Model, built 1960; church with Roman bricks. Canute fought his last fight here against Edmund Ironside.
|Carenduna: Swein of Essex. 3 cobs, 342 sheep.|
Now 2 hamlets, Great Canfield and Canfield End. Earthworks of de Vere's Castle at Great Canfield, one of England's best preserved sites.
|Cane(d)felda / Chenefelda: Aubrey de Vere from Count Alan; William de Warenne; Richard from Geoffrey de Mandeville; Aubrey de Vere; the king claims from Richard, who held it from Geoffrey de Mandeville. 2 mills, 3 beehives. 50 pigs, 3 cobs.|
Now Chadwell St. Mary, originally 'Cold-well'. Extensive ancient chalk workings. St. Cedd, an East Saxon missionary reputedly baptised his converts in a well near the church.
|Celdewella: Hugolin from Bishop of London; FitzThorold from Bishop of Bayeux; Grim the Reeve.|
Chardwell, formerly Ainsworth
|Einesuurda: Richard from William de Warenne. 3 beehives.|
Now Chatham Green.
|Cetham: Walter from Geoffrey de Mandeville.|
|Ceauride: Warner from Richard FitzGilbert; 2 freemen claim from Aelmer who held it from Richard FitzGilbert.|
Saxon settlement, and a county town since the 13th century. The world's first radio factory (Marconi) started production here in 1899.
|Celmeresfort: Bishop of London before and after 1066. Mill.|
Saxon church. Tudor Sibleys Farm has one of Essex's oldest dovecotes.
|Cicchenai: Warin from Ranulf Peverel.|
Original Chignall St. James's and Smealy, joined 1888. St. James Church has Roman bricks.
|Cingehala: Richard, Richard Garnet, Ralph, Leofson, Leofric, Leofwin, Alstan from Geoffrey de Mandeville; Ansketel from Robert Gernon.|
William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania, studied in the 16th/17th century grammar school.
|Cingheuuella: Ralph de Limesy. Mill.|
Celebrated by Edward Thomas: "If I should ever by chance grow rich I'll buy Cockham, Cockridden and Childerditch."
|Ciltedic / -endis: Sheriff of Surrey from the king; formerly Queen Edith; Osbern from Swein of Essex, formerly Alwen, a free woman; Sasselin.|
London borough, near Epping Forest; Forest Museum. Queen Elizabeth I's hunting lodge is nearby.
|Cing(h)efort: Canons of St. Paul's before and after 1066; Ordgar from Robert Gernon. 6 fisheries, mill.|
Small town. Livingstone lived here before going to Africa.
|Angra (Ongar): Count Eustace.|
|Ceseuuic: Robert de Tosny.|
Highest village in Essex; moated earthwork.
|Cristeshala: Count Eustace. 4 beehives, 24 goats.|
Now 2 villages, Great and Little Clacton. Great Clacton had medieval market; Saxon graves; Roman-tiled Norman church. There is a little church in Little Clacton.
|Clachintuna: Bishop of London before and after 1066. Fishery, mills.|
|Clare: Count Eustace. Mill. 3 cobs, 239 sheep.|
Sail-less windmill. Robert FitzWinarc, a Frenchman, built his pre-Conquest castle here; the moats survive.
|Clauelinga: Swein of Essex; Ansgot, Wicard, Robert and Ralph from Swein of Essex. Mill, 5 beehives. Foal, 23 goats.|
Probably Roman; famous for cloth making in the Middle Ages; Roman-bricked Norman church. There is a watermill near Little Coggeshill Abbey.
|Cogheshale / -essala: Holy Trinity; Count Eustace; Theodoric Pontel. 2 mills, 4 beehives. 4 cobs.|
Britain's oldest recorded town. Roman High Street; keep of a Norman castle; University of Essex. From the fortified Iron Age settlement here Cunobelin (Shakespeare's Cymbeline) ruled the whole of southwest Britain.
|Colecastro / -cestra: Bishop of London; King's land; Count Eustace; John FitzWaleran; king's burgesses; the Abbot of St. Edmund's; Eudo the Steward; Hugh de Montfort; Roger de Poitou; Abbot of Westminster; Geoffrey de Mandeville; Swein of Essex; Abbess of Barking; Aubrey de Vere; Bishop Walkelin. 400 houses, 2 churches (including St. Peter's), 4 mills, court. 4 sesters of honey.|
|Nortuna: Ralph Baynard. Mill. 6 cobs.|
Colne, Earls, Wakes and White
Now 2 villages, Earls and Wakes Colne, and White Colne hamlet. The de Veres founded a Benedictine priory in Earls Colne in about 1100.
|Coles / Colun: St. Edmund's Abbey; Robert from Count Eustace; Wulfwin, 2 of his nephews and Leofric from Richard FitzGilbert; Aubrey de Vere; Robert Malet; Lutting; Wulfric claims from Richard FitzGilbert; Thorbern. 5 mill, 3 beehives. 45 cattle, 160 sheep, 80 goats, 4 cobs, 6 asses, 20 mares.|
|Parva Colun: Man-at-arms from Walter the Deacon; Walter from Robert Malet. 2 mills, 3 beehives. 13 goats.|
Roman ford, 800 year old wall paintings in Roman-tiled Norman church.
|Copeforda: Bishop of London.|
Cornish Hall, formerly Norton
|Nortuna: Brictric claims from Mascerel.|
|Currincham: William from Bishop of London. Mill.|
Coupals, formerly Chelveston
|Celeuestuna: 5 freemen from Richard FitzGilbert; 6 freemen claim from Baynard.|
|Cubrigea: William from Ranulf, brother of Ilger.|
Cranham, formerly Bishop's Ockenden
|Craohu: Hugh from Bishop of London; Hugh from Bishop of Bayeux.|
Crawley End, in the rural district of Saffron Walden.
|Crauuelaea: Roger from Count Eustace.|
Cray's Hill Part of Billericay; formerly Ramsden Crays.
Also called Cricksea, or Crixeth, meaning landing place in the creek. Elizabethan house.
|Criccheseia: Swein, Pointel and Modwin from Bishop of Bayeux.|
Crepping Hall, a manor house.
|Crepinga / -inges: Modwin; Alfward claims from Richard FitzGilbert.|
|Richeham: Azo from Robert Gernon. Mill.|
Curling Tye Green
|Curlai: Pointel from Ralph Baynard.|
Cuton Hall, a manor house.
|Keuentuna: Osbert from Geoffrey de Mandeville. Mill, 5 beehives. 14 goats.|