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  • * Victoria County History *

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    de Chorley , John de Chorley , William de Chorley the younger, Agnes wife of Henry de Ugnall, Sir Nicholas de Harrington , and the right heirs of William de Chorley the elder. Richard son of William de Chorley the

    Editorial note

    Mr. W. Waddington , Mr. J. Wilson , the Town Clerk of Burnley , and Mr. Edward McKnight, Librarian of Chorley . They also wish to express their thanks to Mr. J. P. Rylands , F.S.A., for revising the heraldry.

    Townships Charnock Richard

    Rep . xxxiii, App. 30. Randle de Charnock of Charnock, Robert his son described as 'of Chorley ,' and James de Charnock, also of Chorley , were concerned in a plea of 1442; Pal. of Lanc. Plea R. 4, m.

    The hundred of Leyland Introduction and map LEYLAND HUNDRED

    Of Leyland ; Penwortham; Brindle ; Croston ; Hesketh-With - Becconsall ; Tarleton ; Rufford ; Chorley ; Hoole ; Eccleston ; Standish Before the Conquest the hundred and manor of Leyland were the king's, and both seem to have

    Houses of Benedictine nuns The priory of Farewell

    the nuns were exempted by their charters. 9 Chorley near Farewell was evidently held by the priory by about this time: before 1275 the prioress granted a nief named Henry Aylmond of Chorley with his heirs and chattels to Walkelin

  • * The History of Parliament *

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    LEYCESTER, Sir Ralph (c.1518-72), of Toft, Cheshire.

    He owned considerable estates in Cheshire, at Toft (where the family had been established since the reign of Richard II), Chorley, Mobberley and elsewhere, and in addition had Denbighshire property in right of his second wife, and scattered lands in

    WILSON, Sir Robert Thomas (1777-1849), of Charles Street, Berkeley Square, Mdx.

    to vote for Devon; the motion was defeated by 110 votes to 12. On 26 May, presenting a petition from Chorley for the disfranchisement of Penryn for Chorley’s benefit, he declared that he would not agree to a shilling of

    SHIRBURNE, Richard (1381-c.1438), of Aighton, Lancs.

    of a reasonable landed income. Towards the end of his life, he was, moreover, seised of other property in Wiswell, Chorley, Stalmore, Clitheroe, Hambleton and Bolton, most of which he settled upon his wife as a jointure.[footnote]Shirburne may well have

    HODSON, John (1758-1828), of North Hall, Worthington and Ellerbeck, Lancs.

    was married to Ellen Hodson’s sister Sarah. Hodson acquired property at Worthington and Ellerbeck in the area between Wigan and Chorley and in 1820 added to it the manor of Coppull.[footnote] Lord Balcarres, who lived at Haigh Hall, Wigan, wrote

    HARYNGTON, Sir James (d.1417), of Fishwick, Lancs.

    Sir William, although he did inherit some land in Cumberland, together with modest holdings in the Lancashire villages of Tarleton, Chorley, Hunsworth and Fishwick near Burton. His ownership of the latter led to his being made one of the ‘foreign’

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