Sub-series - Antingham Chamberlains manor

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Antingham Chamberlains manor

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  • 1592-1830 (Creation)

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10 pieces

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(1189-1925)

Administrative history

This manor was the property of the Benedictine Abbey of St Benet (in Horning, Norfolk) from before the Conquest. It belonged to the chamberlain of the Abbey by 1106 and was annexed to the Bishopric of Norwich by exchange in 1535: the Bishop held his first court in 1537. It was then leased to the Rugge family: Robert Rugge, citizen and alderman of Norwich, holding his first court 1539, Francis Rugge holding his first court in 1558. Thomas Rugge occurs as lord in 1623. The manor was leased by the Bishop to Sir William Harbord after he had purchased the other Antingham manors in 1754. In 1800 the family's leasehold interest was converted into a fee simple by purchase [sources: NRO, MS 6015, 6019, 6022; Bryant's Norfolk Churches]. Charles, Lord Suffield held a court in 1920, Victor Alexander Charles, Lord Suffield in 1924.

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Chamberlains was spelt a variety of ways, mainly Chamberlayns or Chamberlinges.

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d07ca825-242a-4d35-9728-3691d1a35816

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Created 26/09/2002 by Drojd. Modified 29/08/2017 by Drobf. Modified 21/04/2020 by droab.

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