Bargain and sale of the manor of Fledborough, Nottinghamshire; 1626

Scope and Content

Bargain and sale of the manor of Fledborough and the advowson of the parish church of Fledborough from Sir Edward Leche to Robert Pierrepont, 27 Sep. 1626. Signed by E. Leeke.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Thoresby estate was purchased by Sir Robert Pierrepont, 1st Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull, in 1633. He presided over a period of expansion and consolidation of the family estates, and purchased the manor and advowson of Fledborough in 1626. It remained in the Pierrepont family's ownership until the late 20th century.


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Access Information

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Good, but one pendant seal has been lost.

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Custodial History

This single deed was acquired by The University of Nottingham via the British Records Association in 1983.

Related Material

The Manvers Collection (Ma) contains extensive material about the later history of Fledborough in the Pierrepont family's ownership.