An Essay Towards A Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 10. Originally published by W Miller, London, 1809.
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In Domesday Book wrote Lothna, Loddinga, and Lothinga, its site being among low, watery meadows: thus Lothbury in Bucks. This hundred and that of Clavering, were united together, and in the Crown, and lie between the two great rivers of the Yar, on the north, and the Waveney on the south. In the 7th year of King Henry III. Roger Bigot Earl of Norfolk had the royalty of the river Waveney, (which parts the county of Norfolk from Suffolk,) between the 2 towns of Beccles and Bungey. In the 34th of the said King, the two hundreds were farmed of the Crown, at 22l. and in the 52d at 24l. per ann.