File BL/GT 2/1-34 - Norfolk muster rolls

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BL/GT 2/1-34


Norfolk muster rolls


  • 1569-1577 (Creation)

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1 box

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Comprised: Barton Bendish; Beechamwell; Bexwell; Boughton; Crimplesham; Denver; West Dereham; Downham Market; Fincham; Fordham; Hilgay; Marham; Outwell; Roxham; Runcton Holme; Ryston; Shingham; Shouldham; Shouldham Thorpe; Southery; Stoke Ferry; Stow Bardolph; Stradsett; Tottenhill; Upwell; Walling; Watlington; Welney; Wereham; Wimbotsham; Wormegay; Wretton.

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Comprised: Barney; Binham; Cockthorpe; Egmere; Field Dalling; Great Snoring; Hindringham; Houghton St Giles; Quarles; Stiffkey; Thursford; Great Walsingham; Little Walsingham; Warham; Wells; Wighton. After 1372 this hundred passed with the manor of Wighton to the Duchy of Lancaster.

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Comprised: Bodney; East Bradenham; West Bradenham; Cockley Cley; Great Cressingham; Little Cressingham; Didlington; Foulden; Gooderstone; Hilborough; Holme Hale; Houghton-on-the-Hill; Langford; Narborough; Narford; Necton; Newton; Oxborough; South Pickenham; North Pickenham; Southacre; Sporle with Palgrave; Swaffham.

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Comprised: Buckenham Tofts; Colveston; Cranwich; Croxton; Feltwell; Hockwold; Ickburgh; Lynford; Methwold; Mundford; Northwold; Santon; Stanford; Sturston; West Tofts; Weeting.

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Comprised: Bale; Blakeney; Bodham; Briningham; Brinton; Briston; Cley; Edgefield; Glandford; Gunthorpe; Hempstead; Holt; Hunworth; Kelling; Langham; Letheringsett; Melton Constable; Morston; Salthouse; Saxlingham; Sharrington; Stody; Swanton Novers; Thornage; Weybourne; Wiveton.

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Comprised: Cranworth; East Dereham; Graveston; Hardingham; Hockering; Letton; Mattishall; Mattishall Burgh; Reymerston; Shipdham; Southburgh; Thuxton; East Tuddenham; North Tuddenham; Westfield; Whinburgh; Wood Rising; Yaxham.

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Comprised: Attleborough; Besthorpe; Brettenham; Bridgham; New Buckenham; Old Buckenham; Eccles; Great Ellingham; Hargham; Hockham; Illington; Kilverstone; Larling; Rockland All Saints and St Andrew; Roudham; Shropham; Snetterton; Wilby; East Wretham; West Wretham.

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Comprised: Ashill; Breccles; Carbrooke; Caston; Little Ellingham; Griston; Merton; Ovington; Rockland St Peter; Saham Toney; Scoulton; Stow Bedon; Threxton; Tottington; Thompson; Watton.

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For the hundreds of: Clackclose, 1569, 1572, King's Lynn, 1572, Guiltcross, Shropham, and the town of Thetford, 1574, Clackclose, North Erpingham, South Erpingham, Eynesford, Forehoe, Freebridge Lynn, Freebridge Marshland, Guiltcross, North Greenhoe, South Greenhoe, Grimshoe, Holt, Mitford, Shropham, and Wayland, 1577.

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Formerly BL IIe/25.

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These are transcribed in full in Norfolk Record Society, vols VI-VII (1935, 1936) by Miss M.A. Farrow and edited by H.L. Bradfer-Lawrence. They have been numbered in the order in which they appear in these volumes.

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