Sir Nicholas de Cheny

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Sir Nicholas de Cheney (Chegny) Warden of the Isles

He is mentioned in 1305 as having been warden, probably as a lieutenant to Otto de Grandison. At that time the accounts of his period of office had not been rendered.

Sir Nicholas Cheney, of Up Otterey, died about 1320. He was a Member of Parliament, Sheriff of Somerset, Dorset & Devon.

His son, William, born about 1307 and killed in 1346 at the Battle of Crecy, was Warden of the Isles for a few months in 1331, when King Edward III needed a quick replacement for Pierre Bernard de Pynsole.

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