History of the Duchy of Lancaster.

by Robert Somerville

Publisher: Duchy of Lancaster in London

Written in English
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The Lancastrian connection was the greatest magnate affinity in late fourteenth-century England. It was exceptional in the extent of its territorial basis, in the size of its indentured retinue, and in the political pre-eminence of its lord. These estates and liberties formed the basis for an affinity of a scope unparalleled in the period. By the early s there were over members of John. Lancaster was granted city status in for its "long association with the crown" and because it was "the county town of the King's Duchy of Lancaster". Modern Lancaster [edit | edit source] Because the River Lune is not a large or deep river, Lancaster was never able to build itself up as a maritime city, similar to Liverpool, Hull, or even. By the thirteenth century the land on both sides of the river was in the hands of the Duchy of Lancaster so there was no need for a defensive structure. And that as they say, is that – though I think we can safely say that the History Jar will be sporadically peppered with images of grassy knolls and hummocks purporting to be Norman mottes.   In the year , when Mr. Horrocks was first put forward in the corporation interest, supported by the Earl of Liverpool as chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster, he maintained a strong though unsuccessful contest; but when he again offered himself, in the year , it was thought advisable to accommodate the differences of the contending 1 Author: Edward Baines.

Duchy of Lancaster, Chancery, Duchy of Lancaster, Court of Duchy Chamber, Palatinate of Lancaster, Physical description: 97 bundle(s) Publication note: This series is referred to in some detail in R Somerville's two volume history of the duchy; 'History of the Duchy of Lancaster'.   The History of the County Palatine and Duchy of Lancaster, Volume 4 by Sir Edward Baines, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Duchy of Cornwall The Duchy of Lancaster History Created by charter in when Edward III created his son the Duke of Cornwall. The Duchy provides the Heir Apparent with an income independent of the Sovereign or the State. Since the Duchy has passed to each reigning Monarch to provide a source of income. The Duchy was incorporated by. The Cowcher Books of the Duchy of Lancaster WT HEN Henry of Bolingbroke obtained the crown in he was already heir to the Duchy of Lancaster through his mother Blanche, one of the daughters of the first duke of Lancaster. One of his first acts as Henry IV was to settle the Duchy on himself and his heirs, but separate from the Crown.

This book examines the complex relationship between the king, the crown and the Duchy of Lancaster at both a national and a local level, focusing particularly on the north midlands and East Anglia and, in so doing, sheds light on the nature and Author: Helen Castor.

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The History of the County Palatine and Duchy of Lancaster, Volume 4 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This work has been sel Pages: Lancaster has a fascinating, varied and ancient history, with royal connections.

The Romans established a garrison on the hill by the river. The city’s first recorded name, Lancastre, meaning ‘Roman fort on the River Lune’ is recorded in the Domesday book in Of national importance is Lancaster Castle, a Grade 1 listed building which. The History of the County Palatine and Duchy of Lancaster, Volume 4 The History of the County Palatine and Duchy of Lancaster, William Robert Whatton: Author: Edward Baines: Editor: Brooke Herford: Publisher: J.

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National Emergency Library. Top Full text of "Duchy. Lancaster, Eng. (Duchy) -- History Publisher London, Chancellor and Council of the Duchy of Lancaster Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; trent_university; internetarchivebooks Digitizing sponsor Kahle/Austin Foundation Contributor Internet Pages: Duchy of Lancaster, Palatinate of Lancaster, Physical description: 51 series Immediate source of acquisition: Duchy of Lancaster, from Custodial history: In early times, some of the Duchy's records were kept locally by estate officers who needed them for reference; others were kept at the duke's various castles.

The History Of The County Palatine And Duchy Of Lancaster, Volume 4 Paperback – Febru by Edward Baines (Author), Brooke Herford (Author), William Robert Whatton (Creator) & Author: Edward Baines, Brooke Herford.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Somerville, Robert, Sir, History of the Duchy of Lancaster. London, Chancellor and. : The history of the county palatine and duchy of Lancaster eBook: Edward Baines: Kindle Store. Henry IV, Henry V, and Henry VI were at the same time kings of England and dukes of Lancaster.

This book examines the complex relationship between their public authority and their personal lordship over a private inheritance. In so doing, it sheds new light on late medieval English government at both national and local levels.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. History of the Duchy of Lancaster by Somerville, Robert Sir,Chancellor and Council of the Duchy of Lancaster edition, in English.

