Sunday, October 12, 2008

A visitation of the seats and arms of the noblemen and gentlemen of Great Britain Of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain By Bernard Burke

A visitation of the seats and arms of the noblemen and gentlemen of Great Britain Of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain By Bernard Burke: "LAMEB Hertfordshire the seat of Charles Benet Drake Garrard Esq a magistrate for the county who served as sheriff for the same in 1839 In the reign of Henry the Third Pontius Lamere was lord of this manor to which he gave his name In process of time it came into the hands of Sir William Roch alderman of London whose sole surviving daughter and heir conveyed it by marriage to Sir William Boteler of Woodhall In the reign of Edward the Sixth their descendant Philip Boteler sold it to Sir William Garrard Knt of Sittingbourne in the county of Kent In default of male heir this property at length devolved to Jane daughter of John Garrard who married Montague Drake of Shardeloes Bucks Sir Bennet Drake dying unmarried left it to Charles Drake Esq fifth son of William Drake of Shard"

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