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Missenden (Great and Little) lie in the county of Bucks, hundred of Aylesbury, with Little Missenden to the southeast of Great Missenden; Little Hampden to the northwest; Great Hampden to the west; Hughendon to the southwest; Hawridge to the northeast; Chesham to the east; and Chesham Bois and Amersham to the southeast. High Wycombe and Wycombe lie 5.3 miles to the southwest. Great Missenden is 16.16 miles southeast of Soulbury.

"Sir William FLEETWOOD of Cranford co. Cranford, Middlesex, Receiver of the Court of Wards [1609] married Joane or Jane CLIFTON daughter of Gervase Lord CLIFTON" (The History and Antiquities of the County of Buckingham, by George Lipscomb, London, J & W Robins 57 Tooley Street- Hereafter HAB. v.3 p227)

"Sir William FLEETWOOD of Cranford, was the some of Thomas FLEETWOOD Esq of the Vache, in Chalfont St. Giles [Bucks], Master of the Mint; Sheriff of Bucks 1564; ob. (died) 1 Nov. 1570 aet 52 [age or more correctly attained, the age of, so born c. 1518]. Thomas had a younger Brother ; Robert, who was the progenitor of Sir William FLEETWOOD of Missenden [Bucks]." [ibid]

"Sir William FLEETWOOD of Missenden [Bucks] had a grandson John FLEETWOOD who married Elizabeth ARCHDALE daughter of Richard of Wycombe." [ibid p. 377]

Richard ARCHDALE was the son of Barnard and Anne FERNE Archdale of Cuddesdon, Oxfordshire (whose niece, Margaret, daughter of Thomas and Mary CLIFTON Archdale, married John COMBE).

1630 Died: Sir William FLEETWOOD of Great Missenden, Buckingham. His son, John FLEETWOOD, married 19 Sep 1633, Chipping Wycombe, Bucks, to Elizabeth ARCHDALE (d/o Richard & Judith THORPE Archdale) who later m Robert LEE (See Chipping Wycombe)

4 Jun 1639 Great Missenden, Bucks. Married: Mrs Judith ARCHDALLE and Brian JANSON (IGI entry, Ba: E023481, So: 088593, Pr: 0541766, film not viewed)

Who is this? Might the widow Judith THORPE Archdale of High Wycombe, Bucks, have remarried? Or is the Mrs. an abbreviation for Mistress (unmarried)? See also (Combs &c. Extractions from the PRO Catalogue, Series C re JANSON v. ARCHDALE: Buckingham, Surrey, Berks, and Warwick, 1666 (C 5/410/175, ).

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