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The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 5
'The hundred of Brenchley and Horsmonden: Introduction', The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 5 (1798), pp. 280. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=62908 Date accessed: 01 November 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
2. LAMBERHURST, and
And the churches of those parishes.
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