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    CROMER, William (d.1434), of London.

    1431. Biography Although he is generally described as the son of John Cromer of Aldenham, Hertfordshire, there can be little doubt that this distinguished Londoner came originally from Cromer in Norfolk. His name certainly bears out such a connexion, as

    CROMER, William (c.1531-98), of Tunstall, nr. Sittingbourne, Kent.

    CROMER, William (c.1531-98), of Tunstall, nr. Sittingbourne, Kent. Constituency Dates Hythe 1571 Ofifces Held J.p. Kent by 1559, q. by 1577, sheriff 1567-8, 1585-6, commr. musters by 1576. Biography Cromer’s ancestor William Cromer, lord mayor of London at the time

    WYNDHAM, Thomas (c.1686-1752), of Clearwell Court, Glos., Dunraven Castle, Glam. and Cromer, Norf.

    Court, Glos., Dunraven Castle, Glam. and Cromer, Norf. Constituency Dates Truro 17 Mar. 1721 71727 Dunwich 1727 71734 Ofifces Held Sec. to chancellor of duchy of Lancaster 1716 for life; auditor to south part of duchy of Lancaster 1716-31; recorder,

    WYNDHAM, Francis (c.1670-1716), of Clearwell Court, Glos.

    whereupon the estates passed to the family of his niece Jane (d. 1723), daughter and heiress of Wyndham’s elder brother William. She had married her kinsman, Thomas Wyndham† of Cromer, Norfolk, thereby uniting the estates of Cromer, Dunraven and Clearwell.[footnote]

    BARING, Henry (1777-1848), of Somerley, Ringwood, Hants and 48 Berkeley Square, Mdx.

    to the 2nd earl of Normanton. Thereafter he lived, without drawing much attention to himself, at his wife"s property at Cromer and his town house in Berkeley Square.[footnote] He died in April 1848. By his will, dated 17 July 1846,

    GERMAN, Robert (d.1402), of Nottingham.

    Netherlands. Early in 1388 a shipment of his on the Godberade of Camfer, Zeeland, was lost in a shipwreck off Cromer. He was given royal permission to load another vessel with the same quantity of wool and woolfells without paying

    WARNER, Edmund, of Norwich, Norf.

    Norwich June 1406 (concealments); to raise royal loans June 1406. Biography Warner, a native of Gimingham (between North Walsham and Cromer), entered the freedom of Norwich in 1383-4, and was elected to the first of his civic offices within two

    ADAMS, Roger (d.1404/5), of Great Yarmouth, Norf.

    Adams’s possessions altogether valued at 240 marks, were discovered not only in Yarmouth but also in the coastal towns of Cromer and Blakeney, up-river at Cantley between Yarmouth and Norwich, and in the city itself. Goods worth 40 marks had

    WYNDHAM, Thomas (?1763-1814), of Dunraven Castle, Glam.

    Held Lt.-col. 1 regt. W. Glam. vols. 1794-1804; capt. commdt. Glam. provisional cav. 1797. Biography Wyndham’s grandfather, Thomas Wyndham of Cromer, acquired Dunraven by his first marriage, and by his second marriage to Anne Edwin of Llanmihangel that estate passed

    WALDERN, William (d.1424), of London.

    the venture. One month later he joined with five of the wealthiest aldermen in London (among whom were Whittington and Cromer) in promising to pay £2,000 to the English commander Sir John Tiptoft* and others on the strength of sureties

    BLICKLING, Roger, of Norwich, Norf.

    landed estates in Norfolk. Thus, he had been a trustee of property in the now submerged parish of Shipden, near Cromer, and of the manor of East Carleton, to the south of Norwich, transactions regarding this last property bringing him

    CROWSHAW, John (d.1399), of Nottingham.

    cumin, wax and woad. Such ventures naturally encountered set-backs: early in 1388 the Godberade of Camfer, Zeeland, was wrecked off Cromer with a consignment of Crowshaw’s wool destined for the Staple at Middleburg; about a year later, John Hoo, a

    HIGHAM, John (d.c.1442), of London.

    next two years by various debtors of theirs. Together with John Fenyll and William Cromer he was owed money by Humphrey, duke of Gloucester; and when Cromer died in 1434 he left his share of this unspecified sum to be

    JAMES, Nicholas (d.1433), of London.

    Sheriff, London and Mdx. Mich. 1423-4. Biography James’s background remains obscure, although his generous bequests to the parish church of Cromer in Norfolk suggest that he may have been born there. At the time of his death he owned certain

    RUDSTON, Robert (1514/15-90), of Boughton Monchelsea, Kent.

    two months later his confiscated estates were returned to him on a 21-year lease at a fixed rent. In 1555 Cromer and Rudston entered into a joint obligation of 4,000 marks for the return of their lands in full ownership,

    REYMES, John (c.1367-1411), of Overstrand, Norf.

    had been established in Norfolk since the early 13th century, acquiring as its chief possession the manor of Overstrand near Cromer. This property John inherited in 1383, following the deaths of Sir John Reymes, his father, and Roger, his elder

    BERNEY, Sir Robert (bef.1365-1415), of Great Witchingham and Gunton, Norf.

    her husband, John Doreward* of Bocking, they secured possession of the whole manor of Gunton, lying five miles south of Cromer. This settlement of the Walcot estates was to be confirmed in 1403 after the deaths of both women, Doreward

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

    estates in Norf. and Suff. 31 May 1408-d., in Cambs. 5 Apr. 1413-d. Ofifces Held Dep. butler, Gt. Yarmouth and Cromer 8 May 1409-d. Biography The first member of the Wynter family to achieve a position of any note in

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