How to use Manor in a sentence
The manor was granted by William I.
The drive home was too short, and she reached the large manor at noon.
Here it sits, undisturbed, waiting for the lord of this small but cozy manor house.
The site of Troy was part of the Van Rensselaer manor grant of 1629.
She gazed up at the solemn façade of the manor before jogging up the walkway to the front door.Advertisement
The manor was silent, except for the ticking of the grandfather clock in the foyer.
In 1087 the king held the manor of Wendover, and therefore it belonged to the ancient demesne of the crown.
His descendants held the borough and the manor of Horsham, and through them they passed to the family of Mowbray, afterwards dukes of Norfolk.
She drove the winding roads from her father's manor through County Clare and south towards the Cliffs of Moher to Doolin, one of her favorite day trips.
In 1086 it was a hamlet in the demesne of the royal manor of Lothingland.Advertisement
About a century later the manor was acquired by the Basset family.
The manor belonged at an early date to the abbot of Westminster.
The manor house had been built several hundred years ago, and every room but hers was a reflection of her father's wealth.
Shortly before his acquittal he had been able to satisfy the dream of his childhood, by buying back the ancestral manor of Daylesford, where the remainder of his life was passed in honourable retirement.
That Chesterfield was early a thriving centre is shown by the charter of John Lord Wake, lord of the manor, granting a gild merchant to the town.Advertisement
In the reign of Edward the Confessor, Doncaster, as a berewic of the manor of Hexthorp, belonged to Earl Tostig; but before 1086 it had been granted to Robert, earl of Mortain, whose successor William was attainted for treason in the time of Henry I.
The overlordship then fell to the crown, and the families of Frossard, Mauley and Salvin successively held the manor as underlords.
Kingsbridge (Kyngysbrygge) was formerly included in the manor of Churchstow, the first trace of its separate existence being found in the Hundred Roll of 1276, which records that in the manor of Churchstow there is a new borough, which has a Friday market and a separate assize of bread and ale.
The manor remained in possession of the abbot until the Dissolution, when it was granted to Sir William Petre.
According to the Domesday, Amesbury was a royal manor and did not pay geld, but was under the obligation of providing one night's entertainment for the king.Advertisement
Southampton Common, with its fine avenue, north of the town, was formerly part of the manor of Shirley.
The manor of Zuilen on the Vecht, four miles north-west of Utrecht, was partly held in fief from this abbey and partly from the bishops of Utrecht.
Warminster appears in Domesday, and was a royal manor whose tenant was bound to provide, when required, a night's lodging for the king and his retinue.
He was appointed United States minister to France in 1792, and was the only representative of a foreign country who remained at his post throughout the Reign of Terror; but his ill-concealed attitude of hostility to the Revolu manor and also a large estate from his uncle in Monmouth county, East Jersey.
Far otherwise was it with the church which was formed originally at Gainsborough (?1602), by " professors " trained under zealous Puritan clergy in the district where Nottinghamshire, Yorkshire and Lincolnshire meet, but which about 1606 reorganized itself for reasons of convenience into two distinct churches, meeting at Gainsborough and in Scrooby Manor House.Advertisement
The founder of a colony was styled a patroon, and, although the colonists were bound to him only by a voluntary contract for specified terms, the relations between them and the patroon during the continuance of the contract were in several important respects similar to those under the feudal system between the lord of a manor and his serfs.
On both sides of the entrance to Delaware Bay Samuel Godyn, Samuel Blomaert and five other directors who were admitted to partner ship in the second year (1630) established the manor and colony of Swaanendael; on a tract opposite the lower end of Manhattan Island and including Staten Island, Michael Pauw established the manor and colony of Pavonia; on both sides of the Hudson and extending in all directions from Fort Orange (Albany) Kilian van Rensselaer established the manor and colony of Rensselaerwyck.
The manor, with a market and tolls, was among the possessions confirmed in 972 by King Edgar to the abbot of Peterborough, to whom it still belonged in 1086.
After the Dissolu tion the market was granted with the manor to John, earl of Bedford, and still belongs to the lord of the manor.
The first religious settlement in Surrey, a Benedictine abbey, was founded in 666 at Chertsey (Cerotesei, Certesey), the manor of which belonged to the abbot until 1539, since when it has been a possession of the crown.
In the 18th century the manor passed by marriage to the Courtenays, afterwards earls of Devon, and Robert de Courtenay in 1220 gave the king a palfrey to hold an annual fair at his manor of Okehampton, on the vigil and feast day of St Thomas the Apostle.
At Otford, Wrotham and Charing were manorhouses or rather palaces of the archbishops of Canterbury; at Hollingbourne was a manor of the priors of Christchurch.
She returned as usual by way of Darmstadt, and shortly after her arrival at Windsor paid a visit to Baron Ferdinand Rothschild at Waddesdon Manor.
The principal villages are New Brighton, West New Brighton, Port Richmond, Stapleton, and Tompkinsville on the north coast, and Tottenville (or Bentley Manor) on the south-west coast.
He erected this into the Manor of Bentley and the manor house, built about this time, still stands in the village of Tottenville.
The districts included preserve the names of ancient manors, and in Canonbury, which belonged as early as the 13th century to the priory of St Bartholomew, Smithfield, traces of the old manor house remain.
The manor, called in the 13th century Haringee (a name which survives as Harringay), belonged from an early date to the see of London, the bishops having a seat here.
Returning to England in 1644 he found that his father was dead and had left him the manor of Stalbridge in Dorsetshire, together with estates in Ireland.
In the colonial era Maryland had an interesting list of governmental subdivisions - the manor, the hundred, the parish, the county, and the city - but the two last are about all that remain and even these are in considerable measure subject to the special local acts of the General Assembly.
It was a member of the Honour of Clitheroe and a fee of the royal manor of Tottington, which soon after the Conquest was held by the Lacys.
