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Lordship Title of Penland, Buckinghamshire

 

John de la Penne brings an action to recover woods and rents for Penland. Sir John, is recorded in 1443 as being owner of Penland, appointed High Sheriff of Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, made Knight of the Shire. Almost 100 years later the Lord of Penland was Master of the King’s Jewels. He later found himself in prison, having racked up debts of £28,000 a huge sum for its time. He was pardoned by Queen Mary appointed Sheriff of Oxfordshire and Berkshire to be her henchman.

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Title of Special Interest

Lordship Title of Shoddesden, Hampshire

 

Shoddesden was a holding of Queen Edith, wife of Edward the Confessor, which made her Shoddesden’s overlord. The initial title holder was Aghmund of Wellow, a Saxon thegn who held nine titles all in Hampshire, before the Normans changed the course of English history. It is believed that the  Lady of Shoddesden Elizabeth Waite was the mistress of Edward IV and the mother of Arthur Plantagenet Edward’s illegitimate son. A title deeply embedded in old English history

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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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The Lordship of Brettgrave – Rubbing shoulders with royalty

December 6, 2018

The Lordship of Brettgrave came into being in 1197, after the Norman Conquest. The Abbot of Chertsey decided to create it as an entity for Sampson de Horton, and separated it from his own holding in Epsom Manor. In doing it this way, both the Lordship and the manor still remained subordinate to the Epsom…

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November 20, 2018

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The Lordship of Entwistle: From Edgeworth to Edgehill and beyond

November 8, 2018

As we’ve said in previous articles, although Lordships were often in place before William the Conqueror invaded, it was William who formalised their existence. Entwistle is very different in this respect, however. It was created in 1212, under King John’s reign, by one of his trusted knights, William… and it’s proved to have quite some…

The Lordship of Shoddesden – A holding with pre-Norman provenance

October 4, 2018

Shoddesden is an interesting title. It’s one of those that actually has clear roots from before the Norman Invasion, which is unusual because it was William the Conqueror who formalised the process mostly. Shoddesden has deep history, therefore; it’s really old. The initial title holder was Aghmund (or Agemund) of Wellow. Aghmund was a Saxon…

Lordship of Penland – A title that paid its way

September 7, 2018

We’re not going to beat about the bush here… There are quite a few ‘Johns’ linked to the lineage of the Lordship of Penland, so we apologise in advance if things get a bit confusing. But we do feel that’s a fitting introduction to a title whose history began around the time of the signing…