THE HUNDRED OF EYHORNE
Bicknor Church, Kent
LIES at a small distance north-eastward from that
of Brenchley and Horsemonden last described, a small
district only of the hundred of Marden and lath of
It is written in the book of Domesday both Aiborde
and Haihorne; but in the 7th year of king Edward I.
it was called by its present name, the king being then
lord of it.
In the survey taken in 1650, by the trustees appointed by parliament, for the sale of the late king's
revenues, it was returned, that the court leet, with
all other courts and liberties, within the bailiwick of
Eyhorne, and the hundred contained in it, being the
court of the said hundreds and bailiwick, was constantly held at Eyhorne-green.
THE HUNDRED OF EYHORNE is the largest in
this county, and contains within its bounds the
1. HEDCORNE in part;
2. BOUGHTON MONCHENSIE;
4. CHART SUTTON;
5. SUTTON VALENCE;
6. EAST SUTTON;
7. ULCOMBE in part;
8. BOUGHTON MALHERBE;
9. LENHAM in part;
19. BERSTED in part;
20. BICKNOR in part;
23. STOCKBURY in part; and
And the churches of those parishes; and likewise part of the
parishes of MARDEN and STAPLEHURST, the churches of
which are in other hundreds.