Chronological list of the Lords of the Manor of Chelsworth from 962 AD
King Edgar the Peaceable, King of All Britain 959-975
Aethelflaed of Domerham, elder of two daughters of Alfgar, Earldorman of the Wilsaetas. In 944, she became second wife of Edmund I The Magnificent and stepmother of King Edgar.
Abbey of St. Edmund
10th Richard I
15th Henry III
37th Henry III
55th Henry III
25th Edward I
30th Edward I
Benedict de Blakeham – still by 1202/3 (4th John)
Thomas de Blakeham
Benedict de Blakeham b.1215
Sir Benedict de Blakeham (Steward of the Household of Alianor, The Queen Mother). b.1240. Summoned against the Welsh in 10th Edward I (1281/2), died 12th Edward I (1283/4). m. 1271 Joan (b.1254), only child of William and Isabella de Hastings
Benedict de Blakeham – born and baptised in Chelsworth in 4th Edward I (1275/6). Paid homage for his lands to Edward I in 1297.
Thomas de Blakeham (Stewart of the Liberty of St. Edmund – Lord for life, uncle of Benedict, he died 1304