Medieval Thorney

Coat of arms of the Amondevil family

The Amundeville family were Lords of Thorney Manor for most of the medieval  era. There are various spellings of their name. Their coat of arms is a gold fret on a blue background {ECA. Carder,J. Dictionanry of Suffolk Arms}They were associated with other properties in Sternfeild and Bedingfield

1345 Ricardo Amondeville, Lord of Sub-Manor of Stow

1484 – ‘Thomas Jeffreys our farmer of Maundevils’ {ECA recorded from Paston Letters, vol11, p235}

John Bresette tenement adjacent to land of Robert Monteyn kn., from John Hotet Rentals {NL}