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Chertsey Abbey

Chertsey Abbey

The Benedictine Abbey of St. Peter, Chertsey Chertsey Abbey was founded in AD 666 by Frithuwold, Viceroy of Surrey, which was then ruled by Wulfhere, King of Mercia under a the following Royal charter: + Regnante domino nostro Jhesu Christo in perpetuum . Ego Wlfarius rex Mercianorum . largiente domino et omnibus sanctis ejus omnes […]

Chertsey Abbey Charters

Chertsey Abbey Charters

Sources   S 69 A.D. 666 x 675. Wulfhere, king of Mercia, to the church of St Peter, Chertsey; confirmation of grants of land by Frithuwold, subregulus, and Eorcenwold. Latin. + Regnante domino nostro Jhesu Christo in perpetuum . Ego Wlfarius rex Mercianorum . largiente domino et omnibus sanctis ejus omnes terras quas Fritheuualdus subregulus et beatus […]

Chertsey’s Bells

Chertsey’s Bells

There are eight bells, the tenor weighing approximately one ton. The treble, second and tenor are inscribed by G. Mears and dated 1859, but the tenor, cast in 1670 by Bryan(?) Eldridge of Chertsey (maybe in itself a recasting of an earlier Chertsey Abbey bell), was recast by Mears at the expense of Angela Burdett-Coutts, of the […]

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Development Project 2019-2022

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