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Edward Culpepper

Sir Edward Culpepper was a Sussex lawyer and a wealthy landowner in Elizabethan England. He rebuilt for himself Wakehurst Place in Ardingly, West Sussex, England in the late-16th century.


Mousley, J.E., "The Fortunes of Some Gentry Families of Elizabethan Sussex', The Economic History Review, New Series, 11: 3 (1959), pp. 467-483.

Stockwell, Christine, 'Wakehurst Place: The Culpepper Connection' <> [accessed 26 December 2007]

Further reading:

Loder, Gerald W. E., Wakehurst Place, Sussex : An Account Of The Manor And Its Owners (London: Spottiswoode & Co., 1907)

Stockwell, Christine, Wakehurst Place: Culpepper Connection (London: Royal Botanic Gardens, 1990)

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