Enchytraeids can be divided into two groups: (1) primary decomposers and (2) secondary decomposers/sapro-microphytophages.
Peasants gathered here from all over Romney Marsh reputedly armed with pitchforks.
During the reign of Henry VIII the Manor of Brenzett was part of the possessions of Thomas Cromwell .
The aim of this review is to evaluate the food sources for enchytraeids and to contribute to the current knowledge of their feeding preferences.
Several food sources have been described in detail: (1) plant material, (2) macroalgae, (3) animal remains, (4) feces of invertebrates, (5) bacteria, (6) fungi, (7) microalgae, (8) nematodes, and (9) locust eggs.
St Mary’s Guildhall (previously known as John O'Gaunt's Stables) a Grade I Listed building and a scheduled ancient monument built sometime around 1150.
A former town house of King Henry II, it was possibly constructed for the crown-wearing ceremonies of Christmas 1157.
It was heavily restored in 1876, but by 1902 had fallen into a state of bad repair.
The chancel and bell-turret had to be dismantled and rebuilt.
The old Roman road from Appledore to New Romney runs through the village.
This was a causeway known as the Rivi Vellum or Rhee Wall, which was built to hold back the river Rother.
It was used for royal wine storage after 1228 before being acquired by Great Guild of St Marys in 1251 and used as their headquarters.