'CZmisc23'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Creon (Croun) of Creon, Creon of Freston, Chevercourt of Carleton, Chevercourt of Wyfordby, Calcraft of Rempstone, Cheale of Findon Place, Chardin of Kempton Park

Nichols identifies the arms of this family as "Lozengy, Or and Gules" and notes that the following Wido/Guy "accompanied William duke of Normandy".
Wido or Guy de Creon of Freston, Lincolnshire (a 1086)
1. Alan ('Opendore') de Creon of Creon (Crone)
  m. Muriel
A. Maurice de Creon of Creon, Governor of Anjou & Maine (d before 1186)
  m. (Clarice?) (widow of Albert de Gresle?)
  i. Guy de Creon (Croun) of Creon 'of Freiston'
  (1) The following is supported by Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (1906, 'Pedwardine of Burton Pedwardine' (#2)).
(2) Nichols & Maddison both identify Guy's wife just as Isabel but some web sites identify her as ...
  m. Isabella Basset (dau of Thomas Basset by Alice de Dunstanville)
  a. Petronel (Petronilla) de Creon or Croun (d 1261-2)
  Nichols suggests that Petronel m1. Henry de Mora, m2. Oliver Vaux, m3. William de Longchamp. Maddison shows them as m1. (1191) William de Lonchamp, m2. (sp?) Henry de Mara, m3. (1211) Oliver de Vallibus (Vaux). Provisionally, we show the marriages in the following order.
  m1. (sp?) Henry de Mora
  m2. (1191) William de Longchamp (d c1211?)
  m3. (1211) Oliver Vaux
  ii. Peter de Creon
  iii. daughter
  m. Guy de la Val (d 1199-1200)
2.+ other issue - Godfrey (abbot of Crowland), Emma



Thuroldia Capracuria or Chevercourt of Wyfordby & Carleton (a 1086)
1. Alfrid (a temp Henry I who r. 1100-1135)
  A. Ralph de Chevercourt of Carleton (a temp Hemry II who r. 1154-1189)
  i. Jordan de Chevercourt
  m. Alice (dau of Randle, Sheriff of Nottingham)
  a. Ralph de Chevercourt (dsp)
  b. Lettice de Chevercourt
  m. Ranulph de Newmarsh
  c. Isabel de Chevercourt
  m. Robet de Turneaux
  d. Aubrie de Chevercourt
  m. Robert St. Quntin
  B. G. de Chevercourt (dsp)
  C. Walter de Chevercourt of Wyfordby
  i. S. de Chevercourt
  a. John de Chevercourt
  (1) Robert de Chevercourt (a 1221, 1253)
  m. Alice
  (A) Robert Chevercourt
  (i) John de Chevercourt of Wyfordby (a 1319, d by 1334)
  m. Sabina (a 1333 , dau/heir of Alan de Stoneby)
  (a) Robert de Chevercourt of Wyfordby (d 1347-8)
  m1. Alice
  m2. Julian
  ((1)) Alice de Chevercourt, last of Wyfordby (a 1352)
  ((2)) Joan de Chevercourt
  m1. John Phillipotts of Helpringham
  m2. John de Shepey
  (b)+ other issue - Ivo (a 1337, 1345), Ralph (a 1354)
  b. Robert de Chevercourt



BLG1875 identifies the arms of the Calcrafts of Rempstone as "Per fesse, arg. and erm., three lions, passant guardant, in pale, sa., all within a bordure, wavy, az.".
John Calcraft of Grantham (town clerk)
m. Christian Bursbie
1. John Calcraft of Rempstone (Dorset) & Ingress (Kent) (bpt 04.09.1726, dspl 23.08.1772, MP)
m. (1744) Bridget
  p. Elizabeth (Mrs. Bride, actress)
  A. John Calcraft of Rempstone & Ingress (b 16.10.1765, d 11.09.1831, MP)
  m. (05.03.1790) Elizabeth Hales (d 1815, dau/coheir of Sir Thomas Pym Hales, 4th Bart)
  i. John Hales Calcraft of Rempstone Hall, Sheriff (b 13.09.1796, d 03.1880, MP) had issue
  m. (13.02.1828) Caroline Katherine Montagu (dau of William, 5th Duke of Manchester)
  ii. Granby Hales Calcraft (b 18.01.1802, dsp 16.01.1855, Captain, MP)
  m. (10.11.1828) Sarah Emma Love (actress)
  iii. Elizabeth Mary Calcraft (d 27.0.1859)
m. (18.05.1812) Sir John Burke of Marble Hall, Bart
  iv. Caroline Jane Calcraft
  v. Arabella Calcraft
  m. (1833) (William) Rochfort (Captain RN)
  B. Sir Granby Thomas Calcraft (b c1767, d unm 20.08.1820, Major General, MP)
2. Thomas Calcraft of Ancaster, Lincolnshire (bpt 16.03.1738, d 15.02.1783, Lt. General, MP, 6th son)
  m. (1764) Cecil Anne Walker (dau of John Walker of Lyneham)
  A.+ 1 son + 3 daughters
3. Christian Calcraft (d 24.01.1784) probably of this generation
  m. Anthony Lucas of Ancaster Hall (b 27.07.1728, d 12.06.1789)
  Their son assumed the name Lucas-Calcraft.
4.+ other issue



John Cheale of Perching, 1st of Findon Place, Sussex (d 1686)
m. Martha Cooke (d 1686, dau of John Cooke of Goring)
1. John Cheale of Findon Place (b 1644, d 1717)
  m. Joyce Peckham (b 1660, d 1710, dau/coheir of Richard Peckham of Upmarden)
  A. John Cheale of Findon Place (b 1699, dsp 1751, Morroy King at Arms)
  B. Christian Cheale (d unm)
  C. Anne Cheale (b 1700, d 1755)
  m. Richard Green of Cambridge (b 1699, d 1775, clerk)



BEB1841 reports that the following Sir John was "a gentleman of French extraction, well known for his travels into Persia and the eastern counties, emigrated to England in consequence of the persecutions to which those professing the Protestant religion were exposed in his native country".
Sir John Chardin (b c1642, d 25.12.1712-3)
m. (07.11.1681) Esther De Lariniere Peigné
1. Sir John Chardin of Kempton Park in Sunbury, Middlesex, Bart (bpt 06.10.1687, d unm 26.04.1755, of the Inner Temple)
2. Julia Chardin
  m. (1711) Sir Christopher Musgrave, Bart (d 1735)
3. daughter
  m. _ St' Leger
  A. daughter
  m. John Dod
4. Mary Chardin probably of this generation
  m. Charles Parry of Oakfield

Main source(s):
(1) For Creon (uploaded 17.02.23) : 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 2, part 1, 1795, 'Creon and Vaux', p28)
(2) For Chevercourt (uploaded 20.03.23) : 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 2, part 1, 1795, 'Pedigree of Chevercourt of Wyfordby', p396)
(3) For Calcraft (uploaded 17.10.23) : BLG1875 ('Calcraft of Rempstone'), HoP ("John Calcraft" and related articles)
(4) For Cheale (uploaded 27.11.23) : 'A History of the Castles, Mansions and Manors of Western Sussex' (Dudley George Carey Elwes & Rev. Charles J. Robinson, 1876, 'Pedigree of Cheale and Green family, of Findon Place', p95)
(5) For Chardin (uploaded 27.01.24) : BEB1841 ('Chardin of the Inner Temple, London'), TCB (vol 5, 'Chardin', p48
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