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"Which springing out of a wall vulgarly called Brownswell, for Brentwell, that is in Old English Frogwell, passeth down between Hampstead and Hendon hilles.
"Brent" unto whom all the finall rillets of these parts resort, runneth on by Brent street, watereth Hanger Wood, Hanwell, Osterley Park, and so neere his fall in the Tamis giveth name to Brentford a fair thoroughfare and frequent mercat.
"Mindeth thou, not to chokke on the traffick of the cercle du nord, on thy journee past Brennt Crosse." (We maketh that bit upp.)
(from William Camden's Brittanica, 1586)