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Pelham Buckle
(Knights Reward)

Description :- 
A stylised belt buckle stone ornament
Details :-
In 1356 at the Battle of Poitiers a local knight Sir John Pelham together with Sir Roger de la Warr captured Jean the King of France, because of this the Sir John was given the Kings belt buckle as a badge of honour. This badge can be seen on many churches and buildings in the area around Laughton showing the influence and power of the Pelham family.
Use :-
As an ornament on churches and buildings owned by the Pelham Family .

Villages Referenced

Chiddingly  -   (Walking on Cheese ??)
East Hoathly  -   (Another Sussex Cannibal?)
Halland  -   (Ancient Slaughter)
Waldron  -   (Fullers Earth)

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