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Lords of The Manor 

James I granted the manor to his 2nd son, Charles, Duke of York, in 1605 and eleven years later it was granted to George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, who sold it to William Pleasance. The Wright family, who claimed descent from Lord Villiers, Viscount Purbeck, was in possession until 1727 when John Wright, alias Villiers, who assumed the title of Viscount Purbeck and Earl of Buckingham, 'becoming the associate of gamblers and dissipating his inheritance' sold the lands and the manor. They were bought by the trustees of the will of Lord Chief Justice Holt, devolving eventually, along with the manor of Hinderclay to George Wilson who sold to Edward Bliss in 1828.

see also Royal Manor
John Basham 2000
ref. Coppinger, The Manor of Suffolk, 1909, East Suffolk Records Office

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