Deeds relating to manor of Gaywood, the advowson and a considerable estate in Gaywood and Mintlyn owned by the Thorisby family, mortgaged to Sir Edward Carteret and George Tremaine, 1676, to Rainald Graham, 1679, Henry Frederick Thynne, 1685, etc., and sold to Sir Cyrill Wyche in 1697
- 1489-1690 (Creation)
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A manor of the Bishop of Norwich, taken from the bishopric and vested in the King, 1535. It was owned by the Thorisby family in the seventeenth century and was sold by them to Sir Cyril Wyche in 1697. It remained in the Wyche family for three generations and was sold to Philip Case in 1792. On Case's death in 1792 it passed to his son-in-law Thomas Bagge, and remained in the Bagge family until the twentieth century.\r\nThe Inclosure Act of 1808 states that 'William Bagge is or claims to be Lord or Owner of the Manor of Gaywood' [NRO, DCN 53/4/2]. Richard Bagge, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1883).
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Including conveyances by Robert Gayton, burgess of Lynn, 1489, John Pepys of Cottenham, Cambs, and his brother Robert, 1579, conveyance of the Swan at Gaywood for peppercorn rent, 1634, marriage settlements of Richard Thorisby and Jane Astley, 1635, and Francis Thorisby and Bridgett Walpole, 1661, leases of foldcourse, 1650, 1681, lease to tanner of timber in Crowes Wood, 1661.
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Formerly BL X IIIa/8, BL X (37) 5-6, BL X (39) 7.
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Created 10/03/2009 by Droip. Modified 01/08/2019 by Catherine.Collins.