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a distant view of Wolferlow church behind the green hills
Distant view of Wolferlow church

Wolferlow is a village in northern Herefordshire, England, about 4 miles (6.4 kilometres) north of Bromyard.

In the fourteenth century the manor of Wolfelow belonged to the Earl of March; about 1310 it was granted to Walter de Thornbury, a retainer of the Earl, who became Lord Chancellor of Ireland.[1] Thornbury died in a shipwreck in 1313 while attempting to secure confirmation of his election as Archbishop of Dublin.[2]


  1. ^ Ball, F. Elrington The Judges in Ireland 1221-1921 London John Murray 1926 Vol.1 p.62
  2. ^ Ball p.62

Coordinates: 52°15′09″N 2°29′12″W / 52.2526°N 2.4867°W / 52.2526; -2.4867