Lordship Titles Under £3,000

This is a selection of lordship titles we have available for sale.  If these do not meet your requirements, please contact us.

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Lordship Title of Patcott

County: Devon

Parish: Tiverton

History from: Unknown

History to: Prior to 1500

Of interest…

Although this title has no history it was still a recorded lordship. It comes with the same solicitor's letter of introduction and public notice in The Gazette (a publication restricted to the legal profession and here the Crown Office publicises the Queen's Honours List) as our more interesting titles.
Price: £1,750 to become the next Lord and Lady of Patcott

Lordship Title of Simonsham

County: Devon

Parish: Bridgerule

History from: Unknown

History to: Prior to 1500

Of interest…

Although this title has no history it was still a recorded lordship. It comes with the same solicitor's letter of introduction and public notice in The Gazette (a publication restricted to the legal profession and here the Crown Office publicises the Queen's Honours List) as our more interesting titles.

Lordship Title of Meadwell

County: Devon

Parish: Kelly

History from: Unknown

History to: Prior to 1500

Of interest…

Very little is known about this lordship however this does mean purchasing a title can accessible at a very good price. This title comes with the same legal work as our more expensive titles.
Price: £1,750 to become the next Lord and Lady of Meadwell

Lordship Title of Windbow

County: Devon

Parish: Washfield

History from: Unknown

History to: Prior to 1500

Of interest…

Very little is known about this lordship however this does mean purchasing a title can accessible at a very good price. This title comes with the same legal work as our more expensive titles.

Lordship Title of Vaglefield

County: Devon

Parish: Cookbury

History from: Unknown

History to: Unknown

Of interest…

Very little is known about this lordship however this does mean purchasing a title can accessible at a very good price. This title comes with the same legal work as our more expensive titles.
Price: £1,750 to become the next Lord and Lady of Vaglefield

Lordship Title of Collacott

County: Devon

Parish: Chittlehampton

History from: Unknown

History to: 1636

Of interest…

Very little is known about this lordship however this does mean purchasing a title can accessible at a very good price. This title comes with the same legal work as our more expensive titles.
Price: £1,750 to become the next Lord and Lady of Collacott

Lordship Title of Crookham and Henwick

County: Berkshire

Parish: Thatcham

History from: 1548

History to: 1806

Of interest…

The first lord of Crookham and Henwick was John Winchcombe MP who was nicknamed "Jack of Newbury". The 8th lord is Edward 2nd Marquess of Worcester who was banished for being a Royalist and lived in Paris. After the Civil War Edward buys back Crookham for £800. When he eventually returns to England Parliament orders he is arrested, charged with high treason and sent to the Tower of London. A year later he is released on bail by a Council of State. Edward writes a book of inventions, one being a "water commanding engine" which will become the steam engine. Edward's son Henry inherits his father's estates but they are heavily encumbered. He receives a fresh grant of Crookham and sells it to Sir Samuel Mico, one of the wealthiest men in London. His knighthood having been granted to him by King Charles in return for a loan of £100,000. Sir Samuel's great-grandson Clement is elected a Member of Parliament for Wallingford. In 1715 he is appointed High Sheriff of Berkshire. He sells Crookham and Henwick to Bulstrode Knight who is elected to Parliament in 1734. Crookham and Henwick passes to his brother Sir John Peachey Baronet who is also elected to Parliament. Sir John's son Sir James as well as being a Member of Parliament is also a Groom of the Bedchamber to King George. Sir James is promoted to Master of the Robes (responsible for the King's ceremonial robes).
Price: £2,995 to become the 18th Lord and Lady of Crookham and Henwick

