Charlecote

near Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire - Lucy family


"On the banks of the winding Avon, about four miles from the native place of the great poet Shakespeare, stands Charlecote Hall, the ancient seat of the Lucy family.

In Saxon times the castle was possessed by one of the name of Saxi. Later, it was held by William de Charlecote, who changed his name to Lucy in consequence of his morther having been a Norman heiress of that name. He was one of the bold Barons who took up arms against King John, and was in consequence deprived of his lands, which were, however, restored to him in the first year of the reign of the succeeding monarch.

A long line of knightly descendants followed him, until Sir Thomas Lucy rebuilt the manor house, as it now stands, in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. After a further succession of heads of the family, the line ended in George Lucy, High Sheriff of Warwickshire in 1769, who died in 1786, when the historic lands of Charlecote passed to Rev. John Hammond, who then assumed the surname and arms of Lucy."

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