Thetford Manor; 1189-1925; Thetford, Norfolk

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Thetford Manor; 1189-1925; Thetford, Norfolk

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1189-1925

History

Earl Warren is named as lord of Thetford in the Nomina Villarum of 1316.\r\nRalph de Cobham died in possession of 'manor and town' 1325-6; heir his son John [IPM 6/703]. Ralph de Cobham died in possession of the manor and town 1347; heir his son John [IPM 8/632]. Perquisites of the manor included £2 a year from use of the bridge over the Little Ouse [Bruce Campbell and Ken Bartley, England on the eve of the Black Death, (2006) p.299]John de Warenna died in possession of the 'manor and town', holding of the Earl of Lancaster, 1347-8; heir Richard, Earl of Arundel [IPM 9/54]. At an inquisition held in 1362, Maud, late the wife of the Duke of Bavaria, was found to have been in possession of the manor and town, holding it of the king. Blanche, wife of John of Gaunt, her sister was heir [IPM 11/231].

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Thetford, Norfolk

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GB/153/NM/4363

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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.
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