Lordship Title of Kingsford

County: Warwickshire

Parish: Solihull

History from: Circa 1348

History to: 1570

Of interest…

The third Lord of KIngsford is Sir Baldwin Mountford. He dies leaving a son and heir Sir Simon who was a former High Sheriff of Warwickshire and Leicestershire. Sir Simon supports the rebellion of Perkin Warbeck who claimed to be the Duke of York and the rightful King of England. The rebellion fails and Sir Simon is attained for treason. His estates including Kingsford are confiscated and the Crown grants Kingsford to Gerald, Earl of Kildare (Lord Deputy of Ireland). Gerald is summoned to London by King Henry only to be arrested and committed to the Tower of London. His son Thomas raises a rebellion in Ireland in response and attacks Dublin Castle. The attack is routed and he retreats to his stronghold of Maynooth Castle. Thomas is taken prisoner whilst gathering reinforcements and the whole garrison is put to death. Thomas surrenders to the mercy of the King but is sent to the Tower and all his lands confiscated. Kingsford is granted to Thomas Lacey who sells it to Clement Throckmorton MP, Constable of Kenilworth Castle and cousin of Catherine Parr. In 1563 Clement is elected a Knight of the Shire and Member of Parliament for Warwickshire.
Price: £2,500 to become the 10th Lord and Lady of Kingsford

Lordship Title of Woodhill

County: North Yorkshire

Parish: Thirsk

History from: Before 1284

History to: 1469

Of interest…

The first known lord of Woodhill was Adam de Picton who had received a grant from Sir Roger Mowbray, Baron of Thirsk. Woodhill had the right of common pasture (the right to graze on common land). When Adam died Woodhill passed to his sister Idonia who is aged 60. The fifth lord dies without issue (childless) and Woodhill escheats to the Crown. King Richard grants Woodhill to William de Kilvington (a yeoman of the King's larder). William conveys it to John de Ivelyth (a clerk to King Richard). The last known reference to Woodhill is when King Edward IV grants it to Henry Lokwode (a yeoman of the King's chamber). Whilst it might appear that Woodhill had been owned by a number of servants, these were no ordinary servants. Anyone who directly served a monarch in these early times was normally wealthy in their own right and of national standing.

Lordship Title of Tennaton

County: Devon

Parish: Diptford

History from: Unknown

History to: Lost prior to 1500

Of interest…

This is one of only a few titles that we offer for £1,500 or under a payment schedule.

Lordship Title of Nobright or Norbright

County: Surrey

Parish: Godstone

History from: 1200

History to: 1698

Of interest…

John de Lobright was the first lord of Nobright in the 13th century. William Swan was the first lord to be knighted. His son Thomas conveys Nobright to John Evelyn, a Justice of the Peace. John's grandfather had made his fortune by obtaining a monopoly for the making of gunpowder under the Tudors. In 1636 John gets into a dispute with Parliament over the gunpowder contract and loses it. In 1640 he is elected a Member of Parliament. He is knighted and is a reluctant supporter of Parliament in the Civil War. Sir John dies leaving a son and heir also John, who receives a baronet (hereditary knighthood). Sir John is appointed High Sheriff of Surrey.
Price: £2,995 to become the 14th Lord and Lady of Norbright

Lordship Title of Lalleford

County: Bedfordshire

Parish: Luton

History from: 1425

History to: 1815

Of interest…

The 10th Lord of Lalleford is Sir Robert Napier. He had a amassed his fortune through trading with Turkey. He is appointed High Sheriff of Bedfordshire in 1602. Ten years later he is granted a Baronet (a hereditary knighthood) by King James. The following year he is elected Sheriff of London but refuses to take up the responsibility. He is fined 400 marks. Sir Robert dies in 1637 leaving a son and heir also Sir Robert who is a barrister of Gray's Inn. Three years later he is elected a Member of Parliament for Peterborough. Sir Robert sides with King Charles in the English Civil War and has his estates sequestered. Sir Robert yields to Parliament's will and has his estates returned. Sir Robert dies and Lalleford passes to his grandson Sir Robert Napier. He dies and Lalleford passes to his uncle Sir John Napier, a career politician who serves in the Cavalier Parliament until 1679. Sir John goes insane eventually dying leaving a son and heir Sir Theophilus. He serves as High Sheriff of Bedfordshire in 1716. The 17th Lord of Lalleford is Francis Herne of Middlesex who sits in the House of Commons from 1754 to 1776. Francis serves as High Sheriff of Bedfordshire in 1753. He sells Lalleford to John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute. His son also John is created Viscount Mountjoy (in the Isle of Wight), Earl of Windsor and Marquess of Bute. He is made a Fellow of the Royal Society (a self-governing fellowship of scientists, engineers and technologists.
Price: £2,950 to become the 21st Lord and Lady of Lalleford

