Fancy Being a Lord or Lady?

If so, you can buy your way into the aristocracy!  The Towneley family are putting up 29 titles for sale at auction (from the Lancashire Telegraph):

Decendants of the Towneley family have put up for sale 29 prestigious titles, including four in East Lancashire.

For around £7,000 any bidder can officially name themselves lord of the manor in either Accrington Newhold, Bowland, Rossendale or Habergham Eaves.

And the winning bidders, when the items come up for auction next month, will be able to use their new titles on their passports, credit cards and cheque books.

The titles, which are expected to reach between £4,000 to £7,000 each, have been put up for sale by Lord Charles O’Hagan, who is suffering ill health


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