File BL/MA 57/6 - Manor of Castle Rising: transcript of documents concerning the common and court leet

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BL/MA 57/6


Manor of Castle Rising: transcript of documents concerning the common and court leet


  • 20th century (Creation)

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After the conquest the lordship of Castle Rising was granted to the Barons of Albini, before passing to the Barons of Montalt. Roger de Monte Alto died in possession 1296-7. The manor was surrendered to Queen Isabel as regent in the early fourteenth century. At an inquisition taken in 1358, she was found to have died in possession of the manor, with the Reversion belonging to Edward Prince of Wales [IPM 1:10/447]. The manor passed from Edward III to his son Edward and then to the Howard family as Dukes of Norfolk. Mrs Mary Howard, wife of the Hon. Fulk Greville Howard, is given as lady of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845). Roger de Monte Alto died in possession 1296-7.\r\nLast transaction dated: 1922; lord of the manor: Charles Alfred Howard; Steward: W.D. Ward [TNA, HMC 5/6].\r\nH.L. Bradfer-Lawrence was steward in the 20th century.

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