Category: Tudor period

St Julian’s

There used to be a farm in Watling Street called St Julian’s Farm   The farm buildings were opposite the entrance to Vesta Avenue and can be seen in this photo which was taken in 1939. This land  in Watling street originally… More about ‘St Julian’s’»

Richard Lee

Sir Richard Lee is said to be descended from ‘a genteel family in Sussex where they had flourished for three or four generations’. His mother was named Hall and was the daughter of the sister of the famous Edmund Dudley… More about ‘Richard Lee’»