- 1730-1803 (Creation)
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All or part of this manor was held of the Honour of Clare. Inquisitions post mortem provide information about the tenant-in-chief of the manor: William de Roucester died in possession 1248-9: heir his brother Peter de Roucester [IPM 1:1/155]. An inquisition held in 1486 found that Anthony Earl Rivers had held the manor of Cicely Duchess of York as part of the honor of Clare. John de Veer Earl of Oxford and William Tyndale and Elizabeth his daughter were his next heirs. However, since his execution in 1483 the issues and profits of the manor had been taken by John Howard, Duke of Norfolk [IPM 2:1/15]. Sir John Berney paid fine to the Honour of Clare for entry into the lordship 1785: he also paid the fine for his father Sir Hanson Berney. Previously Sir Richard Berney paid the ingress fine in 1724 [NRO, BL/MA 68]. Sir Hanson Berney, of Kirby Bendon, is given as lord of the manors within Barton Bendish parish in White's Trade Directory (1845). Sir Henry Hanson Berney, Bt, is given as lord of the manors in Barton Bendish in White's Trade Directory (1883).
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Lord Robert de Scales named as lord in MC 1815/1, 2 and 4 (1345-1356); Lord de Scales (no first name given) named as lord in MC 1815/5 (1367-8).
Sir Hanson Berney, of Kirby Bendon, is given as lord of the manors within Barton Bendish parish in White's Trade Directory (1845). Sir Henry Hanson Berney, Bt, is given as lord of the manors in Barton Bendish in White's Trade Directory (1883).
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Edmund, brother of King Edward I, died in possession, holding of the Honour of Lancaster, 1297-8 [IPM 3/309]. Thomas, Earl of Lancaster, died in possession, 1327; Michael de Meldon held the manor from him [IPM 7/82]. 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, holding it of the king. Blanche, wife of John of Gaunt, her sister was heir [IPM 11/231].\r\nThomas Mack is named in the Inclosure Act of 1814 [C/Sca 2/305].\r\nRevd Thomas Mack is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845).\r\nThos. Mack, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory, 1883.\r\nLast transaction dated: 1923; lord of the manor: Thomas Harry Mack; Steward: T.W. Purdy [TNA, HMC 5/6].
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Includes also manors of Barton Bendish and Scales rentals, 1741-1743.
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Created 15/04/2005 by Droip. Modified 12/07/2018 by Droip.