[fn 2] The suggestion that the name of Glanville is identical with those of Grandville, Granville, Morville, Stuteville, etc., I cordially agree with, and since this Introduction was in print I have discovered most important evidence in absolute confirmation of it. In Reg. Princip' Episcopi Norwic., xii., 267, there is the following entry:- "Petitionern Willi' de Bodeville Domino suo Galfrido de Glanville ut confirmavit canonicis St. Petri Gipwic donationem suam ecclesia St. Maria de Crew decinam de Letheringham et Thorpe, " etc. At the time of Domesday (20 Wm. I.) Letheringham was hold by Galfred de Magnaville, who was probably the co-founder with Wm. de Glanville of Bromholm when he is called G. de Glanville. The Bodevilles were tenants under the Glanvilles at a very early date. -- W.G-.R.
[fn 3] This has been entirely disproved. -- W.G-.R.
[fn 4] Walter is by no means an uncommon name in the Glanville family. -- W.G.-R.
[fn 5] Alice de Glanville might have married twice. -- W.G.-R.
[fn 6] The writer has quite mistaken what Lord Hervey has written. His suggestion, or guess, is that Herveas Bituricensis of Domesday was Hervey, Lord of St. Aignan in Berri, who afterwards succeeded, his elder brother Geoffrey as Baron de Donzi, and was grandfather of Hervey of Gien (or Yuon), also Baron of Donzi and Count of Gien in the Orleanois; and he has suggested further the possibility that Hervens Bituricensis may have been the same person as Herveus the father of Hervey Walter. Hervey of Leon was a totally different person, a Breton, in the reign of Stephen, the ancestor of the Vicomptes de Lehon and of the Ducs de Rohun (pp. 45, 46).
[fn 7] Mr. Pym Yeatman is referred to page 11 of Lord A. C. Hervey's Work. -- W.G.-R.
[fn 8] "Gabriel d'Umoulin donnant a la suite de son Historie General de Normandie la list des Familles les plus renommees depuis Guillaume le Conquet jus qu'a l'an 1212, y. place la maison de Glanville." (Hist. Lit. de la France,' 545.) Stow's "Chronicle."
[fn 9] Dodsworth's MS. "Out of the Annals of Normandy in French, whereof one very ancient written booke in parchment remaineth in the custody of the writer thereof. Among the seventy-one commanders of the Archers du Val du Real and of Bretheul and of many other places, who fought at the Battle of Hastings, is Le Sire de Glanville and Robert le Fitz Herneys du de Orleans." (Foxe.)
[fn 10] The measurements at this period are not the same as in the present day. A "lenca," or mile, far exceeded our standard English mile of 1760 yards. And an "acre" is a difficult thing to explain.
[fn 11] A view of ruins of Bromholm was published in 1738 by S. and N. Buck.
[fn 12] Vincent names Hervey William and Roger also as his sons, but I cannot find on what authority; and he entirely leaves out Bartholomew, who we know for a certainty was his son.
[fn 13] "The Sheriff was formerly chosen-by the inhabitants, though he probably required confirmation by the Crown. But popular elections for that purpose, were put an end to by a statute of 9 Edw. II., which enacted that Sheriffs should in future be assigned by the Chancellor, Treasurer, and Judges." ("Chambers' Encyclopdia.")
[fn 14] "Abbeys, Castles, etc. of England, " by J. Timbs and Gunn.
[fn 15] "Et Bartholomae de Glanvilla xx Marcas ad custodiam Castelli de Oreford per breve Ricardi de Luce et Steph. de Ely x s. de liberatione suae per breve ejusdem. "
[fn 16] In the Pedigrees of English Nobility by William Collynse, 1661 A.D., under De Grey, Lord Grey of Codnor, "William" is called Earl of Suffolk and brother to Sir Geofrey de Glanville.
[fn 17] See account of Bovilles under the Manors of Letheringham and Bacton.
[fn 18] To this deed is a seal of Birkine attached in the centre of which "a lion saliant to the sinister poynt in a roundel, and round it, +SIGILL : JOHIS : FILII : ADE : DE : BIRKINE."
[fn 19] The Plea Rolls give the names of Geoffrey's children:- Margaret, Emma, Johanne, Katherine, Alicia. Other authorities affirm that Basilia was the wife of Sir James Creke, and that their daughter Issabella married William Bovill.