Lordship Title of Addington Parva

County: Northamptonshire

Parish: Little Addington

History from: Pre 1066

History to: 1627 - the reign of James I

Of interest…

The Addington Parva lordship dates back to before the Norman Conquest (1066) and the first known lord was a Saxon Azor. The lordship is listed in the Domesday Book (1086). The value of the estate prior to the Conquest was 12 shillings but doubled in value at Domesday to the princely sum of one pound. There were only four villagers. Land was measured in ploughlands. This was the quantity of land a team of eight oxen could till in a single annual season. In modern terms it is approximately 120 acres. The post Conquest lord was Osmund owing service to his overlord the Bishop Geoffrey of Coutances.
Price: £2,950 to become the 14th Lord and Lady of Addington Parva

Lortdship Title of Thorp’s

County: Wiltshire

Parish: Allington

History from: 1386

History to: 1762

Of interest…

The first known lord of Thorp's is Sir John Thorp. He is a Knight of the Shire and Member of Parliament for Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. Henry Thorp, the 4th lord, joins the Earl of Gloucester in a revolt against King Henry IV. The revolt is unsuccessful and Henry is imprisoned in the Tower of London. He posts bail of 500 marks and clears himself of the charges. He is later elected a Knight of the Shire and Member of Parliament for Wiltshire. He is also appointed High Sheriff of Wiltshire.
Price: £2,500 to become the 19th Lord and Lady of Thorp's

Lordship Title of Alston

County: Devon

Parish: Holberton

History from: 1066

History to: 1086

Of interest…

Alston dates back to the Norman Conquest. Recorded at Domesday, the lord is Fulco of Portlemouth, and the Tenant-in-Chief, Iudhael of Totnes.
Price: £1,995 to become Lord and Lady of Alston

Lordship Title of Bunhill

County: Worcestershire

Parish: Bromsgrove

History from: 1472 - the reign of Edward IV

History to: 1812 - the reign of King George III

Of interest…

The first surviving records for Bunhill are at the death of Sir Ralph Boteler of Sudeley, when he is lord of the manor. In 1539, Lady Jane Bray holds Bunhill. The last record of the lordship and manor of Bunhill is recorded in 1720.
Price: £1,995 to become the next Lord and Lady of Bunhill

Lordship Title of Watkins

County: Bedfordshire

Parish: Steppingley

History from: 1301 - the reign of Edward I

History to: 1604 - the reign of James I

Of interest…

At the turn of the 14th century, Walter de Steppingley grants one messuage (farm) and 6 virgates of land to Henry Watkin. It passes to a son also called Henry. In 1512, William Jurdon is Lord of Watkins Manor, he leaves Watkins to George Hynton. George dies leaving a son and heir, Thomas, who is just 4 years old. View full history under 'Further Information'.
Price: £2,800 to become the 9th Lord and Lady of Watkins

Lordship Title of Appledore

County: Devon

Parish: Clannaborough

History from: 1066

History to: 1086

Of interest…

Appledore dates back to the Norman Conquest and is recorded at Domesday, the lord being Ralph {of BruyËre}, with tenant-in-chief, Baldwin, the sheriff.
Price: £1,995 (also available in a schedule of payments)

Lordship Title of Baccamoor

County: Devon

Parish: Plympton St Mary

History from: 1066

History to: 1554 - the reign of Mary I

Of interest…

Dating back to the Norman Conquest, the lord at Domesday is recorded as Ralph of Pomeroy, with the tenant-in-chief being Iudhael of Totnes. Baccamoor is last noted in 1554.
Price: £1,995 to become the next Lord and Lady of Baccamoor

Lordship Title of Kinsham

County: Worcestershire

Parish: Bredon

History from: 1154 - the reign of Henry II

History to: 1571 - the reign of Mary I

Of interest…

In 1301, John de Thorndon gives a rent of £10, half of which derives from Kinsham, to Guy de Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick. Later in 1327, Lady Alice de Beauchamp is confirmed holding Kinsham. View full history under 'Further Information'.
Price: £2,800 to become the 19th Lord and Lady of Kinsham

Lordship Title of Boehill

County: Devon

Parish: Sampford Peverell

History from: 1066

History to: 1407 - the reign of Henry IV

Of interest…

Boehill dates back to the Norman Conquest, the lord at Domesday being Walter of Claville. It is last recorded in the 15th century.
Price: £1,995 (also available in a schedule of payments)

