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 Doddiscombe

County: Devon

Parish: Bampton

History from: 1066

History to: Prior to 1500

Of interest…

Our lowest priced title, also available for 12 monthly payments of £125. All our titles come with two statements of truth by UK registered solicitors confirming the rights to the title.
Price: £1,500 to become Lord and Lady of Doddiscombe

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 Nether Burton or Prior’s Burton

County: Northamptonshire

Parish: Burton Latimer

History from: 1221

History to: 1557

Of interest…

The first lord of Nether Burton was Henry de Braybrook a judge and former High Sheriff of Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire and Rutland. The 3rd lord Sir Walter de Godarville is made Castellan (Constable) of Devizes Castle. The 6th lord is Richard Empson who is knighted by the Prince of Wales (to be Henry III). He is also appointed High Steward of Cambridge University and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. In 1509 he falls from grace when he is convicted of constructive treason and is beheaded. Nether Burton is forfeited to the Crown. King Henry grants Nether Burton to Sir William Compton however by an Act of Parliament Thomas Empson regains possession of his father's lands. Nether Burton is sold to Richard Fermor who in 1540 is found guilty of misprison of treason (not reporting a treasonous act) and sentenced to life imprisonment, Nether Burton is again forfeit to the Crown. Richard is pardoned and Nether Burton returned to him. His son John is knighted on the eve of Queen Mary's coronation. He serves as a Knight of the Shire and Member of Parliament for Northamptonshire.
Price: £2,500 to become 12th Lord and Lady of Nether Burton or Priors Burton

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 Vaddicote

County: Devon

Parish: Shebbear

History from: Unknown

History to: Lord before 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 Fairford

County: Devon

Parish: Tedburn St Mary

History from: Unknown

History to: Lost before 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 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

Lordship Title of Hayne

County: Devon

Parish: Eggesford

History from: Unknown

History to: Lost before 1500

Of interest…

This title is the only title to be offerd at £1,500 including VAT.
Price: £1,500 to become the next Lord and Lady Hayne or Lord and Lady of Hayne

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.

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 Bayllols

County: Berkshire

Parish: Harwell

History from: 1217 - the reign of Henry III

History to: 1479 - the reign of Henry VII

Of interest…

Hugh de Bailleul accompanied Thomas de St Valery against the Count of Eu. The lord in 1300 is holding a tenement in Harwell, Honour of St Valery, by knights service.
Price: £1,750 SOLD to become 10th Lord and Lady of Bayllols SOLD

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

Lordship Title of Barford

County: Bedfordshire

Parish: Little Barford

History from: Pre-1066

History to: 1396

Of interest…

As with most lordships existing at the Norman Conquest, Barford has a Saxon lord that is replaced with a Norman lord who fought with William the Conqueror. Barford is held as part of the Barony of Eaton Socon so is required to provide fighting men to support the defence of the realm.
Price: £2,450 to become the 13th Lord and Lady of Barford

Lordship Title of Chalton

County: Bedfordshire

Parish: Toddington

History from: Early 13th century

History to: 1362

Of interest…

John Pever, the 2nd Lord of Chalton, was a Commissioner for Array, a vital role when England was at war mustering troops in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire. He is also summoned by the King to a military council at Rochester. John is granted a peerage and sits in Parliament. John is summoned to attend the coronation of Edward II.
Price: £2,250 to become 4th Lord and Lady of Chalton

Lordship Title of Carlton

County: Bedfordshire

Parish: Carlton

History from: 1066 - pre-Norman Conquest

History to: 1536

Of interest…

This lordship is held by Chelbert, a servant of Queen Edith, King Edward the Confessor's wife. We do not think of servants being wealthy land owners, but like Carlton many servants of the ruling classes were gifted lordships and became lords in their own right. The Lordship of Carlton is also listed in the Testa de Nevill, which is not as well known as the Domesday Book but is also a record of all land holdings throughout England in the 12th century.

Lordship Title of Latimer’s Hall

County: Norfolk

Parish: Bacton

History from: 1066 - Norman Conquest

History to: 1428 - the reign of Henry VI

Of interest…

Latimer's Hall in Bacton Parish is first recorded in 1066. A Thomas Latimer is lord during the reign of Edward II. During the reign of Edward III, Thomas and Margaret de Wingfeld convey the manor of Latimer's Hall to a William Attefen. The last confirmed date for Latimer's Hall is 1428.
Price: £1,995 to become Lord and Lady of Latimer's Hall