William Chever fl. 1172
Sir William Chever was the founder of the Irish house, having accompanied William Strongbow in the conquest of Ireland in 1172. He received a knight's fee of land in Wexford, and was titled Sir William Chevers. His descendant married Strongbow's.
1174 with Strongbow, invasion of Ireland, rcvd a knt's fee of land, Co. Wexford
witness to fndtn charter of Tinterne Abbey Co.Wexford
Grant by William Capra (? Chevre) 1 to Theobald Walter, Butler of Ireland, and his heirs and all men and free tenants and their heirs of the cantred of Ofelmeth, of all right and claim which he (William) had or claimed to have in the said cantred. In return for which Theobald and his men pay him twenty marks of silver.[Circa 1220.]
William Chevre is a witness to the Earl Marshal's charter to Tintern Abbey, given some time 1207-1213. The above grant was probably made to Theobald the Butler II, who only came of age about 1220.
They had the following children:
13 M i Sir Hamon Chevere "Hamon of Chevers Manor" was born in 1210. He was christened in 1230. Hamon was employed as Chevers Manor, Norfolk.
2. Hamon Chever fl. 1210
Known as Hamon of Chevers Manor,
Norfolk of Cheevers Manor, Norfolk
+ 14 M ii Sir Nicholas "Milo" Chevre