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Political Society in Lancastrian EnglandThe Greater Gentry of Nottinghamshire$

Simon Payling

Print publication date: 1991

Print ISBN-13: 9780198202097

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202097.001.0001

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(p.228) Appendix 3 Knightly Families Resident in Nottinghamshire in the Second Quarter of the Fourteenth Century with the Dates of their Failure in the Male Line1

(p.228) Appendix 3 Knightly Families Resident in Nottinghamshire in the Second Quarter of the Fourteenth Century with the Dates of their Failure in the Male Line1

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Annesley of Annesley


Aslockton of Aslockton

ante 14142

Barry of Teversal


Barry of Tollerton


Bekering of Tuxford


Bevercotes of Bevercotes

late 16th c.5

Bingham of Bingham


Brett of Wiverton


Brut of Thorney

post 14426

Burdon of Maplebeck


Burton of Burton Joyce

post 14547



Clifton of Clifton


Cokfeld of Nuthall


Compton of Hawton


Cressy of Hodsock


Cromwell of Lambley


Crophill of Sutton Bonington


Everingham of Laxton


Furneux of Carlton in Lindrick


Goushill of Hoveringham


Grey of Langford


Hercy of Grove


Heriz of Gonalston


Husy of Flintham

late 16th c.15

Jorce of Burton Joyce


Leek of West Leake

ante 1434

Lisures of Fledborough


Longviliers of Tuxford


Loudham of Lowdham


Mering of Meering


Mounteny of Stoke-by-Newark

 temp. RII19

Nevill of Rolleston


Pierpoint of Holme Pierrepont


Rempston of Rempstone


St Andrew of Gotham


Saundby of Saundby


Staunton of Staunton-in-the-Vale


Strelley of Strelley


Sutton of Averham


Thorpe of Thorpe-by-Newark

early 16th c.25

Vaux of Cotham

ante 1351

Vilers of Kinoulton

temp. E III26

Wharton of Wharton

post 140827

Willoughby of Willoughby-on-the-Wolds



(1) The date at which the senior male line failed. I have used the same rules as outlined in K. B. McFarlane, The Nobility of Later Medieval England (1973), 172–3.

(2) Edmund Cranmer (the great-grandfather of Thomas Cranmer (d. 1556), archbishop of Canterbury), who married Isabella, the daughter and heiress of William Aslockton, had succeeded to the Aslockton estates by June 1414: Thoroton, i. 263; KB9/204/2/10.

(3) E179/159/84; Thoroton, ii. 306.

(4) S. P. Potter, A History of Tollerton (Nottingham, 1929), 66.

(5) Thoroton, iii. 357.

(6) This family appears to have failed between 1442 and 1451: E404/59/105; E179/159/84.

(7) The last reference to this family is June 1454: Notts. IPM, 1437–85, 38.

(8) K. S. S. Train, Twenty Nottinghamshire Families (Nottingham, 1969), 14.

(9) Notts. IPM, 1437–85, 64.

(10) Ibid. 1350–1436, 92.

(11) CP, v. 190–1.

(12) CIPM, ix, no. 176.

(13) Notts. IPM, 1350–1436, 143; Thoroton, iii. 62–3.

(14) Ibid. 96–7.

(15) Thoroton, i. 253.

(16) Ibid. iii. 19, 21; Borthwick Institute, Prob. Reg. 3, fo. 98.

(17) W. F. Carter and R. F. Wilkinson, ‘The Fledborough Family of Lisures’, TTS 44 (1940), 29.

(18) A. Cameron, ‘Meering and the Meryng Family’, TTS 77 (1973), 51.

(19) Thoroton, i. 348–9; J. Hunter, South Yorkshire (London, 1828–31), ii. 393.

(20) CP, vii. 309.

(21) Baker, The History and Antiquities of the County of Northampton (1822–41), i. 161.

(22) Borthwick Institute, Arch. Reg. 18, fo. 369v.

(23) G. W. Staunton and F. M. Stenton, The Family of Staunton of Staunton (Newark, 1911), 60.

(24) CP, vii. 628–9.

(25) CFR, 1485–1509, 371; Thoroton, i. 351–2.

(26) Thoroton, i. 153; PC, p. xxviii n.

(27) Thoroton, i. 268.

(28) ‘The Family of Willoughby’, TTS 6 (1902), supplement, 46–7.