de Chesney
Roger [I] de Chesney
(-After 1109)


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1. Alice de Langetot

Roger [I] de Chesney

  • Marriage (1): Alice de Langetot 1
  • Died: After 25 Dec 1109 1

  General Notes:

ROGER [I] de Chesney (-after 25 Dec 1109). "Nigellus de Oilli" donated land "in Oxenefordscira in loco...Wdemundesleia, quam Droco de Andelia concessit" to Abingdon monastery by charter dated [1100/05], witnessed by "...Rogero de Canesio...". "Nigellus de Oilli" donated land "de Abbefelda quam Algarus tenebat" to Abingdon monastery by undated charter, witnessed by "...Rogeri de Casneto...". Henry I King of England confirmed donations to Eynsham abbey, including the donation of "decimam terre sue de Ministre et de tota lana sua de Oxenefordscyra" made by "Rogerius de Cheisnet", by charter dated 25 Dec 1109.

m ALICE de Langetot, daughter of [RALPH [I] de Langetot & his wife ---] (-13 Jan, after Dec 1148). Her parentage is indicated by the Rotuli de Dominabus of 1185 which lists [her granddaughter] "Matillis de Kaineto" with "terra sua in Kameltone...vii libris annuatim", presumably the same as Campton in Bedfordshire which was held by her supposed father in Domesday Book. "Walterium de Chaisneto" confirmed the donation of "molendinum de Dailointona" to Eynsham abbey made by "Rogerus de Cheisneto", with the consent of "Eua uxor mea", by charter dated to [1141/48]. "Aliz de Langetot" donated land "in Sumertona" to Eynsham abbey, for the souls of "mea et filiorum et filiarum mearum Hugonis...Willelmi et Roberti, Haewise et Beatricie et Isabel" and for "domini mei Rogeri de Chaisnei et filiorum meorum Radulfi et Rogerii et filiarum", with the consent of "Willelmus de Chesnei et Hugo et Robertus", by charter dated to [1142/48]. The obituary of Lincoln Cathedral records the death "Id Jan" of "Adeliza mater episcopi Roberti".

Roger [I] & his wife had [eight or more] children: Hugh, Ralph, William, Roger, Robert, Hawise, Beatrice, Isabel and [daughters]. 1

Roger married Alice de Langetot, daughter of Ralph I de Langetot and Unknown.1 (Alice de Langetot died after Dec 1148 1.)


1 Charles Cawley, <i>Medieval Lands</i>.

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