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. The Victoria history of the county of Lancaster;. Natural history. AMOUNDERNESS HUNDRED ST. MICHAEL- ON-WYRE a pedigree in 1533," and died in 1534, leaving by his wife Anne Shireburne four daughters as co-heirs, viz. Elizabeth, who married James Standish of Duxbury ; Isabel, who married Thomas Radcliffe of Winmarleigh, and left a daughter Anne, after- wards wife of Sir Gilbert Gerard; Eleanor,who married Henry Rishton of Rishton ; and Grace, who married Hugh Anderton of Euxton.33 The manor of Rawcliffe, however, went with other estates to the heir male, the above- named Nicholas, brothe

. The Victoria history of the county of Lancaster;. Natural history. AMOUNDERNESS HUNDRED ST. MICHAEL- ON-WYRE a pedigree in 1533," and died in 1534, leaving by his wife Anne Shireburne four daughters as co-heirs, viz. Elizabeth, who married James Standish of Duxbury ; Isabel, who married Thomas Radcliffe of Winmarleigh, and left a daughter Anne, after- wards wife of Sir Gilbert Gerard; Eleanor,who married Henry Rishton of Rishton ; and Grace, who married Hugh Anderton of Euxton.33 The manor of Rawcliffe, however, went with other estates to the heir male, the above- named Nicholas, brothe Stock Photo
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. The Victoria history of the county of Lancaster;. Natural history. AMOUNDERNESS HUNDRED ST. MICHAEL- ON-WYRE a pedigree in 1533," and died in 1534, leaving by his wife Anne Shireburne four daughters as co-heirs, viz. Elizabeth, who married James Standish of Duxbury ; Isabel, who married Thomas Radcliffe of Winmarleigh, and left a daughter Anne, after- wards wife of Sir Gilbert Gerard; Eleanor,who married Henry Rishton of Rishton ; and Grace, who married Hugh Anderton of Euxton.33 The manor of Rawcliffe, however, went with other estates to the heir male, the above- named Nicholas, brother of John. He died about 1555, leaving a son Richard," who was succeeded by his brother Henry,35 with whom the pedigree recorded in 1664 begins.. Butler of Rawcliffe. Azure a che'veron be- tween three covered cups or. This family, like most of those in the district, adhered to Roman Catholicism at the Reformation, but appear to have attended the reformed services occa- sionally in order to avoid fines and sequestrations.30 Henry Butler, grandson of the above-named Henry,37 lived through the Civil War period, and lost his son in the king's service ; but, though his estates appear to have been sequestered by the Parliament, it was for ' delinquency ' only.38 Another Henry, great-grand- son of the foregoing, succeeded to the estates later,39 and had a son Richard,10 who joined the Jacobites in 1715, and was tried and condemned for high treason. He died in prison." His estates were declared forfeit," and the manor of Rawcliffe was in 1729 ac- quired by Thomas Roe, an attorney, whose daughter carried it in marriage to John France of Little Eccleston, and it descended in this family for a time." Mr. Robert John France Aiston is said to be the present lord of the manor. Courts have been held in recent times.43,1 32 Visit. (Chet. Soc), 93. 53 Duchy of Lane. Inq. p.m. vii, no. 4. The manor is herein called Middle Raw- cliffe. John Boteler's will is given, and it is r

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