[fn 20] "Suff. Assisa Ultime presentacionis de Ecclesia de Burgo et de Grudesburg Capiencd. apud Gipswic inter Galfridum de Glanville petentem et Hamonem Pecche et Hugo Ruffumn Custodem terre et heredis Willilmi de Pirrho." Placita de Banco die Pasche in x5 dies anno 34 Hen. III., 20,21 in dorso.
[fn 21] A Knight's Fee, says Jacob, "is so much inheritance as is sufficient to maintain a Knight with convenient revenue, which in Henry III. day was [pounds sterling]15." Sir Thomas Smith rates it at [pounds sterling]40, and by the statute for Knights (1 Edward I., II., Cap. 1), such as had [pounds sterling]20 per annum in fee or for life might be compelled to be Knights, which statute waa repealed by 17 Charles I. The number of Knights' Fees throughout the kingdom was 60,215. Coke says, "A Knight's Fee contains twelve plowlands or 680 acres, and a virgate contains twenty-four acres, a hide four virgates, and that five hides made a Knight's Fee."
[fn 22] For account of Bovilles see under Lordship of Letheringham, etc.
[fn 23] Or, six fleura-de-lia, Azure, 3, 2, 1.
[fn 24] In giving an account of these lordships, and how they descended into other families, it has been impossible to avoid a little repetition in order to bring out the descents fully.
[fn 25] Inquodam Libro Actorum Abbatie de Burg, fol. 142 ; Dodsworth MS., iv., fol. 36b.
[fn 26] Courthorp's "Historic Peerage of England."
[fn 27] "Osbernus de Expugnatione Lyxbonensi ad. 1147," fol. 1. This is a tract which illustrates the character of the large bodies of independent pilgrims, or volunteers, who accompanied the expeditions of the princes to Palestine. It is an account by an eye-witness of the siege and capture of Lisbon by the Crusaders in 1147, when King Alphonso was aided by a body of English Crusaders under William Longsword and other generals.
[fn 28] Blomfield's "History of Norfolk."
[fn 29] "Lib. de Castleacre" foll 61.
[Note that although this footnote appears at the bottom of page 26, there is footnote in the actual text after footnote 28 before the next heading on the top of page 29]
[fn 30] Lord Campbell, "Lives of the Chief Justices."
[fn 31] William, King of Scotland, not only stipulated to do homage to Henry, but undertook that all the nobility of his kingdom should do the same; that the Bishops should also swear fealty, and both should swear to adhere to the King of England, and until these promises were fulfilled the fortresses of Stirling, Berwick, Roxhorough, Edinburgh, and Jedborough, should be delivered up to Henry II. This treaty was executed in its full vigour, and William, with all his nobility, did homage in the Cathedral of York (1174).
[fn 32] Hook; and Beames' "Translation of Glanville," Preface, p. xxxvii.
[fn 33] Hook, "Lives of Archbishops."
[fn 34] Mr. Beames, a barrister, has likewise written on this subject, as also have many others. See notes on Glanville's work in the Appendix.
[fn 35] LETTTER OF RANDULFUS DEL GLANVILLA,VICE-COMITI DE KENT. - NOV. 1187 "Scias dominum regem litteras suas mitu misisse inhaec verba. Henricus rex Angliae et cetera, dilecto et fideli suo R de Glanvilla salutem." Then it goes on to order the Sheriff of Kent, Alan de Valoina, to take the new Chapel at Canterbury under the royal protection, and to forbid the judges delegated by the Pope to proceed. "Teate, [W] filio RADULFI, Senescallo Normanniae apud, Burun."
[fn 36] Conventui fratres missi ad Curiam Regis Salutem et Obedientiam. Apud Clarendone regem invenimus in die hunae (after March 1, 1188). Die martis locuti sumus cum eo coram Randufo de Glanvilla, Rogero eleemosynario, Johanne filio regis, Hugone Bardulfo, Willelmo de Sanctae Mariae ecclesia Willelmo de Haubervilla, qui eodem die contra nos ad curiam venit Willelmo de Glanvilla, etc., etc.
[fn 37] Pipe Roll.
