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    BEESTON, Sir George (c.1520-1601), of Beeston, Cheshire.

    BEESTON, Sir George (c.1520-1601), of Beeston, Cheshire. Constituency Dates Cheshire 1589 Ofifces Held Gent. pens. by 1547-at least 1589; ranger of Delamere forest, Cheshire 1562; j.p. Cheshire from c.1573, j.p.q. Chester by 1594. Biography According to Ormerod, this Member’s memorial

    BEESTON, Hugh (c.1547-1626), of Denbighshire and Beeston, Cheshire.

    Cecil: the two men were close friends, and in 1598 Beeston offered to accompany him to France. Beeston was also the ‘ancient and loving friend’ of Michael Hickes. Either Beeston or his brother served as treasurer of the Islands voyage

    LLOYD, Richard (c.1661-1714), of Westminster, Mdx.

    destruction of all government’. Lloyd had more success with the next governor, Sir William Beeston, who requested that Lloyd be appointed to the council, and under Beeston he rose to become chief justice of the island. Lloyd’s military rank dates

    CALVERLEY, Hugh (c.1578-1606), of Lea, Cheshire.

    almost nothing is known of him, including how he came to be returned to Parliament for Liverpool. He died at Beeston, Cheshire 20 Sept. 1606 and was buried in Bunbury church.Al. Ox. i. 231; Ormerod, Cheshire, ii. 709; Lancs. and

    LONG, Samuel (1746-1807), of Carshalton Park, Surr.

    as an opponent. He was left without a seat in 1796 and did not seek re-election. On 7 June 1797 he and his brother Beeston were among the City merchants who condemned the navaly mutiny.[footnote] He died 19 Oct. 1807.[footnote]

    BETLEY, Henry (b.1339), of Bishop's Lynn.

    property, and he went on to serve in the same capacity for others. His executorship of the will of Edmund Beeston led to conflict with the royal administration because of the alleged insanity of Beeston’s widow, Emma, and the claims

    WYNDHAM, Sir Edmund (by 1496-1569), of Felbrigg, Norf.

    more than £200 a year as well as extensive estates in Yorkshire. He had invested heavily in monastic lands and his principal contribution to the family’s lands was the purchase of Beeston priory and most of its estates in 1545.[footnote]

    BARNHAM, William (d.1675), of Norwich, Norf.

    John Maddermarket on 22 Mar. 1675. After extensive charitable bequests to Thetford, he left property in Horsham St. Faith and Beeston to two kinsmen, Thomas and John Barnham. The latter was court candidate for Norwich in 1688, but no other

    WYNDHAM, Francis (d.1592), of Norwich, Beeston and Pentney, Norf.

    (d.1592), of Norwich, Beeston and Pentney, Norf. Constituency Dates Norfolk 1572 Ofifces Held Of counsel to Norwich 1563-70, steward 1570-5, recorder 1575-80; bencher of L. Inn 1569, Autumn and Lent reader 1571, 1572, treasurer 1575; serjeant-at-law 1577; j.c.p. 1579-d. Ofifces

    ARCEDECKNE, Andrew (1780-1849), of Glevering Hall, Hacheston, Suff. and 1 Grosvenor Square, Mdx.

    war and the need to appoint three new colonial agents between 1813 and 1817, led to litigation against the trustees, Beeston Long and the Rev. George Turner. The business was complicated by Long"s death in 1820, before 508 of the

    TIPTOFT, Sir Payn (c.1351-c.1413), of Burwell, Cambs.

    was at their side. Arundel thought so highly of Sir Payn as to grant him for life the manor of Beeston on the Norfolk coast, and having originally failed to procure the necessary royal licence to make the gift, supplied

    ELMHAM, Sir William (c.1336-1403), of Westhorpe, Suff. and Fring, Norf.

    manor of Beeston in Leeds, Yorkshire, and property at Widdington and Nun Monkton in the same county, although whether these were acquired by purchase or formed his wife’s jointure from a previous marriage, is unclear. They sold Beeston in 1382,

    ENDERBY, John (d.1457), of Stratton, Beds.

    to settle upon them the reversion of his four Bedfordshire manors of Moggerhanger (alone worth over £26 a year), Thorncote, Beeston and Caldcote, together with an annuity of ten marks rising to £20 on the death of his own mother.

    WYNTER, John (c.1364-1414), of Barningham Winter, Norf.

    chief butler, and in 1408 he was associated with Thomas, Lord Morley, in making a grant of certain lands to Beeston priory. It is not surprising that the citizens of Norwich continued to seek his counsel: in 1411-12 he was

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