Swanton Morley with Worthing Manor; 1189-1925; Swanton Morley, Norfolk

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Swanton Morley with Worthing Manor; 1189-1925; Swanton Morley, Norfolk

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1189-1925

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Aline Mareschal died in possession c.1265-6; heir her son John [IPM 1/688]. Lady Hawis le Mareschal is one of three named as lords or ladies of mMorley in the Nomina Villarum of 1316, the others being Robert de Morley and the Prior of Bromholme. Robert de Morley died in possession 1360-1; heir his son William de Morley [IPM 10/634]. William de Morley died in possession 1378-9 [IPM 15/126]. Cecily, late wife of Sir William de Morley, died in possession of a third part of the manor, 1386-7 [IPM 16/418]. Thomas de Morley, infant, died 20 July 1401 [IPM 20/596]. At an inquisition taken in 1489, Henry Lovell, Lord Morley, was found to have been in possession of the manor, holding it of the king. Alice was his daughter and heir [IPM H7 1/212]. \r\nEdward Lombe, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845). The 'ancient lords' were the Beaufoes, Morles and Parkers.\r\nLast transaction dated: 1862; lord of the manor: Revd Edward Lombe; Steward: G.P. Clarke [TNA, HMC 5/6].\r\nRevd H.E. Lombe is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory, 1883.

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Swanton Morley, Norfolk

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Created on: 22/01/2003 by Droip

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F. Blomefield, 'An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk' (11 vols, London, 1805-1810) at British History Online.
IPM Inquisitions Post Mortem
W. White, 'History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk, and the City and County of the City of Norwich' (1845), pp. 340, 343

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