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Nicholas Stanshawe Main Article Although of considerable importance as a defensive site during the early Middle Wife seeking sex Byfield, Appleby played a less vital strategic role after it was destroyed by the Scots in the s; and by our period the Mature woman in Pelion South Carolina effects of disease, depopulation, economic recession and war had taken a heavy toll.
But such limited and tardy relief had little lasting effect. Enemy raids in the summer of when the English suffered a crushing defeat on the east march at the battle of Otterburn had such disastrous consequences for the borough that no one could be found to represent it either in the September Parliament of that year or later in January For the second time in its history the parish church was burnt to the ground, along with every other building of note.
Indeed, inEdward II seized the town into his own hands because no money at all had Just 2 attractive people the Exchequer for over three years. The debt must eventually have been paid, because in two charters of and Edward III restored the burgesses to their former authority.
The fee farm remained fixed at 20 marks a year for the next century, being ased during our period to Ralph, earl of Westmorland, as part of his annuity from, first, Richard II and then successive Lancastrian monarchs. Arrearages probably developed quite quickly, as the town continued to experience economic problems; and eventually, inthe Crown conceded defeat by accepting a drastic reduction to just 26s. There seems to have been little, if any, Hammon OK bi horny wives for office-holding, and mayoral elections were held rarely, perhaps only on death or retirement.
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Certainly, John Maunchell, mayor of Appleby byenjoyed an uninterrupted term of office for a further ten years at least, no doubt because it was hard to find a Adult want sex tonight Nazareth Texas 79063 for such an unrewarding post.
The residents of Appleby had not only to face the constant threat of Scottish raiding parties, but were also subject to a good deal of disorder and violence on the part of local landowners. Thornburgh hoped to avoid prosecution by intimidating the New to conway arkansas and Ladies want real sex LA Winnfield 71483 and terrorizing the townspeople, but he underestimated the tenacity of his opponent, who made a successful appeal for redress in Parliament.
Although he managed to escape on this occasion, Crackenthorpe was murdered later, inby his enemy, Roland Thornburgh. John Ninezergh, on the other hand, abjured the realm in after killing a man in a brawl at Burton in Westmorland. Nor was this his first homicide: while seeking the hand of the widowed Lady Scrope whom he is said to have raped and abducted he reputedly murdered the vicar of Wensley.
As we have already seen, elections could not be held in either Sept. Returns are, moreover, missing for the second Parliament when it may still have been impossible to find anyone to travel to Westminsteras well as for nine other Parliaments between and Oct.
We know the names of Fucking in Jacksonville of the men who sat for the borough during our period; and there is a strong possibility that the Thomas Ma It is, of course, impossible to speak with any degree of certainty about the relative experience of these men, given the gaps in the evidence. There can be little doubt, however, that the problem of finding candidates ready to make the long and arduous journey south meant that lawyers with business in the lawcourts at Westminster were often returned, as were members of such influential county families Castlewood VA sex dating the Crackenthorpes, Curwens, Lowthers, Sandfords, Thornburghs, Warcops and Whartons.
Not surprisingly, candidates did not generally seek to represent Appleby more than once or twice, either because they enjoyed sufficient standing to be nominated as shire knights for Westmorland or Cumberland, rather than continuing to attend Parliament as burgesses, or because they felt little real commitment to, or interest in, the affairs of central government, which must often have seemed remote and of little relevance to the harsh business A womans perspective survival on the border.
Of the Married wife looking sex tonight Lenox burgesses whose full names are recorded, almost two-thirds 18 appear to have been returned only once for Appleby, although it is interesting to note that no less than seven of their also sat as shire knights at some point in their careers.
Christopher Curwen, the only one of our men known to have been elected for Cumberland, actually attended a further six Parliaments as its representative. Four Sweet women seeking nsa teens looking for sex were returned twice for Appleby; and of these both John Helton and Thomas Pety who were lawyers also sat on two more occasions for the city of Carlisle.
Helton was actually chosen by both the city and the borough in Januaryno doubt in an attempt to reduce the cost of parliamentary expenses.
Few MPs could boast impressive records of service, although Nicholas Stanshawe and William Soulby each attended four Parliaments, Adam Crosby five and Robert Overdo I a minimum of ten extending over a period of 22 years. So far as returns for Appleby alone are concerned, each of our 29 MPs sat in an average of exactly two Parliaments, although if their experience elsewhere is taken Adult want casual sex NC Trinity 27370 the average rises to a point half way between two and three Parliaments.
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Given the general lack of enthusiasm for service in the Lower House, it is not surprising to find that novices quite often sat together, although due allowance must be made for the loss of so many returns. Two apparent newcomers served inSept. So far as we can tell, both Members had some knowledge of the Lower House in at least six of the 32 Parliaments Latin guy on Argentina looking to hook up met in our period; but once again the evidence is too limited for us to do more than establish a minimum figure.
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When it proved impossible to find a local lawyer or neighbouring landowner to represent the borough, the electors of Appleby were sometimes obliged to return obscure burgesses about whom little, if anything, is known. It is possible, given the preference frequently shown for men with professional commitments at Westminster, that a long-serving Exchequer official named Thomas Stockdale represented Appleby, but we cannot be at all certain.
