The hundred of Brenchley and Horsmonden
Introduction

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Institute of Historical Research

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Edward Hasted

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1798

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280

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'The hundred of Brenchley and Horsmonden: Introduction', The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 5 (1798), pp. 280. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=62908+ Date accessed: 31 July 2014.


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THE HUNDRED OF BRENCHLEY AND HORSMONDEN

LIES next southward from that of Wachlingstone, it is not mentioned in the general survey of Domesday. In the 7th year of king Edward I. as well as in the 20th year of king Edward III. it was called the hundred of Brenchesley only. The addition since of the name of Horsemonden, being in fact no more than the name of one of the two half hundreds into which this hundred was then divided.

In the 7th year of king Edward I. the king and the archbishop of Canterbury were lords of this hundred.

IT CONTAINS PART OF THE PARISHES OF
1. BRENCHLEY;
2. LAMBERHURST, and
3. HORSEMONDEN;

And the churches of those parishes.



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