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About Sybil Fitz Walter

Sibyl de Chesney b abt 1093, of Rudham, Norfolk, England, d abt 1115. She md Robert Fitz Walter de Caen abt 1105, son of Walter de Caen Chesney of Rudham and Horsford, Norfolk, England


  • Surname: CHESNAY
  • Given Name: SIBYL DE
  • Sex: F
  • Father: Ralph De CHESNEY of Rudham b: ABT 1044 in La Quesnay, Seine-Inferieure, Normandy,France
  • Mother: Maud de WATERVILLE b: ABT 1048 in West Hoathly,East Grinstead,Sussex,England
  • Marriage 1 ROBERT FITZ WALTER SHERIFF OF NORFOLK b: ABT 1080 in Hereford,Norfolk,England
* Married: ABT 1130


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Sibyl married Robert fitz Walter de Cheney before 1136.

See ["My Lines"] from Compiler: R. B. Stewart, Evans, GA ;
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Source <Monasticon Anglicanum...a history of the abbies and other monasteries...and ...> Par William Dugdale: "SIBTON ABBEY was founded, according to the best authorities, in 1149, by William de Cayneto or Cheney, sometimes called "Willielmus fil. Roberti vieecomes."" It was dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Its first inhabitants were a colony from Wardon in Bedfordshire. Taylor, in his Index Monasticus, says, the revenues of this abbey received considerable additions from the pious contributions of the Lady Margaret de Cressy, and a number of other benefactors; all which donations were confirmed by charters of King Henry the Second and King Henry the Third. The following is given as the list of benefactors: The Lady Margery de Cressy, daughter of the founder, about A.D. 1140; Robert Walensis; William, son of Robert the sheriff ;c William the Black; Geoffrey the Black; Ralph Walensis; Hugh de Cressy; Roger Bigod, earl of Norfolk;...

... Domina Sibilla, sóror Johannis de Cayneto, filia Radulphi de Cayneto qui venit ad conquestum Anglias, maritata fuit domino Roberto filio Walteri fundatori domus sanctae Fidis de Horsham, qui genuit ex ea filium nomine Rogerum, et Johaanem Vie. et Willielmum de Cayneto fundatorem abbatias de Sybeton. Rogerus et Johannes Vie. obierunt sine proie de se; Willielmus verô accepit uxorem, et genuit ex ea tres filias, videlicet Margaretam, Clemenciam, et Sarram. Clemencia et Sarrab obierunt sine liberis. Margareta autem maritata fuit cuidam Normanno, Hugoni de Cressi, qui genuit ex ea filium nomine Rogerum. Rogerus de Cressi accepit uxorem nomine Isabellam de Ry, et genuit ex ea quatuor filios, videlicet Hugonem, Rogeruin, Johannem, et Stephanum, qui omnes mortui sunt sine prole. Praedicta Margareta, mortuo primo viro suo, scilicet domino Hugone de Cressi, maritata fuit alio nobili viro, nomine Roberto filio Rogeri, qui genuit ex ea Johannem filium Roberti. Johannes genuit filium nomine Rogerum..."

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Sybil Fitz Walter's Timeline

Rudham, Norfolk, England
Little Easton, Essex, England
Age 35
Horsford, Norfolk, England