[fn 38] The Manor of Leiston contains about 5000 acres of land.
[fn 39] The Glanvilles erected, and endowed seven monasteries, or religious houses, in various parts of the kingdom, viz.:- Bromholm Priory, Butley Priory, Leiston Abbey, Bungay Priory, Somerton Hospital, Coverham Priory, Stroud Priory, and Wooton-Glanville Chapel, besides various benefactions to different religious institutions.
[fn 40] "The Chief Justiciary was the greatest subject in England. Besides presiding in the King's Court, and in the Exchequer, he was originally, by virtue of his office, the Regent of the kingdom during the absence of the Sovereign, which, till the loss of Normandy, occurred very frequently. Writs, at such times, ran in his name, and were tested by him. His appointment upon these temporary occasions waa expressed, "Ad custodiendum loco nostro terram nostram Angliae et pacem regni nostri." And all persons were enjoined to obey him "tanquam justitiario nostro." Sometimes, however, the King issued his own writ de ultra mare. The first time when the dignity of this office was impaired was at the death of John, when the Justiciary Hubert de Burgh, being besieged in Dover Castle, those who proclaimed Henry III. at Gloucester, constituted the Earl of Pembroke governor of the King and kingdom, Hubert still retaining his office." - Hallam's "Middle Ages."
[fn 41] Davy's "Suff. Collection" says that Theobald de Valoins, founder of Campney Priory, married Avica de Glanville, and had a son William de Valoins, but there is no authority for such an assertion, so far as I have been able to find out.
[fn 42] Vincent, Dugdale, Dodsworth, Har. MSS. 1233 & 1411, etc., etc. Phillpot says that the Earl of Suffolk was nephew to Ranulph, and not his son.
[fn 43] "Rex Will de Glanville, etc. Mandamus vobis quod mittatis nobis per bonos portitores omnes aves qui fuer'nt Hugo de Auberville quod bene forme fuerent, T. R. apud Scroby xxviiij die Aug. 1212. Eodem modo Scibiter Vic (Sheriff) Essex pro Galfrido de Glanville et Sheriff Norf. et Suff. pro eodem." - "Rot. Lit. Clausarum."
[fn 44] ~Vide Family of Hervey.
[fn 45] Har. MSS. 1411 and 1233.
[fn 46] Har. MSS. 1233, 1411, and Phillpot's Ped., Her. Coll.
[fn 47] Some authorities call him "Hugh de Ufford," but that is a decided error.
[fn 48] J. Timbs, "Castles, etc., of England."
[fn 49] In the RegiSter of Bromholm Priory, is an entry of deed, or agreement, about the 14 Edward I., between Edmund, Earl of Cornwall, and John de Hanynggs and Sybell his wife whereby the Earl releases all his rights of the lands of the said John, that they shall not be amerced at his court leet of Bacton for breach of assise, etc., and Sir Roger de Guntone acknowledges that he had received from the Abbot of St. Benet the custody of two parts of land and rents which were assigned by John de Grey and Isabel Bovill to the Abbot on the custody of two of the heirs of Geof. de Glanville.
[fn 50] William de Ufford's first wife was Joan, daughter and coheir of Edw. de Montacute, by Alice his wife, daughter and coheir of Prince Thomas de Brotherton; she died 1375.
[fn 51] See account of Lordships of Bawdesey and Glosthorpe.
[fn 52] See issue of Gilbert de Glainville, third Earl of Suffolk.
[fn 53] Inqui'n, 49 Edw. III., 54.
[fn 54] The only daughter of Alianore and John Wingfield, who married Mitchel de la Pole, carried the Manors of Wingfield, Stradbrook, Sitham, Tresengfield, Saxmondham, Netherall, and a very large estate into the family of the De la Poles, Earls of Suffolk.
[fn 55] "Index Monasticus."
[fn 56] Blomfield's "History of Norfolk."
[fn 57] The Boviles inherited portions of the Glanville Lordships of Bewsey, Glosthorpe, Dallinghoo, Letheringham, Alderton, Creting (?), and Thorpe, in Norfolk and Suffolk, which passed by marriage to the Wingfields.
[fn 58] Pedigree of Ancient Family of De Glanville.
