File MC 1868/10, 865X2 - Manor of Langham-with-Morston, court book

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MC 1868/10, 865X2

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Manor of Langham-with-Morston, court book

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  • c 1554-1555 (Creation)

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(1189-1925)

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A manor of the Bishop of Norwich: the Bishop of Norwich is named as lord of Langham with Merston in the Nomina Villarum of 1316. Taken from the bishopric and vested in the King, 1535; granted to Thomas Gresham, 1556, and then by marriage to Sir Nathaniel Bacon and in turn by his daughter to the Townshends.
George Marquis Townshend is named as lord of 'the manors of Langham and Morston, otherwise Langham cum Morston' in the Inclosure Act of 1793 [NRO, DCN 53/3/1].
Last transaction dated: 1906; lord of the manor: Miss Horatia Prippinghall; Steward: F.H. Cartridge [TNA, HMC 5/6].

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(1189-1925)

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Owned by the Bishop of Norwich in the Middle Ages. The Bishop of Norwich is named as lord of Langham with Merston in the Nomina Villarum of 1316. Passed to the Crown by exchange, 1535, granted to Sir Nathaniel Bacon, 1556.
George Marquis Townshend is named as lord of 'the manors of Langham and Morston, otherwise Langham cum Morston' in the Inclosure Act of 1793 [NRO, DCN 53/3/1].
Lord Charles Townshend is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845).
Marquis of Townshend is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory, 1883.
Last transaction dated: 1909; lord of the manor: Marquis Townshend; Steward: Algernon Digby [TNA, HMC 5/6].

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On microfilm MF/X 143/25.

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c37b8fef-1872-4a23-b926-a5214f591c81

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Created 14/01/2002 by Droip. Modified 12/07/2018 by Droip.

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