File BL/BC 1/1-33 - Papers relating to the sale of Stiffkey manor to Sir Nicholas Bacon by John and Edmond Banyard

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BL/BC 1/1-33


Papers relating to the sale of Stiffkey manor to Sir Nicholas Bacon by John and Edmond Banyard


  • 1569-1575 (Creation)

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9 parchments, 2 with seals, 26 papers

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Honour of Clare. William de Valencia, Earl of Pembroke, died in possession 1295-6; [IPM 3/378]. Earl of Pembroke died in possession 1323-5; heir John Hastings [IPM 6/518]. John de Thorpe died in posession 1324-5 [IPM 6/504]. IPM of 1338: David de Strabolgi, Earl of Athole, died in possession, heir his son David [IPM 7/713]. At an inquisition held in 1369, David de Strabolgi, Earl of Athol, was found to have held the manor of the king. Elizabeth and Philippa were his daughters and heirs [IPM 12/312]. Philippa, daughter of Earl of Arundel, bought the manor jointly with John Halsham in 1388-9; she died in possession 1395-6, with John still alive; her heir John de Halsham their son [IPM 15/664].\r\nLord Charles Townshend is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845).\r\nThe Marquis of Townshend is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory, 1883.\r\nThe Duchy of Lancaster held the jurisdiction for the leet court in the township of Stiffkey with Cockthorpe [NRO, MS 19752-3].

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(14th century-19th century)

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Father of Sir Nathaniel Bacon and Sir Nicholas Bacon. Born in Chislehurst, Kent.

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Including bonds, acquittances by creditors of the Banyards, accounts, receipts, instructions for attorneys signed by Nicholas Bacon, agreement by Edmond Banyard and Nicholas Bacon for payment of an annuity, and modern list of these papers. The Banyards' creditors included John Vandeleure of London and Colchester, John Calthorpe of Stiffkey, Anne Reade of Irmingland, Agnes Gascoigne of Norwich, and George Smith of Norwich.

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Created 10/03/2009 by Droip. Modified 24/07/2019 by Catherine.Collins.


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