Lestrange Records; A Chronicle of the Early Lestranges of Norfolk and the March of Wales A.D. 1100-1310, with the Lines of Knockin and Blackmore Continued to Their Extinction

Lestrange Records; A Chronicle of the Early Lestranges of Norfolk and the March of Wales A.D. 1100-1310, with the Lines of Knockin and Blackmore Continued to Their Extinction

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...of his manor of Campden; on the death of John de Ludlow this manor was taken into the King's hands, but on August 14 the escheator was ordered to restore her moiety to Isabel, as the King had taken her homage.' It has been mentioned above 1 that the manor of Betton, near Cheswardine, had been acquired by Hamon, second son of Roland le Strange, from the monks of Shrewsbury; Ha1non's heir was his elder brother John (I), so Betton became one of the manors held by the main line of Ness and Knockin. Under the heading of ' History of Shrewsbury Liberties, ' an account of the descent of this manor is given by Mr. John B. Blakeway in the ' Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological and Natural History Society, ' 1 which is well worth giving in full: ' ' ==-333' Bemont, Rdles Gascons, p. 241, No. 3417; Parl. Writs, Sept. 1, 22 Edw. I. ' C. Cl. R., 1288-1296, p. 395. ' C.P.R., 1292-1301, p. 88. ' Ibid. Parl. Writs, i. 264. " Welsh Wars, p. 52. BETroN STRANGE. In the 23rd Edw. I (1295-6) it had been long enough possessed by this family to have acquired the distinctive appellation it still retains of Betton Strange. For thus it is written in the Book of Fees in the Exchequer on the Treasurer's side (Ashmole MSS., vol. 859), ' Bogo de Knovill et Eleanora uxor ejus tenent Betton Extranei de J ohanne Extraneo et idem Johannes tenet de Rege in Capite.' This Eleanor (the daughter and co-heir of William de Blancminster, or Whitchurch) was relict of Robert le Strange, Lord in her right of Blackmere, who died in 1276. She is called in the pedigrees relict of Bogo de Knovill, but it is manifest that he was her second husband. Betton Strange was then part of her dower, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 146 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 272g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236823613
  • 9781236823618