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Sible Hedingham is a large village and civil parish in the Colne Valley in Braintree District of Essex, in England. It has a population of 3,994 according to the 2011 census. Sible Hedingham lies in the northern corner of Essex, close to both the Suffolk and Cambridgeshire borders. The village covers some 2123 hectares (5248) acres.
A variation on the village name is "Hengham Sybyle".
The city is twinned with the French city of "Choisy-au-Bac", located in Picardy region, Oise department (~80km North of Paris, near Compiègne).
Notable people associated with Sible Hedingham
- J. Redwood Anderson (1883–1964) - English poet.
- Savitri Devi (1905-1982) - prominent proponent of animal rights, deep ecology and Nazism.
- Sir John Hawkwood (1320-1394) - English mercenary (or condottiere) who was active in 14th-century Italy.
- John Hilton (surgeon) FRCS, FRS, FZS (1805-1878) - British Surgeon Extraordinary to Queen Victoria and greatest anatomist of his time.
- Office for National Statistics - Key statistics Retrieved 11 April 2013
- Domesday Book: A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 2003. p. 1036 ISBN 0-14-143994-7
- Roger Bigod held a number of manors including a massive number in Suffolk and Norfolk given to him by the King. These obviously included Sible Hedingham, but also included Pebmarsh, Ovington and Belchamp
- Plea Roll of the Court of Common Pleas; National Archives; CP 40/647; http://aalt.law.uh.edu/AALT1/H6/CP40no647/bCP40no647dorses/IMG_0761.htm; third entry, second line residence of John Ekefeld, yeoman
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