Rape of Arundel

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The Rape of Arundel is one of the rapes, the traditional sub-divisions unique to the historic county of Sussex in England.wikipedia
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Rape (county subdivision)

Raperapesa county subdivision
The Rape of Arundel is one of the rapes, the traditional sub-divisions unique to the historic county of Sussex in England.
It is also possible that the 'rape of Arundel' that is twice mentioned in the Domesday Book was the later rape of Arundel and not the whole 'rape of Earl Roger (of Montgomery)', which included the later rape of Chichester.

Rape of Bramber

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The rape of Chichester lies to its west and the rape of Bramber lies to its east.
It is bordered by the rape of Arundel to the west and the rape of Lewes to the east.

Historic counties of England

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The Rape of Arundel is one of the rapes, the traditional sub-divisions unique to the historic county of Sussex in England.

Sussex

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The Rape of Arundel is one of the rapes, the traditional sub-divisions unique to the historic county of Sussex in England.

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The Rape of Arundel is one of the rapes, the traditional sub-divisions unique to the historic county of Sussex in England.

Rape of Chichester

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The rape of Chichester lies to its west and the rape of Bramber lies to its east.

English Channel

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To the north the rape is bounded by the county of Surrey and to the south by the English Channel.

Arundel

Arundel, SussexArundel, West SussexArundel Gate
The rape of Arundel includes the towns of Arundel and Littlehampton.

Littlehampton

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The rape of Arundel includes the towns of Arundel and Littlehampton.

Poling, West Sussex

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West Sussex

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Worthing

Worthing, West SussexWorthing, EnglandWest Worthing
It is historically part of Sussex in the rape of Bramber, although Goring, which forms part of the rape of Arundel, was incorporated in 1929.

History of Christianity in Sussex

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The lord of Arundel Rape, Roger de Montgomerie established Arundel Priory in 1102.

Coates, West Sussex

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It is within the ancient divisions of the Bury Hundred and the Rape of Arundel.The village is bounded north by the Rother Navigation.

West Sussex County Council

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The Local Government Act 1888 created the administrative county of West Sussex, with its own county council, from the three western rapes of the ancient county of Sussex, that is the rapes of Chichester, Arundel and Bramber.

History of local government in Sussex

administrative changes in 1894local government in Sussexperiodic reform of its local governance
From this time onwards, Sussex was divided into—from west to east—Chichester, Arundel, Bramber, Lewes, Pevensey and Hastings rapes.

Roger de Montgomery

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William gave Earl Roger nearly all of what is now the county of West Sussex, which at the time of the Domesday Survey was the Rape of Arundel.

House of Bellême

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In 1098 Robert's younger brother Hugh died, and Robert inherited, on payment of £3,000 in relief, the English properties that had been their father's, including the Rape of Arundel and the Earldom of Shrewsbury.

Robert of Bellême, 3rd Earl of Shrewsbury

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In 1098 Robert's younger brother Hugh died, and Robert inherited, on payment of £3,000 in relief, the English properties that had been their father's, including the Rape of Arundel and the Earldom of Shrewsbury.

Sussex in the High Middle Ages

High Middle Ages
As well as the foundation of Lewes Priory in 1081 by the lord of Lewes Rape, the lord of Arundel Rape, Roger de Montgomerie established Arundel Priory in 1102.