Lordship Title of Backenhoe

Lordship Title of Backenhoe

County: Bedfordshire

Parish: Thurleigh

History from: 1377 - the reign of Edward III

History to: 1860 - the reign of Queen Victoria

Of interest…

(1) Sir Reginald Ragon serves two terms as High Sheriff of Bedfordshire. (2)The 6th Lord of Backenhoe is John, Earl of Wiltshire. (3) Jophn's son Edward is executed after being accused of listening to prophecies of the King's death. He attains the family title of Duke of Buckingham postumously.
Price: £2,800 to become the 21st Lord and Lady of Backenhoe