2 days ago · Henry was born in Winchester Castle on 1 October 1207. He was the eldest son of King John and Isabella of Angoulême. Little is known of Henry's early life. He was initially looked after by a wet nurse called Ellen in the south of England, away from John's itinerant court, and probably had close ties to his mother.
Oct 22, 2021 · Way back in 1327, Berkeley Castle was the scene of the horrific fate of the poor king, who was locked away in a cell at the castle by his former Queen Isabella and her lover, the 1st Earl of March ...
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FECKENHAM, which like Bromsgrove was given by Ethelric son ofEthelmund to Wœrferth for life in 804with reversion to the church of Worcester, (fn. 24) musthave been a place of considerable size and importance in the reign of Edward the Confessor, whenit was held of Eadwine, Earl of Mercia, by fivethegns who 'could betake themselves with theirland where they would,' and had under them fourknights 'as free as themselves.' (fn. 25) Shortly after theConquest it was granted to William Fitz Osbern, (fn. 26) Earl of Hereford, who died in 1071. His sonRoger forfeited it in 1074 for rebellion against theConqueror. (fn. 27) It then appears to have been grantedto Walter de Lacy, who died just before 1086, and ismentioned in the Domesday Survey as having granted1 hide of land in Feckenham to a certain Hubert. (fn. 28) The manor did not, however, pass to his son Rogerde Lacy, but belonged to the king in 1086, (fn. 29) andremained a royal possession, subject to various grants,for several centuries...
The church of ST. JOHN THEBAPTISTconsists of a chancel 39 ft.by 19 ft., nave 49 ft. 6 in. by 26 ft.,north aisle 12 ft. 9 in. wide, west tower 15 ft. by14 ft. 6 in. and a south porch. These measurementsare all internal. The 12th-century church consisted of a chanceland nave, and the first tower was either contemporarywith the nave or was added shortly afterwards. Inthe 13th century a north aisle was built, which wascompletely reconstructed in the 15th century, together with the tower, though here much of theearlier walling was retained. The chancel was entirely rebuilt in 1853 and thesouth wall of the nave in 1866–7, when the porchwas added and other repairs done to the stonework.All the chancel windows are modern, that in the eastwall being of three lights with a traceried head. The chancel arch is of two chamfered orders,apparently old, the inner order springing frommodern moulded corbels. The nave arcade consists of four bays of pointedarches with circular columns, the bases of wh...
The church and tithes of Feckenham were granted soon after theConquest by William Fitz OsbernEarl of Hereford to the Abbot and convent of Lirein Normandy, (fn. 169) who continued to hold them untilthe 14th century. (fn. 170) During the 14th century all theabbey's possessions were taken into the king's handson account of the war with France and remained inthe Crown until 1414, (fn. 171) when Henry V grantedthem to the priory of Sheen in Surrey. (fn. 172) Theadvowson of Feckenham belonged to the priory untilthe Dissolution. (fn. 173) It was granted with the rectoryin 1545 to Richard and Robert Taverner, (fn. 174) who inthe same year sold them to Geoffrey Markham andElizabeth his wife. (fn. 175) Geoffrey died in 1568. (fn. 176) John Markham, his eldest son, died two months afterhis father, leaving a son John, (fn. 177) who seems to havedied before 1589, when his only surviving uncleAbraham Markham, with Anne his wife, sold therectory and advowson to Humphrey Clerke. (fn. 178) Thelatter...
The Free School was founded bywill of Richard Hanbury. (fn. 195) The endowments consist of the oldschool building used as a cottage, let at £8 a year;rent-charge of £6 13s. 4d. payable out of WarkwoodEstate; rent-charge of £50, payable out of DunstallCourt Estate, known as Thomas Cookes' endowment;and a rent-charge of 6s. 8d., payable out of Irish'sClose, known as the Arthur Bagshaw endowment. The following charities are regulated by a schemeof the Charity Commissioners 14 June 1907, underthe title of the United Charities, namely, the charitiesof: 1. Henry Hewes, will (date not mentioned), consisting of an annuity of £2 12s., issuing out of landsat Lentall, in the parish of Aymestrey, co. Hereford,for bread for six poor people every Sabbath Day; 2. Sir John Hanbury, will, 1639, being an annualsum of £13 for distribution in bread, paid by theMerchant Taylors' Company; 3. Job Burman, will, 1704, being an annual sumof 10s. on a house and land at Tamworth; 4. John Wiggett, will, previou...
Oct 19, 2021 · 5. Which king inherited the crown from the childless Elizabeth I in 1603, uniting England and Scotland in a personal union? James II. Charles II. Charles I. James I. NEXT>. 6. Which French and English queen was married to Henry II and was said to have poisoned his mistress, Rosamund, was the mother of Richard I, John I, and lived to be 82?
Oct 21, 2021 · King John III of Portugal was married to Catherine of Austria from 1525 to his death in 1557. The Holy Roman Emperor, Charles V, lost his wife, Isabella of Portugal, in 1539. Margaret Tudor was the eldest daughter of King Henry VII of England and his wife, Elizabeth of York, who was the daughter of King Edward IV of England.