Bursted [Berstede], Sir Walter of
- 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 ...