File BL/MA 56 - Wellhall in Gayton, Havelies in Mintlyn and Bawsey court rolls, Elizabeth I, with 19th century transcript

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Wellhall in Gayton, Havelies in Mintlyn and Bawsey court rolls, Elizabeth I, with 19th century transcript


  • mid 16th century (Creation)

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TAKEN FROM BLOMEFIELD: William, son of Richard, gave to the monks of Castleacre, his land at Agonalosa, which they formerly held of him, with one Rodulf, to which deed, Robert, son of William Milo Basset, Walter de Cheravilla, Rain. de Marham, Robert de Wibravilla, &c. were witnesses.
John, prior of Norwich, and all the convent, by deed, gave to the aforesaid monks, land at Mintlinghe, called Oggesland.
Henry, prior of Castleacre, gave to William, the prior of Linn, totam Hagnelosam, to be held for 24 years, at the yearly farm rent of 20s. and all their land in Mintlingis, which is held of the church of St. Margaret of Linn.
This deed is dated on the day after the feast of St. Margaret 1182; witnesses, William de Merlai, Ralph, the Bishop's chaplain, Ralph capellane, of Acre, Mr. Walter de Candue, Mr. Steph. de Binham, Mr. Roger de Norwic, William de Gernemue, &c.—By totam Hagnelosam, no doubt, was meant what was afterwards called Haveless in Mintling, where the seat of the Thorsbys was; and the prior of Lynn was obliged to pay 20s. per ann. at Castleacre, on the feast of Easter, and for default, a distrain might be made at Haclose, and Mintling.
In the 14th year of Edward I. mention is made of William and Henry de Havelose of Mintling.
From: 'Freebridge Hundred and Half: Mintling', An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: volume 8, pp. 425-439. URL: Date accessed: 15 July 2013.
The Inclosure Act of 1808 states that 'William Bagge is or claims to be Lord or Owner of the Manor or reputed Manor of Havelesse in Mintlyn' [NRO, DCN 53/4/2].

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Susannah Sharrock is named as lady in the Inclosure Act of 1810 [NRO, C/Sca 2/130]. Robert Mitford, Esq., of Gateley, is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845). Countess of Romney is given as lady of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1883). \r\nFor the history of the manor to the early eighteenth century, see F. Blomefield, 'An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk' (11 vols, London, 1805-10).

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Created 14/04/2009 by Droip. Modified 07/08/2019 by Catherine.Collins.


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