Official Visit

Amb. Datu Matthew Pajares Yngson, the 70th Lord of Freckenham made an official visit to the village of Freckenham on May 19, 2018, coinciding with the Royal Wedding Day of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex. The visit also included a courtesy call to the elected Councillors of the Freckenham Parish Council.

Registrum Roffense - A Collection of Ancient Records, Charters, and Instruments of Diverse Kinds, Necessary for Illustrating the Ecclesiastical History and Antiquities of the Diocese and Cathedral Church of Rochester was a book written and transcribed by John Thorpe of Rochester and published by his son after his father's passing. The book, which was written in Latin, was printed in 1769 and includes a comprehensive history of Freckenham from the time King Alfred the Great gave it to the Bishops of Rochester in the year AD 895.

Registrum Roffense

Royal Charters

These historic royal documents are of most importance to the Manor of Freckenham. They are legitimate scanned photocopies of the original charters found only at and secured by the National Archives. They were officially researched and requested from the archives by the 70th Lord of Freckenham for public knowledge and perusal. The documents are as follows:

 

  • The page entry on Freckenham as written on the Domesday Book - the Great Survey ordered by King William the Conqueror completed in the year 1086.
  • A facsimile of the Royal Charter of King Alfred bestowing Freckenham to the Bishop of Rochester in the year AD 895. This facsimile was approximately written in 1750.
  • An English translation of the Royal Charter of King Alfred bestowing Freckenham to the Bishop of Rochester. The translation was approximately written in 1750.
  • The Royal Charter scroll of King Henry III granting rights to the Bishop of Rochester to establish a Market and Fair issued in the year 1219.

Other relevant documents in existence are from the year 1544 to 1925 and they can be requested from the National Archives and other archives. Here is a list of these documents:

The Manors of Suffolk

The Manors of Suffolk: Notes on their History and Devolution was a book written by Prof. Walter Arthur Copinger, a professor of law, antiquarian and bibliographer. This excerpt from Volume 4 of the book printed in 1909 describes the history of Freckenham as researched by Prof. Copinger. It is a detailed account of the Manor of Freckenham from its establishment in the year AD 895 until the late 1800s just before Prof. Copinger's passing.

Meeting Dignitaries

Amb. Datu Matthew Pajares Yngson, Lord of Freckenham, in his various professional and personal roles has had the opportunity to meet different dignitaries from across the globe including officials from both the public and private sectors. The photos below are from meetings with the following notable individuals:

 

  • Her Excellency The Right Honourable Patricia Scotland, Baroness Scotland of Asthal QC PC, the 6th Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations

  • The Honourable Lord Fulivai, Governor of Vava’u and Noble of the Realm of His Majesty, King Tupou VI, Kingdom of Tonga

  • Mrs. Sharlene Shillingford-MckImon, the Charge d'Affaires of the Embassy of the Eastern Caribbean States in Belgium

  • His Excellency Pajapati Trivedi, Deputy Secretary General and Director for Economic, Youth and Social Development of The Commonwealth Secretariat

  • His Excellency George Guy Mayers, the High Commissioner of Saint Lucia to the United Kingdom

  • Her Excellency Dr. Len Ishmael, former Director-General of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States and former Ambassador of the Eastern Caribbean States in Belgium

  • His Excellency Cenio Lewis, the High Commissioner of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to the United Kingdom

  • His Excellency Jesus Domingo, the Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines to New Zealand, the Cook Islands, Fiji, Niue, Samoa and Tonga

  • His Excellency Dr. Kevin Isaac, the High Commissioner of Saint Christopher (Kitts) and Nevis to the United Kingdom

  • Yang Berhormat (The Honourable) Awang Iswandy bin Ahmad, Member of the Legislative Council of Brunei

  • Mr. Vit Jedlicka, President of the Free Republic of Liberland

  • Consul-General Paul Aquino, the Honorary Consul-General of the Republic of Malta to the Philippines

  • Dr. Tariq Abbasi MBE DL, Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Greater London and Secretary of State of Liberland

  • Mrs. Olivia Mirembe Musisi, Liberland Adviser for African Affairs and Special Adviser to the Consulate of the Republic of Congo-Brazaville in the United Kingdom

  • Mr. Richard Burge, the Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council

  • Mr. Samuel Sandy, the Charge d'Affaires of the Grenada High Commission to the United Kingdom

  • His Excellency Jean Lesly Benoit, the Ambassador of the Republic of Haiti to Vietnam

  • His Excellency David Strachan, the Ambassador of New Zealand to the Philippines

  • His Excellency Daniel Pruce, the Ambassador of the United Kingdom to the Philippines

  • His Excellency Hubert Emmanuel, former Ambassador of Saint Lucia to Taiwan

  • His Excellency Asif Ahmad CMG, the High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to Jamaica and the Bahamas

  • Her Excellency Vicki Treadell, the High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to Malaysia

  • Consul Philippe May, the Honorary Consul of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to Singapore

  • Yang Berhormat Menteri (The Honourable Minister) Syed Saddiq, Minister for Youth and Sports of Malaysia

  • Consul-General Miguel Ma. Guerrero, the Honorary Consul-General of Jamaica to the Philippines

  • Consul-General George Litton Jr., the Honorary Consul-General of the Dominican Republic to the Philippines

  • Consul Joseph D'Oliveira, the Honorary Consul of Guyana in the Philippines

  • His Excellency William Weiss, former Ambassador of the Order of Malta to the Marshall Islands and current Honorary Consul of the Republic of Malta to Washington State

  • Mr. Mooreyameen Mohamad, the Chief of Staff of the Honorary Consulate of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to Malaysia

  • Mrs. Irene Gaspard, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of External Affairs of Saint Lucia

  • Mrs. Kerry-Ann Spaulding, the Director for Corporate Services of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Jamaica