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" Riddesdale, to hold by the service of defending that part of the country for ever from enemies and wolves with that sword which King William had by his side when he entered Northumberland.* The early descent of the lordship is given under the accouut... "
History of the Berwickshire Naturalists' Club, Instituted September 22, 1831 - Page 425
1868
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Monmouthshire. Historical and Descriptive Accounts of the Ancient and ...

Charles Heath - 1806 - 116 pages
...castles, manors, lands, woods, pastures, waters, parks, and roy;il franchises to his kinsman, Robert dc Umfranvill, knight, lord of Toures and Vian, otherwise...this franchise was in possession of this family till 143(5, when Sir Robert Umfreville, a vice-admiral of England, dying without issue, the lordship of...
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A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great ..., Volume 2

John Burke - Heraldry - 1835
...Tours and \ ..m. to hold, by the service of defending the vicinity from enemies and wolves, with the sword which King WILLIAM had by his side when he entered Northumberland. By the tenor of the grant he was invested with the power of holding, governing, exercising, bearing...
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Saint James's Magazine, and Heraldic and Historical Register, Volume 2

Sir Bernard Burke - Nobility - 1850
...hold, by the service of defending that part of the country for ever, from enemies and wolves, with the sword which King William had by his side when he entered Northumberland. Is it not possible that this was the very weapon that the poor workhouse keeper possessed, and that...
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Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe: From the Iron Period of the ..., Volume 1

John Hewitt - Armor - 1855
...Lordship, Valley and Forest of Eiddesdale, by the service of defending that part of the country for ever from Enemies and Wolves, with that Sword which King William had by his side when he entered Northumberlandq." From a very curious drawing in the Psalter of Eadwiue, written at Canterbury in the...
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Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe from the Iron Period of the Northern ...

John Hewitt - Armor - 1855 - 387 pages
...Lordship, Valley and Forest of Eiddesdale, by the service of defending that part of the country for ever from Enemies and Wolves, with that Sword which King William had by. his side when he entered Northumberland'1." From a very curious drawing in the Psalter of Eadwine, written at Canterbury in...
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Feudal and military antiquities of Northumberland and the Scottish borders

Charles Henry Hartshorne - History - 1858 - 312 pages
...Akman, late Lord o'f Riddesdale, to hold by the service of defending that part of the country for ever from enemies and wolves with that sword which King...William had by his side when he entered Northumberland.* The early descent of the lordship is given under the accouut of Prudhoe. It is pretty certain that...
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Memoirs Chiefly Illustrative of the History and Antiquities of ...

Royal Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland - Northumberland (England) - 1858
...Akman, late Lord of Riddesdale, to hold by the service of defending that part of the country for ever from enemies and wolves with that sword which King...William had by his side when he entered Northumberland.* The early descent of the lordship is given under the account of Prudhoe. It is pretty certain that...
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Northumberland, and the border

Walter White - Borders Region (Scotland) - 1859 - 472 pages
...Robert de Umfraville held it " by the service of defending it for ever from enemies and wolves, with the sword which King William had by his side when he entered Northumberland." His successor Odinel kept William the Lion at bay in 1174, until the Estoutevilles, the Glanvilles,...
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Memorials of Angus and the Mearns: Being an Account, Historical, Antiquarian ...

Andrew Jervise - Angus (Scotland) - 1861 - 536 pages
...Northumberland, which he held on the remarkable tenure " of defending that part of the country for ever, from Enemies and Wolves, with that Sword which King...had by his side when he entered Northumberland."" From " Robert with the Beard," Gilbert, husband of Maude, or Matilda, Countess of Angus, was the fifth...
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Handbook for Travellers in Durham and Northumberland

John Murray (Firm) - Durham (England : County) - 1864 - 336 pages
...Redesdale with all its "royal franchises." from William the Conqueror, to hold by service " of defending it from enemies and wolves, with that sword which King...William had by his side when he entered Northumberland." His successor Gilbert held Redesdale " per regalem potestatem," the better to check its lawless inhabitants...
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