This book detail the history of the Carteret, Granville, Thynne, Fermor and other families, pertaining to the Carteret’s. John Carteret will inherit from his grandfather his 1/8 interest in the Lord Proprietor grant from King Charles II. John Carteret will be the only one of the eight inheritors who will retain his portion and establish his territory in North Carolina. This 1/8 portion is defined and granting of land will being in the 1740s. This book covers all aspects of what is well known as the Granville Grant. Modern maps are used to illustrate the magnitude of the original grant wording (Proprietors as well), and a detailed look into the calculation of Carteret’s 1/8 portion. No other book has been dedicated to this topic, including following the land to the Thynne’s.
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