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Lordship Title of Barrow Lane, Somerset

During the reign of Henry VIII Barrow Lane passes to William Stourton, 7th Baron Stourton, who plays a key role in the Pilgrimage of Grace (The Yorkshire uprising).  Later William accompanies Earl of Hertford to France where he is appointed Deputy of Newhaven. In 1548 his estate was granted to his son, Charles 8th Baron Stourton, who is asked by Mary Tudor to help with the succession. Charles is later tried, and found guilty of murder...

Title of Special Interest

Lordship Title of Hawkridge, Berkshire

Henry Ferrers, Baron of Tetbury, Staffordshire, a Norman soldier who fought at the Battle of Hastings is holding Hawkeridge at 1086. The lordship is held direct of King William. Henry is also appointed the first Anglo-Norman High Sheriff of Berkshire. Among Henry’s famous descendants are King George I, Princess Diana, George Washington, and Winston Churchill. Hawkridge was part of Sutton, a Royal manor held by Edward the Confessor and Godric the sheriff.

Counties with available Titles

  • Bedfordshire
  • Berkshire
  • Buckinghamshire
  • Devon
  • Durham
  • Essex
  • Hampshire
  • Lancashire
  • Middlesex
  • Northamptonshire
  • Oxfordshire
  • Somerset
  • Surrey
  • Sussex
  • Warwickshire
  • Wiltshire
  • Worcestershire
  • Yorkshire

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Lordship of Passelewes – An extraordinary link to England’s past

July 10, 2018

The Lordship of Passelewes is one of those titles that enjoyed quite a considerable length of time in ‘use’ before it left the stage. First noted in 1166, though it’s likely it was in existence before this, its last recorded reference was then made in 1801. Yes, there really are hundreds of rich years of…

The Lordship Title of Halford – Come take a stroll with us through its history

June 12, 2018

The first recorded reference of a Lordship for Halford is to a William Giffard, who held two knight’s fees worth of land in the manor. These were granted to him by the Earl of Warwick, who will have been Giffard’s overlord. And at this point, we feel we should explain a little more about this…

‘Keeping History Alive’ The Barons & Barony of North Cadbury

May 17, 2018

  The Barons & Barony of North Cadbury – Then & Now   Baron of North Cadbury is a feudal title of England. The barony was created by William the Conqueror in about 1066 as a gift for one of his Norman barons – Turstin FitzRolf – who fought for him as his loyal standard-bearer…

Lordship of Barrow Lane, Charlton Musgrove, Somerset

May 11, 2018

We’re planning a series now, the aim of which being to give fabulous texture to some of the titles that we have available. The depth of English history that sits behind them makes each one more than just the sum of its legal constituents; each has played a role in making England what it is…

A bridge too far… Stamford, 1066

April 11, 2018

Edward the Confessor left quite a frenzy of conflict behind when he died in January 1066. There were many claimants to the throne, and none were averse to throwing down their gauntlet for it. Last month’s article on the Battle of Fulford illustrates this point well, with Hardrarda, King of Norway, and Tostig Godwinson –…