The local family of Bury held lands here during the 13th century, and at least for a short time the manor itself, but before 1347 it passed by marriage to the Pilkingtons of Pilkington,withwhom it remained til11485,when on the attainder of Sir Thomas Pilkington it was granted to the first earl of Derby, whose descendants have since held it.
Alice, only daughter and heiress of Henry de Lacy, married Thomas Plantagenet, earl of Lancaster, and on the attainder of her husband she and Joan, widow of Henry, were obliged to release their rights in the manor to the king.
In 14th-century documents it is described as a town or borough governed by a portreeve, who frequently came into conflict with the parson of St John's church, who had become lord of the manor of Yeovil during the reign of Henry III.
The history of the manor is traceable from the time of Edward the Confessor, and after the Conquest it was held of the Bishop of Coutances by Aubrey de Vere.
With a few short intervals the manor continued in the direct line until Tudor times.
It was built by Sir Walter Cope, lord of the manor, in 1607, and obtained its present name on coming into the possession of Henry Rich, earl of Holland, through his marriage with Cope's daughter.
Though there is evidence of an early settlement in the neighbourhood, the town of Farnham (Ferneham) seems to have grown up round the castle of the bishops of Winchester, who possessed the manor at the Domesday Survey.
Camborne (Cambron, Camron) formed a portion of the extensive manor of Tehidy, which at the time of the Domesday Survey was held by the earl of Mortain and subsequently by the Dunstanville and Basset families.
The manor belonged to this see as early as the reign of Ethelbert.
Northallerton (Alvetune, Allerton) is said to have been a Roman station and afterwards a Saxon "burgh," but nothing is known with certainty about it before the account given in the Domesday Survey, which shows that before the Conquest Earl Edwin had held the manor, but that the Normans had destroyed it so utterly that it was still waste in 1086.
The manor of Crickhowell used to be regarded as a borough by prescription, but there is no record of its ever having possessed any municipal institutions.
It was included in the bishop of Exeter's manor of Pawton, which had been annexed to the see of Crediton upon its formation by Edward the Elder in 909.
Two manors of Padstow are mentioned later - the prior of Bodmin's manor, which included the rectory, and a manor which passed from the Bonvilles to the Greys, marquesses of Dorset, both of which were eventually acquired by the family of Prideaux.
The manor, royal demesne in 1086, was granted by Edmund Plantagenet in 1285 to the house of Ashridge, and the town developed under monastic protection.
At the same time he is said to have given the manor to Wulfstan, archbishop of York.
The archbishops of York as lords of the manor had various privileges in the town, among which were the right of holding a market and fair, and Archbishop John, being summoned in the reign of Henry I.
They obtained the manor in 1133.
The principal manor of Enfield, which was held by Asgar, Edward the Confessor's master of horse, was in the hands of the Norman baron Geoffrey de Mandeville at the time of Domesday, and belonged to the Bohun family in the 12th and 13th centuries.
The borough court was held by the lord of the manor.
At the time of Edward the Confessor, Archbishop Stigand owned the manor, which according to Domesday passed to Ralf de Insula.
Rev. (1904); Prof. Bury's Life of St Patrick (1905); Haverfield's Romanization (cited above); and P.1 Vinogradoff, Growth of the Manor (1905), bk.
Both town and abbey were sacked by the Danes in 997, but were shortly afterwards rebuilt, and the latter at the time of the Conquest ranked as the wealthiest house in Devon, including the hundred and manor of Tavistock among its possessions.
The right of the burgesses to his election was, however, lost, and the mayor was always nominated by the lord of the manor.
This arrangement lasted until 1565, when the burgesses put in a claim to their right of election, and it was decided that out of four burgesses nominated by the lord of the manor the jury of the court leet should select the mayor.
Ulverston, otherwise Vlureston, Olvestonum, occurs in Domesday Book, where Vlurestun is named as a manor in possession of Turulf, who was probably the original Saxon owner.
Early in the 12th century the manor passed to Stephen, count of Boulogne, and was given by him to Furness Abbey.
Early in the 17th century the Crown alienated the manor, which is now in the, family of Buccleuch.
A minister, John van Mekelenburg (Johannes Megapolensis) migrated to Rensselaerwyck manor in 1642, preached to the Indians - probably before any other Protestant minister - and after 1649 was settled in New Amsterdam.
The lordship of the manor was granted to Waltham Abbey.
In the autumn of 1584 she was removed to Wingfield Manor under charge of Sir Ralph Sadler and John Somers, who accompanied her also on her next removal to Tutbury in January 1585.
In 1444 Sir John Beauchamp purchased the remaining moiety of the manor, and was granted an additional fair at the feast of St Dunstan.
From this date the Beauchamps were lords of the whole manor until it passed by female descent to the Grevilles in the reign of Henry VIII.
In 1246 Reginald de Mohun, then lord of the manor, founded a Cistercian abbey at Newenham within the parish of Axminster, granting it a Saturday market and a fair on Midsummer day, and the next year made over to the monks from Beaulieu the manor and hundred of Axminster.
Bishop Hugh de Puiset rebuilt the church and built a manor house which was for many years the occasional residence of the bishops of Durham.
Near Wimborne is Canford Manor, the seat of Lord Wimborne, a mansion in the Tudor style, built by Blore in 1826, and improved from designs of Sir Charles Barry.
At the conquest Wimborne was a royal borough, ancient demesne of the crown, and part of the manor of Kingston Lacy, which Henry I.
The town was governed until the 19th century by two bailiffs, chosen annually at a court le g it of the royal manor o Wimborne borough, part of the manor of Kingston Lacy.
In the reign of Edward the Confessor the manor of Tottenham was possessed by Earl Waltheof.
The manor thus descended to William the Lion, king of Scotland, and was granted by him in 1184 to his brother David, earl of Angus and Galloway, the grant being confirmed in 1199 by King John of England, who created him earl of Huntingdon.
