File BL/O/D/13 - Covenant of Sir Henry Hobart of Blickling to convey manors of Heveningham and Marsham Keritoft and Kattishall and tenements in Heveningham, Marsham, Stratton Strawless, Brampton, Buxton, to William Mountagu and Ralph Freman in trust for William Freman; with description from sale catalogue

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BL/O/D/13

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Covenant of Sir Henry Hobart of Blickling to convey manors of Heveningham and Marsham Keritoft and Kattishall and tenements in Heveningham, Marsham, Stratton Strawless, Brampton, Buxton, to William Mountagu and Ralph Freman in trust for William Freman; with description from sale catalogue

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  • 24 Nov 1686 (Creation)

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(1189-1925)

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A manor of the Bishop of Norwich, taken from the bishopric and vested in the King, 1535. It then passed though the families of Bolyn, Bedingfeild, Morley, Hobart, Paston [Bryant].\r\nWilliam Repton, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845).\r\nWm. Foster, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory, 1883.

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(1189-1925)

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The Bishop of Norwich is named as lord in the Nomina Villarum of 1316.\r\nWilliam Repton, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845).

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(1611-1793)

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Earl of Buckinghamshire from 1746. John Hobart, the second Earl, ambassador to Russia and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, died in 1793 and the estate then passed to his daughter Caroline who married William Assheton, 2nd Lord Suffield (d 1821), and on her death in 1850 it came to her great-nephew William, 8th Marquess of Lothian, who died in 1870. The Blickling estate remained in the family until the death of Philip Henry, 11th Marquess of Lothian, in 1940 who left Blickling Hall and its contents to the National Trust.

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Created 22/09/2010 by Droip. Modified 13/08/2019 by Catherine.Collins.

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