Lordship Title of Rickerscote

Lordship Title of Rickerscote

County: Staffordshire

Parish: Castle Church

History from: Pre-Conquest

History to: 1680

Of interest…

(1) Eighteen lords of Rickerscote are known starting with Edwin, Earl of Mercia. His brother was Earl of Northumbria and the two combined their armies in order to repel raiders. (2) The eighteenth lord is convicted of treason and sentenced to be hung drawn and quartered but King Charles shows leniency and commutes his sentence to beheading.
Price: £3,750 to become the 18th Lord and Lady of Rickerscote.