[fn 59] Ranulph de Glanville, Earl of Suffolk and Chief Justice of England, gave the advowson of Capel to his Priory of Butley, temp. Hen. II.
[fn 60] For the descendants of Richard and Ellen his wife, see further on.
[fn 61] Devon's "Issues of the Exchequer from Henry III. to Henry VI." Devon says in regard to this roll, page 438, "A great portion of this roll (which is seventy feet in length) is occupied with the names of shipping retained to take the King's army to France, specifying who were the commanders, and number of knights, esquires, men-at-arms, and archers serving under each captain, the names of masters of the ships, number of mariners, together with an account of the arms and provisions supplied to this expedition, 17 Hen. VI."
[fn 62] Rymer, "Foedera," tom. ii., p. 941.
[fn 63] In the English edition of Bartholomew de Glanville's works, by Dr. Stephen Bateman it is noted that Bartholomew de Glanville was descended of the noble family of the Earls of Suffolk; also Harrison's "Chronological Extracts." From the Chronologue I take a few extracts as to home matters, etc. "Glanville, 1370, Divers learned Englishmen do flourish in these daies . . . . Bartholomeu de Glandevil. Also, of the race of the dukes (?) of Suffolk writeth his boke "de propriaetatibus rerum" de rerum accidentibus de sanctis de mundo et coelestibus "his postelles" & his sermons."
[fn 64] Dodsworth MS. and Vincent's "Baronia de Glanville," etc.
[fn 65] Burke, "Landed Gentry," ed. 1851.
[fn 66] Whittaker's " Richmondshire." Randulph de Glanville gave five teams of bread corn to
the sick persons in the hospital of Richmond, Yorks. Pipe 18 Hen. II.
De Forestaria de Wendesleydate Robertus filius Randulphi pater Radulphi filii Robert de Midelham mortuus erat tempore H. Regis (secundi) and Helwisia de Glawmvile uxor praedicti Roberti superstes fuit & Randulphus de Glanville pater praedictae Helwisiae fuit Justitiarius totius Angliae et habuit Wardam Castle de Richmond & Forest de Wendeslawedate ex parte regis et post mortem Ranulphi de Glarunville habuit Willelmus filius Gamelle Wardam forestae & totius terrae Helwisiae usque ad mortem ejusdem Helwisiae.
[fn 67] Dodsworth's MS. and Pipe Roll.
[fn 68] Agnes de Glanville carried into the De Creke Family the Lordship of Fudenhall, Norfolk.
[fn 69] Roger de Glanville was Sheriff of Northumberland in 31,32,33,34,35 Henry II. and I Rich. I.
[fn 70] View of West Front of Church and Priory of Bungay by Kirby, 1748 ; and the same by Davy, 1818.
[fn 71] Pipe, I John, f. 33 b, Norf. et Suff.
[fn 72] Gesta Regis Ricardi.
[fn 73] Bishop Glanville's tomb is still to be seen in Rochester Cathedral.
[fn 74] Excerpta e Rotulus Finium, A.D. 1216-1272.
[fn 75] William de Glanvill et Walter fil: ejus: test: Cart: S. D. (?) Will' fil Alani, Reg:
de Leyston, fol. 71.
& quot;Et de Terr' & ten' fuer' Walti de Glanvyll de Felsted def'" (under Derby). Abbrevo Rot. Origm.
[fn 76] Thomae Nalinghurst tenement vocat Glanville in Felsted tent' per serjantiam videlicet inveniend' domino Regi unam stabulam pro uno equo cum venerit in partibus illis, Reignes Magna et Parva tenementa in Villis de Tenement Vocat Reyehouse in Stisted et tenement' ib. M. Vocat' Stilledes, Bokking tenement' vocat West Heyes. Inq. P.M.
[fn 77] Segar and Phillpot's "Essex Ped."
[fn 78] Dodsworth, Pedigree of Glanville, MS. iv., fol. 36b.
[fn 79] Soke, the privilege of administering justice and executing the laws.
Sake, the power of holding a plea in causes of trespass and imposing fines and amercements thereon.
Thol, a payment in towns, markets, and fairs, on goods or cattle sold therein.
Theam, a power to have, restrain, and judge the bondmen and villains, with their children goods and chattels.
Infangtheof, the privilege of trying thieves and felons taken within the limits of any place to which it was granted.
