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Barrow – the River Trent and the Knights Hospitallers

February 23, 2021

The River Trent has been of great importance to the development of the village of Barrow. When the Knights Hospitallers were offered the Church in Barrow in 1165 by Robert de Bakepuiz, they must have found the site in Barrow most attractive. Built in a small village on the flood plane of a river, there […]

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Norman Knights – Hospitallers journey to Barrow upon Trent

February 16, 2021

Norman Knights – Hospitallers journey from Jerusalem to Barrow upon Trent In 1165 the Church of St Wilfrid was given to the Knights Hospitallers by Robert de Bakepuiz.  In 1288 his descendent, John confirmed the grant of the rectory and grants of land. The Bakepuiz ownership of the land was a direct result of the […]

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