She retained possession till 1254, when the manor was divided between his coheirs Robert de Brus, John de Baliol and Henry de Hastings, each division forming a distinct manor bearing the name of its owner.
Consequently where the right of patronage (the right of the patron to present to the bishop the person whom he has nominated to become rector or vicar of the parish to the benefice of which he claims the right of advowson) remains attached to the manor, it is called an advowson appendant, and passes with the estate by inheritance The distinction between nomination to a living and presentation is to be noted.
Nomination is the power, by virtue of a manor or otherwise, to appoint a clerk to the patron of a benefice, to be by him presented to the ordinary.
But where, as is often the case, the right of presentation has been sold by itself, and so separated from the manor, it is called an advowson in gross.
At the Domesday Survey, Kidderminster was still in the hands of the king and remained a royal manor until Henry II.
The poet Edmund Waller was one of the 17th century lords of the manor.
In 1086 the abbey of Shaftesbury held the manor, which afterwards passed to the Norman kings, who raised the castle.
The manor was granted by Edward the Confessor to Westminster Abbey, and passed in the 13th century to the see of London and in the 16th to the Crown; but was not so held later than 1603.
His purchase of the manor of Chelsea in 1712 has perpetuated his memory in the name of a "place," a street, and a square.
The manor of North Lambeth was given to the bishopric of Rochester in the time of Edward the Confessor, and the bishops had a house here till the 16th century.
They did not,, however, retain the manor beyond the close of the 12th century, when it was acquired by the see of Canterbury.
In 1316 the prior of Tywardreath, as lord of the manor, obtained the right to hold a Monday market and two fairs on the feasts of St Finbar and St Lucy, but by the charter of 1690 provision was made for a Saturday market and three fairs, on the 1st of May, 10th of September and Shrove Tuesday, and only these three continue to be held.
At the time of the Domesday Survey East Looe was assessed under Pendrym, which was of the king's demesne and West Looe under Hamelin's manor of Trelowia.
In the 14th century the former manor was held by the family of Bodrugan; the latter by that of Dauney, who had inherited it from the Treverbyns.
In 1237 Henry Bodrugan received the grant of a market on Fridays and a fair at Michaelmas in his manor of Pendrym.
The manor, which had belonged to the Cluniac monks of Bermondsey, passed through various hands to Edward Alleyn in 1606.
In 1213 King John granted the manor to the men of the town at a feefarm of £120 yearly, and confirmation charters were granted by several succeeding kings, Richard II.
The manor afterwards belonged to the Lacys, and in the beginning of the 14th century passed by marriage to Roger de Mortimer and through him to Edward IV.
In the town are two strong castellated towers of the 14th century, known as the Moot Hall and the Manor Office.
The market day was altered to Tuesday in 1662, and Sir William Fenwick, then lord of the manor, received a grant of a cattle market on the Tuesday after the feast of St Cuthbert in March and every Tuesday fortnight until the feast of St Martin.
A Benedictine cell was founded here at the close of the 12th century by the lord of the manor, Richard Fitz-Roger.
In the 13th century, as part of the barony of Halton, the manor passed to Henry, earl of Lincoln, who by a charter dated 1282 declared the town a free borough, with a gild merchant and numerous privileges, including power to elect a mayor, a catchpole and an aletaster.
In the reign of Edward the Confessor Wem was held as four manors, but at the time of the Domesday Survey William Pantulf was holding the whole as one manor of Roger, earl of Shrewsbury, from whom it passed to the Botelers, barons of Wem.
The famous Judge Jeffreys was among the subsequent lords of the manor and was created Baron Jeffreys of Wem in 1685, but upon the death of his only son and heir in 1720 the title became extinct.
In 1459 Ralph, Lord Greystock, is said to have granted a charter, no longer extant, to his tenants in the manor, and in 1674 the freeholders, "borough-holders" and copyholders, of Wem brought an action against Daniel Wicherley, then lord of the manor, for the establishment of customs and privileges chiefly connected with the tenure of their lands and tenements, which was decided in their favour.
The borough was governed by two bailiffs, both elected at the court leet of the lord of the manor, one by his steward, the other by a borough.
Bishop's Castle was included in the manor of Lydbury, which belonged to the church of Hereford before the Conquest.
The castle, at first called Lydbury Castle, was built by one of the bishops of Hereford between 1085 and 1154, to protect his manor from the Welsh, and the town which sprang up round the castle walls acquired the name of Bishop's Castle in the 13th century.
In 1303 Lodovicus de Bello Monte, prebendary of Salisbury, obtained a grant of a Saturday market at the manor of Caine, and a three days' fair at the feast of St Mary Magdalene; the latter was only abandoned in the 19th century.
In the following year he was again looking for a country house, and lighted upon Kelmscott manor house, in the Upper Thames valley, which he took at first in joint-tenancy with Rossetti and used principally as a holiday home.
The manor of Boroughbridge, then called Burc, was held by Edward the Confessor and passed to William the Conqueror, but suffered so much from the ravages of his soldiers that by 1086 it had decreased in value fro to 55s.
In 1229 Boroughbridge, as part of the manor of Aldborough, was granted to Hubert de Burgh, but was forfeited a few years later by his son who fought against the king at Evesham.
It then remained a royal manor until Charles I.
In Henry I.'s reign a barony was formed for Pain de Vilars, of which Warrington was the head and to which it gave the name, and from that family both manor and barony passed to the Botelers or Butlers, who first established their residence on the mote hill and before 1280 built Bewsey in Burton wood.
The Butlers held both barony and manor till 1586, when the barony lapsed and the manor passed after some vicissitudes to the Irelands of Bewsey, then to the Booths and in 1769 to the Blackburns.
In August 1659 Sir George Booth, lord of the manor, was defeated at Winnington, and part of his forces surrendered at Warrington to the parliamentary garrison.
A borough was created by William le Boteler about 1230 by a charter which has not been preserved; but its growing strength alarmed the lord who contrived to repress it before 1300, and for over Soo years Warrington was governed by the lord's manor court.
