An Introduction

In 1582 Francis Molyneux, High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire owned Teversal Manor.

 In 1812 Sir Francis Molyneux, 7th Baronet who became Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod. On his death passed the estate of Teversal Manor to Lord Henry Howard-Molyneux-Howard. [16] Lord Henry’s eldest daughter was Henrietta Anna Howard-Molyneux-Howard who married Henry Herbert, 3rd Earl of Carnarvon in 1830. [17] Teversal Manor was passed to Henrietta. The Canarvon’s retained the manor which was then passed to the son of the 3rd Earl to Henry Herbert, 4th Earl of Carnarvon, who was a British cabinet minister and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland who married Elizabeth Howard.

 His son George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon of the family seat at Highclere Castle in Berkshire and his wife Almina Herbert, Countess of Carnarvon were associated with Howard Carter and funded the excavations of the Tutankhamun's tomb in 1922. [18] Almina's father was Alfred de Rothschild, part of the Rothshilds family.

 Aubrey Herbert, the half Brother of the 5th Earl of Carnarvon, celebrated his coming of age birthday at Teversal Manor.[19] Aubrey was a Conservative MP for South Somerset.

 The Manor was believed to be Wragby Hall in D.H. Lawrence’s 1928 Lady Chatterley’s Lover. [20]

 Teversal Manor was visited by Virginia Woolf, author.[21]

 The Norman Church of St Katherine in Teversal is a grade 1 listed building

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Also human remains were found in Sutton-in-ashfield which were from 3000 plus years ago, which may link to the earliest human settlement in Nottinghamshire. 

 The Sutton in Ashfield area was the lands owned by the Duke of Devonshire, Duke of Portland and Bess of Hardwick. 


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