RYCOTE, a liberty in the parish of {Great }Haseley, hundred of Ewelme, county Oxford, 2 miles S.W. of Thame. It was formerly held by the Ricotes, Quatremains, Herons, Williamses, Norrises, and is now the property of the Earl of Abingdon. The principal seat is Rycote Park, where Elizabeth was received as a prisoner by Lord Williams. There is a chapel-of-ease dedicated to St. Michael and All Angels.

The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003

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