Bapchild


Bapchild

infobox UK place
country = England
latitude= 51.316666
longitude= 0.766667
official_name= Bapchild
population =
shire_district= Swale
shire_county = Kent
region= South East England
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post_town=
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Bapchild, originally Baccanceld, is a village and civil parish in the Swale district of Kent, England, about two miles east of Sittingbourne. It lies on the A2, and according to the 2001 census, the parish had a population of 1,068.

ynod of Baccanceld

In 694 it was the site of the Synod of Baccanceld. This meeting was rather a witenagemot, or an Old English Parliament or Royal Council (in Christian kingdoms often including clerics), than an ecclesiastical synod, as it was presided over by Wihtred, King of Kent. There were present at its deliberations Brihtwald, Archbishop of Canterbury, Tobias, Bishop of Rochester, besides abbots, abbesses, priests, deacons and lay lords. [ [http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/02189a.htm Synod of Baccanceld] – Catholic Encyclopedia article]

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