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J. C. Wedgewood, History of Parliament 1 (1936):943.

WHITNEY (WHYTENEY), Eustace (1414-80); of Whitney, Heref., esq. M.P. Herefordshire 1467-8.

S. of Robert Whitney M.P. (d. 1441), by Alice da. of Thomas Vaughan of Hergest; m. (1) Jane, da. of Thomas Russell by whom he had his h. Robert; and (2) Jane, da. of Robert Clifford.

Elector, Heref., 1447 and 1467 when he and Thomas Monyngton, the other elected M.P., head the list of electors. Pardoned, Jan. 1458, "of Whitney in the larches [Marches] of Wales, esq., late of Colepychard, Heref., late of Hereford". On Heref. comns. 1457, with Devereux July 1460, and Aug. 1461. J.P. Heref., 17 July 1461 11 death ; apportioner of subsidy in Heref. 1463.5 To judge from his J.P.ships he must have died 1480/1. Robert Whitney was sheriff in 1476.

A footnote says that he was aged 30 at his father's death, citing Ancestry of John Whitney, Henry Melville, New York, 1896.


Transcribed by Adrian Benjamin Burke, Esq.


Copyright © 2008, Adrian Benjamin Burke, Esq., and the Whitney Research Group.

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