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Survey of English Place-Names

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Mautby Manor

Early-attested site in the Parish of Mautby

Historical Forms

  • (youre) lordship of Maulteby 1456 Past
  • Mawtby londes 1460 ib
  • the maner londes at Mauteby c.1460 ib
  • (your) londes at Mautby 1461 ib
  • villa de Mawteby 1479 ib


Mautby Manor, (youre ) lordship of Maulteby 1456 Past, Mawtby londes 1460ib , the maner londes at Mauteby c. 1460ib , (your ) londes at Mautby 1461ib , villa de Mawteby 1479ib (v. lordship 'property' MED s.v. 1d). John Paston I, son and heir of Sir William Paston the judge, acquired the manor of Mautby by marrying Margaret, only daughter and heir of John Mawteby (v. Blomefield XI228). Her will, dated February 4, 1481, is printed in Past I 382 ff.