Goodsall, Robert H. The Ancient Road To Canterbury: A Progress Through Kent (London: Constable, 1959) p.27

Transcribed by G. Lamb, for the HRGS.

 

... When the famous Cardinal Campeggio made a stately progress through the county to London in July, 1518, he travelled on the 28th of the month with a great train of

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"Bisshopes, lords, estats and gentilmen" from Canterbury, "dyned" at Sittingbourne and then rode on to boxley Abbey, possibly by way of Hartlip and Bredhurst, unless the cavalcade made for Hollingbourne Hill to join the Way at the bottom...