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Lancing, a parish in the hundred of Brightford, rape of Bramber, county of Sussex, .62 miles east of Sompting, 1.75 west of Old Shoreham, 2.48 east of Broadwater, 2.56 southwest of Coombes, 3.72 south of Bramber, 3.77 southwest of Upper Beeding and 4.39 southeast of Steyning... the living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Chichester... in the patronage of the Bishop of Lincoln... bounded on the east by the riven Adur and Shoreham harbour, and on the south by the English channel. (Lewis and Map)
22 Jun, 23 Edward III [1350]. Richard de COMBE or de COMBES of Sussex died, leaving daughter, Joan, aged 17 or more, following which an inquisition was conducted at Bembre (Bramber) on 1 May 24 Edward III [1351] which listed among his holdings, "Hoo in the parish of Launcyngg. Tenements (unspecified) held of the Sir John de MOUBRAY by service of an eighth part of a knight's fee and by rendering 5d. yearly." Rchard's other holdings included the manor of Applesham in Coombes, which Richard had inherited from Nigel de COMBE.

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