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- n. A feudal title of the hereditary proprietor of a manor in manorialism; now largely ceremonial.
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Sir Samuel was Lord of the Manor of Hawnes, and in the Hawnes parish register there are notices of the christenings of his sons and daughters.
"Had the Lord of the Manor of Standingham been young and vigorous when King and Parliament parted from one another on the great issue of England's liberties in the year 1641, then he would have assuredly have followed his inclination toward the banner of one or other of the belligerent parties —"