Under aged Lords…Did you know

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Did you know… Under aged Lords were supposed to inherit their lands when they reached the age of majority which was 18.  In practice the age of majority was fluid. If an heir was under age (under 21 for a male heir, under 14 for an heiress) they would become subject to feudal wardship, where…

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On this day 4th October

1693– Battle of Marasglia (a battle in the Nine years War). Piedmontese troops are defeated by the French. Whilst researching history for various titles we often see instances of Lords, Barons and sometimes Kings who went off to fight overseas or join crusades.  

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