[fn 80] "Mon. Angi.," ii., 245.
[fn 81] "The Normans in England"
[fn 82] Blomfield's "History of Norfolk." vol. iii., p. 29.
[fn 83] Fol. 114b; Dodsworth's MS., iv., 35b.
[fn 84] "Liber Niger." Herveus de Glanville and Ranulpho de Glanville witnes an undated charter of William Martel and Albreda, his wife, along with Geoffrey Tregoez and Roger, Eustace Walter, Eudes, and Roger Constable of Eye, sons of the Lord Ralph (no surname). Confirmed on Patent Roll 51 Edward III.; Geoffrey, Lord Tregoez, lived in or about the reign of Henry II. "Canonicis de Butteley lij. 1, in service Willm Filo Hervei quod Henricus Rex Pater dedit Ranulpho de Glanvill per Cart." 10 Rich. I.
[fn 85] "Rex Anglia concedit Willelmo de Stuteville Gnaresburg et Burgh (Knaresborough and Brough, Co. Yorkshire) ter' per: ser: tuum militur'. Testibus: Ric. de Luci: Hug. de Reisse: Ran. de Glanvill; Bert. de Verdun; Will' Bassat; Rob. de Vallibes, etc.; Apud. Woodatock" (a fine impression of the Great Seal is appended). "Cat, of Additional Charters," 5719.
[fn 86] Banks says that the family of Skipwiths descend from a younger son of this personage
[fn 87] Dugdale's "Bar.," p. 456, etc.
[fn 88] Hundred de Bokeland, lib. ii., Inq. Capt., and pedigree of ancient family of Glanville of Dorset.
[fn 89] It is a curious coincidence that the Glanvilles should settle about 150 years afterwards in Whitechurch, near Tavistock, Devon; and that their estate in that parish should be called Holwell.
[fn 90] Henry de Glanvilla et Phillipa ux. ejus dant quatuor marcas pro habendo brevi de recto de feodo unius milites cui pertinet in Briwton quod clam tenere de d'no Reg. et quod Henri de Karvill eis de forc'. Apud Teokesbir xx die Nov. 1213. (Abbrev. Rotu. Origi.)
[fn 90] Stuteville and Say, Stuteville and Talbot, Stuteville and Glanville, Stuteville and Gant, Glanville and Gant, Gant and De Clare, Stuteville and Valoins, Valoins and Glanville, Stuteville and Gournay, etc., at Richard's Castle.
[fn 91] Ped. of Family of Rede of Suffolk.
[fn 92] Ped. of Ancient Family of Glanville.
[fn 93] The Glanvilles seem to have been living in the parish of Wooton-Glanville so late as 1546, for the first entry of a marriage in the registers is, "May 22, 1546, Walter Halwell, gentleman, and Joane Giandfield" (Glanville).
[fn 94] "Add. Charters," 6726.
[fn 95] Polwhele's "History of Cornwall," p. 137: "Sir John Glanvill, one of the judges of Common Pleas, which John Glanvill being the third son of John Glanvill of Tavistock, which John Glanvill descended from Halwel House, in the pariah of Whitechurch, not far from the town aforesaid; the most antient of this family in this shire, having been in the name for more than three hundred years (1600), as by deeds relating to that estate may be seen and still continueth. This account I received from an intelligent person, Mr. G. D. of Tavistock, in a letter dated July 29, 1695."
[fn 96] Lysons's "MagnaBrit." - "Halwell House, in the parish of Whitchurch,was an ancient seat of the Glanvilles, in which family it continued more than three hundred years. Judge Glanville removed thence to Kilworthy, near Tavistock, but the family continued possessors of Halwell till about 1800. It was lately the property of John Taylor, Esq., by whom it was sold to John Scobell, Esq., the present proprietor" (p. 555). Halwell anciently spelt Holwell.
[fn 97] Bentham's "Baronetage," vol. i., 321, and Pedigree of Ancient Family of Glanville.
[fn 98] I have been unable to discover to what branch of the Courtney family Emma belonged. In a very old pedigree that was formerly in the possession of Miss Elizabeth Glanville, of Ashburton, Devon, this alliance is only mentioned thus, "Emma Courtney of Neweton, Devon."
