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Datchet, a parish in the hundred of Stoke , county of Buckingham, 2 miles east south east of Eton… in the archdeaconry of Buckingham, and diocese of Lincoln… and in the patronage of the Dean and Canons of Windsor… separated from Windsor, Berks, by the river Thames… less than 4 mi. from Surrey and less than five mi. from Middlesex.

10 Feb 1579/80 - 16 Nov 1581 The Will of Morrys BARKELEY of Bruton in Summerset, Knight, dated 10 February 1579-80, and proved 16 November 1581, named his wife, "Elizabeth BARKELEY, daughter of Anthony SANDES of Threwleye, Kente, Esquier,… To seconde sone Edward BERKELEY my Farme in Datchett in Buckingham sherre commonlie called Redinge courte…. Furder to Edward COMBE Fearme in Bruton w'ch he hath for 80 years at stock paying rent of £4 5s od…" (see Bruton for sources, notes)

3 Sep 1593 . Datchett, Bucks. "Here under lyeth buried the bodies of Mr. Richard HANBERY, citizen and goldsmith of London; and of Ales HANBERY his wyffe, by whom he had two daughters, Thone married unto Sir William COMBE, of the Midell Temple, Esquyer (sic) and the other maried unto Sir Edmond WHELER of the citie of london, Goldsmyth. She Departed this liyfe the iii daye of September the year of our lord 1593, and was Liii [53] years of age [born c. 1540]. her sowle is at rest with God unto wh. please the lorde of his mercye brynge us all, amen. " Datchett Bucks tomb. Brass. (The History and Antiquities of the County of Buckingham, by George Lipscomb, London, J & W Robins 57 Tooley Street- Hereafter HAB. v.3 p 439)


JK Note: This appears to have been William COMBES admitted to the Middle Temple in 1571, 2nd son of John COMBS of Old Stratford, Warwickshire, deceased.

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