Stinton Hall in Salle Manor; 1189-1925; Salle, Norfolk

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Stinton Hall in Salle Manor; 1189-1925; Salle, Norfolk

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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.


Salle, Norfolk

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Extended into Heydon, Wood Dalling and (according to White's 1883) Corpusty.

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Created on: 22/01/2003 by Droip




F. Blomefield, 'Eynford Hundred: Stinton', An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: volume 8, pp. 266-269 web version at <a href="\r\nIPM Inquisitions Post Mortem\r\nW.L

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