Berkhamsted Common

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Augustus Smith - Biography - Berkhamsted Common
... In 1866 Lord Brownlow tried to enclose Berkhamsted Common with 5' steel fences built by Woods of Berkhamsted and therefore, claim it as part of his estate ... train to break the fences and protect Berkhamsted Common for the people of Berkhamsted ... East End toughs and local Berkhamsted men and women fought that night against Lord Brownlow's men in what became known nationally as the Battle of Berkhamsted Common ...
Berkhamsted - History
... Berkhamsted was the terminating point of the Norman invasion of 1066 ... the River Thames at Wallingford making for the Anglo Saxon castle at Berkhamsted ... In Berkhamsted they swore loyalty to William and offered him the crown of England ...

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