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Lordship Title of Halford, Warwickshire

 

The first recorded reference of a Lordship for Halford is to a William Giffard 1166 who held two knight’s fees worth of land in the manor, these were granted to him by the Earl of Warwick. By 1315 Halford is held by Sir Robert, who assists with the hunt for the fugitives from the Banastre Rebellion, he is asked by Edward II to bring horses and men to fight the Lancastrian rebellion. 12 days later he betrays the King and fights with the Lancastrians at the Battle of Boroughbridge. He is imprisoned and his lands confiscated, he is then released and raids the Earl of Winchester’s estates only to be re-imprisoned in Warwick Castle.

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Lordship Title of Younges, Westoning, Bedfordshire

 

In 1682 Henrietta Maria, Baroness Wentworth is Lord of Younges she is the grand-daughter of the 1st Earl of Cleveland. The Baroness is the mistress of the Duke of Monmouth the illegitimate son of King Charles II. Monmouth was implicated in ‘The Rye House Plot’ to kill both his father and uncle, James, Duke of York.  Three years later Younges passed to Baroness Lovelace, the only surviving sister of the Earl of Cleveland.  A title with 121 years of fascinating history, including some well known names, progeny and plots.

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