MS 12515, 30C8
Salle, Cawston and Stinton. Quit rents and fines.
- 1689 (Creation)
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The Earl of Athol is named as lord in the Nomina Villarum of 1316 [NRO, NNAS S2/26/1]. William de Ufford, Earl of Suffolk, died in possession 1381-2; his heirs were William de Wylurghby, Robert Lord Scales and Henry de Ferrariis of Groby [IPM 1:15/599,607]. Richard de la Pole, Earl of Suffolk, died in possession 1415; heir his son Richard [IPM 1:20/450].\r\nW.E.L. Bulwer, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845). Colonel William Earle Gascoyne Lytton Bulwer is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1883). \r\nFor further history of the manor to the early eighteenth century, see F. Blomefield, 'An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk' (11 vols, London, 1805-10)..
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According to Blomefield, the manor belonged to St. Peirs de Bassingham and then came to the De Mauteby family through marriage in the thirteenth century. It remained in this family, and was sometimes referred to as Salle Mauteby, until it passed by marriage to the Pastons in the reign of Henry VI. It stayed with the Pastons until 1642 when Sir William Paston sold it to Erasmus Earl, Esq., with the manor of Briston. Augustine Earl, Esq., died lord in 1762 and the manor passed by the marriage of his daughter to William Wigget Bulwer, Esq., of Wood Dalling. W.E.L. Bulwer is given as lord in White's directory (1845) and William Earle Gascoyne Lytton-Bulwer in Kelly's (1900). \r\nColonel William Earle Gascoyne Lytton Bulwer is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory, 1883.
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This manor was given at the conquest to Ralf Wader, Earl of Norfolk, but following his rebellion was given to William de Warrenne, Earl of Surrey. It was then held by the de Says and de Cleres through sub-infeudation. William le Rus died in possession, 1252-3; heir his daughter Alice. [IPM 1/281] Inquisition of 1259-60 gives same names. [IPM 1/462]. Alice de Brewse late wife of Richard de Brewosa died in possession 1300-1; heir her son Giles de Breuse [IPM 4/40]. Giles de Brewosa died in possession 1310-11; heir his son Richard [IPM 5/270]. Robert son of Giles de Brewosa died in possession, held of the heirs of Geoffrey de Say 1325-6; heir his brother John [IPM 6/706]. The le Rus family held it of the de Cleres and by the marriage of Alice le Rus in the mid-thirteenth century it came to the Brewes family. It came to Anne Brews, who was married to Roger Townsend, in the late fifteenth century and upon her death in 1551 passed to her son John Townsend. It remained with the Townsends until Sir Horace Townsend conveyed it to Erasmus Earl, who also held Kirkhall in Salle, in 1643. Kirkhall and Stinton Hall passed from the Earls to the Bulwers by marriage in the late-eighteenth century and remained as part of the Bulwer's estate into the twentieth century.\r\nColonel William Earle Gascoyne Lytton Bulwer is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory, 1883.
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Paper, bound vellum. Unfit for production.
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Created 20/08/2007 by Droip. Modified 12/07/2018 by Droip.