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Mary Allington (Cheney)

Birthplace: Probably Fen Ditton, Cambridgeshire, England
Death: September 25, 1473 (39-47)
Fen Ditton, Cambridgeshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Lawrence Cheney, Escheator of Bedford & Buckingham and Elizabeth Cokayne
Wife of John Allington
Mother of Sir William Allington; Elizabeth Pigot; Mary Allington and Edward Allington
Sister of Anne Cheney; Elizabeth Cheney, Lady Say; Lawrence Cheney, Jr.; Sir John Cheyne, Kt. and Catherine Cheney
Half sister of Edward Boteler and Philip Boteler, Esq.

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About Mary Allington

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Elizabeth Cheney (1422 – 25 September 1473), later known as Elizabeth, Lady Tilney and Elizabeth, Lady Say, was an English aristocrat, who, by dint of her two marriages, was the great-grandmother of Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, and Catherine Howard, , three of the wives of King Henry VIII. Her first husband was Sir Frederick Tilney, and her second husband was Sir John Say Speaker of the House of Commons.. She produced a total of nine children from both marriages.

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  • 'Mary CHENEY
  • 'Born: ABT 1421, Fen Ditton, Cambridgeshire, England
  • 'Died: ABT 1473
  • Father: Lawrence CHENEY (Sir)
  • Mother: Elizabeth COCKAYNE
  • 'Married: John ALLINGTON 1441, Cambridgeshire, England
  • Children:
    • 1. William ALLINGTON of Horseheath (d. 1485, Battle of Bosworth) (m. Elizabeth Wentworth)
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  • Plantagenet ancestry: a study in colonial and medieval families By Douglas Richardson, Kimball G. Everingham
  • Pg. 206
  • 10. IDA GREY, married before 1394 JOHN COKAYNE, of Berwardecote, Brunaldeston, and Hatton, Derbyshire, Chief Baron of the Exchequer, Justice of the Common Pleas, Recorder of London, Chief Steward of the Duchy of Lancaster (Northern parts), 2nd son of John Cokayne, Knt., of Ashbourne Derbyshire, by his wife Cecily. They has four sons, Reginald, Henry, John, and Thomas (clerk), and two daughters, Elizabeth and Margaret (wife of Edmund Odingsells, Knt.). he was named one of the executors of the 1397 will of John of Gaunt, Duke of Aquitaine and Lancaster. They received a papal indult to choose a confessor in 1405. In 1409 he has license to hunt in Sutton and Potton, Bedfordshire. In 1417 he purchased the manor of Cockayne Hatley, Bedfordshire from Edward Boteler, Knt. His wife, Ida, died 1 Jun 1426. JOHN COKAYNE died testate (P.C.C. 12 Luffenam) 22 May 1429, and was buried at Cockayne Hatley, Bedfordshire.
    • 11. ELIZABETH COKAYNE, married (1st) PHILIP LE BOTELER (or BUTLER), Knt., of Watton Woodhall and Sele (in St. Andrew Hertford), Hertfordshire, and Bromham, Bedfordshire, son and heir of Philip le Boteler, Knt., of Watton Woodhall, Herfordshire, by his wife, Elizabeth. He was born in 1388. They had two sons, Edward and Philip, Gent. He was heir in 1412 to his cousin, Edward le Boteler, Knt., by which he inherited the manors of Pulverbatch, Shropshire, Norbury, Staffordshire, Higham-Gobion, Bedfordshire, etc. SIR PHILIP LE BOTELER died 5 Nov. 1420 and was buried at Watton, Herfordshire. She married (2nd) by license dated 13 Dec. 1421 LAURENCE CHEYNE (or CHENEY), Esq., of Fen Ditton, Cambridgeshire, Irchester, Northamptonshire, etc., Sheriff of Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire, Knight of the Shire for Cambridgeshire, Escheator of Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, 2nd but eldest surviving son of William Cheyne, Knt., of Fen Ditton, Cambridgeshire, by Katherine, daughter and heiress of Laurence de Pabenham, Knt. He was born about 1396 (aged 40 in 1436). They had one son, John, Knt., and two daughters, Elizabeth and 'Mary (wife of John Allington)'. She was living in 1422. LAURENCE CHEYNE, Esq., died testate 31 Dec. 1461, and was buried at Barnwell Priory.
    • Child of Elizabeth Cokayne, by Philip le Boteler, Knt.:
      • i. PHILIP BOTELER, Gent., of Watton Woodhall, Herfordshire, married ISABEL WILLOUGHBY [see LOVETT 7].
    • Chilldren of Elizabeth Cokayne, by Laurence Cheyne, Esq.:
      • i. JOHN CHEYNE, Knt. [see next].
      • ii. ELIZABETH CHEYNE, died 25 Sept. 1473; married (1st) FREDERICK TILNEY, Knt., of Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk, Boston, Lincolnshire, Horham and Wotton's (in Stadbroke), Suffolk, etc., son and heir of Philip Tilney, Gent., of Boston, Lilncolnshire (descendant of Geoffrey Plantagenet), by Isabel, daughter and heiress of Edmund Thorpe, 5th Lord Thorpe [see ROCHFORD 12 for his ancestry]. They had one daughter, Elizabeth. SIR FREDERICK TILNEY died before 1447, and was buried at Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk, She married (2nd) before 1449 (as his 1st wife) JOHN SAY, Knt., of Baas (in Broxbourne), Little Berkhampstead, and Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, and Lawford, Essex, King's Serjeant, Coroner of the Marshalsea, Yeoman of the Chamber & Crown, Keeper of Westminster Palace, Squire of the Body, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Privy Councillor, Under Treasurer of England, Keeper of the Great Wardrobe, Knight of the Shire for Cambridgeshire and for Hertfordshire, Speaker of the House of Commons. They had three sons, William Knt., Thomas, Knt., and Leonard, and four daughters, Anne, Elizabeth (wife of Thomas Sampson), Katherine (wife of Thomas Bassingbourne), and Mary (wife of Philip Calthorpe, Knt.). he married (2nd) before 9 Oct. 1474 AGNES DANVERS, widow successively of Thomas Baldington (died 22 August 1435), John Fray, Knt., Chief Baron of Exchequer (died shortly before 3 July 1461), and John Wenlock, Knt., K.G., Lord Wenlock (died 4 May 1471), daughter of John Danvers, Knt., of Ipswell, Oxfordshire, by Alice, daughter and heiress of William Verney, They had no issue. SIR JOHN SAY died testate (P.C.C. 35 Wattys) 12 April 1478, and was buried with his 1st wife Elizabeth at Broxbourne, Hertfordshire. His widow Agnes left a will dated 11 June 1478, and proved 16 July 1478. She was buried near ner 2nd husband in St. Bartholemew the Less, Smithfield.

