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Offline Ian Nelson

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Re: Lordship of Farncombe
« Reply #9 on: Tuesday 10 November 20 19:06 GMT (UK) »
Bromham was ' is a village in Wiltshire.  A mercer is a general term for a merchant or trader, derived from the French.   Research Bayly of Bromham, there may be links that will be useful to you, cheers, Ian
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Re: Lordship of Farncombe
« Reply #10 on: Tuesday 10 November 20 19:12 GMT (UK) »
Thank you.

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Re: Lordship of Farncombe
« Reply #11 on: Tuesday 10 November 20 21:56 GMT (UK) »
I have the transcript of a will of an ancestor dated 1558. It says "and my indenture held of the lordship of Farncombe". Does anyone know what that means? Was he "Lord of the Manor" or did he rent property from the "lordship of Farncombe". Thanks.

An indenture was a document used in contracts, title deeds, and relating to apprentices or agreements with servants. I would think in this case it could most probably be relating to title deeds.

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