It contains a lofty Doric column and a detached chapel and banqueting hall, and in the vicinity are picturesque fragments of the monastic chapel of Friarside, and of the manor house of Hollinside.
Though his residence was at Groton Manor, much of his time was spent in London.
A castle of the lords of the manor was built early in the 14th century, and remains, as does another adjacent fortified building of the same period.
Roger de Peppart, lord of the manor early in the 13th century, founded the present Protestant church and a house of Crutched Friars.
The bishops, to whom the manor belonged until the Reformation, had difficulty in enforcing their warren and other rights; in 1351 Bishop Grandison obtained an exemplification of judgments of 1282 declaring that he had pleas of withernam, view of frank pledge, the gallows and assize of bread and ale.
The borough and manor were granted by Elizabeth to William Killigrew in 1595, but there is no indication of town organization then or in 1630, and in the 18th century Crediton was governed by commissioners.
All Saints' church, restored in 1866, is late Norman, containing several monuments to the Carys, lords of the manor for 600 years.
These commoners might be the several owners, the inhabitants of a parish, freemen of a borough, tenants of a manor, &c. The opening of the fields by throwing down the fences took place on Lammas Day (12th of August) for corn-lands and on Old Midsummer Day (6th of July) for grass.
The borough, first claimed as such in the reign of Henry I., was in existence by the middle of the 13th century, since a deed of Gilbert Fitz-Stephen, lord of the manor, mentions the services due from "his burgesses of Dertemue," and a borough seal of 1280 is extant.
The hundred of East Grinstead (Grenestede, Estgrensted) was in the possession of the count of Mortain in 1086, but no mention of a vill or manor of East Grinstead is made in the Domesday Survey.
At Domesday the manor of Willesden and Harlesden was held by the canons of St Paul's.
Before the Norman period the manor of Hanwell belonged to Westminster Abbey.
Carisbrooke is not mentioned by name in the Domesday Survey, but Bowcombe, its principal manor, was a dependency of the royal manor of Amesbury, and was obtained from the king by William Fitz Osbern in exchange for three Wiltshire manors.
This was founded shortly after the Conquest and originated from the endowment which the monks of Lyre near Evreux held in Bowcombe, including the church, mill, houses, land and tithes of the manor.
The manor was held by the local family of Atherton from John's reign to 1738, when it passed by marriage to Robert Gwillym, who assumed that name.
Up to 1891 the lord of the manor held a court-leet and court-baron annually in November, but in that year Lord Lilford sold to the local board the market tolls, stallages and pickages, and since this sale the courts have lapsed.
The manor was held by Falkes de Breaute (whence the name, Falkes Hall) in the time of John and Henry III.
At that time it was the custom to call up the whole able-bodied population of the manor, with the exception of the housewives for two, three or more days of mowing and reaping on the lord's fields; to these boon-works the peasantry was asked or invited by special summons, and their value was so far appreciated that the villagers were usually treated to meals in cases where they were again and again called off from their own fields to the demesne.
To the topographer, as to the genealogist, its evidence is of primary importance; for it not only contains the earliest survey of a township or manor, but affords in the majority of cases the clue to its subsequent descent.
The corporation of the city of London then acquired the freehold interest of waste land belonging to the lords of the manor, and finally secured 5559b acres, magnificently timbered, to the use of the public for ever, the tract being declared open by Queen Victoria in 1882.
The manor house or palace of the bishops of London stands in grounds, beautifully planted and surrounded by a moat, believed to be a Danish work, near the river west of Putney Bridge.
The manor is said to have been given to Bishop Erkenwald about the year 691 for himself and his successors in the see of London, and Holinshed relates that the Bishop of London was lodging in his manor place in 1141 when Geoffrey de Mandeville, riding out from the Tower of London, took him prisoner.
At the Commonwealth the manor was temporarily out of the bishops' hands, being sold to Colonel Edmund Harvey.
In the same year the great victory of Blenheim further consolidated the power of the Whigs and increased the influence of Marlborough, upon whom Anne now conferred the manor of Woodstock.
Newport is not mentioned in the Domesday Survey, but at the time of the Conquest formed part of the manor of Edgmond, which William I.
The manor of Cheddar was a royal demesne in Saxon times, and the witenagemot was held there in 966 and 968.
By a charter of 1231 extensive liberties in the manor of Cheddar were granted to Bishop Joceline, who by a charter of 1235 obtained the right to hold a weekly market and fair.
The manor is not mentioned in the Domesday Survey, but formed part of the lordship of Holderness which William the Conqueror granted to Odo, count of Albemarle.
After the countess's death the manor came to the hands of Edward I.
However, in1674-1675the crown, probably in gratitude for the part played by the Cholmleys in the Civil War, restored to the lords of the manor all the liberties ever enjoyed by the abbots of Whitby in Whitby and Whitby Strand.
In the Domesday survey it appears as a royal manor containing two mills, but it was bestowed by Henry I.
In the reign of Edward the Confessor, Wakefield (Wacheeld) was the chief place in a large district belonging to the king and was still a royal manor in 1086.
They, however, predeceased him, and after Maud's death in 1360 the manor fell to the crown.
Before this date it was under the superintendence of a constable appointed by the steward of the lord of the manor.
The town takes its name from a family of Gray who held the manor for three centuries from 1149.
Our Wykeham first appears in the public records in 1350 as keeper of the manor of Rochford, Hants, during the minority of the heir, William Botreaux.
On the 9th of October he acted as attorney to the king in the purchase of the manor of Thunderley, Essex.
The manor was given in 941 by King Edmund to the monks of Christ Church, Canterbury, from whom it had been previously taken, but it was again alienated, for it was restored to the same monks by Edred in 948.
The old manor house, now demolished, was Catherine's residence; and had been, according to tradition, the place of the retirement of Catherine of Aragon after her divorce from Henry VIII.