Get this from a library. History of the Duchy of Lancaster / / Robert Somerville. [Robert Somerville]. The Duke of Lancaster is the titular owner of the estates of the Duchy of Lancaster and head of the County Palatine of is also an ancient title that is informally used within Lancaster to describe Elizabeth II, the monarch of the United Duchy of Lancaster exists as a separate entity from the Crown Estate and currently provides income for the British ral holder: Henry IV.

Katherine Swynford is, arguably, the most famous – or infamous – of English ladies to have risen so high as to become the first lady of the kingdom, without ever being queen. Born Katherine de Roet in Hainault, now in modern-day Belgium, in aroundher father was Sir Paon de Roet of Guyenne.

Unfortunately, as can be the way with Medieval women, I could find no mention of. Duchy of Lancaster. The Duchy of Lancaster is an ancient inheritance that began years ago in In Henry IV passed a Royal Charter which decreed that the Duchy should be a distinct entity held separate from all other Crown possessions and handed down through the Monarchy.

So it remains to this day. Lancaster was granted city status in for its "long association with the crown" and because it was "the county town of the King's Duchy of Lancaster". With its history based on its port and canal, Lancaster is an ancient settlement, dominated by Lancaster Castle, Lancaster Priory Church and the Ashton ct: Lancaster.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Henry IV, Henry V, and Henry VI were at th /5(4). Founded in the 13th century, the Duchy of Lancaster is a unique portfolio of land, property and assets held in trust for the Sovereign in His or Her role as Duke of Lancaster.

About the Duchy Duchy Overview. This book examines the complex relationship between the king, the crown and the Duchy of Lancaster at both a national and a local level, focusing particularly on the north midlands and East Anglia and, in so doing, sheds light on the nature and functioning of the late medieval English monarchy/5(4).

The Duchy of Lancaster is the private estate of the British sovereign as Duke of Lancaster. [1] [2] The principal purpose of the estate is to provide a source of independent income to the sovereign. [2] [3] The estate consists of a portfolio of lands, properties and assets held in trust for the sovereign and is administered separately from the Crown Estate.

[3]. History of the County Palatine and Duchy of Lancaster. by Edward Baines, Son and Co. Fisher and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The book was perhaps the same as the ‘Boke of Actes of Parliament, a red-bordid booke’, that was lent to Richard Empson as attorney general of the Duchy inDL 5/3 f.

v, but the Little Cowcher was known in the early part of the sixteenth century as liber ordinacionum, DL 42/11 f. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. History of the Duchy of Lancaster (2 vols, London, and ) is available for purchase from the Duchy of Lancaster office in central London.

Office-Holders in the Duchy and County Palatine of Lancaster from (Chichester, ). ‘Ordinances for the Duchy of Lancaster’, Camden Miscellany vol xxvi, Camden 4th series, xiv (), pp The Duchy of Lancaster was created for a younger son of King Edward III, John of Gaunt, who acquired its constituent lands through marriage to the Lancaster heiress the Lancaster inheritance it dates towhen Henry III granted his younger son, Edmund, lands forfeited by Simon de Montfort, Earl ofthe estates of Robert de Ferrers, 6th Earl of First holder: Henry of Grosmont.

'A History of the County Palatine and Duchy of Lancaster' by Edward Baines. George Routledge/L. Gent Presented in the original green cloth gilt.

A little rubbing to the spine tips. A very good set throughout. The History of the County Palantine and Duchy of Lancaster by the Edward Baines, with the biographies written by W. Whatton, and edited by John Harland.

with a colour foldout map of The County Palatine of Lancaster from the Ordnance Survey to front of volume one. In two volumes complete. A new, revised and improved edition. The following is the history of the Duchy of Lancaster.

Lancashire was a non-metropolitan county of historic origin in the north-west of England. It took its name from the city of Lancaster, and was sometimes known as the County of Lancaster.

Although Lancaster was still considered to be the county town, Lancashire County Council was based in Preston. The population of the county. Buy History Of The Duchy Of Lancaster by (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hardcover.In Henry Bolingbroke, Duke of Lancaster, seized the throne of England to become Henry IV. Fromtherefore, the Lancastrian King — unlike their royal predecessors — commanded not only the public authority of the crown, but also the private power of the Duchy of Lancaster.

Until now, this has been seen simply as an advantage to the Lancastrian Crown, and as an .The Charters of the Duchy of Lancaster, ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller Rating: % positive.