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Text of the Somerset Domesday

Part 1

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1906

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'Text of the Somerset Domesday: Part 1', *A History of the County of Somerset: Volume 1* (1906), pp. 433-478. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=117315 Date accessed: 26 November 2014.

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HERE ARE ENTERED THE HOLDERS OF LANDS IN SUMMERSETE
THE KING'S LAND.
THE KING'S LAND, WHICH EARL GODWIN and his sons HELD IN SUMERSETA'
EDITH (*EDDID*) THE QUEEN HELD THESE LANDS ENTERED BELOW
ULWARD WHITE (*ALBUS*) HELD THESE LANDS ENTERED BELOW
THE LAND OF THE BISHOP OF
WINCHESTER
THE LAND OF THE BISHOP OF
SALISBURY
THE LAND OF THE BISHOP OF
BAYEUX
THE LAND OF THE BISHOP OF
COUTANCES
VI. THE LAND OF THE BISHOP
'GISO' OF WELLS
VII. THE LAND OF THE CHURCH OF BATH
VIII. THE LAND OF
ST. MARY OF GLASTONBURY
IX. THE LAND OF THE CHURCH
OF MUCHELNEY
X. THE LAND OF THE CHURCH
OF ATHELNEY [ADELINGI]
XI. THE LAND OF THE CHURCH
OF ROME
XII. THE LAND OF ST. STEPHEN
OF CAEN
XIII. THE LAND OF ST. MARY OF
MONTEBURG
XIV. THE LAND OF ST. EDWARD
XV. WHAT MAURICE (BISHOP OF
LONDON) HOLDS
XVI. WHAT THE KING'S CLERKS
(*clerici*) (HOLD)
XVII. THE LAND OF COUNT EUSTACE
XVIII. THE LAND OF EARL HUGH
XIX. THE LAND OF THE COUNT OF MORTAIN
Footnotes

# NOTE

The reader should bear in mind throughout that the date of
the Domesday Survey is 1086; that King Edward, to whose
time it refers as 'T. R. E.' i.e. '*tempore Regis Edwardi*,' died
January 5, 1066; that the 'hide' was the unit of assessment
on which the (Dane) geld was paid; that its subdivisions
were: the 'virgate,' one-quarter of the hide; the 'ferling'
(farthing), one-quarter of the virgate; and the acre, of which
120 went to one hide. The 'demesne' was the lord's portion
of the manor, the peasantry holding the rest under him.

The Rev. J. Collinson prefixed to his History of the County,
published in 1791, a copy of the Exchequer Domesday, with
an index giving the modern names of places. On the whole
the index quite deserves the praise bestowed upon it by the
Rev. R. W. Eyton in his *Analysis and Digest of the Somerset
Survey* (*according to the Exon codex*) *and of the Geld Inquest of*
1084, 2 vols., 1880. In this latter work the manors are arranged under the Hundreds mainly by means of clues afforded
by a close study of the Geld Inquest. The identifications
include nearly every manor mentioned, and correct not a few
of Collinson's suggestions. In 1899 the present writer printed
(*Som. Arch. Proc*. XLV. ii. 51) an analysis of the Survey
arranged to show the prevalence of manors, single or grouped,
containing a unit or multiple of five hides. In working it out
he availed himself of the immense mass of additional information contained in the Somerset Record Society's volumes, of
articles in the *Som. and Dors. Notes and Queries*, as well as of
the six-inch maps of the Ordnance Survey. In 1902, the
Rev. T. W. Whale issued an analysis of the Exeter codex and
the Geld Inquest. A number of the identifications in the
following pages are based upon corrections made therein.
But even now finality has not yet been reached. The sites of
manors long since obsolete are brought to light quite unexpectedly, and references in early records, by enabling the
descent of manors bearing the same name to be accurately
distinguished, give clues which eventually carry back their
history to Domesday.

## HERE ARE ENTERED THE HOLDERS OF LANDS IN SUMMERSETE

N. B.—[] enclose modern names and identifications; () enclose translator's additions; "enclose matter found only in the Exeter Domesday, including variant spellings.

i King William

ii The Bishop of Winchester

iii The Bishop of Salisbury

iv The Bishop of Bayeux

v The Bishop of Coutances

vi The Bishop of Wells

vii The church of Bath

viii The church of Glastonbury

ix The church of Muchelney

x The church of Athelney

xi The church of St. Peter at Rome

xii The church of Caen

xiii The church of Monteburg

xiv The church of Shaftesbury

xv Bishop Maurice

xvi Clerks holding of the king

xvii Count Eustace

xviii Earl Hugh

xix The Count of Mortain

xx Baldwin de Execestre

xxi Roger de Corcelle

xxii Roger Arundel

xxiii Walter Gifard

xxiv Walter or Walscin de Dowai

xxv William de Moion

xxvi William de Ow

xxvii William de Faleise

xxviii William son of Guy

xxix Ralph de Mortemer

xxx Ralph de Pomerei

xxxi Ralph Pagenel

xxxii Ralph de Limesi

xxxiii Robert son of Girold

xxxiv Alvred de Marlborough

xxxv Alvred de Ispania

xxxvi Turstin son of Rolf

xxxvii Serlo de Burci

xxxviii Odo son of Gamelin

xxxix Osbern Gifard

xl Edward de Salisbury

xli Ernulf de Hesding

xlii Gislebert son of Turold

xliii Godebold

xliv Matthew de Mortain

xlv Humphrey the Chamberlain

xlvi Robert de Odburvile and other serjeants of the king

xlvii The king's thegns

fo. 86, '89b'

## THE KING'S LAND.

The king holds Summertone [Somerton]. King Edward held it. It never paid geld, nor is it known how many hides are there. There is land for 50 ploughs. In demesne there are 5 ploughs and 4 serfs, and (there are) 80 villeins and 28 bordars with 40 ploughs. 'There are 2 riding-horses, 9 swine and 500 sheep.' There are 100 acres of meadow, and pasture 1 league in length and half a league in breadth. Wood(land) 1 league long and 1 furlong broad.

There (is a borough) which is called Lanporth, 'Lanporda' [Langport], in which dwell 34 (fn. 1) burgesses paying 15 shillings, and there are 2 fisheries paying 10 shillings.

It (Somerton) pays yearly 79 pounds 10 shillings 7 pence at 20 pence to the ounce.

