Aston Bury

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Aston Bury

Aston Bury was a feudal manor located in what is now known as Caddington, Hertfordshire/Bedfordshire in East England. In origin Hertfordshire was the area assigned a fortress constructed at Hertford under the rule of Edward the Elder in 913. It borders North of Greater London.

Caddington was held in two manors Major (Great) Caddington and Minor Caddington.[1] The Manor of Aston Bury on Bedforshhire was given to the Church of St. Paul's by King Athelstan between 926-941.[2] Caddington or Cadendone as originally spelled was first registered in the Domesday Book of 1066 with its Lord of the Manor being Leofwin the noble of Caddington. The Overlord was King Edward the Confessor #1024-1066). In the Domesday Book of 1086 the Lord of the Manor were the Canons of London of St. Paul's with Tenant-in-Chief being the same.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parishes - Caddington | A History of the County of Bedford: Volume 2 (pp. 314-320#". British-history.ac.uk. 2003-06-22. Retrieved 2014-01-01. 
  2. ^ "A History of London - William John Loftie - Google Books". Books.google.ca. 2007-04-17. Retrieved 2014-01-01. 
  3. ^ "Caddington | Domesday Book". Domesdaymap.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-01-01. 
  4. ^ "Original folio of Hertfordshire, page 9 in Domesday Book | Domesday Book". Domesdaymap.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-01-01. 

Coordinates: 51°52′44″N 0°08′53″W / 51.879°N 0.148°W / 51.879; -0.148