Precincts and villes exempted from liberties
HAVING NOW FINISHED the description of the
city and county of Canterbury, the suburbs and several
places within the extent of the liberties of it, I come
lastly to those villes and districts within the walls, as
well as within the suburbs of it, which are esteemed
to be either by privilege, charter, or custom of long
time established, exempt from those liberties, being
usually called extra parochial, and indeed not without
some propriety; all which are held to be, except the
ville of the precincts of Christ-church, which has a
constable of its own, within the hundred of Westgate,
and all of them within the jurisdiction of the county
of Kent at large.
THESE ARE within the walls of the city:
THE BOROUGH OF STAPLEGATE.
The VILLE of the PRECINCTS of the ARCHBISHOP'S
THE VILLE of the PRECINCTS OF CHRIST-CHURCH.
The WHITE OR AUGUSTINE FRIARS.
KINGSBRIDGE, or ST. THOMAS'S HOSPITAL, and
The FOLLOWING are situated without the walls of the city.
The PRIORY OF ST. GREGORY.
ST. JOHN HOSPITAL.
The ABBEY OF ST. AUGUSTINE.
The BOROUGH and MANOR OF LONGPORT.
DOGE'S CHANTRY, and
ST. LAURENCE'S HOSPITAL.