CHEYNE, John II (by 1510-67), of West Woodhay, Berks.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1509-1558, ed. S.T. Bindoff, 1982
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Nov. 1554

Family and Education

b. by 1510, 1st s. of John Cheyne of West Woodhay by Jane, da. of Sir William Norris of Yattendon, Berks. m. 1531, Dorothy, da. of John Yate of Charney, Berks. 1s. 1da. suc.fa. 2 Mar. 1545.1

Offices Held

Gent.-at-arms by Feb. 1547-d., j.p. Berks. 1558/59-d.; commr. sewers, Berks., Hants and Wilts. 1564.2


John Cheyne clearly owed his Membership of two Marian Parliaments for Winchelsea and Dover to the lord warden of the Cinque Ports,