To this manor are added 3 estates (*terræ*) (fn. 2)
which 3 thegns, Brisnod, Alvric and Sawin,
held 'in parage (*pariter*)' T.R.E.; and they
paid geld for 5½ hides. There are 7 villeins
and 5 bordars with 4 ploughs. They pay 7
pounds 15 shillings. 'Brisnod held one of
these, and paid geld for 4 hides, which 4
ploughs could plough. It is worth yearly 100
shillings. Alvric held one estate which paid
geld for 1 hide; now Ogisius holds it and
pays yearly 25 shillings. Sawin held half a
hide T.R.E. and still holds it, and has there
1 plough and pays yearly 30 shillings in the
king's ferm.'

From this manor (Somerton) has been taken away half a hide at Denesmodeswelle [ (fn. 3) ], which was (part) of the demesne ferm of King Edward. Alvred de Hispania holds it, and it is worth 10 shillings.

The king holds Cedre [Cheddar]. King
Edward held it. It never paid geld, nor is it
known how many hides are there. There is
land for 20 ploughs. In demesne there are 3
ploughs and 2 serfs and 1 colibert, and (there
are) 17 villeins and 20 bordars with 17
ploughs. And 7 rent-payers (*gabulatores*) pay
17 shillings.

In Alsebruge [Axbridge] 32 burgesses pay 20 shillings. There are 2 mills paying 12 shillings and 6 pence, and 3 fisheries paying 10 shillings. 'There are 6 beasts, 15 swine and 100 sheep.' There are 15 acres of meadow and pasture 1 league in length and as much in width. Wood(land) 2 leagues in length and half a league in width. It (Cheddar) pays yearly 21 pounds and 2½ pence at 20 pence to the ounce.

Of this manor Giso the bishop holds a member (called) Wetmore [Wedmore], which he held of King Edward. For it William the sheriff reckons in the king's ferm 12 pounds every year. 'The bishop held it of King Edward long before his death.'

From this same manor has been taken away half a virgate of land which was of the demesne ferm of King Edward. Robert de Otburgvile holds it, and it is worth 15 pence.

These 2 manors, Somerton and Cheddar,
with their attached members (*appenditiis*) paid
the ferm of one night T.R.E.

fo. '88b'

The king holds Nort Peret [North Petherton]. King Edward held it. It never paid geld, nor is it known how many hides are there. There is land for 30 ploughs. In demesne are 3 ploughs and (there are) 20 villeins, 19 bordars, 6 serfs, and 20 swineherds 'who pay 100 shillings' with 23 ploughs. 'And there are 2 beasts and 100 sheep.' And there is a mill which pays yearly 15 pence, and 100 acres of meadow, and 2 leagues of pasture paying 20 shillings. This manor pays 42 pounds 8 shillings 4 pence at 20 pence to the ounce.

The king holds Sudperet, 'Sutpetret' [South Petherton]. King Edward held it. It never paid geld, nor is it known how many hides are there. There is land for 28 ploughs. In demesne are 2 ploughs and 5 serfs and 22 coliberts, and (there are) 63 villeins and 15 bordars with 26 ploughs. 'There are 2 riding-horses, 1 cow, 12 swine and 63 sheep.' There is a mill paying yearly 20 shillings. There are 50 acres of meadow, and wood(land) 11 furlongs in length and 10 in width. It pays 42 pounds 8 shillings 4 pence at 20 pence to the ounce.

Of this manor Merlesuain held 2 hides in Stratone [Stratton] T.R.E.; it was thegnland. It now pays 60 shillings in the king's ferm 'and 24 sheep.' From the same manor has been taken half a hide. Norman holds it of Roger de Curcelle, and it is worth 16 shillings.

To this manor T.R.E. there was yearly
paid from Cruche, 'Cruca' [Cricket St.
Thomas] a customary due (*consuetudo*). This
was 6 sheep with their lambs, and from each
free man 1 bloom (*bloma*) of iron. Turstin
holds (Cricket) of the Count of Mortain,
but he has not paid the due since the count
has had the land.

The king holds Churi [Curry Rivel]. King Edward held it. It never paid geld, nor is it known how many hides are there. There is land for 13 ploughs. In demesne are 3 ploughs and 5 serfs, and (there are) 20 villeins and 2 bordars with 10 ploughs. 'There are 1 riding-horse, 8 beasts, 11 swine and 64 sheep.' There are 40 acres of meadow, and wood(land) 2 leagues in length and 1 league in breadth. It pays 21 pounds 50 pence at 20 pence to the ounce.

From this manor has been taken away 1 virgate of land. Bretel holds it of the Count of Mortain. It is worth 10 shillings 8 pence.

These 3 manors, Nordperet and Sudperet and Churi, T.R.E. paid the ferm of one night with their customary dues.

fo. 86b

The king holds Willetone [Williton] and Candetone [Cannington] and Carentone [Carhampton]. King Edward held them. They never paid geld, 'and were never hidated,' nor is it known how many hides are there. There is land for 100 ploughs. In demesne there are 11½ ploughs and 11 serfs and 30 coliberts, and (there are) 38 villeins and 50 bordars with 37½ ploughs. 'There are 2 riding-horses and 11 swine and 350 sheep.' There are 2 mills paying 5 shillings and 104 acres of meadow. The pasture is 5 leagues in length and 3 leagues in breadth. Wood(land) 4 leagues in length and 2½ leagues in breadth. It (the group of 3 manors) pays 105 pounds 16 shillings 6½ pence at 20 pence to the ounce. T.R.E. (it) (fn. 4) paid the ferm of one night.

To this manor of Welletone is added half a hide. (fn. 5) Saric held it T.R.E. for 2 manors and paid geld for half a hide. There is land for 5 ploughs. There 6 villeins and 4 bordars have 3 ploughs. There are 4 acres of meadow. The wood(land) is 4 furlongs in length and 1 furlong in breadth. It pays 31 shillings 8 pence.

To the same manor is added another half
hide at Waistou [Westowe in Lydeard St.
Lawrence] which Alwin held 'in parage
(*pariter*)' T.R.E. and paid geld for half a hide.
There is land for 1 plough. It pays 40
pence. To the said manor (fn. 6) has been added
half a hide, and it pays 7 shillings to the
king's ferm.

From Alvred's manor of Selvere [Monksilver] (fn. 7) has been added to this manor a customary due of 18 sheep every year. T.R.E. this did not belong to Welletone.

'fo. '90b'

The king holds Beiminstre, 'Betministra' [Bedminster]. King Edward held it. It never paid geld, nor is it known how many hides are there. There is land for 26 ploughs. In demesne there are 3 ploughs and 3 serfs, and (there are) 25 villeins and 22 bordars with 10 ploughs. 'There are 1 riding-horse and 9 beasts and 22 swine and 115 sheep.' There is a mill paying 5 shillings, and 34 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 2 leagues in length and 1 league in breadth. It pays 21 pounds and 2½ pence at 20 pence to the ounce.

