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Monstrous AdversaryThe Life of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford$
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Alan H. Nelson

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780853236788

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846313592

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Oxford's Essex

Oxford's Essex

1 Oxford's Essex
Monstrous Adversary
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This chapter describes the Oxford estates. The lands that supported the Oxford earldom lay not in Oxfordshire, but in Essex, just east of London and its adjoining county of Middlesex. The principal Oxford properties lay along the River Colne, which, rising east of Ridgwell, flows south–east through or near Great Yeldham, Castle Hedingham (left bank), Sible Hedingham, Halstead, Colne Endgaine (left bank), Earls Colne (right bank), White Colne (left bank), Wakes Colne, Colchester (tidal), Wivenhoe (left bank), and thence to the sea. Castle Hedingham remains among the most magnificent and best–preserved Norman keeps in Europe, its attendant village among the most charming in England.

Keywords:   estates, Essex, earldom, land, Castle Hedingham

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