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 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.
Price: £1,500 to become the next Lord and Lady of Vaddicote

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.
Price: £1,500 to become the next Lord and Lady of Fairford

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 Ingram

County: North Yorkshire

Parish: Welbury

History from: 12th century

History to: 1624

Of interest…

The Ingram family grant the manor to Rievaulx Abbey. After the abbey is dissolved, King Henry grants Ingram to Richard Vincent. The manor passes to Marmaduke Bowes, who in 1585 is hanged for concealing Roman Catholic priests.
Price: £2,500 to become the 12 Lord and Lady of Ingram

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 Edworth

County: Bedfordshire

Parish: Edworth

History from: 1066 - Norman Conquest

History to: 1614 - reign of James I

Of interest…

Branting is recorded in the Domesday Book as the pre-Conquest Lord of Edworth, subject to King Edward. After the Conquest, Alwin is recorded as the Domesday lord, and he is one of William the Conqueror’s bailiffs. Edworth stays in the La Zouche family for over 200 years, having followed the family line through direct descent to John, son of William de la Zouche, whose holding is held in trust by his guardian, Jacquetta, Duchess of Bedford. Full history available under 'Further Information'.
Price: £2,750 to become the 17th Lord and Lady of Edworth

Lordship Title of Saxons Lode

County: Worcestershire

Parish: Ripple

History from: 1199 - the reign of Richard I

History to: 1636 - the reign of Charles I

Of interest…

Saxons Lode is first recorded in 1199. The De la Lode family hold Saxons Lode in the 13th and through the 14th Century. In 1590 Saxons Lode is in the possession of John Woodward alias Smyth, who settles it on his son, Thomas. The latter dies in 1636, and the lordship is not recorded again.
Price: £1,995 to become Lord and Lady of Saxons Lode

Lordship Title of Rookham

County: Surrey

Parish: Wotton

History from: 1314 - the reign of Edward II

History to: 1648 - the reign of Charles I

Of interest…

The first record of Rookham is in 1314, when Thomas de Rokenham grants 2 crofts in Rookham to his son, John. Later, the estate known as Rookham passes to the Newtimber family. Prior to 1542 Rookham is conveyed to John Caryll. John serves as a Member of Parliament for Taunton, then Lancaster, then Sussex. He also serves as Attorney-General to the Duchy of Lancaster, and as a Justice of the Peace in Surrey. View full history under 'Further Information'.
Price: £2,800 to become the 12th Lord and Lady of Rookham

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