The priest (*presbiter*) of this manor holds
land for 1 plough, and it is worth 20 shillings.
Of this manor 'Geoffrey' the Bishop of
Coutances holds 112 acres of meadow and
wood(land).

The king holds Frome [Frome]. King
Edward held it. It never paid geld, nor is it
known how many hides are there. There is
land for 50 ploughs. In demesne there are 3
ploughs and 6 coliberts, and (there are) 31
villeins and 36 bordars with 40 ploughs.
'There are 24 swine and 93 sheep.' There
are 3 mills paying 25 shillings, and a market
(*mercatum*) paying 46 shillings and 8 pence.
There are 30 acres of meadow and 50 acres
of pasture. Wood(land) 1 league in length
and the same in breadth. It pays 53 pounds
and 5 pence at 20 pence to the ounce.

Of this manor the church of St. John of
Frome holds 'in almoin' 8 ploughlands (*car.
terræ*) as it did T.R.E. Reinbald is priest
there. (fn. 8)

The king holds Brumetone, (fn. 9) 'Briuuetona' [Bruton]. King Edward held it. It never paid geld, nor is it known how many hides are there. There is land for 50 ploughs. In demesne there are 3 ploughs and 5 serfs and 4 coliberts, and (there are) 28 villeins and 26 bordars with 18 ploughs. There are 5 burgesses and 1 swineherd 'who pays 5 swine every year. There are 80 sheep and 13 goats.' There are 6 mills paying 20 shillings, and 38 acres of meadow and 150 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 5 leagues in length and 1 league in breadth. It pays 53 pounds and 5 pence of 20 pence to the ounce.

This manor with the above (named) Frome T.R.E. paid the ferm of one night.

From this manor have been taken away 9 acres 'which were in the above named manor T.R.E.' which Bretel holds of the Count of Mortain 'in Retlis' [Redlynch], and they are worth 18 pence.

From this manor has been taken away half a hide in Cilemetone [Kilmington]. Serlo de Burci holds it, and it is worth 10 shillings. They were part of the demesne ferm 'of the king in Briuueton [Bruton] T.R.E.'

From the same manor has been taken away
1 hide, 'which was (*jacebat*) there T.R.E.'

Gozelin 'de Rivaria' holds it of Robert Fitz Girold. There is land for 3 ploughs.

It was worth 'when Robert received it' 40 shillings, now 20 shillings.

The king holds Mileburne [Milborne
Port]. King Edward held it. It never paid
geld, nor is it known how many hides are
there. There is land for 50 ploughs. In
demesne are 4 ploughs and 5 serfs, and (there
are) 70 villeins and 18 bordars with 65 (fn. 10)
ploughs. 'There are 2 riding-horses and 22
swine and 153 sheep.' There are 6 mills
paying 77 shillings and 6 pence, and 170
acres of meadow. Wood(land) 2 leagues in
length and 9 furlongs broad. Pasture 4 furlongs long and 2 furlongs broad, and 1 league
of moor (*mora*).

In this manor are 56 burgesses with a market paying 60 shillings 'in the king's ferm.'

In Givelcestre, 'Guilecestre' [Ilchester]
are 107 burgesses paying 20 shillings. A
market with its attached members (*appenditiis*)
pays 11 pounds.

The whole of Meleburne with the aforesaid attached members pays 80 pounds of white silver less 9 shillings and 5 pence. T.R.E. it paid one half and one quarter of the ferm of one night.

Reinbald (fn. 11) holds the church of S. John with 1 hide. There he has 1 plough. It is worth 30 shillings.

fo. '103'

## THE KING'S LAND, WHICH EARL GODWIN and his sons HELD IN SUMERSETA' (fn. 12)

The king holds Brunetone [King's Brompton]. Ghida held it T.R.E., and paid geld for 10 hides. There is land for 60 ploughs. Four (fn. 13) hides of it are in demesne, and there (are) 3 ploughs and 7 serfs; and (there are) 50 villeins and 17 bordars with 20 ploughs 'and 5 hides.' 'There are 15 swineherds who pay yearly 32 shillings.' There are 2 mills paying 3 shillings, and 60 acres of meadow. Pasture 3 leagues long and 1 league broad, and as much wood(land) in length and breadth. It pays 27 pounds 12 shillings 1 penny of white silver.

Of these 10 hides a priest holds 1 in
almoin (*elemosina*) of the king. 'There is
land for 2 ploughs.' There he has '3 virgates
and' 1 plough and (there are) 4 villeins with
1 plough 'and one virgate.' 'There are 4
beasts, 9 swine, 30 sheep and 7 she-goats,'
and 3 acres of meadow. It is worth 20
shillings.

Of this manor (fn. 14) the Count of Mortain holds 1 hide in Prestetune [Torrel's Preston in Milverton], which was part of the demesne ferm T.R.E. There is land for 4 ploughs; 2 ploughs are there. 'Hugh de Valletort holds it of the count, and has 1 plough and 3 virgates of land, and the villeins have 1 virgate and 1 plough.' It was and is worth 40 shillings.

From this manor has been taken away the third penny from Milverton which used to be paid T.R.E. there.

The king holds Dolvertune [Dulverton]. Earl Harold held it T.R.E. and paid geld for 2½ hides. There is land for 11 ploughs. Of this there is in demesne 1 hide and there are 2 ploughs and 6 serfs, an there are 17 villeins and 6 bordars with 3½ ploughs 'and one hide and one half.' 'There are 6 beasts and 30 sheep.' There (are) 3 acres of meadow. Pasture 1 league long and half a league broad, and as much wood(land). It pays 11 pounds 10 shillings of white silver.

To this manor have been added 2 hides of
land less half a ferling. 13 (fn. 15) thegns held them
'in parage' (*pariter*) T.R.E. There is land
for 10 ploughs. There are 8 villeins with 4
ploughs, and 3 acres of meadow, and pasture
half a league long and 4 furlongs broad, wood(land) one league long and half a league
broad. It is worth 64 shillings and 2 pence.

From this manor has been taken away a
customary due (paid) from Brigeford [Brushford], a manor of the Count of Mortain. It
was 24 sheep yearly which were delivered
there T.R.E. Mauger keeps it back by direction of (*per*) the count.

The king holds Clive [Old Cleeve]. Earl
Harold held it T.R.E. and paid geld for 4
hides and 1 virgate of land. There is land
for 33 ploughs. Of this there is in demesne
1 hide and there (are) 3 ploughs and 4 serfs
and (there are) 19 villeins and 9 bordars with
18 ploughs 'and the rest of the land.' 'There
are 1 riding-horse and 14 swine and 300
wether sheep (*berbices*) and 50 she-goats.'
There are 2 mills paying 54 pence, and 24
acres of meadow. Wood(land) 1 league long
and half a league broad. It pays 23 pounds
of white silver; 'and when William de
Moione received it it paid as much.'

