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Archive for April 2017

**To be announced ~ Lordship Titles in Somerset**

Lordship Titles in Somerset

**To be announced ~ Lordship Titles in Somerset** We have been researching the county of Somerset, and are looking forward to listing a selection of Lordship titles available to buy. If Somerset is of interest to you and you would like to know more about the titles available to buy from the county then please…

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On this day 1789 – Mutiny on the Bounty

Mutiny on the Bounty

On this day 1789 – Mutiny on the Bounty  Did you know that the ill-fated voyage of the Bounty would never have happened had it not been for the discovery in 1769 of a botanical curiosity, given the name “breadfruit,” on the island of Tahiti…. Three weeks into its journey from Tahiti to the West…

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On this day Parliament passes the Tea Act 1773

The Tea Act 1773

On this day 1773 Parliament passes The Tea Act  The British Parliament passes the Tea Act 1773 , a bill designed to save the faltering East India Company from bankruptcy by greatly lowering the tea tax it paid to the British government and, thus, granting it a de facto monopoly on the American tea trade.

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To be announced ~ Lordship Titles in Northamptonshire

Lordship Titles in Northamptonshire

To be announced ~ Lordship Titles in Northamptonshire We have been researching the county of Northamptonshire, and are looking forward to listing a selection of Lordship Titles available to buy. If you have an interest in Northamptonshire and would like to know more about titles available in the county please contact us at mailto:ltaylor@manorial.co.uk Watch this…

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Edward, The Black Prince

Edward, The Black Prince

Edward, The Black Prince Edward, the Black Prince, is not a historical character looked upon with fondness or sentimentality. To many, his reputation represents cruelty, brutality and heartlessness. But there are now those who question this take on his role in history. He still remains a controversial character, of course, but personalities of note would…

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Manor Houses and Manorial Land

Manor Houses

Contrary to popular belief manorial rights are not part of a manor house. A manor house may be the centre of an old manor.  However it is the manorial land that denotes its physical location.  During the life of a Manor, which for the majority would be over 1000 years, there would have been many…

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Lordship Titles… Did you know

Exclusive Lordship Titles

Did you know when a Lordship was granted it did not have an “Expiry Date”.  The New Legal Rights Manorial Counsel offer utilise the old rights and also have no expiry date, so the Lordship Titles will still be owned in a thousand years.  

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Most Lordships …Did you know

Exclusive Lordship Titles

Did you know… Most Lordships were granted between 1066 and 1086 and were named then.  Each Lord could change the name of the Lordship (and the title) in the same way as we can change the name of a house today.

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Castles…Did you know

Castles

Did you know a Castle only qualifies as a castle if it was castellated (with the addition or inclusion of turrets / battlements). You could not just add these as you wished to your home, you had to get express permission from the Crown.

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