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Frances Astley (Cheyney)

Birthdate: (71)
Birthplace: of West Woodhay, berkshire
Death: April 15, 1579 (67-75)
West Woodhay, Hungerford, Berkshire , England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Cheyney and Jane Cheyney
Wife of John Astley, of Melton Constable
Mother of Elizabeth Astley; Isaac Astley, of Hill Morton & Melton Constable; Jacob Astley; Cheney Astley; Anne (Astley) Le Strange and 1 other

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About Frances Astley

9, John Astley, of Hill-Morton, and Melton-Constable* Esq. only son of Thomas, by his first wife before-mentioned, married Frances, daughter and heiress of John Cheyney, of Sittingborne, in Kent, Esq. by whom he had

  • Isaac
  • two other sons that died S. P. and four daughters;
  • 1, Bridget, wife of Walter Harlackenden, of Woodchurch, in Kent, Esq. ;
  • 2, Anne, first wife of Richard L'Estrangc, Esq. brother to Sir Nicholas L'Estrange, of Hunstanton, in Norfolk, Knt. and secondly, of Voell, of Erisham-Park, Esq. and
  • two others, that died unmarried



In the 26th of Henry VIII. January 4, Thomas Astley, (fn. 6) Esq. settled on his trustees, for his own use, and after for that of John his son and heir apparent, and Frances his wife, daughter and heir of John Chene, Esq. of Settingbourn in Kent, the manor of Melton.

Cheney bore ermin, on a bend, sable, three martlets, or.

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Frances Astley's Timeline

of West Woodhay, berkshire
Age 29
Age 30
Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 33
Age 35
January 1544
Age 36
Melton Constable, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
April 15, 1579
Age 71
Hungerford, Berkshire , England
April 16, 1579
Age 71