To this manor belonged, 'T.R.E.,' the third penny of the Burgherist of Carentone and Willetone and Cantetone and Nordpereth [Carhampton, Williton, Cannington, North Petherton].

The king holds Netelcumbe [Nettlecombe]. Godwin son of Harold (fn. 16) held it T.R.E. and paid geld for 2 hides and 3 virgates of land. There is land for 12 ploughs. Of this there is in demesne 1½ virgates where (are) 2 ploughs and 3 serfs, and (there are) 15 villeins and 4 bordars with 7 ploughs, 'and 1½ hides and half a virgate.' 'There is 1 riding-horse.' There are 6 acres of meadow and 100 acres of pasture and 50 acres of wood(land). It pays (fn. 17) pounds 12 shillings of white silver; 'and as much when W. received it.'

The king holds Capintone [Capton in Stogumber]. Earl (fn. 18) Harold held (it) (fn. 19) and paid geld for 1 hide. There is land for 5 ploughs. Of this half a hide is in demesne where (is) 1 plough and (there are) 5 villeins with 1 plough 'and half a hide.' 'There are 4 beasts and 50 sheep.' There (are) 8 acres of meadow and 20 acres of pasture and 10 acres of wood(land). It pays 46 shillings of white silver, 'and as much when W. received it.'

The king holds Langeford [Langford in Burrington]. Godwin son of 'Earl' Harold (fn. 20) held it T.R.E. and paid geld for 5 hides. There is land for 10 ploughs. Of this there are in demesne 1½ hides where (are) 1 plough and 4 serfs and (there are) 21 villeins and 4 bordars with 8 ploughs 'and 3½ hides.' 'There is 1 riding-horse and 3 beasts and 10 swine and 30 sheep and 18 she-goats.' There is a mill paying 7 shillings and 6 pence, and 8 acres of meadow and 100 acres of pasture and 30 acres of wood(land). It pays 4 pounds and 12 shillings 'and as much when W. (de Moione) received it.'

The king holds Winesford [Winsford]. Earl Tosti held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 3½ hides. There is land for 60 ploughs. Of this there is in demesne half a hide where (are) 2 ploughs and 9 serfs, and (there are) 38 villeins and 11 bordars (fn. 21) with 13 ploughs 'and the rest of the land.' 'There are 52 sheep.' There is a mill paying 6 pence, and 8 acres of meadow and 40 acres of wood(land). Pasture 4 leagues long and 2 leagues broad. It pays 10 pounds and 10 shillings of white silver.

To this manor has been added half a hide.
3 thegns held (it) in parage (*pariter*) T.R.E.
and did customary service to the reeve (*serviebant præposito per consuetudinem*) (fn. 22) of the manor
without paying any ferm (*absque omni firma
donante*). (fn. 23) There is land for 4 ploughs. There
(are) 3 villeins and 23 bordars. It pays 20
shillings 'and when W. de Moione received
it, as much.'

The king holds Crice [Creech S. Michael]. Gunnild held it T.R.E. and paid geld for 10½ hides. There is land for 8 ploughs. Of this there are in demesne 6 hides where (are) 2 ploughs and 6 serfs, and (there are) 20 villeins and 10 bordars with 6 ploughs 'and 4½ hides.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 10 beasts and 10 swine and 48 sheep.' There is 1 mill paying 8 pence, and 8 acres of meadow. Pasture 1 league long and as much broad. Wood(land) 1 furlong long and as much broad. It pays 9 pounds 4 shillings of white silver 'and when W. (de Moione) received it as much.' A fishery is there, but it does not belong to the ferm. (fn. 24)

The king holds Nortcuri [North Curry]. Earl Harold held it, and paid geld for 20 hides. There is land for 40 ploughs. Of this there are in demesne 5 hides, where (are) 5 ploughs and 18 serfs and 23 coliberts, and (there are) 100 villeins less 5 and 15 bordars with 30 ploughs 'and 11 hides.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 20 beasts and 20 swine and 100 sheep.' There are 60 acres of meadow and 50 acres of wood(land). Pasture 2 leagues long and 1 league broad. To this manor belong 5 burgesses in Langporth, 'Lantporta' [Lang-port], paying 38 pence, and 18 serfs and 4 swine-herds and 2 cottars. The whole (manor) pays 23 pounds of white silver 'and when W. (de Moione) received it as much.' There is a fishery which does not belong to the ferm; (fn. 25) and 7 acres of vineyard.

Bishop Maurice holds the church of this manor with 3 hides of the same land. He has there 7 villeins and 11 bordars and 2 serfs with 4 ploughs and 18 acres of meadow and 5 acres of pasture and 12 acres of wood(land). It pays 60 shillings.

Of the same land of this manor Ansger 'Brito' holds 1 hide of the Count of Mortain. It is worth 20 shillings.

The king holds Cruche [Crewkerne].
Eddeva held it T.R.E. It did not pay geld,
nor is it known how many hides are there
(*habentur*). There is land for 40 ploughs.
In demesne are 5 ploughs and 12 serfs and
26 coliberts, and (there are) 42 villeins and 45
bordars with 20 ploughs. 'There are 2 ridinghorses and 8 unbroken (*indomitæ*) mares and 9
beasts and 40 swine and 400 sheep and 64
she-goats.' There are 4 mills paying 40 shillings, and a market paying 4 pounds. There

fo. 87

(are) 60 acres of meadow. Pasture half a
league long and 4 furlongs broad. Wood(land) 4 furlongs long and 2 furlongs broad.
It pays 46 pounds of white silver.

From this manor has been taken away
Estham [Eastham]. T.R.E. it belonged to the
ferm of the manor and could not be separated
from it. Turstin holds (it) of the Count of
Mortain. It is worth 50 shillings 'and when
the Count received it as much. Godwin
the king's reeve (*prepositus*) held it in the
ferm of Cruche, and paid geld for 2 hides.
2 ploughs could plough these (hides). Turstin has in demesne 2 ploughs and 10 bordars
and 1 serf and 6 beasts and 11 swine and 45
sheep and 1 mill which pays yearly 12 shillings and 20 acres of wood(land) and 12 acres
of meadow.'

