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Pencester [Penchester, Penshurst], Sir Stephen oflocked

(d. 1298)
  • Richard Eales


Pencester [Penchester, Penshurst], Sir Stephen of (d. 1298), administrator, is of obscure origins—surprisingly so, in the light of his prominence later. Evidence even for the names of his parents or his date of birth is lacking. Edward Hasted, the late-eighteenth-century historian of Kent...

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, [20 vols.], PRO (1904–); also , 3 vols. (1898–1955)
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