Pg. 207 12. JOHN CHEYNE, Knt., of Fen Ditton and Deuney, Cambridgeshire, and Irchester, Northamptonshire, King's Serjeant, Knight of the Shire for Cambridgeshire, Sheriff of Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire, lawyer, son and heir, born about 1424 (aged 38 in 1462). He was admitted to Lincoln's Inn in 1446. He married before 1449 ELIZABETH REMPSTON, 1st daughter and co-heiress of Thomas Rempston, Knt., of Beckering and Tuxford, Nottinghamshire, by Alice, daughter and heiress of Thomas Beckering, of Beckering (in Holton), Lincolnshire. She was born about 1418 (aged 40 in 1458). They had two sons, Thomas, Knt., and William, and four daughters, Mary (wife of John Allington), Elizabeth, Katherine (wife of Henry Barley), and Anne (wife of John Appleyard). SIR JOHN CHEYNE died 13 or 14 July 1489, leaving will dated 13 July 1488, proved 21 July 1489, requesting burial at Barnwell Priory.

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  • Elizabeth Cokayne1,2
  • F, b. circa 1388, d. after 1427
  • Father John Cokayne, Chief Baron of the Exchequer2 d. 22 May 1429
  • Mother Ida Grey2 d. 1 Jun 1426
  • Elizabeth Cokayne was born circa 1388 at of Bury Hatley, Bedfordshire, England.2 She married Sir Philip Boteler, son of Sir Philip Boteler and Elizabeth, circa 1409 at of Berwardecote, Brunaldeston, & Hatton, Derbyshire, England; They had 2 sons (Edward & Philip).2 Elizabeth Cokayne and Lawrence Cheney, Esq., Sheriff of Cambridgeshire & Huntingdonshire obtained a marriage license on 13 December 1421; They had 1 son (John) and 2 daughters (Elizabeth & 'Mary').2 Elizabeth Cokayne died after 1427.
  • Family 1 Sir Philip Boteler b. 1388, d. 5 Nov 1420
  • Child
    • ◦Philip Boteler, Sheriff of Hertfordshire & Essex+ b. 15 Aug 1414, d. 28 Jul 1453
  • Family 2 Lawrence Cheney, Esq., Sheriff of Cambridgeshire & Huntingdonshire b. c 1396, d. 31 Dec 1461
  • Children
    • ◦Elizabeth Cheney+ b. c 1422, d. 25 Sep 1473
    • ◦Sir John Cheney, Sheriff of Cambridgeshire & Huntingdonshire+3 b. c 1424, d. 14 Jul 1489
  • Citations
  • 1.[S4593] Unknown author, Wallop Family, Vol. 4, lines 226, 254, p. 117.
  • 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 206.
  • 3.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 206-207.
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  • Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy: May 31 2018, 23:28:52 UTC
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Mary Allington's Timeline

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Probably Fen Ditton, Cambridgeshire, England
Age 30
Age 39
Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
September 25, 1473
Age 43
Fen Ditton, Cambridgeshire, England
April 15, 1933
Age 43
April 15, 1933
Age 43
May 12, 1933
Age 43
May 12, 1933
Age 43