The Marmions claimed descent from the lords of Fontenay, hereditary champions of the dukes of Normandy, and held the castle of Tamworth, Leicestershire, and the manor of Scrivelsby, Lincolnshire.
Liskeard (Liscarret) was at the time of the Domesday Survey an important manor with a mill rendering 12d.
Richard, king of the Romans, recognized its natural advantages and built the manor house or castle and resided there occasionally.
In 1461 the men of the town, tenants of the manor which had been granted by the monks of Bury St Edmunds to Gilbert, earl of Clare, and had passed to the Crown with the honour of Clare, claimed exemption from toll, pontage and similar dues as their prescriptive right.
These liberties were confirmed in 1505 by Henry VII., who also granted the corporation the town and manor to hold at fee-farm with certain rights of jurisdiction.
The weekly market, now the property of the corporation, was granted to the abbot of St Edmunds as lord of the manor in 1227 together with a yearly fair on the vigil of the feast of St Philip and St James.
The original manor house was rebuilt by Lord Chancellor Rich, who was here visited by Queen Elizabeth in 1561, and for her entertainment Sir Philip Sidney wrote a dramatic interlude which was played before the queen at Wanstead garden, and is printed at the end of the Arcadia.
The manor was originally in the possession of Westminster Abbey, but its history is fragmentary until Tudor times.
It is an ancient town, of which the manor was held successively by the abbots of St Ebrulph in Normandy and Combermere in Cheshire.
Later the manor passed to the Bassets and the Beauchamps, and Warwick the King-maker held it in right of his wife.
At the time of the Domesday Survey, Thirsk (Treske) was a manor of little importance belonging partly to the king and partly to Hugh, son of Baldric. Soon afterwards it was granted to Robert de Mowbray, who often resided there, and is said to have raised the castle round which the borough grew up. His estates, being forfeited for treason against William Rufus, were restored by Henry I.
The manor remained in his family until the death of John de Mowbray, duke of Norfolk, without issue male in 1475, and after passing through several families was finally sold in 1723 to Ralph Bell, whose descendants thereafter held the manor.
It was governed by a bailiff elected by the burgesses at the court leet of the lord of the manor, and never received a charter of incorporation.
In January 1784 the sale of the land included in the " Manor of Pittsburgh " was begun by the grandsons of William Penn,, John Penn (1729-1795), the second son of Richard Penn and lieutenant-governor of Pennsylvania in1763-1771and in 1 7731776; and John Penn (1760-1834), the fourth son of Thomas Penn; and in the following June a new series of town lots was laid out in which was incorporated Colonel Campbell's survey, Thereafter, settlers, chiefly Scotch and Irish, came rapidly.
According to the Domesday survey it had always been a royal manor, and comprised three mills and a market.
At the time of the Domesday survey the king owned the manor.
In 1618 a George Canning, son of Richard Canning of Foxcote in Warwickshire, received a grant of the manor of Garvagh in Londonderry, Ireland, from King James I.
He also appointed as the chief officer of the town a reeve who was to be chosen by the lord of the manor, the burgesses being " more eligible if only they would pay as much as others for the office."
Trowbridge (Trubrig, Trobrigg, Trowbrigge) was probably mentioned in Domesday under the name of Straburg, a manor held by one Brictric together with Staverton and Trowle, now both included within its limits.
The first reference to the "town" of Trowbridge occurs early in the 16th century; previous to that date mention is made of the manor and castle only.
The latter, round which the town probably grew up, is said to have been built by the de Bohuns, who obtained possession of the manor by marriage with the daughter of Edward de Sarisbury.
Godalming (Godelminge) belonged to King Alfred, and was a royal manor at the time of Domesday.
The manor belonged to the see of Salisbury in the middle ages, but reverted to the crown in the time of Henry VIII.
Flitt was parcel of the manor of Luton, and formed part of the marriage portion of Eleanor, sister of Henry III.
In 1668 the manor was possessed by the earl of Derby, but various parts afterwards became alienated.
The manor of Bolton Abbey with the rest of the district of Craven was granted by William the Conqueror to Robert de Romili, who evidently held it in 1086, although there is no mention made of it in the Domesday survey.
William de Meschines and Cicely de Romili, his wife, heiress of Robert, founded and endowed a priory at Embsay or Emmesay, near Skipton, in 1120, but it was moved here in 1151 by their daughter, Alice de Romili, wife of William FitzDuncan, who gave the manor to the monks in exchange for other lands.
After the dissolution of the monasteries the manor was sold in 1542 to Henry Clifford, 2nd earl of Cumberland, whose descendants, the dukes of Devonshire, now hold it.
In 1625 he purchased the manor of Blythe, Shustoke, and removed thither in 1626.
From the Lacys the manor passed to Thomas Plantagenet, duke of Lancaster, through his marriage with Alice de Lacy, and so came to the crown on the accession of Henry IV.
The manor, part of that of Canford, belonged in 1086 to Edward of Salisbury, and passed by marriage to William Longespee, earl of Salisbury, thence to Edmund de Lacy, earl of Lincoln, and with his heiress to Thomas, earl of Lancaster, and so to the Crown.
In 1372 the burgesses obtained assize of bread and ale, and right to hold the courts of the lord of the manor, the prepositus being styled his mayor.
In the manor of the abbess of Shaftesbury were 111 houses and 151 burgesses; here 42 houses had been totally destroyed since St Edward's reign.
In 1280 the abbess obtained the royal manor at an annual fee-farm rent of I 2 and remained the sole mistress of the borough until it passed at the dissolution of the monasteries to Sir Thomas Arundel, after whose execution it was granted about 1552 to William Herbert, earl of Pembroke.
To the French or Norman knight all peasants on his manor seemed to be villeins, and he failed to understand the distinction between freemen who had personally commended themselves to his English predecessor but still owned their land, and the mass of ordinary servile tenants.
