File LEST/L 2/32 - Sculthorpe manor court rolls

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LEST/L 2/32


Sculthorpe manor court rolls


  • 1552-1558 (Creation)

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Walter de Norwyco was found to have died seised of the manor at an inquisition in 1329; he held the manor jointly with his wife Catherine; the manor was held of the honour of Castleacre; John was his son and heir (IPM 7/169). At an inquisition held in 1362, John de Norwico, knight, was found to have been in possession of the manor, holding it of the king [IPM 11/305]. At an inquisition held in 1366, Margery, late wife of John de Norwico, was found to have held one third of the manor of the king. John, grandson of John, was her heir [IPM 12/51].\r\nJohn Thomas Jones is named as lord of the manor in the Inclosure Act of 1829 [NRO, C/Sca 2/247].\r\nSir L. Jones, bt, is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845).\r\nSir Willoughby Jones, bt, given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory, 1883.\r\nLast transaction dated: 1868; lord of the manor: Sir Willoughby Jones, bt; Steward: Edmund Kent [TNA, HMC 5/6].

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Created 07/08/2002 by Droip. Modified 17/10/2017 by Droip.


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