The king holds Cungresberie [Congresbury]. Earl Harold held it T.R.E. and paid geld for 20 hides. There is land for 50 ploughs. Of this there are in demesne 5 hides where (are) 6 ploughs and 12 serfs, and (there are) 34 villeins and 34 bordars with 34 ploughs 'and 9½ hides.' 'There are 2 riding-horses and 20 beasts and 40 swine and 200 sheep and 40 she-goats.' There are 2 mills paying 17 shillings and 6 pence, and 250 acres of meadow. Pasture 2 leagues long and half a league broad. Wood(land) 2½ leagues long, half a league broad. It pays 28 pounds 15 shillings of white silver. 'And as much when W. the sheriff received it.'

Of the land of this manor 3 thegns, Alward, Ordric and Ordulf, hold 3 hides and 3 virgates of land 'as thegn-land.' (fn. 26) They held (it) T.R.E., nor could they be separated from the lord of the manor. There are in demesne 3 ploughs and 4 serfs, and (there are) 6 villeins and 17 bordars with 3½ ploughs. 'There are 12 beasts and 10 swine.' There (are) 20 acres of meadow and 30 acres of wood(land). Total value 60 shillings.

Bishop Maurice holds the church of this manor with half a hide. It is worth 20 shillings.

Of the same land of this manor have been
taken away 2 hides which belonged (*jacuerunt*)
there T.R.E. Giso the bishop holds one,
and it is worth 4 pounds 'and as much when
he received it.' Serlo de Burci and Gislebert son of Turold hold another hide, and it
is worth 40 shillings, 'and as much when they
received it.'

The king holds Camel [East or Queen's Camel]. Ghida 'the countess' held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 8½ hides. But there are 15 hides there. There is land for 15 ploughs. Of this there are in demesne 5 hides where (are) 4 ploughs and 6 serfs, and (there are) 28 villeins and 10 bordars with 11 ploughs 'and 10 hides.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 12 beasts and 20 swine and 300 sheep.' There are 2 mills paying 20 shillings and 100 acres of meadow and 100 acres of pasture and 100 acres of wood(land). It pays 23 pounds of white silver. 'And as much when W. the sheriff received it.'

'Manors belonging to the earldom.' (fn. 27)

The king holds Cocre [East and West Coker]. Ghida 'the countess' held (it) T.R.E. There are 15 hides there, and it paid geld for 7 hides. There is land for 15 ploughs. Of this are in demesne 5½ hides, where (are) 3 ploughs and 7 serfs and 4 coliberts, and (there are) 35 villeins and 42 bordars with 12 ploughs 'and the rest of the land.' 'There is 1 swineherd who pays 10 swine, and 1 riding-horse and 3 beasts and 20 swine and 150 sheep and 48 shegoats.' There (is) 1 mill paying 5 shillings and 100 acres of meadow. Pasture 1 league long and half a league broad. Wood(land) 8 furlongs long and 6 furlongs broad. It pays 19 pounds and 12 pence of white silver. 'And as much when W. the sheriff received it.'

The king holds Hardintone [Hardington Mandeville]. Gunnild 'daughter of Earl Godwin' held it T.R.E., and there are 10 hides there, and it paid geld for 5 hides. There is land for 10 ploughs. Of this there are in demesne 5½ hides where (are) 2 ploughs and 7 serfs and (there are) 16 villeins and 16 bordars with 8 ploughs 'and the rest of the land.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 5 beasts and 100 sheep.' There (are) 40 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 5 furlongs long and 4 furlongs broad. It pays 12 pounds 14 shillings of white silver. 'And as much when the sheriff received it.'

The king holds Hesterige [Henstridge]. Earl Harold held (it), and paid geld for 10 hides. There is land for 16 ploughs. Besides these 10 hides there is land for 8 ploughs, which never paid geld. There are in demesne 5 ploughs and 8 serfs, and (there are) 37 villeins and 15 bordars with 16 ploughs 'and 10 hides.' 'There are 3 riding-horses and 1 cow and 22 swine and 438 wether sheep.' There is a mill paying 30 pence, and 160 acres of meadow. Pasture 1 league long and half a league broad, and as much wood(land). It pays 23 pounds of white silver. 'And as much when W. the sheriff received it.'

In this manor 1 free man held 9 acres of land and 2 acres of wood(land). They are worth 30 pence. He could not separate himself from the lord of the manor.

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## EDITH (*EDDID*) THE QUEEN HELD THESE LANDS ENTERED BELOW

The king holds Milvertone [Milverton].
T.R.E. it paid geld for half a virgate of land.
There is land for 16 ploughs. In demesne
there are 1 plough and 3 serfs and 3 cottars,
and (there are) 16 villeins and 7 bordars with
9 ploughs 'and the rest of the land.' 'There
are 1 riding-horse and 40 sheep and 11 shegoats.' There (is) a mill paying 7 shillings
and 6 pence, and 6 acres of meadow and 100
acres of pasture and 100 acres of underwood
(*silva modica*). (fn. 28) There (is) a market paying 10
shillings. The whole manor pays 25 pounds
by tale (*ad numerum*). In Queen Edith's
time it used to pay 12 pounds.

The king holds Mertoch [Martock].
There are 38 hides there. T.R.E. it paid
geld for 13 hides. There is land for 40
ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 8 hides, where are 3 ploughs and 6
serfs and 14 coliberts, and (there are) 65 villeins and 24 bordars with 28 ploughs 'and 30
hides.' 'There are 2 riding-horses and 23
beasts and 36 swine and 300 sheep less 16.'
There (are) 2 mills paying 35 shillings, and
50 acres of meadow. Pasture 1 league long
and as much broad. Wood(land) 1 league
long and 2 furlongs broad. A fishery pays
5 shillings. It pays 70 pounds by tale, and
100 shillings more if Bishop Walchelin would
have borne witness (*fuerit testatus*).

To this manor have been added 3 hides. (fn. 29) T.R.E. 3 thegns held them. They pay 4 pounds and 10 shillings in Mertoch.

From this manor have been taken away 1
hide and 1 virgate of land in Contone
[Compton Durville in South Petherton],
'which used to belong to (*jacebat in*) Martocha.' Ansger the cook holds (it). There
is land for 2 ploughs. There 4 men have 1
plough. It was worth 50 shillings; now 30
shillings.

From this manor have been taken away 1½
hides (fn. 30) [Westcombland in Buckland St. Mary].
Alric *Parvus* 'de Hantesyra' holds (it), and it
is worth 40 shillings. 'And the same when
Alric received it.'

The king holds Cainesham [Keynsham]. T.R.E. it paid geld for 50 hides. There is land for 100 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 15½ hides, where are 10 ploughs and 20 serfs and 25 coliberts and (there are) 70 villeins and 40 bordars with 63 ploughs 'and 17 hides.' 'There are 4 riding-horses and 10 beasts and 44 swine and 700 sheep and 70 she-goats.' There are 6 mills paying 60 shillings, and 100 acres of meadow and 100 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 1 league long and as much broad. It pays 108 pounds by tale. It used to pay 80 pounds 'when William Hosatus received it in ferm.'

