‘It is not known if by licence or not’:Uckfield’s Medieval Borough and Market – By Brian Phillips. Hindsight, volume 7 (2001).
‘IT IS NOT KNOWN IF BY LICENCE OR NOT’:UCKFIELD’S MEDIEVAL BOROUGH AND MARKET. The quantity of painstaking research published by Uckfield and District Preservation Society over many years – in seven annual volumes of HINDSIGHT, quarterly newsletters before that and several books – should disprove the old prevalent folk-belief that
800 YEARS OF UCKFIELD’S WRITTEN HISTORY On 6 August 1220, the Sheriff of Sussex was notified of the licence granted for Uckfield’s market on Wednesdays. As lord of the manor, the Archbishop of Canterbury owed the Crown one palfrey: £3 7s 8d. This was entered on the fine roll kept