Lordship Title of Ashleys

County: Hertfordshire

Parish: Rickmansworth

History from: 1364

History to: 1531

Of interest…

Ashleys has an overlord of the Abbot of St Albans for hundreds of years. During that time there are several disputes over lordships. In the fifteenth century, the abbot is displaced from the lordship by the Crown due to the actions of the abbot's brother in a rebellion. This highlights that all property ownership is at the consent of the Crown. Again, in the fifteenth century, Ashleys comes to the Earl of Oxford. The Earl, as Lord of Ashleys, is made a member of the Order of the Garter. Such is his standing that he is made godfather of King Henry's eldest son. The Lord of Ashleys also officiates as Lord Great Chamberlain at the coronation of Henry VIII.
Price: £2,750 to become 12th Lord and Lady of Ashleys

Lordship Title of Hartley Amys

County: Berkshire

Parish: Shinfield

History from: 1066 - pre-Conquest

History to: 1441 - the reign of Henry VI

Of interest…

Pre-Conquest, Hartley Amys is in Saxon hands. It is then held by the Mortimers in 1216. Due to financial hardship, the lord in 1255 grants several rents out of his hands to Reading Abbey in return for money. View full history under 'Further Information'.
Price: £2,800 to be the 8th Lord and Lady of Hartley Amys

Lordship Title of Lawrence or Laurans

County: Hertfordshire

Parish: Redbourn

History from: 1527

History to: 1780

Of interest…

This lordship title has been owned by the families of Stepney, Bardolf, Peck, Wilson and Norris families. If you belong to one of these families, would it not be nice to bring the title back to the family. If you are not from these families, but are a Lawrence, what better title to have than Lord Lawrence?!
Price: £2,750 to become 14th Lord and Lady of Lawrence

Lordship Title of Bywood

County: Devon

Parish: Dunkswell

History from: 1066

History to: 1346 - the reign of Edward III

Of interest…

Bywood dates back to the Norman Conquest, and was in the Hundred of Hemyock.
Price: £1,995 to become the next Lord and Lady of Bywood

Lordship Title of Smytham

County: Devon

Parish: Little Torrington

History from: 1066 - Norman Conquest

History to: 1086 - Domesday

Of interest…

Smytham is recorded at Domesday, and sat in the Hundred of Merton.
Price: £1,995 (also available in a schedule of payments)

Lordship Title of Lovacott

County: Devon

Parish: Shebbear

History from: 1066

History to: 1086

Of interest…

Dating back to the time of the Conquest, Lovacott was part of the Hundred of Merton.
Price: £1,995 to become the next Lord and Lady of Lovacott

Lordship Title of Southbury

County: Berkshire

Parish: Hanney

History from: 1066 - pre-Norman Conquest

History to: 1582

Of interest…

As with many pre-Conquest lordships, Southbury is held by the church, specifically by Abingdon Abbey. The lords, up to the 16th century, had no national standing until Edward Yonge is elected a Member of Parliament for Malmesbury. Edward then marries the Countess of Warwick. This lifts his status to a level such that, when Queen Elizabeth is coronated, he is also knighted in the same ceremony. Edward is selected to be a Knight of the Shire for Oxfordshire and again serves as a Member of Parliament. Sir Edward is appointed High Sheriff of Berkshire, followed by another stint as a Knight of the Shire, this time for Berkshire.

Lordship Title of Brimblecombe

County: Devon

Parish: Iddesleigh

History from: 1066

History to: 1086

Of interest…

Dating back to the Conquest, Brimblecombe was part of the Hundred of Merton.
Price: £1,995 (also available in a schedule of payments)

Lordship Title of Salmons

County: Hertfordshire

Parish: Shenley

History from: 1277

History to: 1759

Of interest…

The 10th Lord of Salmons is Sir Richard Cox, who holds the role of taster in the royal palace for Queen ElizabethI and King James I. In addition he is also one of King James' Clerks of the Cloth. The clerks were responsible for the control of expenditure for the royal household. Sir Richard is held in such high regard that he is interred in Westminster Abbey, where his body still resides.
Price: £2,500 to become 16th Lord and Lady of Salmons