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From: Doug Thompson <>
Subject: Re: Ancestry of Beatrix de Braose/de Brewes (who m Hugh Shirley)
Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 14:31:05 -0800 (PST)
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Joan was married to Alan Cheney, but there is no evidence of a divorce
from Peter Brewes. The times ( 1349- 50 ) were chaotic in England. The
Black Death! Stranger things than unlawful marriages happened.

Peter claimed that Alan Cheney took his goods by force from Chesham
Boys. This may have been disputed goods belonging to Joan.

Doug Thompson

On Feb 18, 7:21 pm, wrote:
> Joan de Percy with her last husband Alan Cheney has a petition dated 24 Oct
> 1352 naming them jointly.
> So Joan was divorced from Peter de Braose by 24 Oct 1352

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