The royal courts are no longer to attend the kings persona vexatious practice when sovereigns were always on the move, and litigants and witnesses had to follow them from manor to manorbut are to be fixed at Westminster.
In the manor rolls it is not Uncommon to find whole families swept away, so that no heir can be detected to their holdings.
A partisan of Henry, son of the empress, that prince before his accession to the throne granted him, by his charter at Bristol in the earlier half of 1153, the Gloucestershire manor of Bitton, and a hundred librates of land in the manor of Berkeley, Henry agreeing to strengthen the castle of Berkeley, which was evidently already in Robert's hands.
Later in the same year the duke of Normandy granted to Robert fitz Harding Berkeley manor and the appurtenant district called "Berkelaihernesse," to hold in fee by the service of one knight or at a rent of loo s.
Being at Berkeley, the duke confirmed to Robert a grant of Bedminster made by Robert, earl of Gloucester, and in the first year of his reign as king of England he confirmed his own earlier grant of the Berkeley manor.
In the immediate neighbourhood is Glossop Hall, the seat of Lord Howard, lord of the manor, a picturesque old building with extensive terraced gardens.
In 1204 John granted the manor of Wolverhampton to the church, and at the Reformation it was held by the dean of the collegiate body; in 1553 Edward VI.
The church of St Mary is almost entirely Perpendicular, and has a beautiful south porch, brasses of the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries and numerous monuments, several of which, in a chantry, commemorate members of the family of Drake, lords of the manor.
The manor, or chief of them, was held by Geoffrey de Mandeville.
The manor afterwards descended to the families of Fitz Piers, Bohun and Strafford, and was granted by Henry VIII.
This went to the purchase of Hughenden Manor - not, of course, a great property, but with so much of the pleasant and picturesque, of the dignified also, as quite to explain what it was to the affectionate fancy of its lord.
Epsom (a contraction of Ebbisham, still the name of the manor) first came into notice when mineral springs were discovered there about 1618.
In spring, 1691, he took up his residence in the manor house of Otes in Essex, the country seat of Sir Francis Masham, between Ongar and Harlow.
Newton Bushel was so called from Robert Bussell or Bushel, foster-child and kinsman of Theobald de Englishville, who was made lord of the manor by Henry III.
The town was originally called Bedcote, a name retained by the manor.
Lampeter was first imcorporated under Edward II., but the earliest known charter dates from the reign of Henry VI., whereby the principal officer of the town, a portreeve, was to be appointed annually at the court-leet of the manor.
Privileged copyholds are those held by the custom of the manor and not by the will of the lord.
The manor of Avebury was granted in the reign of Henry I.
In consequence of the war with France in the reign of Edward III., this manor was annexed by the crown, and was conferred on the newly founded college of New College, Oxford, together with all the possessions, spiritual and temporal, of the priory.
In 1155 the manor was granted to the abbey of St John of Colchester, later to Cardinal Wolsey, and on his disgrace, to Thomas Howard, duke of Norfolk, to whom Elizabeth in 1567 granted a market on Saturday.
From the time of St John of Beverley until the dissolution of the monasteries, the manor and town of Beverley belonged to the archbishopric of York, and is said to have been held under a charter of liberties supposed to have been granted by King lEthelstan in 925.
Wall wapentake in Westriding was a liberty of the bishop of Lincoln, and as late as 1515 the dean and chapter of Lincoln claimed delivery and return of writs in the manor and hundred of Navenby.
The shire court for Lincolnshire was held at Lincoln every forty days, the lords of the manor attending with their stewards, or in their absence the reeve and four men of the vill.
Country seats worthy of note (chiefly modern) are Aswarby Hall, Belton House, Brocklesby, Casewick, Denton Manor, Easton Hall, Grimsthorpe (of the 16th and 18th centuries, with earlier remains), Haverholm Priory, Nocton Hall, Panton Hall, Riby Grove, Somerby Hall, Syston Park and Uffington.
During his former stay in England Pitt had bought a good deal of property, including the manor of Old Sarum, and for a short time he had represented this borough in parliament.
Four inquisitions during the 13th century supported the abbot's claims, yet in 1343 the townsmen declared in a chancery bill of complaint that Cirencester was a borough distinct from the manor, belonging to the king but usurped by the abbot, who since 1308 had abated their court of provostry..
After several unsuccessful attempts to re-establish the gild merchant, the government in 1592 was vested in the bailiff of the lord of the manor.
After the battle of Blenheim the manor of Woodstock was by Act 3 and 4 of Queen Anne, chap. 4, bestowed in perpetuity on John, duke of Marlborough.
The sum of £50o,000 was voted for the purchase of the manor and the erection of the building, a huge pile built by Sir John Vanbrugh, in a heavy Italo-Corinthian style.
It was a favourite royal residence until the Civil War, when the manor house was "almost totally destroyed."
The manor of Croydon was presented by William the Conqueror to Archbishop Lanfranc, who is believed to have founded the archiepiscopal palace there, which was the occasional residence of his successors till about 1750, and of which the chapel and hall remain.
In Domesday Book the manor only is mentioned, but in 1199 the men of Wycombe paid tallage to the king.
Subsequently the tract passed largely into the hands of Frederick Philipse and became part of the manor of Philipsburgh.
With the rental of the manor of Bexley, William Camden, the antiquary, founded the ancient history professorship at Oxford.
The manor of Witney (Wyttineye, Wytnay, Wytney) was held by the see of Winchester before the Conquest.
A further grant of two yearly fairs was made in 1414 to the bishop of Winchester at his manor of Witney, namely, on the vigil and day of St Clement the Pope, and at the feast of St Barnabas.
The Old Hall, or manor house of the Asshetons, remains in an altered form, with an ancient prison adjoining, and the name of Gallows Meadow, still preserved, recalls the summary execution of justice by the lords of the manor.
The manor was granted to Roger de Poictou by William I., but before the end of his reign came to the Greslets as part of the barony of Manchester.