To this manor belong 8 (fn. 31) burgesses in Bath paying 5 shillings yearly.

Of these 50 hides Count Eustace holds in Beletone, 'Belgetona' [Belluton in Stanton Drew] 4 hides, and Alvred (holds) of him. '4 ploughs could till this.' Tovi held it for 1 manor T.R.E. There (are) in demesne '2½ hides and half a virgate and' 1½ ploughs with 1 serf, and (there are) 5 villeins and 2 bordars with 2 ploughs 'and 1 hide and 1½ virgates.' 'There are 10 beasts and 13 swine and 47 sheep and 10 she-goats.' There (is) a mill paying 15 shillings and 22 acres of meadow and 20 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 3 furlongs long and 2 furlongs wide. It was worth 3 pounds, now 4 pounds.

Of the same land of that manor Roger holds 10 hides in Stantone [Stanton Drew]. 'Ulward Wyte, (fn. 32) held it freely, T.R.E.' '10 ploughs could till this.' He has there in demesne '5½ hides and' 1 plough and (there are) 15 villeins and 13 bordars owning 7 ploughs and 4½ hides. 'There are 87 sheep.' There (is) a mill paying 13 shillings and 15 acres of meadow. Pasture 4 furlongs long and 1½ furlongs broad, and as much wood(land). It is worth 100 shillings. 'And when Roger received it it was worth 4 pounds.'

Of the said land the Bishop of Coutances holds half a hide, and has there half a plough. It is worth 5 shillings. Ulward held (it), nor could (he) be separated from the manor.

The wife (fn. 33) of the said Ulward holds 1 hide
of the above-mentioned 50 hides 'in Bernet
[Burnett], which Ulward held freely T.R.E.'
and has there 'half a hide and' 4 ploughs (fn. 34)
with 3 serfs, and (there are) 3 villeins and
4 bordars 'with half a hide.' 'There are 6
swine and 100 sheep.' There (are) 12 acres
of meadow and 4 acres of underwood (*silva
minuta*). It was and is worth 4 pounds.

Alvric holds of that land 1 hide 'of thegnland' which Ulmar held T.R.E., nor could (he) be separated from the manor. 'This land can be tilled with 1 plough.' One plough is there. 'There are 100 sheep.' There are 17 acres of meadow and 2 acres of pasture. It is worth 20 shillings.

The king holds Ciwetune [Chewton Mendip]. There are 29 hides there. T.R.E. it paid geld for 14 hides. There is land for 40 ploughs. Of this there are in demesne 18 hides, where (are) 9 ploughs and 20 serfs and 2 coliberts, and (there are) 18 villeins and 25 bordars with 19 ploughs 'and 11 hides.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 35 swine and 800 sheep and 50 she-goats.' There are 5 mills paying 30 shillings less 5 pence, and 100 acres of meadow. Pasture 2 leagues long and 1 league broad. Wood(land) 1 league in length and breadth. In Bath 'are appurtenant' 4 burgesses 'who' pay 40 pence. It pays 50 pounds by tale. In the time of Queen Edith it used to pay 30 pounds.

The Abbot of Jumiéges (*de Gemetico*) holds
the church of this manor with half a hide of
land. 'Three ploughs can till this.' There
are 2½ ploughs there, and 2 serfs, and
(there are) 2 villeins and 8 bordars and 8
cottars. It was and is worth 40 shillings.

'The abbot has half a virgate and half a plough in demesne, and the villeins have half a plough and the rest of the land.'

The king holds Estone [Batheaston].
There are 2 hides there, and it paid geld for
1 hide. There is land for 10 ploughs. In
demesne there is '1 hide and' 1 plough, and
2 serfs and 7 coliberts, and (there are) 13
villeins and 3 bordars and 3 cottars with 5
ploughs 'and 1 hide.' 'There are 150 sheep
and 24 she-goats.' There are 2 mills paying
100 pence, and 50 acres of meadow and
of underwood (*silva minuta*) 2 leagues in
length and breadth. These 2 hides were
and are of the demesne ferm of the burgh
of Bath (*de dominica firma burgi Bade*).

The king holds Bade [Bath]. T.R.E. it
paid geld for 20 hides when the shire (*scira
'vicecomitatus*') paid geld. There the king
has 64 burgesses paying 4 pounds, and 90
burgesses of other men (*hominum*) (fn. 35) pay there
60 shillings. There the king has 6 destroyed
(*vastas*) houses.

That burgh with the foresaid Estone pay
60 pounds by tale and 1 mark of gold. Besides this the mint (*moneta*) pays 100 shillings. Edward 'the sheriff' pays 11 pounds
for (*de*) the third penny of this burgh.

From this burgh 1 house has been taken away. Hugh the interpreter holds it, and it is worth 2 shillings.

William Moion pays of (*de*) the third
penny of Givelcestre [Ilchester] 6 pounds
of 20 pence to the ounce. From Meleburne
[Milborne Port] 20 shillings. From Brauetone, 'Briuetona' [Bruton] 20 shillings.
From Lanport [Langport] 10 shillings.
From Aissebrige [Axbridge] 10 shillings.
From Frome 5 shillings.

## ULWARD WHITE (*ALBUS*) HELD THESE LANDS ENTERED BELOW

The king holds Corfetone [Corton Dinham]. T.R.E. it paid geld for 7 hides. There is land for 7 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 3½ hides and 1 ferling, where are 1 plough and 3 serfs, and (there are) 10 villeins and 8 bordars with 3 ploughs 'and the rest of the land.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 4 swine and 100 sheep.' There are 6 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 2 furlongs long and 1 furlong broad. It was and is worth 7 pounds.

The king holds Witecumbe [Whitcombe in Corton Dinham]. T.R.E. it paid geld for 5 hides. There is land for 4 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 3 hides and 3 virgates of land, where are 1 plough and 2 serfs, and (there are) 3 villeins and 3 bordars having 2 ploughs 'and the rest of the land.' There (are) 6 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 4 furlongs long and 1 furlong broad. It pays 4 pounds.

The king holds Petenie (fn. 36) [Pitney Lorty]. T.R.E. it paid geld for 1 hide. There is land for 1½ ploughs. Humfrey holds there ½ hide, and he has there 1 plough. 'There are 1 riding-horse and 12 beasts and 6 swine and 45 sheep.' (He has) 6 acres of meadow and 4 acres of wood(land). It was and is worth 20 shillings. What the king has there is worth 10 shillings.