[fn 99] The present crest used by the Glanvilles was granted to John Glanville in 1576.
[fn 100] George Glubb left all his property to his wife Johanna. The Glubbs were a very ancient family in Devon and Cornwall, being descended from Henry Glubb, M.P. for Oakhampton 1313. (For further particulars see the pedigree at end.)
[fn 101] On June 30, 1610, a Richard Glanville petitions Lord Salisbury, and prays permission to recover by law certain sums borrowed from him in the Earl's name for the King's use. Lord Salisbury appears to have discredited the statement and refers Glanville to the right he has of using a legal remedy.
[fn 102] The Glanvilles of Catchfrench have held the great tithes of St. German's for nearly three hundred years, the lease having run out during the last few years.
[fn 103] I am obliged to the kindness of Reginald Carew Glanville, Esq., for this inscription and translation.
[fn 104] The Herald's Visitation of Cornwall says that John Glanville had issue by Christiana, but the Parish Registers of Launceston asserts that she died one year after her marriage.
[fn 105] Parish Registers of Launceston: "Robert Glanvile, gent., buried Nov. 18th, 1680, aged 96."
[fn 106] Page 50.
[fn 107] From an old MS. in the possession of Mr. R. Glanville.
[fn 108] A great number of family papers, etc., have been kindly lent to me by Ranulph Glanville, Esq., of Wedmore, and for which I now return him my sincere thanks.
[fn 109] Where there are blanks the words are unintelligible.
[fn 110] * Eleanor Glanville was born upon the 8th Dec., 1688, at five in the morning, at the house of Richard Chapman, of Weston, about two miles distance from Tickengham, in Somersetshire, and about seven miles from Bristol, so that her brother Richard, being the first born after marriage, must be born at least 40 weeks before his sister. Then the said Richard Glanville was born. Feb. 10, 1687. "From an old writing in possession, of Isaac Green, of Elmset, Suffolk."
[fn 111] Eleanor Glanville married, on 27th Feb., 1747, at Mitcham, Surrey, James Eastland, Esqre, of St. Botolph's, London.
[fn 112] Baptized at Southwell, co. Notts, June 22nd, 1717.
[fn 113] The Barrows were a very ancient family of Somersetshire, and still hold property in that county.
[fn 114] To Mr. R. R. Glanville I am much indebted for many very old and interesting family deeds and MSS.
[fn 115] Born 1542.
[fn 116] For a description of the coats of arms in Kilworthy House, see Appendix.
[fn 117] Chancellor's Letter.
[fn 118] Baron.Hotham having heard upon good authority that the Lady Eleanor Hotham intended to leave all her property to him (Francis Glanville), before the will was opened, caused the whole of the expected property to be made over to her daughter.- "Lives of Eminent Serjeants."
[fn 119] The arms of this alliance are still to be seen on the walls in Kilworthy House.
[fn 120] William Glanville and Sir Thomas Hales sat for Hythe.
[fn 121] "William Evelyn Glanville, of St. Clere, taking a second wife, he had by her two sons, who resumed their paternal cognomen; the first of these left a son, who died unmarried before he came of age, and a daughter, who married Colonel Hume. He took the name of Evelyn, but has no child. The second son of Mr. Glanville Evelyn married Lady Jane Leslie, who became Countess of Rothes in her own right, and left a son, (George William, who succeeded as Earl of Rothes in the right of his mother, and he died in 1817 without male issue." - Note by M. Glanville, Esq.
[fn 122] The oath of the King's Serjeant-at-law:"Ye shall swear, that ye shall well and truly serve the King and his people, as one of his Serjeants of the Law, and truly counsel the King in his matters, when he shall be called, and duly and truly administer the King's matters after the course of the law after your cunning; ye shall take no wages, no fee of any man, for any matter where the King is party against the King; ye shall as duly and hastily speed such matters, as any man shall have to do against the King or the Law, as ye may lawfully do, without delay or tarrying the party of his lawful process, in that that to you belongeth ; ye shall be attendant to the King's matters when ye shall be called thereunto, as God help you and his Saints."
