in 1489, is shewn already to have married Catherine's sister, Margaret Chidiock, the widow of William, second Lord Stourton.



The Arundells had two connections with the Stourtons. In the 15th century Margaret Chideock, the sister and coheir of the Katherine Chideock who married John Arundell VI, married Sir William Stourton. In the 16th century Sir John Arundell IX married (by August 1560) Ann, the daughter of Thomas Stanley, Earl of Derby, and the widow of Charles Lord Stourton who was executed in 1557."


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Margaret Chidiocke's Timeline

Crofts, Yorkshire, England
May 18, 1450
Age 18
Bef. May 18, 1450 , Chidlock, Dorsetshire, England
Age 18
Probably Stourton, Wiltshire, England
Age 22
Stourton, Wiltshire, England
Age 25
Of, Stourton, Wiltshire, England
Age 27
Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England
Age 28
Age 30
Stourton, Wiltshire, England
Age 30
Stourton, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Age 31
Probably Stourton, Wiltshire, England