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  iii   LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS                      
                         
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  SEAL, OF THE HOSPITAL OF ST. SAVIOUR   „,   89
" ROGER DEMANDED FREIGHTAGE FOR THE FERRY   ...   92
HIGH STREET, SHOREHAM ...   ...   93
THE COCKET ...   ...   99
"BEAT, AND KNOCKED HIM TO THE GROUND"      104
THE ASSAULT ON SIR RICHARD DE PESHALE'S HOUSE      107
ISABEL CLAIMS THE PRIVILEGE OF SANCTUARY   „,   109
" THEY WERE THROWN OUT OF THE BOAT " „,      112
THE KING'S RETINUE ACCOMPLISHED THE LONG JOURNEY
FROM LINCOLN TO SHOREHAM IN SAFETY   .„   115
KING CHARLES' COTTAGE, SOUTHWICK ...   ..,   132
" FELL DOWN UPON HIS KNEES AND KIST MY HANDS " •.•   ••   134
" THE FISH PRIZE LIES AT WASTE AND SAVOURETH "   „,   139
" THEY OFTEN DRINK THEIR MAJESTIES' HEALTH "   ...   140
YE OLDE " SUSSES PAD " INN   .-,   142
THE CUSTOM HOUSE AT NEW SHOREHAM (IN 1830) ...   ..   145
OLD CHIMNEY-PIECE, SHOREHAM ...   ...   148
THE BARQuE " BRITANNIA " ON THE STOCKS AT THE OLD SHIPYARD   ... .. .....   157
OLD SHOREHAM CHURCH   ...   166
IN OLD SHOREHAM CHURCH   ...   168
MEMORIAL BRASS IN OLD SHOREHAM[ CHURCH ...      172
ARMS OF CAPTAIN RICHARD POOLE, THE YOUNGER   „,   173
CHURCH OF ST. MARY DE HAURA (EXTERIOR) .„   .   180
INTERIOR OF THE CHURCH ...   ...   184
MEMORIAL BRASS IN THE CHURCH OF ST. MARY DE HAURA   ..   188
IN SHOREHAM CHURCH (THE TOWER ARCHES) ...      190
LANCING COLLEGE FROM THE RIVER   .„   204
" THE CRIER WENT THROUGH THE TOWN "   ..   208
HIGH STREET, SHOREHAMI, EAST END   ...   246   
THE CARRIER   ...   248
BALL ROOM AND LODGE, SWISS GARDENS   ...   253
                 
                   
                         
                CHAPTER I.      
                         
          THE ADUR VALLEY AND ITS ANCIENT PEOPLE-A STONE-AGE " SHEFFIELD "-A BRITISH PRINCE-TRACES OF THE ROMAN OCCUPATION-THE SAXONS--STEYNING A PORT-BRAMBER CASTLE SELF PRIORY-ANCIENT BRIDGES.    
                         
          Although you will doubtless find many people who will tell you that any attempt to re-construct the period prior to Caesar's arrival in these islands is quite hopeless and mere foolish guesswork, it will be necessary for our purpose to say something concerning it. The Adur Valley was the centre of a primitive civilization and the Story of Shoreham begins far back in that distant past usually termed Pre-historic.  
           
                         
            The Neolithic (later stone age) population of Britain-a darkwhite race-are said to have come from the deserts of the east, from Arabia and Egypt, and to have followed the shores of the Mediterranean in journeying hitherward. Any attempt to fix a date for this immigration is quite hopeless. It was far back in the distant ages, but this ancient people had settlements in thus part of the country which we now call Sussex, in the coast district between the Downs and the sea and in the river valleys.
                         
              On the alluvial lowlands of the Adur estuary they grew in abundance those cereals upon which they largely depended for their daily bread. At Cissbury Hill they obtained in abundance the flints for the manufacture of their stone hatchets and other implements.
MAP OF SHOREHAM, CIRCA 1350   ...   ...   ...   -..End of volume        
       
                         
                         
                         

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