Keene, MP for Cambridgeshire. Of Westoe Lodge. In 1798 the manor was held by Benjamin Keene, who died in 1823, when it passed to his son and heir, Benjamin Keene, and on his death in 1828 to his son and heir, Benjamin Keene, who died in 1841, when it passed to the Rev. Charles Edmund Keene, of Swyncombe, co. Oxford, son of Benjamin Keene (of Westoe Lodge, co. Cambridge, who represented that county in Parliament) by Mary his wife, only daughter and heir of George Ruck, of Swyncombe, which Benjamin Keene was the son of the Right Rev. Edmund Keene, D.D., Bishop of Ely. The Rev. Charles E. Keene married 3rd April, 1821, Rebecca Francis, 2nd daughter of Sir George Shiffner, ist Bart., of Coombe, Sussex, and by royal licence igth July, 1841, assumed the sur- name of Ruck in addition to his patronymic Keene. On his dea,th in 1888 the manor passed to his 3rd son, the Rev. Benjamin Ruck-Keene, rector of Copford, Colchester, who had in Aug. 1855, married Edith Alice, daughter of the Rev. Ralph Berners, and is father of the Rev. Edmund Ralph Ruck- Keene.