Lordship Title of Greens or Vaux and Mordaunts

£4,250.00

County: Northamptonshire
Parish: Great Houghton
History from: 1086
History to: 1714

Documented history: Yes

Domesday Book: No
Interesting Facts:

Become the 16th Lord of Greens, 6th Lord of Vaux and 13th Lord of Mordaunts

1st Lord – Simon, who owed service to Countess Judith.

9th Lord – Henry Green is knighted by King Edward III.  Sir Henry is excommunicated for non-attendance of the trial of the Bishop of Ely.  Sir Henry is appointed Chief Justice of the King’s Bench.  Sir Henry is appointed Speaker of the House of Lords.  He is arrested with charges of corruption and is stripped of the Chief Justice office and fined.  Sir Henry is elected a Knight of the shire and Member of Parliament for Huntingdonshire then Northamptonshire, then  Wiltshire.  He is appointed the the King’s Council and retained by King Richard II for lie for a fee of 40 marks per annum.  Sir Henry is beheaded after the fall of Bristol Castle.

12th Lord – Henry Green is appointed High Sheriff of Northamptonshire.

13th Lord – John Stafford, Earl of Wiltshire.

2nd Lord of Vaux – Thomas Vaux is made a Knight of the Bath at the coronation of Anne Boleyn as Queen of England.  Sir Thomas is appointed Lieutenant Governor of Jersey.

3rd Lord of Vaux – William Vaux is imprisoned for recusant (refuses to attend the Church of England) and fined £1,000 (approx. £300,000 today).

5th Lord of Vaux – Edward Vaux is a known Catholic and in the aftermath of the Gunpowder Plot is questioned with his mother.

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County: Northamptonshire
Parish: Great Houghton
History from: 1086
History to: 1714

Documented history: Yes

Domesday Book: No
Interesting Facts:

Become the 16th Lord of Greens, 6th Lord of Vaux and 13th Lord of Mordaunts

1st Lord – Simon, who owed service to Countess Judith.

9th Lord – Henry Green is knighted by King Edward III.  Sir Henry is excommunicated for non-attendance of the trial of the Bishop of Ely.  Sir Henry is appointed Chief Justice of the King’s Bench.  Sir Henry is appointed Speaker of the House of Lords.  He is arrested with charges of corruption and is stripped of the Chief Justice office and fined.  Sir Henry is elected a Knight of the shire and Member of Parliament for Huntingdonshire then Northamptonshire, then  Wiltshire.  He is appointed the the King’s Council and retained by King Richard II for lie for a fee of 40 marks per annum.  Sir Henry is beheaded after the fall of Bristol Castle.

12th Lord – Henry Green is appointed High Sheriff of Northamptonshire.

13th Lord – John Stafford, Earl of Wiltshire.

2nd Lord of Vaux – Thomas Vaux is made a Knight of the Bath at the coronation of Anne Boleyn as Queen of England.  Sir Thomas is appointed Lieutenant Governor of Jersey.

3rd Lord of Vaux – William Vaux is imprisoned for recusant (refuses to attend the Church of England) and fined £1,000 (approx. £300,000 today).

5th Lord of Vaux – Edward Vaux is a known Catholic and in the aftermath of the Gunpowder Plot is questioned with his mother.