Carbrooke Wood Hall Manor; 1189-1925; Carbrooke, Norfolk

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Carbrooke Wood Hall Manor; 1189-1925; Carbrooke, Norfolk

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  • Carbrooke Latymers

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All or part of this manor was held of the Honour of Clare.\r\nInquisitions post mortem provide information about the tenant-in-chief of the manor: Elizabeth, late wife of William de Latymer, holding of the earl of Pembroke as of his manor of Hockham, died in possession 1393-4; heir Elizabeth the wife of Sir John Neville [IPM 1:15/1006]. Sir John de Hevill died in possession, 1388-9; heir his son Ralph de Nevill [IPM 1:16/725].\r\nSir Robert Clayton became lord in 1686, and the manor descended through the Clayton family. William Clayton paid fine to the Honour of Clare for his entry to the lordship of the manor, 1709 [NRO, MS 10829]. Lord Howard de Walden paid fine to the Honour of Clare for entry to the lordship 1785. [NRO, BL/MA 68]. Sir W.R. Clayton is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845). Sir William Clayton was lord in the early twentieth century [source: Bryant's Norfolk Churches].


Carbrooke, Norfolk

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Created on: 22/01/2003 by Droip




F. Blomefield, 'An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk' (11 vols, London, 1805-1810) at British History Online.
T.H. Bryant, 'The Churches of Norfolk' (Norwich, 1900-1915)
HMSO, 'Inquisitions Post Mortem, Guides and Calendars. Series 1. 1236-1447' (26 vols, London, 1904-2010)
W. White, 'History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk, and the City and County of the City of Norwich' (1845), p. 363.

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