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Champneys family. Pedigree

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Champneys family. Pedigree
late 16th century
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Extent and format
Vellum roll; 4 membranes.
Scope and content
Illuminated pedigree showing fifteen descents of Justinian Champneys, second son of Sir John Champneys (Mayor of London in 1534) from Sir Amian Champneys knt. 'Iyvid in Kinge Henry the secoundes tyme'. Signed and attested by Robert Cooke, Clarenceux 1567-92. With a full achievement of Justinian Champneys and twenty-four shields in colour. The pedigree is extended in a 17th century hand to the grandchildren of Justinian Champneys. Text near the head of the roll gives the descent of the daughter-in-law of Sir Amian Champneys from Louis VIII of France.
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