A short history of Berkhamsted

by PercyCharles Birtchnell

Publisher: P.C. Birtchnell in Berkhamsted

Written in English
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Statementby Percy C. Birtchnell.
LC ClassificationsDA690.B/
The Physical Object
Pagination127p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21921843M
ISBN 100950254908

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In the son of Rev. John Cowper was born here, the poet and hymn-writer William Cowper, who gave to the English language the phrase “God Moves in a Mysterious Way”. Rev John Wolstenholme Cobb, clergyman and local historian, also resided in the Rectory.

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Garnons Williams: A History of Berkhamsted School The Gazette R.A. Norris: The Parish Church of Berkhamsted St. Peter Hertfordshire Berkhamsted Castle. Around the time of the Domesday Book, Berkhamsted was one of the most important settlements in rural southeast England and Henry II once kept court in the town's Norman castle.

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