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 Roches (Catharine des)Rock. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Rochester,
 
according to Bede, derives its name from “Hrof,” a Saxon chieftain. (Hrofs-ccaster, Hrof’s castle.)   1
 


 Roches (Catharine des)Rock. 

 
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