Lordship title of Offord

Lordship title of Offord

County: Warwickshire

Parish: Wootton Wawen

History from: Pre-Conquest

History to: 1539

Of interest…

(1) Offord pre-dates the Norman Conquest, the Lord was a local man, Waga (a freeman) of Wootton. (2) After the Conquest Offord is granted to Robert de Stafford, Baron Stafford. He also held 130 other lordships and was appointed High Sheriff of Staffordshire. (3) William Blancfront is holding a share of Offord at the beginning of the fourteenth century. In 1322 he is appointed Coroner of Warwickshire.
Price: £3,250 to become 12th Lord and Lady of Offord