From Manx Soc vol IV,VII & IX
GRANT OF THE ISLE OF MAN TO THE EARL OF NORTHAMPTON AND THE EARL OF SALESBURY.
5 JAS. I.
H IS Majesty by Letters Patent dated Westminster
the 14th of August, at the petition of William
Earl of Derby, Henry Earl of Huntingdon, and Elizabeth his
wife; Graye Bridges, Lord Chandoys, and Anne his wife, and
Sir John Egerton, Knight, son and heir, male apparent of
Thomas Lord Ellesmere, then Chancellor of England, and
Frances his wife; which Anne, Frances, and Elizabeth were the
daughters of the late Ferdinando Earl of Derby; did grant to
Henry Earl of Northampton, and Robert Earl of Salesbury, the
Island, Castle, Pele and Lordship of Man, with all the Regalities
thereunto belonging, except as formerly excepted as to Rushing,
etc. To Hold te chose Earls by Liege Homage as formerly
likewise the Revenues not paid to the late Queen Elizabeth for