Marsley (also known as Marsetelie)5820

Habberley, England, Shropshire

Brief Description

There was a royal park at \"Marsetelie\" in the late Saxon period. Domesday Book records that when Edward the Confessor stayed at Shrewsbury, it was the custom for the better men townsmen who had horses to guard him while he hunted. In addition, the sheriff had to find 36 footmen to act as drivers and beaters for the game.

History

There was a park at Marsley before Domesday Book, in the reign of Edward the Confessor.

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