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Missenden Abbey is an exquisite 12th century Abbey in the village of Great Missenden set in beautiful Chiltern countryside. Wireless broadband is available as a free service to our guests. Main line station 5 minutes walk. Free car parking more >>
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"In Marlow Tedald holds of the bishop 5 hides. There is land for 4 ploughs. In demesne there are 1 1/2 hides and there are 1 1/2 ploughs. There 6 villans with 4 bordars have 2 1/2 ploughs. There is 1 slave and 1 mill rendering 20s. From a fishery, 500 eels. There is meadow for 2 ploughs and woodland for 50 pigs. In all it is worth £7; when received £4; in the time of King Edward as much. This manor Queen Edith held."
Emmanuel College- Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Emmanuel College was founded in 1584, but most of the college buildings give off a neo-classical air, the result of remodelling by James Essex between 1769-1775. However, pride of place must go to the chapel, designed by Sir Christopher Wren in 1677. ... more