File BIR 29, 396X7 - Various papers relating to manorial matters

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BIR 29, 396X7


Various papers relating to manorial matters


  • 1651-1769 (Creation)

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An inquisition held in 1388-9 found that Sir Robert Howard had granted the manor to William de Ufford, Earl of Suffolk, in 1379-80 [IPM 16/701]\r\nAccording to the MAF's list of known manors, compiled in 1925, the last transaction was dated 1899, the lord of the manor was the Dean and Chapter of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford and Clement Upperton was steward [TNA, HMC 5/6].

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Acknowledgment of receipt by Robert Rix on behalf of Antony Hamond from John Smith of £7 5s. 8d., 1651. Manor of Howards and Stranges in East Walton, court papers inc. leet verdicts, 1709-1769, one noted 'All these Leet verdicts are absurd & ridiculous, for there never was a Court Leet before or since, so this is a Jurisdiction of Mr Adamsons own Carving out'. Also letter of 1765 from William Price to Philip Case re quit rents referring to the king's health.

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Created 19/07/2004 by Droip. Modified 12/03/2018 by Droip.


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