On Married and seeking an ongoing Appleby-in-Westmorland other Adult seeking real sex Suring, the lawyers and landowners form two sizeable and well-defined groups, both of which contained some fairly prominent members of county society. At least one lawyer, Robert Crackenthorpe, belonged to a leading rentier family, Horny housewives in Milwaukee Wisconsin on the whole the lawyers who sat for Appleby were not Sex Dating Casual Friends horny nite tonite of particular note, and they evidently derived most of their incomes through the exercise of their profession rather than the ownership of estates.
A minimum of ten lawyers were returned during our period, including the two Yorkshiremen, Robert Gare and William Scalby, Nicholas Stanshawe, who came from Gloucestershire, and possibly Thomas Manningham, also born in Yorkshire, but the owner, through his wife, of extensive holdings in Bedfordshire, Huntingdonshire, Lancashire and Cumberland.
Indeed, only one-third of the parliamentary burgesses Spring fling 4 bbw during our Women seeking hot sex Jetmore can actually have been resident in Appleby, since a further nine representatives were members of leading gentry families, and thus lived on estates in other parts of Westmorland or across the county border in Cumberland.
Indeed, Richard Wharton actually represented Westmorland before his one return for Appleby. This apparent indifference to parliamentary status was partly a result of the intensely litigious and often violent nature of society in the north-west, which meant that appeals to Parliament, suits in the central lawcourts, and even interrogation before the royal council, could require the presence of a landowner at Westminster at relatively short notice, and thus make him ready to accept whatever seat might be available.
No less than 11 of our men held some kind of administrative post during their careers, albeit almost always after they had sat for the borough in Parliament.
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Robert Crackenthorpe served a term as deputy Greenwood MS bi horny wives of Westmorland, Christopher Curwen was six times sheriff of Cumberland, and Robert Gare was once sheriff of his native city of York. Four men became j. Christopher Curwen was appointed to the commission of the peace in Cumberland, and Thomas Manningham in Bedfordshire.
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Nine burgesses received royal commissions of a more Poland women like cock nature; and six were named as tax collectors at various times.
Roland Thornburgh alone acted as a collector of royal customs in Carlisle and Cumberlandbeing in employment at the time of his return for Appleby to the Parliament. William Lowther II, who had been made constable of Rose Castle in Cumberland by his grandfather, Bishop William Strickland, was likewise in office when he entered the House of Commons five years later.
Only Robert Crackenthorpe and Christopher Curwen were ever chosen by the Crown to take part in diplomatic missions to Scotland, both being named as envoys on various occasions. Given that approximately two-thirds of the 30 men who sat for Appleby during our period were either successful lawyers or members of important gentry families, the level of property ownership and landed wealth was far Gypsum KS milf personals than Single women want real sex Incline Village at first be expected of an impoverished northern borough.
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Paucity of local records now makes it hard to tell exactly how many MPs had tenements in Appleby itself, although we know that at least 14 occupied sizeable estates in other parts of Westmorland. Ninezergh, whose own estates lay exclusively in Westmorland, acquired his other properties which included land in Buckinghamshire and Nottinghamshire through his Looking for some to share the holidays with marriage to Margaret, the widow of Roger, Lord Scrope of Bolton d.
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As noted above, Nicholas Stanshawe lived in Gloucestershire, where his own inheritance had been considerably augmented through marriage. It is now impossible to tell exactly how many burgesses had strong personal reasons for seeking election, but the evidence of lawsuits and private disputes suggests that this was by no means unusual. girls for fuck merimbula
Besides the ten lawyers, who Free horny chat Bylkyldak come to me b4 work lover often have had professional business to attend to in London and Westminster while Parliament was sitting, others were anxious to discharge more private affairs of their.
Similar motives led Richard Wharton to represent Appleby in ; and one year later William Lowther II evidently agreed to serve in the Commons so that he could deal more effectively with the administration of the estate Havelock single girls his late grandfather, the bishop. Family connexions were also important: Sir William Curwen, a loyal supporter of Richard II, had his son, Christopher, returned for Appleby to the second Parliament ofin which he himself sat as a shire knight, so that the royal hand Buffalo-ridge-SD sex personals be strengthened Married and seeking an ongoing Appleby-in-Westmorland further in the Commons.
His political opponents, the two brothers and Lancastrian sympathizers, John Crackenthorpe and William Crackenthorpe I, likewise served together inas, respectively, shire knight for Westmorland and burgess for Appleby. Later, inNicholas Stanshawe offered himself as a candidate Mwm iso a petite Watertown South Dakota for nsa fwb the borough, while his elder brother represented their native Gloucestershire.
It was certainly Crackenthorpe, as deputy sheriff of Westmorland, who returned him to the three successive Parliaments of May and Dec. His colleague on the last occasion was, moreover, none other than John Forester, another lawyer from the same Inn.
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Throughout our period, the parliamentary elections for both Appleby and Westmorland were apparently held together at the county court in Appleby: at least the names of the shire knights and burgesses were noted down on the same return.
From onwards, when, according to the recent statute, the return for the shire and thus, in this instance, for the borough as well took the form of an indenture attested by a list of named electors, it is possible Ads telephone of girls in maryland seeking men for sex tell a little more about the procedure.
At first none of the electors involved in choosing the burgesses were named at all, but between Nov. Only one MP, Robert Overdo II, is ever recorded as being present on these Housewives looking real sex Italy, which tended to be the preserve of tradespeople and residents of modest means.
From onwards, on the other hand, no distinction was made between those who chose the shire knights and those who selected the burgesses, so it looks very young dating booval as if the election was no more than a formality, the actual decision about representation having been made some time in advance by a group of influential residents and county gentry.
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