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[From Samuel Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1831.]

FLITWICK, a parish in the hundred of REDBORNE-STOKE, county of BEDFORD, 2¾ miles (S. by W.) from Ampthill, containing 489 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Bedford, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the king's books at 7.17., endowed with 200 private benefaction, and 200 royal bounty. The Duke of Bedford was patron in 182O. The church is dedicated to St. Peter and St. Paul. A monastery, or cell to Dunstable priory, was erected here in 1170, by Philip de Sannerville.

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