Warmund holds Mundiford (fn. 37) [Mudford] (fn. 38)
in mortgage (*vadimonium*) of Ulward on the
evidence of the king's writ (*testimonio brevis
Regis*). (fn. 39) T.R.E. it paid geld for 5 hides.
There is land for 5 ploughs. Of this there
are in demesne 2 hides where are 2 ploughs,
'and the villeins have 3 hides and 3 ploughs.'
'There Garmund (fn. 40) has 4 villeins and 8 bordars
and 2 serfs and 1 riding-horse.' There (are)
12 acres of meadow and as much of pasture.
It was and is worth 3 pounds.

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## THE LAND OF THE BISHOP OF WINCHESTER

The Bishop of Winchester holds Tantone
[Taunton]. Archbishop Stigand held (it)
T.R.E. and paid geld for 54 hides and 2½
virgates of land. There is land for 100
ploughs. Besides this (land) the bishop has
in demesne land for 20 ploughs which never
paid geld and there he has 13 ploughs. There
(are) 80 villeins and 82 bordars and 70 serfs and
16 coliberts and 17 swineherds paying 7 pounds
and 10 shillings. Between them all they
have 60 ploughs 'and 37 hides.' There (are)
64 burgesses paying 32 shillings. 'There the
bishop has 8 riding-horses and 30 beasts and
24 swine and 100 sheep.' There are 3 mills
paying 100 shillings less 60 pence. The
market pays 50 shillings, and from the mint
(*moneta*) 50 shillings. There (are) 40 acres
of meadow. Pasture 2 leagues long and 1
league wide. Wood(land) 1 league long and
as much wide. When Walchelin the bishop
received (it), it paid 50 pounds. Now it
pays 154 pounds and 13 pence with all its
appendages (*appenditiis*) and customary dues.

These customary dues belong to Tantone.
Burgheristh. Thieves (*Latrones*). Breach of
the peace. Hainfare. Hundred pence and
S. Peter's pence. Church-scot (*Circieti*).
Thrice in the year the bishop's pleas to be
held without summons (*ammonitione*). Setting
out on military service (*profectio in exercitum*)
with the bishop's men.

(fn. 41) The said customary dues are paid at (*in*)
Tantone by these lands: Talanda [Tolland], Acha [Oak], Holeforde [Holford in
Lydeard St. Lawrence or Combe Flory] (fn. 42) and
Ubcedene and Succedene [Upper and Lower
Cheddon Fitzpaine], Maidenobroche [Maidenbrooke in Cheddon], Laford [Ford in
Norton Fitzwarren], Hilla and Hela [Hillfarrence, and Hele in Bradford], Nichehede
[Nynehead Flory], Nortone [Norton Fitzwarren], Bradeford [Bradford], Halsa and
Hafella [Halse and Heathfield], Scobindare (fn. 43)
and Stocha [Stoke St. Mary]. These 2 estates
(*terræ*) (fn. 44) do not owe military service (*exercitum*).
They of Baweberga [Bagborough] owe these
same services except military service and burial
(*sepulturam*) (fn. 45) From all these lands those who
have to make oath (*facturi sacramentum*) or
undergo the ordeal (*judicium portaturi*) come
to Tantone. When the lords of these estates
(*terris*) die, they are buried at Tantone.

Hilla and Hele T.R.E. could not be separated from Tantone. Of the aforesaid 54½ hides and ½ virgate of land, Geoffrey now holds of the bishop 4 hides and 1 virgate of land; Robert (holds) 4½ hides; Hugh 'de Villana' (holds) 2½ hides. 'Geoffrey has 3 hides and 4 ploughs in demesne; and the villeins have 1 hide 1 virgate and 3 ploughs; he has there 8 villeins and 13 bordars and 2 riding-horses and 38 beasts and 30 swine and 220 sheep and 22 acres of wood(land) and 16 acres of meadow, and it is worth 10 pounds. Robert has 3 hides and 4 ploughs in demesne; and the villeins have 1½ hides and 4 ploughs; he has there 8 villeins and 18 bordars and 8 serfs and 4 riding-horses and 28 beasts and 30 swine and 200 sheep and 16 acres of wood(land) and 16 acres of meadow and 1 mill (paying) 3 shillings, and it is worth 12 pounds. Hugh de Villana has 1½ hides and 2 ploughs in demesne; and the villeins have 1 hide and 3 ploughs; he has there 4 villeins and 6 bordars and 4 serfs and 2 ridinghorses and 12 beasts and 16 swine and 60 sheep and 5 acres of wood(land) and 5 acres of meadow, and it is worth 100 shillings.' (fn. 46)

Also of the aforesaid hides Goduin holds of
the bishop 2 hides less half a virgate of land;
Leueva (holds) 2 hides; Alward (holds) 1
hide, 1½ virgates; Alvric and Edmer (hold)
3 hides; Lewi holds half a virgate of land.
'Goduin holds 1½ hides and 2 ploughs in
demesne'; and the villeins have 1½ virgates and 1 plough; he has there 4 villeins
and 5 bordars and 2 serfs and 1 riding-horse
and 8 beasts and 10 swine and 100 sheep and
1 mill (paying) 40 pence, and 5 acres of wood(land) and 6 acres of meadow and 4 acres of
pasture, and it is worth 40 shillings; when
the bishop received (it) 20 shillings. Leueva
has 1½ hides and 2 ploughs in demesne; and
the villeins have half a hide and 1 plough; she
has there 4 villeins and 5 bordars and 3 serfs
and 1 riding-horse and 2 beasts and 50 sheep
and 1 mill which pays 40 pence, and 3 acres
of wood(land) and 6 acres of meadow and 8
of pasture, and it is worth 40 shillings;
when the bishop received (it) 20 shillings.
Alwald (fn. 47) has 1 hide and 1 virgate and 1 plough
in demesne; and the villeins have half a virgate and half a plough; he has there 1 villein
and 5 bordars and 2 serfs and 32 acres of
wood(land) and 13 acres of meadow, and it is
worth 20 shillings; and when the bishop received (it) 5 shillings. Alvric and Edmer his
brother have 2½ hides and 2 ploughs in
demesne; and the villeins have half a hide and
1 plough; they have there 4 villeins and 5
bordars and 6 serfs and 2 riding-horses and
16 non-working beasts (*animalia otiosa*) and
20 swine and 40 sheep and 20 acres of wood(land) and 20 acres of meadow, and it is
worth 3 pounds; and when the bishop received (it) 20 shillings. Lewi has there half
a plough in demesne and 1 acre of underwood
(*nemusculi*), and it is worth 3 shillings, when
the bishop received it 2 shillings.' 'The 8 thegns
who held these lands T.R.E. could not be
separated from the church. (fn. 48)

