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Brooksby is one of the Danish settlements along the Wreake Valley in Leicestershire, named more likely from the badgers ("brocks") than from the little river.
The "by" ending, which occurs in many local village names, betrays its Danish origins.
This means that we know for certain that the place has been continuously settled for at least one thousand years.
Between the first and second drafts of this book, quite large areas were rewritten as one or two more vital clues came to hand, turning earlier speculation on its head.
The search Stopped on a deadline day, not because everything worthwhile had come to hand.
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Later again, the owners of hall and land, the de Villers or de Villiers family, extended their profitable sheep-rearing operations at the expense of their tenants' little holdings.
Sheep produce fat profits, but they are not labour-intensive, and Brooksby, like many another in Leicestershire, became a "deserted village".