'Keynes1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Keynes of Dodford, Keynes of Gretworth, Keynes (Kaynes) of Milton Keynes

Baker identifies the arms of this family as "Vairé, Argent and Azure, two bars Gules".
William de Cahaignes or Kenys of Dodford, Farthington, etc. (a 1086)
1. Ralph de Keynes of Dodford, etc.
  m. _ Maminot (dau of Hugh Maminot)
2. William de Keynes
  m. Adelaide
  A. Hugh de Keynes of Dodford (a 1140)
i. Richard de Keynes of Dodford, Gretworth, etc. (a temp Henry 2 who r. 1154-1189)
  a. William de Keynes of Gretworth (d by 1217)
  m. Gunnora (a 1219)
  (1) Richard de Keynes of Gretworth (a 1257)
  (A) Joan de Keynes
  m. Roger de Lewknor of Gretworth
  ii. Ralph de Keynes of Dodford, Sheriff of Dorset & Somerset (d 1195)
  a. William de Keynes of Dodford, Sheriff of Dorset & Somerset (d 1221)
  m. Lettice (d 1278, m2. Ralph Paynell
  (1) William de Keynes of Dodford (d 1265)
  m. Margaret de Periton (d 1265, dau/coheir of Adam de Periton of Oxhill & Faxton)
  (A) Robert de Keynes of Dodford (d 1281)
  m. Hawise de Lisle (dau of Robert de Lisle of the Isle of Wight)
  (i) Sir Robert de Keynes of Tarent, Dorset (b c1271, dsp 1305)
  m. Eleanor (d 1327)
  (ii) Sir William de Keynes of Dodford (d 1344)
m. Margaret (d 1361)
  (a) Sir John de Keynes of Dodford, Sheriff of Northamptonshire (d 1366)
  m. Alianore (a 1347)
  ((1)) John de Keynes (b c1360, d 1375)
  ((2)) Westiliana de Keynes (d 1375?)
  (b) Elizabeth de Keynes (b c1294?, d 06.11.1376)
  (c) Hawise de Keynes (d by 1376)
  m. Sir Robert de Daventre (d 1342)
  (iii) Lettice de Keynes (a 1305)
  m. William Ayote of Ayote St. Lawrence (d by 1305)
  b. Hugh de Keynes of Buckinghamshire (d by 1215)
  m. Amabilla de Bereville, heiress of Milton (a 1215)
  (1) Lucas de Keynes (Kaynes) of Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire (d 1259)
Visitation (Nottinghamshire, 1569+1614, Chaworth) supports the following but shows Luke (Kaynes), brother of William, as son of Robert son of William son of Robert de Caignes or Kaynes, lord of Midleton.
  (A) John de Keynes of Milton Keynes (b c1233, d 1282)
  m. Maud
  (i) Nicholas de Keynes
  (ii) Robert de Keynes of Milton Keynes (a 1278)
  (a) Margaret Keynes (d 1349)
  m. Sir Philip de Aylesbury of Milton Keynes
  (2) William de Keynes or Kaynes had issue

Main source(s): 'The History and Antiquities of the County of Northampton' (George Baker, vol 1, 1830, 'Keynes, Ayote, Purefoy, Cressy, Aylesbury, Stafford, Wyrley, Benson, &c.', p355)
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