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TANCARVILLE - CHAMBERLAIN CONNECTION Sir Thomas Wotton 1741 Chamberlayne, of Wickham, Oxford Vol. I, pages 492-495
This ancient family is descended from William, Count Tankerville, of Tankerville-Castle, in Normandy, who came into England with William the Conqueror, but returned again into Normandy.
John de Tankerville was a younger son of the former Earl, and was Lord Chamberlain to King Henry I.
Richard, his son, was Lord Chamberlain to King Stephen, and thereupon assumed the sirname (sic) of Chamberlain.
William, his son, Lord of North Riston, was Lord Chamberlain to Henry II. and married the daughter of ___Clifton. He had taken prisoner Robert de Bellemont, Earl of Millain in Normandy, and Earl of Leicester in England, commonly called Blanchmaines, who had taken part with young King Henry, against his father.
Robert Chamberlayne his son, was father of
Sir Richard, who married Jane, daughter and heir of John Gatesden, by whom he had issue
Sir Robert, whose wife was a daughter of _____Griffith, of Northamptonshire.
Sir John Chamberlayne, Knt. his son, took to wife Jane, daughter and heir of John Mortein, son and heir of Sir John Mortein, (of an ancient knightly family,) by the heir of Ekney, and had issue Sir Richard, who by Jane, daughter of Sir John Reyns, of Clifton Reyns, Knt. was father of Sir Richard, John, of whom hereafter, and several other children; whereof Sir Richard settled at Sherborne, in Oxfordshire, where his posterity continuted till the reign of King James I. when John Chamberlayne, Esq; the last of that branch, died, leaving two daughters, his coheirs. The eldest married, first, Sir Thomas Gage, of Firle, in Sussex, Bart, secondly, Sir William Goring, of Burton, in the same county, Bart. The youngest daughter married the Lord Abergavenny.