The Greene family and its branches from A.D861 to A.D1904 . s all but a sacred institution. Nor is it an easy matter toaccount for the real heirs consent to relinquish his birthright, and let theyounger son take the major part of his fathers estate. Hard to under-stand as may be, it was exactly what was done. It took a long timeto get around the cumbersome red-tape of English administration of Englishlaws. The I^ord Chief Justices many estates had to be broken up, one byone, and re-entailed. It was in 1352 that he purchased Greenes Norton,—apart of the consideration by which Lord Thomas surren

The Greene family and its branches from A.D861 to A.D1904 . s all but a sacred institution. Nor is it an easy matter toaccount for the real heirs consent to relinquish his birthright, and let theyounger son take the major part of his fathers estate. Hard to under-stand as may be, it was exactly what was done. It took a long timeto get around the cumbersome red-tape of English administration of Englishlaws. The I^ord Chief Justices many estates had to be broken up, one byone, and re-entailed. It was in 1352 that he purchased Greenes Norton,—apart of the consideration by which Lord Thomas surren Stock Photo
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The Greene family and its branches from A.D861 to A.D1904 . s all but a sacred institution. Nor is it an easy matter toaccount for the real heirs consent to relinquish his birthright, and let theyounger son take the major part of his fathers estate. Hard to under-stand as may be, it was exactly what was done. It took a long timeto get around the cumbersome red-tape of English administration of Englishlaws. The I^ord Chief Justices many estates had to be broken up, one byone, and re-entailed. It was in 1352 that he purchased Greenes Norton, —apart of the consideration by which Lord Thomas surrendered his birth-right—and 1359 when Halstead speaks of the re-entailment as fully com-pleted. No full list has been preser-ed of the many manors settled uponHenry, the younger son. The more important and richest estates oldhistorians list thus: Buckworth. Emerton. Grafton. Harringworth. Hardwick. Middleton. Luflwich. Harrowden. Carlton. Islip. Raunds. Isham. Shipton. Chalton. Sudborow. Titmarsh. Warrington. Irtlingburg. Alwincle. Hauehton. Ringstead..

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