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Bursted [Berstede], Sir Walter oflocked

(fl. 1253–1266)
  • Henry Summerson


Bursted [Berstede], Sir Walter of (fl. 1253–1266), administrator and justice, was a small landholder in Kent, and appears to have taken his name from Bursted in the parish of Bishopsbourne, a few miles south-east of Canterbury. But he had estates elsewhere in the county, and is first recorded, in 1253, as holding half a knight's fee in ...

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Chancery records (Public Record Office)