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Saint Thomas of Dover – Thomas Hale

At the end of the thirteenth century, Edward I (1272-1307), with large estates in France to protect, needed ships to transport his army across the Channel. In 1278, he gave the Cinque Ports a Charter, which encapsulated their role, function, and … Continue reading

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