Pevensey baye, engraving by Francis Jukes

late 18 c.
UK - Lewes - East Sussex Record Office
PDA 443/2
Early modern period
Politics and Military links

Pevensey Bay, the landing place of William the Conqueror.  An engraving by F Jukes from a drawing by J G Shorter, late 18th century. PDA 443/2


South east view of Pevensey Castle by S and N Buck, 1737. PDA 473/20


William the Conqueror’s half brother, Robert, Count of Mortain added a keep to the existing Roman fortifications at Pevensey to make it the centre of Pevensey Rape.


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