File MS 19892, Z2G - Honor and manor of Wormegay Docket book

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MS 19892, Z2G


Honor and manor of Wormegay Docket book


  • 18th century (Creation)

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Hugh Bardolph died in possession 1303-4; heir his son Thomas: the 'manor' includes lands and rents in Runcton, Fincham, Stowe, Well, Whinbergh (the latter includes rents from villages of Jakesham [sic], Garvestone, Reymerstone, Thurston, Bergh, Mattishall, Shipdham), all held of the king by chief in barony; heir his son Thomas [IPM 4/236]. At an inquisition held in 1330, Thomas Bardolf was found to have been in possession of the manor. John was his son and heir [IPM 7/174]. William de Bardolph de Wormegay died in possession, 1385-6; heir his son Thomas [IPM 16/224]. At inquisitions taken in 1363, Sir John Bardolf of Wormegay was found to have been in possession of the manor, held with Cantley, Strumpshaw, Runcton, Stow, Whinburgh and Fincham as part of the barony Bardolf. William was his son and heir [IPM 11/396]. Agnes, widow of Sir John Bardolf, died in possession, holding of the barony of Wormegay, 1403; heir her son Sir Thomas Bardolf [IPM 18/793].
Owned by Wormegay priory until the Dissolution; granted to the Bishopric of Norwich, 1549. Held by Batholomew Plumstead in 1562.
Henry Lee Warner is named as 'lord of the Honor and manor of Wormegay' in the Shouldham Inclosure Award of 1798.
Daniel Henry Lee-Warner, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845).
Henry James Lee-Warner, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory, 1883.

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Created 20/08/2007 by Droip. Modified 12/07/2018 by Droip.


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