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    HENDER, John (d.1611), of Botreaux Castle, Cornw.

    He was the leading local landowner, holding, in addition to the Botreaux estate bought by him in 1575, property in Minster, Merren and Trewanant, together with several neighbouring rectories; Tintagel castle, where he was deputy constable, was less than a

    CONYNGHAM, Henry (c.1705-81), of Minster, Kent, and Slane, co. Meath.

    (c.1705-81), of Minster, Kent, and Slane, co. Meath. Constituency Dates Tiverton 26 Dec. 1747 1754 Sandwich 7 Dec. 1756 1774 Ofifces Held Cornet 4 Drag. Gds., lt. 1725; capt. R. Irish Drags. 1725. Ofifces Held M.P. [I] 1727-53; P.C. [I]

    BRICE, John II.

    the shire, Ralph Bush* and John Newburgh, junior.[footnote] It may have been the same John Brice who, as 'of Wimbourne Minster, yeoman', by 1430 had married Joan, widow of William Lake of Sturminster Marshall, and was still living in 1462.[footnote]

    COTTON, John II (1628-1703), of Botreaux Castle, Cornw.

    probably never stood again, though he must have accepted the Revolution, for he remained on the county bench and was appointed to the lieutenancy. He died on 2 Feb. 1703 and was buried at Minster, the last of his family.[footnote]

    COTTON, William (c.1608-73), of Botreaux Castle, Cornw.

    COTTON, William (c.1608-73), of Botreaux Castle, Cornw. Constituency Dates Camelford 3 Aug. 1660 Ofifces Held Fellow of Exeter 1629-39; mayor, Tintagel 1646-?50; j.p. Cornw. Aug. 1660-d., commr. for assessment Aug. 1660-9. Biography Cotton’s grandfather, a notorious nepotist who claimed

    TRACY, Walter, of Dorchester.

    for Thomas Hussey II*, with whom he later made a quitclaim of ‘Fordiscroftin’ in Wilksworth, within the parish of Wimbourne Minster. On his own behalf, albeit with little success, he brought before the court of common pleas suits for debt,

    BOYS, William (1541-96), of Denton and Chartham, Kent.

    his lands at only £8 a year. Still, he had acquired from Henry Cheyney the rectory and other property at Minster, Isle of Sheppey, and he was thus a local landowner when returned to Parliament for Queenborough in 1588. Even

    MOYSER, John (c.1659-1739), of Beverley, Yorks.

    did not stand for re-election.[footnote]A gifted amateur architect, Moyser devoted the rest of his life to the restoration of Beverley Minster, using designs from Grecian and Classical antiquity. Posterity has criticized him for introducing alien styles into a Gothic building,

    CHEYNEY (CHEYNE), Henry (1540-87), of Toddington, Beds. and Shurland, Kent.

    1574 a note on the Kent commission of the peace described him as ‘not resident’. The Shurland estate and his Minster property on the Isle of Sheppey were so badly decayed that the Privy Council became alarmed at the depopulation

    BOSCAWEN, Edward (1628-85), of Worthevale, Minster, Cornw. and Kensington, Mdx.

    (1628-85), of Worthevale, Minster, Cornw. and Kensington, Mdx. Constituency Dates Tregony 1659 Truro 5 May 1660 Truro 16 May 1661 Truro Mar. 1679 Truro Oct. 1679 Truro 1681 Ofifces Held Commr. for militia, Cornw. Mar. 1660, assessment, Cornw. 1661-3, 1664-80,

    CARDEN, William (by 1524-73 or later), of Hythe, Kent.

    were granted administration of the estate of their father Edward Carden, also of Hythe. Thomas Carden was to settle at Minster in the Isle of Sheppey, but his brother remained at Hythe, where he played his part in the government

    CRISPE (CRIPSE), Nicholas (by 1530-64), of Whitstable, Kent.

    to be sold to pay his debts. He left his wife Bowshall in the parish of Whitstable and lands in Minster, provided she paid the £12 still due for the purchase of Bowshall; she was also to have the jewels,

    LOVERYK, Thomas, of Sandwich, Kent.

    Joan, and her husband, William Manston, the manor of ‘Goteshall’ (perhaps as a marriage portion). By 1431 his lands at Minster together with property in the hundreds of Wingham and Preston, had an estimated worth of £7 a year, and

    SQUIRE, Robert (c.1648-1707), of the Treasurer’s House, the Close, York

    the civil law’ as a proctor in York, where he rebuilt the Treasurer’s house, a very large mansion near the Minster. He embarked on a long and expensive lawsuit against Lord Wharton (Hon. Thomas*) over the ownership of valuable lead

    CONYNGHAM, Henry, 1st Baron Mount Charles [I] (c.1705-81), of Minster, Kent; Slane, co. Meath; and Mount Charles, co. Donegal

    Mount Charles [I] (c.1705-81), of Minster, Kent; Slane, co. Meath; and Mount Charles, co. Donegal Constituency Dates Tiverton 26 Dec. 1747 1754 Sandwich 7 Dec. 1756 1774 Ofifces Held M.P. [I] 1727-53, P.C. [I] 27 May 1748. Ofifces Held Lt.

    CRISPE (CRIPSE), Henry (by 1505-75), of Birchington, Isle of Thanet, Kent.

    lands in Seasalter, Swalecliffe and Whitstable to his second wife, with remainder to their son John. Other lands in Faversham, Minster and Romney Marsh he left to his wife, with remainder to three younger sons, Edward, Henry and George and

    SQUIBBE, Robert, of Shaftesbury, Dorset.

    Although at Michaelmas 1416 he was party in the court of common pleas to a suit for trespass at Wimbourne Minster, his main place of residence at this stage in his career was Shaftesbury. On behalf of clients, he often

    GILBERT, Sir Humphrey (c.1537-83), of Compton, Devon.

    (and executrix) £1,000 and his children £2,000, all owed by Sir Edward Hoby for the purchase of Gilbert’s manor of Minster. The will was proved 20 Oct. 1584.DNB; Voyages of Sir H. Gilbert, ed. Quinn (Hak. Soc.), i. 3, 212;

    SCOTT, Claude (1742-1830), of Sundridge Park, Kent.

    reversion, 7 Feb., he opposed sinecure regulation, 4 May 1812.Scott had retired from business in 1810 and purchased the Lytchet Minster estate in Dorset from John Jeffery*. He moved there from Kent for the sake of his wife’s health. In

    HERBERT, James II (1688-1721), of Tythrop House, Kingsey, Bucks.

    £6,500 of that sum).[footnote]Herbert revived the family’s traditional interest at Queenborough in 1710, based on local estates, including land in Minster parish near Sheerness, and no doubt helped by his naval connexions. He was classed as doubtful in the ‘Hanover

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