Lordships of the Manor

Do you fancy becoming a Lord? These can be purchased through the Manorial Society of Great Britain. However, what is the history of lords and manors?
Lordships of the Manor are among the oldest titles in England and pre-date the Norman Conquest, begun by William I at the Battle of Read more

Glossary of Manorial Terms

Abbey: Monastery or Nunnery
Ancient Demesne: MANORS held by the King in 1086, the VILLAGERs of which later successfully asserted the right to special protection and privileges.
Arrayer: royal official responsible in later medieval and early modern England for assembling military forces.
Baron: a Lord, especially in the 11th and 12th centuries, Read more