Viscount Newhaven

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Viscount Newhaven was a title in the Peerage of Scotland. It was created in 1681 for Charles Cheyne (or Cheyney), Member of Parliament and Clerk of the Pipe. He was made Lord Cheyne at the same time, also in the Peerage of Scotland. He married Lady Jane Cavendish, daughter of the first Duke of Newcastle and had a son, William Cheyne, who became 2nd Viscount Newhaven. William was a landowner in Chelsea, London, having purchased Henry VIII's palace. He died in 1728 leaving no male heir, the titles becoming extinct.

Viscount Newhaven (1681)[edit]

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