THE STORYS OF KIRKLINTON AND BRANCHES.
2. page 23.
MANOR OF NEWCASTLE.
TENANTS inhabitinge on the East side of White Leven betwixt it and Northumberlande, wch pay rent to the Capten of Bewcastle, wch parte is called the Crewe.
The above Storeys are alluded to in Section IV., p. 86.The names Sture, Sturey and Stury are evidently one and the same, and it seems very probable that the Stury family of Rosshall, Salop (long since Storey), one of whom, Sir William Stury, was Bailiff of Shrewsbury, in 1373, were descended from the Stures of Scandinavian origin.
This same Sir William Stury was Warden of Guernsey, Jersey, Sark and Alderney in 1355.
Five years previous to this he was commissioned to receive the custody of the Low Countries committed to the King of England by the Empress Margaret, 21st October, 1350. [See Section IV.]
Who were the Salopian Stures and Sturys, and whence their name and the reason why they held such important offices in the time of the second Rchard if they were not connections of the Stures of Sweden and of the Bolebecs?
It is a singular fact that the arms of the Storeys of Newhall, Salop, and the Storeys of Rothbury, Northumberland, are very similar. Both bear the lion rampant. The Bolebecs, or Bolebecks, also bear this device. [See Colonel Story, J.P., on the names Bolebec and Stury. Section IV.]
Sture, a noble family of Sweden which furnished three successive Regents to that country during the period 1470 to 1520. The first of these was Sten the Elder, who died in 1503. He was an enlightened and far-seeing statesman, who, relying upon the peasantry, combatted the pretensions of both clergy and nobility, and successfully withstood the Danes. He encouraged learning by the founding of the University of
It may be thought that these notes should have followed the Stury and Bolebec notes in Section IV. They could not do so, because certain matters in connection with them had not then come to hand.