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Bradshaw’s Guide

Wichnor

In the vicinity is Catton Hall, seat of Lady Wilmot Horton. Wichnor Manor, seat of J. Levett, Esq., was held by Sir R. de Somerville, under the Earl of Lancaster, with the understanding that he should be bound to present a flitch of bacon to every married couple who, after being married a year and a day, should make oath that they had never quarrelled or wished themselves unmarried. Very few claimants are recorded by the most searching historians.

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