Reviews for "The Watford Knight's Fee"
From: Amazon.co.uk 18 May 2018 "What a fantastic piece of work" ***** by: Priscilla Carney What a fantastic piece of work! I read it because I was interested in Agnes of Watford/Arderne my ~28th Great Grand Mother but there is so much more information in the book and it appears very well researched. I found it an easy read and it would appeal not only to us family historians (amateur or otherwise) but to medieval hi
A manor in mortgage mayhem
Sir Robert Clerke teetered on the brink of losing his Watford estate for decades. He had inherited the Watford manor and lands after the death of his uncle George Clerke in 1689. But his financial predicament did not originate by his own doing. The root of the problem can probably be laid at the feet of Sir Robert’s grandfather, Sir George Clerke. To mark the occasion of his son's marriage to Mary Holman in 1648, Sir George provided the newlyweds with a marriage settlement