[fn 123] 'Calendar of State Papers, Domestic Series.' "In May, 1624, Serjeant Glanville
collected, cases relating to the election of Burgesses of Parliament, viz., Winchelsea, Stafford,
Blechingley, Chippenham, Dover, Arundel, Newcastle-under-Line, Cambridgeshire, and Agmondesham.
This was in reference to the proceedings before the election committee of the House of
Commons on the above cases."
July 6,1640. Grant to Sergeant Glanville of the office of one of his Majesty's Serjeants-at-Law, during pleasure, with a declaration that it shall be lawful for him to continue Recorder of the City of Bristol.
[fn 124] This speech of Glanville's is considered to be one of the most remarkable ever delivered by a Speaker. All of it is not given here, it being so long, but the few extracts may suffice to shew the tone of freedom and sincerity in which it is couched.
[fn 125] Kennett's "Reg. and Chronicle."
[fn 126] "Perfect Diurnal," 18 Dec., 1643.
[fn 127] "History of Marlborough," by Waylen.
[fn 128] The family of Browne was connected with the Glanvilles, and also probably the same family with the Evelyns of Sayes Court, Kent.
[fn 129] "Lives of Serjeants," by Woolrych.
[fn 130] " Life of Hale."
[fn 131] "Lady Winifred Glanville was buried April ye 8th 1676" (Reg. of Broad Hinton)
Serjeant Glanville and Sir John Maynard (also a Tavistock man) were the "biggest stars," according to Fuller; and as to Maynard, "the Bench seemed sick with long longing for his sitting thereon."
[fn 132] Kindly contributed by the Rev. J. A. Lloyd, Vicar of Broad Hinton.
[fn 133] I am indebted to John Whitmarsh, Esq., for the copy of this inscription.
[fn 134] The following will explain perhaps more fully the connection between the Glanvilles and Stones:-
[fn 135] Kindly contributed by the Rev. J. M. Masterman.
[fn 136] See Pedigree II.
[fn 137] Katherine, dau. of William Ilbert, Esq., a member of a very ancient Devonshire family, married, in 1695, John Tinkam, Esq.
[fn 138] The St. Hill family received a grant of arms the "xviii daye of July in the yere of our Lorde God MVCXLVI and of the reigne of our Souverain Lorde King Henry the VIII. Signed, G. Barker, Gartier."
[fn 139] The family of Halse is of very ancient origin in Devon. Sir John Hake of Kenedon, Devon, was a Justice of the King's Beach temp. Henry VI., whose second son, John Halae, was Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield.
[fn 140] Admiral Searle was also connected by marriage with the Glanvilles of Holwell.
[fn 141] The Hon. A. F. C. M. Capel is brother to the 6th Earl of Essex.
[fn 142] Town Clerk of Graham's Town, Cape of Good Hope, and Curator of Graham's Town Museum.
[fn 143] This gentleman is descended from the Family of the celebrated Bishop Hugh Latimer, who suffered martyrdom in the reign of Queen Mary.
[fn 144] The Reverend W. Richards was the second son of Thomas Richards, Esq., of Hampton Hall, near Bath (ob. 1831), by big wife Elizabeth, daughter of John Chaster, who was grandson of Elizabeth Chaster, daughter of Richard More, Esq., by his wife Elizabeth Ponsonby, daughter of William, Lord Duncannon. His father, Thomas Richards of Ashburton, had married Miss Elizabeth Teddy, the sister of Mary Teddy, who married Roger Glanville, Esq., in 1765.
[fn 145] Captain Fanshawe's other issue were Robert, Captain R.N ob. 1804; General Edward Fanshawe, OD. 1858; Admiral Sir Arthur Fanshawe, K.C.B.; Christiana, mar. Rev. Dr. Haggit, ob. 1810; Elizabeth, mar. Francis Glanville; Catherine, mar. Admiral Sir Thomas B. Martin, G.C.B.; Cordelia, mar. Sir Thomas C. White: Penelope, mar. Colonel Duckworth; Mary, mar. Admiral Robert Stopford, G.C.B.; Henrietta.
[fn 146] About this time there was a family of Brett living in Plymouth, a branch of the Bretts of Staffordshire. In 1674, August 14, Deborah, a daughter of "Mr. Samuell Brett," was baptized. The Bretts once numbered among the old and opulent families of Staffordshire. Their seat was at Dimsdale, between Bradwell and Newcastle. Keele, also in the same county, once contained a very ancient seat of the same family, which passed to the Sneyds. Arms : Argent, on a chevron azure three bezants.
