File BL/MD 14/105 - Lease by Richard Neville, Lord Latimer and others of manors of North Pickenham, Hervies and Overys in South Pickenham, Houghton, Woodhall in Carbrooke, Foulden, Wiggenhall, Hethersett, Hales, Gayton, Walton, Westacre, Middleton, Beachamwell and Palgrave

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BL/MD 14/105

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Lease by Richard Neville, Lord Latimer and others of manors of North Pickenham, Hervies and Overys in South Pickenham, Houghton, Woodhall in Carbrooke, Foulden, Wiggenhall, Hethersett, Hales, Gayton, Walton, Westacre, Middleton, Beachamwell and Palgrave

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  • 14 Nov 1493 (Creation)

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(1189-1925)

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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].

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(1189-1925)

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Michael de Poynings was lord in 1222, holding of the Earl Warren, and another man of the same name in 1323, when it was conveyed to Robert, the son of Lord Scales. It then passed to the Hoditch family [see Foulden Latimer]. Lord Berners is given as the lord of Warrens manor in White's Trade Directory (1845).
W.A.T. Amherst, Esq., who is given as lord of the manor of Foulden Warren in White's Trade Directory (1883).

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(1189-1925)

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An inquisition held in 1295-6 found that Richard de la Rokele had died in possession of the manor, dower to Cecily his wife [IPM 1:3/355]. \r\nThere is no manor called simply Gayton in the Inclosure Act of 1810. The manor is probaly an amalgmation of the two manors in the Act which are owned by Saint Andrew Saint John: Gayton Wickenall and Gayton Wendlings. \r\nGayton Wickenhall - Bryant identifies this as an element within a manor he calls Gayton Hall, but the Inclosure Act shows it to have an independent existence under its own name.\r\nGayton Wendlings - the manor was owned by Wendling Abbey in the Middle Ages. It passed to the Crown at the Dissolution and was granted to Thomas Jennyns and Edward Forth under the name of Gayton Manor otherwise Gayton Abbots.\r\nAndrew St John, Esq. of Dover, is given as lord of the Gayton manor in White's Trade Directory (1845).\r\nThe trustees of the late Mr William Dodd given as the lords of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1883).

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(1189-1925)

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Honour of Clare. Robert de Scales died in possession,1324-5; heir his son Robert [IPM 6/593]: a third part of the manor assigned as dower. IPM of 1333: John de Warblyngton has died in possession of a manor in Middleton called 'le castellhalle' with a water mill at South Lynn and a custom in Lynn (called 'Damptol') from ships belonging to the manor, held jointly with Margaret his wife; heir his son John [IPM 7/474]. At an inquisition held in 1369, Robert Scales was found to have held two thirds of the manor of the king as part of the honor of Hagenet and the other third of the heirs of John Bardolf. Roger, his son, was heir [IPM 12/400]. \r\nSir Roger de Scales died in possession, 1387-8; heir his son Robert [IPM 16/531]. An inquisition held in 1486 found that Anthony Earl Rivers had held the manor of the king's honor of Dover. John de Veer Earl of Oxford and William Tyndale and Elizabeth his daughter were his next heirs. However, since his execution in 1483 the issues and profits of the manor had been taken by John Howard, Duke of Norfolk [IPM H7 1/15].\r\nThe trustees of Thomas Wythe are named as lords of the manor in the Inclosure Award of 1814.\r\nThomas Wythe, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845).\r\nSir Lewis Whincop Jarvis is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory, 1883.\r\nLast transaction dated: 1882; lord of the manor: Sir Lewis Whincop Jarvis; Steward: J.K. Jarvis [TNA, HMC 5/6].

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(1189-1925)

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Honour of Clare. Margery de Wauton is named as lady in the Nomina Villarum of 1316.\r\nE.T. Applewhaite, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845).\r\nEdward Archer Applewhaite, 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 Prior of Westacre is named as lord of Westacre in the Nomina Villarum of 1316.\r\nMaud, late wife of Robert Banyard, died in possession of a moiety of the manor, 1349-50; heir 'not known' [IPM 9/136]. Sir John Willoughby died in possession 2 July 1348, heir his son John [IPM 9/201].\r\nOwned by Westacre Priory [Swales]\r\nSir Edward Barkham lived in the 'Manor House' known as High House in the early 17th century, later replaced by a house of the same name built by Edward Spilman. Barkham and Spilman were lords of the manor of Westacre, sometimes therefore known as High House 'manor'.\r\nAnthony Hammond, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845).\r\nAnthony Hamond, Esq., DL, JP, is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory, 1883.

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(1189-1925)

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(1189-1925)

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Ranulph son of Robert died in possession, held of the honour of Richmond, 1252-3: heir his son Ranulph [IPM 1/237]. Ranulph son of Ranulph died in possession 1269-70 [IPM 1/743]. IPM 1340: William de Bernack died in possession jointly with his wife Alice holding of the Earl of Richmond; heir his son John [IPM 8/221]. His wife Alice, holding a third part as dower, died 1342; heir their son John [IPM 8/332, 333]. John de Bernack died in possession of a third part of the manor of Hethersett 1347; heir his son John [IPM 8/487,664]. William Bernack died in possession 1360-1, holding the manor of the Earl of Richmond [IPM 10/631]. At an inquisition held in 1365, William, son of John Bernak, was found to have held two-thirds of the manor of Sir Ralph Newyll [IPM 12/4].
[This manor is not mentioned in the Hethersett Inclosure Award of 1800].

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Created 15/02/2010 by Droip. Modified 07/08/2019 by Catherine.Collins.

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