Deeds relating to property in Raynhams, Shereford, Hempton, Toftrees, Helhoughton, Tatterford, Broomsthorpe, Weasenham, Wellington, many of Townshend family; including probate copy of will of Thomas Browne of Toftrees, linen weaver, 1641 (A4/13)
- 1517-1713 (Creation)
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Sir Roger Townshend, Knight 1484; Sir John Townshend, Knight at Cadiz 1596, Sir Horatio 1st Viscount Townshend created Baron Townshend of Lynn Regis 1661, Charles 2nd Viscount Townshend Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk 1709, 3rd Viscount Townshend appointed Lord of the Bedchamber 1723, George 1st Marquess Townshend Lord lieutenant of Ireland, High Steward of Tamworth, Yarmouth and Norwich 1767-1772, George 2nd Marquess Townshend created Earl of Leicester 1784, George Ferrers 3rd Marquess Townshend 1778-1858, John 4th Marquess Townshend 1798-1825, John James Dudley Stuart 6th Marquess Townshend Mayor of King's Lynn 1928. At Raynham Hall.
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A4/1-40. With seals.
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Formerly BL V.
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Created 23/09/2010 by Droip. Modified 14/08/2019 by Catherine.Collins.