1645– Battle of Rowton Heath / Battle of Rowton Moor, Parliamentarian victory over a Royalist army commanded in person by King Charles I.   Many of our documented histories run up to and through the troubled reign of Charles I.  For more information on Lordship titles during this time email mailto:ltaylor@manorial.co.uk 

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1641– The Merchant Royal, carrying a treasure worth over a billion US dollars, is lost at sea off Lands End, Cornwall.  Making it one of the most valuable wrecks of all time.  Is Cornwall your hometown or favourite holiday destination? We have selection of titles in the county.  For more information email mailto:ltaylor@manorial.co.uk  

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1761 – George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg Strelitz are crowned King and Queen, respectively, of the Kingdom of Great Britain.   For titles with history spanning King George III’s 60 year reign contact mailto:ltaylor@manorial.co.uk

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1435 – An agreement between Charles VII of France and Phillip the Good ends the partnership between the English and Burgundy in Hundred Years War. During our research we often see instances of the lords being involved in well known battles, wars and crusades, The Hundred Years War being one of them.

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1860– The Prince of Wales  (later King Edward VII) visits the United States for the first time.  Statues of Edward can be found throughout the former empire, such as those in Waterloo Place, London, Centenary Square, Birmingham, Queens Park, Toronto, Franklin Square, Hobart, and outside the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney. Watch this space for our blog on Sulgrave Manor, where we talk about the continued…

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1356– Battle of Poitiers – An English army under the command of Edward the Black Prince defeats a French army and captures the French King John II.  Edwards victories made him popular, and In 1348 he became the first Knight of the Garter, of whose Order he was one of the founders.  Unfortunately for Edward he died before his father, becoming the first…

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1714– King George I arrives in Great Britain for the first time since becoming King on August 1st.  George ascended the British throne as the first monarch of the House of Hanover.  The powers previously held by the monarchs had started to diminish and by the end of his reign actual power was held by Sir Robert Warpole.   Manorial Counsel have many titles…

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