25 relations: Advowson, Atherington, Devon, Baptist Noel, 3rd Viscount Campden, Barnstaple, Bishop's Tawton, Civil parish, Devon, Earl of Bath, Edward Bourchier, 4th Earl of Bath, Feudal barony of Barnstaple, Fremington, Devon, High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire, Horwood, Lovacott and Newton Tracey, John Lambrick Vivian, Manor, Manor house, Newton St Cyres, North Devon, North Devon (UK Parliament constituency), Sir Henry Northcote, 4th Baronet, Soulbury, William Bourchier, 3rd Earl of Bath, William the Conqueror, Wrey baronets, Yarnscombe.
Advowson (or "patronage") is the right in English law of a patron (avowee) to present to the diocesan bishop (or in some cases the ordinary if not the same person) a nominee for appointment to a vacant ecclesiastical benefice or church living, a process known as presentation (jus praesentandi, Latin: "the right of presenting").
Atherington is a village and civil parish in the North Devon district of Devon, England, about 8 miles south of Barnstaple.
Baptist Noel, 3rd Viscount Campden (1611–1682) was an English politician.
Barnstaple is the main town of North Devon, England and possibly the oldest borough in the United Kingdom.
Bishop's Tawton is a village and civil parish in the North Devon district of Devon, England.
In England, a civil parish is a territorial designation which is the lowest tier of local government below districts and counties, or their combined form, the unitary authority.
Devon, also known as Devonshire, which was formerly its common and official name, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.
Earl of Bath was a title that was created five times in British history, three times in the Peerage of England, once in the Peerage of Great Britain and once in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.
Edward Bourchier, 4th Earl of Bath (Baptised 1 March 1590GEC Complete Peerage, Vol II, p.18 – 31 March 1636).
From AD 1066, the feudal barony of Barnstaple was a large feudal barony with its caput at the town of Barnstaple in north Devon, England.
Fremington is a very large village, civil parish and former manor in North Devon, the historic centre of which is situated three miles (5 km) west of Barnstaple.
The High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire, in common with other counties, was originally the King's representative on taxation upholding the law in Saxon times.
Horwood, Lovacott and Newton Tracey is a civil parish in North Devon district, Devon, England.
Lieutenant-Colonel John Lambrick Vivian (1830–1896) Inspector of Militia and Her Majesty's Superintendent of Police and Police Magistrate for St Kitts, West Indies, was a genealogist and historian who edited editions of the Heraldic Visitations of Devon and of Cornwall,Vivian, p. 763, pedigree of Vivian of Rosehill standard reference works for historians of these two counties.
A manor in English law is an estate in land to which is incident the right to hold a court termed court baron, that is to say a manorial court.
A manor house was historically the main residence of the lord of the manor.
Newton St Cyres is a village, civil parish former manor and former ecclesiastical parish in Mid Devon, in the English county of Devon, located between Crediton and Exeter.
North Devon is a local government district in Devon, England.
North Devon is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2015 by Peter Heaton-Jones of the Conservative Party.
Sir Henry Northcote, 4th Baronet (1655–1730) was an English baronet from Devon.
Soulbury is a village and also a civil parish within Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England.
William Bourchier, 3rd Earl of Bath (29 Sep 1557 – 12 July 1623) was Lord Lieutenant of Devon.
William I (c. 1028Bates William the Conqueror p. 33 – 9 September 1087), usually known as William the Conqueror and sometimes William the Bastard, was the first Norman King of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087.
The Wrey Baronetcy, of Trebitch (modern: Trebeigh Manor, St Ive, 4 miles NE of Liskeard) in the County of Cornwall, is a title in the Baronetage of England.
Yarnscombe is a small village and parish in the Torridge area of Devon, England.