Lordship Title of Cantilupe or Chesterton

£3,000.00

County: Huntingdonshire
Parish: Chesterton
History from: 1166
History to: 1543

Documented history: Yes

Domesday Book: No
Interesting Facts:

Become the 19th Lord and Lady of Cantilupe or Chesterton

1st Lord – Roger de Cantilupe, who owed service to the Baron of Southoe.

3rd Lord – Roger de Cantilupe granted the wardship and marriage of his heir John to Adam de Chesterton, who was a King’s clerk.

7th Lord – Richard de la Pole was Chief Butler to King Edward.  He is knighted for his service.

11th Lord – Sir Gerald Braybrooke is appointed Keeper of Salcey Forest and elected a Knight of the Shire and Member of Parliament for Bedfordshire.  He is also appointed Constable of Pleshey Castle.  Sir Gerald is elected a Knight of the Shire and Member of Parliament for Essex, then appointed High Sheriff of Essex and Hertfordshire.

14th Lord – Henry Chichele was Archbishop of Canterbury.

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County: Huntingdonshire
Parish: Chesterton
History from: 1166
History to: 1543

Documented history: Yes

Domesday Book: No
Interesting Facts:

Become the 19th Lord and Lady of Cantilupe or Chesterton

1st Lord – Roger de Cantilupe, who owed service to the Baron of Southoe.

3rd Lord – Roger de Cantilupe granted the wardship and marriage of his heir John to Adam de Chesterton, who was a King’s clerk.

7th Lord – Richard de la Pole was Chief Butler to King Edward.  He is knighted for his service.

11th Lord – Sir Gerald Braybrooke is appointed Keeper of Salcey Forest and elected a Knight of the Shire and Member of Parliament for Bedfordshire.  He is also appointed Constable of Pleshey Castle.  Sir Gerald is elected a Knight of the Shire and Member of Parliament for Essex, then appointed High Sheriff of Essex and Hertfordshire.

14th Lord – Henry Chichele was Archbishop of Canterbury.