[fn 147] This Sir John Davy was High Sheriff of Devon in 1671.
[fn 148] A younger son of Richard Glanville, Esq., Lord of the Manors of Elmsett, Somersham, and Offton, in the county of Suffolk.
[fn 149] Francis appears to have been in the Royal Navy.
[fn 150] I am greatly indebted to S. Baring-Gould, Esq., of North Trenchard, for many valuable notes and also extracts from old deeds.
[fn 151] Berry's 'County Families, Surrey,' says "of Betcham."
[fn 152] Mary, 3rd wife of Sir John Prettyman, Knt., of Bacton, Suffolk, and of Driffield, co. Glouc. Their son, Sir John Prettyman, of Lodington, co. Leicr, was created a Baronet of Nova Scotia. -- Le Neve's 'Knights,' p. 113.
[fn 153] "A mont to her in St. Andrew's, Holborn, on the north side of the altar, but so high up that neither Hatton nor Seymour could copy it. I have also failed to read more than name and date -- J. E. C."
[fn 154] The remainder, which was considerable, has been sold.
[fn 155] 'Domesday Book' is in error here, for I know there is nearly, if not more, than double that acreage of land belonging to W. S. Glanville, Esq., of Wedmore.
[fn 156] For further details, see 'History of the House of Arundel,' by J. Pym-Yeatman, Esq., Barrister-at-Law.
[fn 157] Dodsworth's M.S. (iv., fol. 35b and 36b, 37), "Glanvill, Baro de Bromholme," is worked out with great care and accuracy from the 'Liber de Castleacra,' fol. 61, and Cartulario de Castleacra, fo. 61a, and many other monastic records.
[fn 158] A branch of the Glanvilles resided at Stambourn, co. Essex. Eustance de Glanville paid scutage at the rate of 20s. on every knight's fee towards the ransom of King Richard. In 1262 the estate was held by Richard de Glanville. Walter de Glanville bore on his seal a saltire.
[fn 159] By his second wife, Ann, he had issue Ann, born 1731; Sarah, born 1735; James, 1737
[fn 160] "1622. 26 Sept. John Conoche(?) Esq., and Alice, dau. of Francis Glanville, Kt." (Tavistock Par. Reg.)
[fn 161] "1661. 17 April. Sir John Davy, Bart., of Credy, and Margaret Glanville, widow, of Kilworthy, in the parish of Tavistock." (Lifton Par. Reg.)
[fn 162] Mentioned in the will of Francis Glanville of Kilworthy, Esq., 1658.
[fn 163] John Glanville of St. Germans, Cornwall, in his will, 1735, leaves, in default of heirs, his estates in Devon and Wilts to Richard Edgecumbe, and in default to Lady Anne Carew, wife of Sir William Carew of Antony.
[fn 164] For the other issue of Roger and Mary see Glanville Pedigree, pages 187, 188.
[fn 165] Living 1882.
[fn 166] Pedigree at Herald's College.
[fn 167] See Wills, pages 168, 169.
[fn 168] This Richard Browne was descended from the Fitz Alans, Earls of Arundel.
[fn 169] From the Monument in Godestone Church, Surrey. "M.S. In a Vault under ye Com'union Table lie ye Remains of Mrs Frances Glanville, Daughr and sole Heiress of Wm Glanvill, Esq. She was married to William ye Fifths and youngest Son of George Evelyn of Nutfield, Esq. (who on ye occasion took ye Name and Arms of Glanville), by whom she had issue one Daughter. With a very plentiful Estate she Enjoy'd a Pure Charitable and humble Mind, free from all Passions and possess'd of every Vertue. She died a remarkable pattern of Christian Patience and Resignation July ye 23rd, A.D. 1719. Aged 22 years. W.G.Ar.Posuit."
[fn 170] For issue of these see 'Peerage.'
[fn 171] 'History of Family of Greville,' by Edmonson; 'Visitation of Devon,' etc., etc.
[fn 172] Francis Glanville of Kilworthy, Esq., left by his will the manor and advowson of Withiel to Francis Vivian of Treven, 1658.
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