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Herstmonceux

Hurstmonceux

noun
  1. a village in S England, in E Sussex north of Eastbourne: 15th-century castle, site of the Royal Observatory, which was transferred from Greenwich between 1948 and 1958, until 1990
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  • Thus it went on for some months at Herstmonceux; but thus it could not last.

    The Life of John Sterling

    Thomas Carlyle

  • The barons' men from Herstmonceux pillaged the lands of Walderne or Pevensey.

  • He probably returned to Herstmonceux next day, where he proposed yet to reside for some indefinite time.

  • To the knight above Drogo paid his first visit on the following day, and bowed low before Ralph of Herstmonceux.