Humphrys genealogy

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Hedingham Castle, Essex

Hedingham Castle, at Castle Hedingham, N Essex.

Hedingham was awarded to Aubrey de Vere by 1086.
The castle fortifications (now gone) were built around 1100.
The castle keep (which survives) was built around 1140.
Seat of Earls of Oxford (cr 1141).
Birthplace of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford in 1550.

Castle Hedingham, showing Hedingham Castle and St.Nicholas' church.
From old map. Surveyed: 1876. Published: 1881.
See modern satellite view.
See street view of castle entrance.

Hedingham Castle.
Photo 1999. From here.

Hedingham Castle.
From 1769 book. See full size.
From here.

Hedingham Castle.
Photo 2015. See full size.
From here.

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