This website includes a mere taste of a larger research work eventually published as a book. The website summarizes key elements of the many stories surrounding the Watford manor and Knight's Fee.
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: Numerous sources have been explored to provide the foundation for this work. These days, excellent material is commonly available on the internet. Sources mined extensively include: http://www.medievalgenealogy.org.uk, https://archive.org, http://www.british-history.ac.uk. Also, my research touched the extensive archives and invaluable original material of: The Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford, the British Library, the College of Arms, TNA of London, and especially NRO in Northamptonshire. The NRO's Ormonde Kilkenny collection deserves a special mention. My thanks to the very helpful staff of them all.
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