|British Isles Genealogy | County of Suffolk|
In the 18th of King Edward L, the demesne of this place was in Roger Bigod, Earl
of Norfolk, who endowed Alice, his second wife, with this and divers other
lordships, at their marriage; which she held during her life, and at her decease
it reverted to the Crown.
We subjoin a list of the lords and ladies of this manor, from Edward III. to James I., under the impression that it will be interesting to our readers, from the illustrious names it contains:
12th Edw. III. Thomas de Brotherton, the King's son, Earl of Norfolk, and Earl Marshall of England.
5th Richard II. Margaret, Countess of Norfolk.
5th Henry VI. John Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk, Earl Marshall.
26th Henry VI. John, Archbishop of Canterbury, and Humphrey, Duke of Buckingham, Feoffees.
2nd Edw. IV. Alionora, Dutchess of Norfolk, after the death of John, the late Duke of Norfolk.
16th Edw. IV. Elizabeth, Dutchess of Norfolk.
22nd Hen.VII. Sir James Hobart, and other Feoffees, for the use of Thomas, Earl of Surry.
16th Hen.VIII. William (Warham) Archbishop of Canterbury, and other Feoffees, for Thomas, Duke of Norfolk, son and heir of Thomas, the late Duke.
1st Edw. VI. King Edward VI., during the imprisonment of Thomas, Duke of Norfolk.
1st of Mary. Thomas, Duke of Norfolk, after his release from imprisonment.
5 & 6 Ph. & Mary. Thos., Duke of Norfolk, son & heir of Henry, Earl of Surry, the son & heir of Thos., the late Duke.
1st Elizabeth. Thomas, Duke of Norfolk, and Margaret his Dutchess.
11th Elizabeth. John Blennerhassett, Wm. Dixie, Wm. Cantrell, and Laurance Banister, upon lease for 16 years.
27th Elizabeth. Elizabeth, Queen of England.
2nd James I. Thomas, Earl of Suffolk, and Henry, Earl of Northampton, by gift of
the King; who sold it, in the same year, to Sir Michael Stanhope, of Sudbourne,
1. See the account of this charity in the parish of Sutton.
Topographical and Genealogical, The County of Suffolk, 1844, Augustine Page
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