Place:


Medley  Oxfordshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Medley like this:

MEDLEY, anciently MEDELEY, a place in Oxfordshire; on the river Thames, 2 miles NNW of Oxford. 1t had a country seat of the priors of Oseny. It was the place where Henry II. ment Rosamond, when a nun at. Godstone; and it figures, as follows, in the poems of Withers,-

In summer-time to Medley
My love and I would go;
The boatmen there stood ready
My love and me to row.

Additional information about this locality is available for Oxford

Medley through time

Medley is now part of Oxford district. Click here for graphs and data of how Oxford has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Medley itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Medley, in Oxford and Oxfordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/25294

Date accessed: 27th July 2017


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