The lord of the manor still holds the ancient court-leet and court-baron halfyearly in May and November, in which cognizance is taken of breaches of agreement among the tenants, especially concerning the repair of roads and cultivation of lands.
In the absence of evidence to the contrary, the ecclesiastical parish is presumed to be composed of a single township or vill, and to be conterminous with the manor within the ambit of which it is comprised.
The suburban villages of Larchmont and Pelham (and Pelham Manor) lie respectively N.E.
After the Dissolution the manor with the markets and fairs and other privileges was granted to Sir Philip Hoby, who increased his power over the town by persuading the burgesses to agree that, after they had nominated six candidates for the office of bailiff, the steward of the court instructed by him should indicate the two to be chosen.
She gazed up at the solemn faÃ§ade of the manor before jogging up the walkway to the front door.
With a deep breath, Yully left the graveyard and returned to the manor, determined to find a way to leave for Sean's wake.
Jule Transported himself from the Other's Irish manor to the study of the White God's temporary headquarters in Texas.
Czerno motioned her out of the car as it stopped in front of the Georgian-style manor house.
Thereafter the lord of the manor retained the advowson of the mother church, Lord Amherst of Hackney being patron in 1987.
It's a fortified manor house and, despite its apparent defenses, it could never have resisted prolonged assault like a true castle.
Six women were among those presented for breaking the assize; others acted as collectors of rents for the manor.
The last remaining manor, of Waltham, has close associations with the ancient abbey of the same name.
The course is set in 400 beautiful acres of parkland, with a 14th century manor house as an imposing backdrop.
In 1871 Digby Latimer, who had been adjudged bankrupt, put the Manor of Heddington up for sale by auction.
The birds are still on Manor Farm, breeding, are totally self sufficient and now living as wild barn owls.
A manor house near the north west corner of the green is the oldest building in the community.
The manor castle dates from the 18th century, upgraded in recent times to meet the needs of today's informal yet discerning clientele.
The place is Dinmore Manor, which is on the site of the chief commandery of the Hospitallers in Herefordshire (1 ).
The house was held by copyhold of the Manor and Honor of Hampton Court, as were all the properties in the area.
Today the village has around 380 houses ranging from listed manor houses and quaint cottages, to modern town houses and octagonal architect-designed dwellings.
All the rights and royalties of the river crake belong to this manor, which is the property of Colonel Braddyll.
The manor was constituted, and took the place of the old association of equal, independent cultivators.
The manor, part of Fulham, had no demesne, and apart from a brief period before c.
At Domesday survey, the manor, which had belonged to Earl Alger, was part of the royal demesne.
The manor of Melbourne was part of the ancient demesne of the crown.
The young people were unanimous in choosing Elvaston Castle; an old and partially derelict manor house, on the edge of Derby.
The Bishop of Hereford had a dovecote on his manor in Ross which brought him 5 s a year in rent.
Rudloe Manor both for rail and UFO enthusiasts has become a dreamers mirror, you see there what you want to see.
Further down the lane, note the somewhat eerie gothic Houghton Manor.
The manor was formerly dependant on the barony of Linstock or Crosby; but the land is now all enfranchised.
The 1889 arms orginally had an ermine fess from the arms of the Calthorpe family, Lords of the Manor of Edgbaston.
In the Victorian era it was partly demolished to provide building material for a garden folly in the manor grounds.
The 23 guest rooms are located in the manor house, pool annex or Victorian cottage and are well appointed with handcrafted furniture.
Ince Manor was a medieval monastic grange, at the center of an estate held by the Benedictine Abbey of St Werburgh, Chester.
In course of time he was fortunate enough to marry the heiress of the Manor.
Originally home to Clanville Manor farm's herdsman, the internal accommodation is modern and comfortable.
The Lord of the Manor also exercised jurisdiction over his tenants by a system of manorial courts.
The focus of wedding planning services from Langtry Manor Hotel is to create your special day in royal splendor.
Sarah Ann Pigott who married the squire and inherited the Manor House.
Finish running Manor by giving lift to campaign of anointed successor.
At the end of my time at Yeldall Manor I will be a fully qualified tree surgeon.
In just five minutes from The Valley, you could be golfing at the manor or cycling the mineral tramways.
Tudor style manor house built in 1894.
River Manor also features two swimming pools, a health and beauty wellness studio, two lounges and a conservatory.
To the south west of the Manor there is a feature called the Deer Ring.
In 1679 the town received a charter from Charles II., and the corporation consisted of a mayor, two aldermen and 12 capital burgesses, until abolished by the Municipal Corporations Act of 1886, under which the property is now vested in seven trustees, one of whom is appointed by the lord of the manor, and there are also two aldermen and four elected members.
This year Waynflete acquired the reversion of the manor of Stanswick, Berks, from Lady Danvers (Chandler, p. 87) for Magdalen Hall.
He was the son of Philip Livingston (1686-1749), and grandson of Robert Livingston (1654-1725), who was born at Ancrum, Scotland, emigrated to America about 1673, and received grants (beginning in 1686) to "Livingston Manor" (a tract of land on the Hudson, comprising the greater part of what are now Dutchess and Columbia counties).
After the Dissolution the manor remained with the crown until 1624, when Charles I.
The tenure of land from the crown "as of the manor of East Greenwich" became at this time a recognized formula, and occurs in a succession of American colonial charters from those of Virginia in 1606, 1609 and 1612 to that of New Jersey in 1674.
The prefix recalls the former lordship of the manor possessed by the friary of St John of Jerusalem in Clerkenwell, London.
In 1540 Sir John Horsey, who had bought the manor and church at the Dissolution, sold the abbey to the vicar and parishioners.
The lordship was given to the abbey of Stratford, and, passing to the crown at the dissolution, formed part of the dowry of Catherine of Portugal, and was therefore called the Queen's Manor.
