Penrith Ancient Parish

  • Description

    "Market town and ancient parish in Leath Ward, Cumberland, including village of Carleton....Honour of Penrith created 1242 and granted to king of Scots; seized by Edward I 1295 and conferred on Antony Beck, bishop of Durham, 1298, who soon forfeited it to Crown. Granted by Richard II to John duke of Brittany 1378 and to Ralph Neville, 1st earl of Westmorland, 1397, who is said to have built Penrith Castle; his grandson Richard earl of Warwick (d. 1472) forfeited honour to Crown. In 1696 William III granted honour of Penrith to William Bentinck, duke of Portland...."
  • Owner

    Cumbria County History Trust
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years, 10 months ago
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