St. Etheldreda

In the Domesday book it is noted that some of the land of Badley belonged to St Etheldreda. This is a reference to the Monastery of that name at Ely which no longer exists. As well as having a share in the lands of Badley, Etheldreda owned land in other parts of England, most notably in the City of London. There is an area bordering Hatton Gardens which is still accredited to the Diocese of Ely. Ely Place is a cul-de-sac, at the end of which is the Roman Catholic Church of St. Etheldreda.
Details of how this Monastery came to own said lands can be found at:-

http://www.gmm.co.uk/ely/ethel.htm

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