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Fancy yourself as a Lord of the Manor? Manorial title goes under the hammer on 6 December

December 2, 2016 at 11:06 AM

For anyone who has ever fancied themselves as Lord of the Manor, there will be a chance to acquire the ancient Welsh Feudal title of Lordship of the Manor of Wedlock.

Offered for sale at auction next week (Tuesday 6 December) by Cardiff-based property professionals, Seel & Co, the manorial title entitles the new owner to append the heraldic style The Lord or Lady of Wedlock after their name.

Some Manorial Lords choose to also use the title in their passports, driving licences and other official documents.

Wedlock, also known as Wydeloc, was in the Pembrokeshire parish of Gumfreston. While the lot does not come with any land or an actual manor-house, the title can be passed along to heirs and successors, or resold at any point.

Marc Morrish, auctioneer and head of property auctions at Seel & Co, said: “These manorial titles come available from time to time. People buy them for all sorts of reasons but the Lord/Lady of Wedlock would clearly make an interesting Christmas present or a very different wedding gift.”

The manorial title is one of 39 lots going under the hammer on Tuesday 9 December at 5pm at the Park Inn Hotel in Cardiff.

Anyone interested in viewing the documents relating to the title can do so by contacting the auction department on 029 2037 01117 or email auctions@seelandco.com.