Horsendon (St. Michael)
HORSENDON (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Wycombe, hundred of Aylesbury, county of Buckingham, 7 miles (W. by N.) from Great Missenden; containing 27 inhabitants. During the parliamentary war, the manor-house, then the property of Sir John Denham, was occupied by a garrison for the king. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £6. 17., and in the gift of the Duke of Rutland: the tithes have been commuted for £148. 13., and the glebe contains 20 acres.