Category: Rotherhithe

London – South of the Thames : Chapter IX

CHAPTER IX ROTHERHITHE As no mention is made of Rotherhithe in Domesday Book it is probable that it was not a distinct manor, but only a hamlet to Bermondsey, and this portion of the Manor of Bermondsey was reserved by William Rufus, and remained Crown land till the time of Henry I. The derivation of …

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