Because Dobbs Ferry had been a part of Philipse Manor all lands in it were declared forfeit at the time of the War of American Independence (see Yonkers), and new titles were derived from the commissioners of forfeitures.
This scholar in a brochure published in 1852 produced evidence from the exchequer accounts and the court rolls of the manor of Wakefield showing that a "Robyn Hod" and a "Robertus Hood" were living in this reign.
Kingsbridge was never represented in parliament or incorporated by charter, the government being by a portreeve, and down to the present day the steward of the manor holds a court leet and court baron and appoints a portreeve and constables.
An extreme aristocrat ' His great grandfather, Richard Morris, having fought in Cromwell's armies, emigrated to America on the restoration of Charles II., and founded the manor of Morrisania, in what was then New Netherland.
This demesne land, originally held at the will of the lord, in course of time came to acquire fixity of tenure, and developed into the modern copyhold (see MANOR).
Returning from an expedition to Three Rivers he was captured by Mohawks, who tortured him and kept him as a slave until the summer of 1643, when, aided by some Dutchmen, he escaped to the manor of Rensselaerwyck and thence to New Amsterdam.
The rights of the burgesses seem to have been undefined, for frequent commissions attest to encroachments on the rights of warren, forest and wreckage belonging to the royal manor.
The Welsh qualifier will take place on Tuesday, 11 July, at Liege Manor Farm Equestrian Center in the Vale of Glamorgan.
This rambling manor house is the kind of time capsule you just ca n't simulate.
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He became very wealthy and bought the rectory manor of Penistone which he bestowed on Godfrey.
It is now inhabited by six families of paupers (sic transit). The present lord of the manor is Henry Whorwood, esq.
You'll win a Monkey adoption pack, plus a pair of tickets to Drayton Manor Zoo to visit your simian friend.
The manorial courts are still held, and the Court Rolls are with the rector 's solicitor as steward of the manor.
Rentals and surveys also name the tenants of the manor and describe their individual holdings.
Buckland priory had at least three tenements in the parish attached to their manor of North Petherton.
To be held at the manor, which belongs to the office of the treasurer of the ch.
Most of the land was rented by the villein tenants of the manor, some with considerable holdings.
The Tribunal formed the opinion that there was a serious risk to the well-being of the residents in Hillside Manor.
The Celtic Manor Resort is a world-class destination just 90 minutes from London Heathrow.
Today, just the first two floors of the manor house have been restored.
The exterior of the manor house is made of limestone and features many fanciful turrets, cupolas, and other Gothic ornaments.
Lyndhurst is especially popular during the holiday season when the manor house and grounds are decorated with thousands of lights, decorated Christmas trees, and other Victorian holiday adornments.
At about ten years of age, I started acting cool like grown ups with a couple friends by acting as though we smoked by rolling up dried lawn grass from backyards and the Merrill Park in the Jeffery Manor at Chicago, Illinois.
She had already made a name for herself by the time the Twilight Saga came along, in movies such as Panic Room, Cold Creek Manor, and Zathura.
Cold Creek Manor - This movie wasn't a huge draw at the box office, but Kristen Stewart gained experience with stars Sharon Stone and Dennis Quaid.
She was soon hired to play, the daughter of Dennis Quaid and Sharon Stone in Cold Creek Manor (2003), and to play Lila in Undertow (2004) opposite Dermot Mulroney, Josh Lucas and Jamie Bell.
Located in western Pennsylvania, Chartiers Manor, an assisted living facility, is just minutes away from the downtown Pittsburgh area.
Chartiers Manor offers residents a choice of several different floor plans including companion suites and private rooms.
Pendleton Manor offers various levels of assistance, medical support, and professional staff, including those trained in Alzheimer's and dementia care.
The tractor parts can be found in Grimm's Farm, Hobbs Cottage and Rosewood Manor.
Go back to the forest behind the manor and get the sixth cube.
For the Wayne Manor bonus level, you must get a True Hero rank on every level as you play the Hero Storyline.
In the upper left corner, you'll find the Wayne Manor mission.
Emblematic of Stags' Leap Winery is the old stone manor built in 1888 by Chase, with the stone winery and caves following a few years later in 1893.
If the aristocratic manor looks familiar, it's possible you may recognize it from movies and television.
This Latin phrase is found on the Manor's dining room stained glass door.
Manor, Sparcraft, Sparlane, Crescendo and Carousel are a few Spartan trailer models.
The dollhouse comes in two versions; the Grand dollhouse and the Family Manor.
The Family Manor house is approximately half the price of the Grand Dollhouse.
The Manor house is sold exclusively at Target stores.
Mother, father, and baby are included with the Manor House.
If you can't find the tote of your dreams, there are other wonderful Burberry quilted bags worth considering, like the Quilted Mini Manor Bag.
Roomy, eye-catching and available in a number of colors, the Manor bag by Burberry is an iconic piece worthy of a spot in any fashionable woman's wardrobe.
One such example is the Manor bag, a carryall that looks every bit as prestigious as its name suggests.
The Manor bag is available in a number of styles.
For those who love the iconic check print, there are several Manor bags adorned with the famous pattern.
Fans of glitzy metallic colors will love the vibrantly shiny Manor bags.
Anyone dreaming of a classic leather bag for everyday use will find it in one of the simpler variations of the Manor.
If price is no object, you'll find plenty to love in the Manor bag by Burberry collection.
The Manor is instantly recognizable, if not for its shape or brand name, then for the special details that make it so significant.
With all of these elements competing for attention, one might expect the Manor to be an over-the-top, ostentatious bag - but it's really quite the opposite, since only a few of these details are incorporated in a Manor bag at one time.
Then look no further than a Manor bag etched with the house check design.
Several styles exist - you'll find house check Manor bags trimmed with shiny metallic leather, simple black leather and elegant ivory leather.
Manor bags come and go from season to season.
Today, the manor is said to be haunted by both Mary and Lurancy.