Helmingham Hall

near Debenham, Suffolk - Baron Tollemache

This stately residence is situated in the hundred of Bosmere and Claydon, eight miles from Ipswich, in a beautiful park comprehending four hundred acres, which contains some of the finest oak-trees in the county, and is abundantly stocked with deer.

The Hall has been the principal seat of the Tollemach family from the period of its erection, and here Sir Lionel Tollemache was honoured by a visit from Queen Elizabeth for five days in 1561.

The family flourished in the greatest repute, and in an uninterrupted male succession in this county, from the arrival of the Saxons in this kingdom, to 1821. Hugh Talmache, is the first of the family on record, around the reign of King Stephen. In his old age he became a monk at Gloucester, and gave to the Abbey there a moiety of his town of Hampton, which his son Peter confirmed in the time of the fist Abbot.

Sir Lionel Tollemache, the fourth Baronet became the second Earl of Dysart, a title derived from the Royal Borough of that name in Fifeshire, on the death of his mother in 1696.

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