Middleton (W. Suss.); manor of earl Roger 1086 (DB I 25b). First reference to
Preb. said by Walcott to include lands in Arlington (E. Suss.) (Walcott, Statutes
p. 148), but no evidence found to confirm this statement.
In 1535 preb. consisted of payments from Michelham priory and from the parson
of Rye (Valuation 1535 p. 168); see also Inq. Non. p. 369a.
Valuation 1291 £5 (Taxatio p. 137b).
No canon identified as this preb. in the period 1066-1300.
First identified preb. is Thomas Earle, who occ. 20 March 1341 (2 Fasti VII 36).