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Lordship Title of Losemere
Parish: Little Marlow
History from: The 14th Century
History to: 1684 - The reign of Charles II
Of interest…Losemere was first recorded in the 14th Century, it descended through the Beauchamps, Ramsays and Clarkes until 1660. Just 14 years later it was alienated by John and Theophila Langham to James Chase, whose family had been connected with Marlow for some time. The manorial rights appear to have been dispersed around this time, and there is no further reference to Losemere.
Lordship Title of Kings Brimpton
History from: The 14th Century
History to: 1595 - The reign of Elizabeth I
Of interest…Kings Brampton was first recorded in the 14th Century. Sir Peter Bessels was noted as holding land which was held as the manor of Kings Brimpton. The last known record for Kings Brimpton is 1595.
Lordship Title of Stafford or Kempston Stafford
History from: 1401 - The reign of Henry IV
History to: 1720 - The reign of George I
Of interest…1401 is the first recorded date for the manor of Kempston being held of Thomas Stafford of Tattenhoe. The Stafford family, from whom it acquired the name of Stafford Manor, held it until 1563. Towards the end of the 17th Century it was in the possession of Guy Hillersdon. His kinsman Michael Hillersdon was holding it in 1720, after this date there is no further record of it.
Lordship Title of Trenewith and Trewithgy
History from: 1328 - The reign of Edward III
History to: 1520 - The reign of Henry VIII
Of interest…Trenewith and Trewithgy originally in the hundred of Powder, later Arundell was first recorded in 1328. Michael de Trenewyth is noted as retaining the manor of Trenewith. The manor was held by the Beaupré family in the latter half of the 13th century before passing to the Wolvedons and the Tregians. The last confirmed date for Trenewith and Trewithgy is 1520.
Lordship Title of Latimer’s Hall
History from: 1066 - Norman Conquest
History to: 1428 - The reign of Henry VI
Of interest…Latimer's Hall in Bacton Parish was first recorded in 1066. A Thomas Latimer was Lord during the reign of Edward II. During the reign of Edward III Thomas and Margaret de Wingfeld conveyed the manor of Latimer's Hall to a William Attefen. The last confirmed date for Latimer's Hall is 1428.
Lordship Title of Clifton
Parish: St Giles
History from: 1112 - The reign of Henry I
History to: 1552 - The reign of Edward VI
Of interest…In 1112 the vill of Clifton was within the Bishop's demesne, in his second charter Bishop Hugh Pudsey granted Clifton to the hospital. At 1301 Clifton was accounted as a manor, by 1552 it was no longer accounted as such and is not recorded again.
Lordship Title of Esthorpe
Parish: Abbots Ripton
History from: 999 - Ethelred
History to: 1540 - The reign of Henry VIII
Of interest…Esthorpe is also called a manor after the Dissolution, but early references point to its having been included in the chief manor of Abbots Ripton, which remained under the abbey rule. The last confirmed date for Esthorpe is 1540.
Lordship Title of Horners
Parish: Beauchamp Roding
History from: 1597 - The reign of Elizabeth I
History to: 1722 - The reign of George I
Of interest…The manor of Horners (the modern Hornets Farm) lay partly in Beauchamp Roding and partly in Willingale Doe. In 1597 Horners was conveyed by John Collin the elder to Robert Collin. By the mid 17th century the manor is split between coheirs. Horners was last recorded in 1722 and is not referred to again.
Lordship Title of Saxons Lode
History from: 1199 - The reign of Richard I
History to: 1636 - The reign of Charles I
Of interest…Saxons Lode was first recorded in 1199. The De la Lode family held Saxons Lode in the 13th and through the 14th Century. In 1590 Saxons Lode was in the possession of John Woodward alias Smyth, who settled it on his son Thomas. The latter died in 1636, and the Lordship is not recorded again.
Lordship Title of Maple Tree Cross
History from: 1765 - The reign of George III
History to: 1808 - The reign of George III