Lordship Title of Launcelynsbury or Lansbury Grounds

£3,000.00

County: Huntingdonshire
Parish: Eynesbury
History from: Post 1153
History to: 1779

Documented history: Yes

Domesday Book: No
Interesting Facts:

Become the 19th Lord and Lady of Launcelynsbury

1st Lord – Launcelyn of Hardwick, who owed service to the Earls of Huntingdon.

9th Lord – Sir Walter Luke by the right of his wife Anne.  Anne serves as a nurse to King Henry VIII.  Sir Walter is appointed a Justice of the King’s Bench.

10th Lord – Nicholas Luke is appointed a Baron of the Exchequer.

12th Lord – Nicholas Luke is appointed a Justice of the Peace and High Sheriff of Bedfordshire.  He serves two terms as a Knight of the Shire and Member of Parliament for Bedfordshire.  He is made an honorary member of Gray’s Inn

13th Lord – Sir Oliver Luke serves two terms as a Knight of the Shire and Member of Parliament for Bedfordshire.  He is appointed High Sheriff of Bedfordshire.

15th Lord – Nicholas Pedley serves three terms as a Knight of the Shire and Member of Parliament for Huntingdonshire, then two terms as a Member of Parliament for Huntingdon.  After a banquet at Lincoln’s Inn Nicholas is knighted.

16th Lord – Philip Sherard was appointed a Gentleman of the Privy Council.  He is elected a Member of Parliament for Rutland, then appointed Deputy Lieutenant of Rutland.  After the death of Philip’s cousin he becomes Earl of Harborough.  He is appointed Lord Lieutenant ofRutland, then Deputy Lieutenant of Lincolnshire.

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County: Huntingdonshire
Parish: Eynesbury
History from: Post 1153
History to: 1779

Documented history: Yes

Domesday Book: No
Interesting Facts:

Become the 19th Lord and Lady of Launcelynsbury

1st Lord – Launcelyn of Hardwick, who owed service to the Earls of Huntingdon.

9th Lord – Sir Walter Luke by the right of his wife Anne.  Anne serves as a nurse to King Henry VIII.  Sir Walter is appointed a Justice of the King’s Bench.

10th Lord – Nicholas Luke is appointed a Baron of the Exchequer.

12th Lord – Nicholas Luke is appointed a Justice of the Peace and High Sheriff of Bedfordshire.  He serves two terms as a Knight of the Shire and Member of Parliament for Bedfordshire.  He is made an honorary member of Gray’s Inn

13th Lord – Sir Oliver Luke serves two terms as a Knight of the Shire and Member of Parliament for Bedfordshire.  He is appointed High Sheriff of Bedfordshire.

15th Lord – Nicholas Pedley serves three terms as a Knight of the Shire and Member of Parliament for Huntingdonshire, then two terms as a Member of Parliament for Huntingdon.  After a banquet at Lincoln’s Inn Nicholas is knighted.

16th Lord – Philip Sherard was appointed a Gentleman of the Privy Council.  He is elected a Member of Parliament for Rutland, then appointed Deputy Lieutenant of Rutland.  After the death of Philip’s cousin he becomes Earl of Harborough.  He is appointed Lord Lieutenant ofRutland, then Deputy Lieutenant of Lincolnshire.