Following information may be of help.
Sir John Bruning Knight of Leigh Gloucestershire, Lord of Melbury
(Named after Melbury Sampford Dorset, One of 5 manors in the name of Meleberie mentioned in Doomsday book.
Now Elinor was second daughter eldest daughter Katherine, (Katherine married Robert Poyntz; who is an ancestor of the present Earl Spencer) were co-heiress of Sir John and Lady Margaret FitzNicholl of Hull and Berkeley. Their ancestor Ednoth Harding, a very wealthy landowner and possibly a prince of Denmark.