Also of the aforesaid hides the Count of
Mortain holds 1 hide; Alvred (holds) 1 hide;
John (holds) 2 hides and half a virgate of
land; 'John the usher (*hostiarius*) has 1 hide
and 1 virgate and half a virgate and 1 plough
in demesne; and the villeins have 3 virgates
and 1½ ploughs; he has there 6 villeins
and 10 bordars and 2 serfs and 1 ridinghorse and 1 mill, which pays 50 pence, and
7 acres of meadow and 100 acres of pasture,
and it is worth 30 shillings; when the
bishop received (it) 20 shillings. Alvred de
Hispania has there 4 villeins who have 1
plough and 2 acres of meadow; this pays
20 shillings; when the bishop received (it)
10 shillings. Alvred holds the 1 hide of the
count, and has 3 virgates and 1 plough in
demesne; and the villeins have 1 virgate
and 1 plough; he has there 2 villeins and 7
bordars and 4 serfs and 1 riding-horse and 1
mill, which pays 10 shillings, and 5 swine and
15 acres of wood(land) and 10 acres of meadow, and it is worth 4 pounds, and when the
bishop received (it) 40 shillings. These three
estates (*terræ*) belonged to Tantone T.R.E.,
and could not be separated from the church
(of Winchester).' (fn. 49)

To this manor of Tantone have been added
2½ hides in Lidiard and Lega (fn. 50) [Lydeard
St. Lawrence and Angersleigh] which one
thegn held in parage (*pariter*) T.R.E., and
could choose his own lord (*potuit ire ad
quemlibet dominum*). Now Wlward and
Alward hold (them) of the bishop by grant
(*concessionem*) of King William. 'Wlward
holds Lidiard and pays geld for 2 hides;
4 ploughs could cultivate these (hides); he
has there 6 villeins and 2 bordars and 3 serfs
and 15 acres of wood(land) and 9 arces of
meadow and 100 acres of pasture, and it is
worth 40 shillings; and when he received (it)
as much. Alward holds Lega [Angersleigh],
and pays geld for half a hide; one plough
can cultivate this; he has there 1 bordar
and 4 serfs and 33 acres of wood(land) and
2 acres of wood(land) and 2 acres of meadow,
and it is worth 5 shillings; and when he
received it, as much.' (fn. 51) The customary dues
and service from these estates (*terris*) always
belonged to (*jacuerunt in*) Tantone; and
King William granted these lands to be held
of S. Peter (fn. 52) and Bishop Walchelin as he
himself recognised at Salisbury in the hearing
of the Bishop of Durham, (fn. 53) whom he commanded to write this his grant on the returns
(*hanc ipsam concessionem suam in brevibus*).

The same bishop holds Pipeminstre, 'Pinpeministra' [Pitminster]. Archbishop Stigand held (it) and paid geld for 15 hides. There is land for 20 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 5 hides, where are 2 ploughs, and there are 17 villeins and 8 bordars with 14 ploughs and 10 hides, and 4 serfs and 1 swineherd and 1 ridinghorse and 20 swine and 36 she-goats, and 1 mill which pays 16 pence.' There (are) 6 acres of meadow and 400 acres of pasture and as many acres of wood(land). It was worth 13 pounds. Now 16 pounds.

The same bishop holds Bledone [Bleadon].
It was and is (appropriated) for the monks'
table (*de victu monachorum*). T.R.E. it paid
geld for 15 hides. There is land for 17
ploughs. Of this land there are in demesne
10 hides where are 3 ploughs and 8 (fn. 54) serfs
and (there are) 16 villeins and 10 bordars with
11 ploughs 'and 4 hides. There are 18 beasts
and 10 swine and 250 sheep.' There (are) 50
acres of meadow, and pasture 1 league long
and half a league broad. It was and is worth
15 pounds. Of these 10 hides Saulf holds of
the bishop 1 hide 'which Sawald held T.R.E.
and which could not be separated from the
church,' and there he has 1 plough (fn. 55) with 1
serf and 1 bordar 'and 7 beasts and 6 swine
and 100 sheep' and 16 acres of meadow
and 1 acre of underwood. It is worth 20
shillings 'and when the bishop received (it)
10 shillings.'

The same bishop holds Rintone [Rimpton]. Stigand held it T.R.E. and paid geld for 5 hides. There is land for 5 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 2 hides and 1 virgate of land and a half, where there are 3 ploughs and 2 serfs and (there are) 8 villeins and 7 bordars with 3 ploughs 'and the rest of the land. There are 1 riding-horse and 24 swine and 23 sheep.' There (are) 10 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 4 furlongs long and 1 furlong broad. It was and is worth 7 pounds.

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## THE LAND OF THE BISHOP OF SALISBURY

The Bishop of Salisbury, 'Osmund,' holds Seveberge [Seaborough]. Alward held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 1½ hides. There is land for 1½ ploughs. Nevertheless there are 2 ploughs and 2 villeins and 4 bordars and 2 serfs (fn. 56) 'and 7 beasts and 5 swine and 59 sheep. In demesne are 3 virgates and 1 plough, and the villeins have 3 virgates and 1 plough.' There is a moiety of a mill paying 10 pence, and 9 acres of meadow and 10 acres of wood(land). Pasture half a league long and half a furlong broad.

To this manor has been added another Seveberge [Seaborough]. Aluer held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 1½ hides. There are 2 ploughs with 1 villein and 5 bordars. 'In demesne are 3 virgates and 1 plough, and the villeins have 3 virgates and 1 plough. There are 4 swine and 58 sheep,' and a moiety of a mill paying 10 pence, and 9 acres of meadow and 10 acres of wood(land). Pasture half a league long and half a furlong broad.

These 2 estates (*terræ*) do not belong to
the bishopric of Salisbury (*non sunt de episcopatu*).
Bishop Osmund holds them for one manor
and Walter 'Tirell' of him. It was and is
worth 60 shillings. T.R.E. they belonged
(*jacuerunt in*) to Cruche (fn. 57) [Crewkerne], a royal
manor, and their tenants could not be separated
from it, and they paid by custom in Cruche (fn. 57)
12 sheep with their lambs, and a 'bloom'
(*bloma*) of iron from every free man.

The same bishop holds Contone [Chilcompton] and Walter 'Tirell holds it' of him. (fn. 58) Alward held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 5 hides. There is land for 3 ploughs. In demesne are '3 hides and 3½ virgates and' 2 ploughs and 2 serfs and (there are) 5 villeins and 4 bordars and 7 cottars with 2 ploughs 'and the rest of the land. There are 2 riding-horses and 3 beasts and 8 swine and 100 sheep and 20 she-goats.' There is a mill paying 30 pence, and 14 acres of meadow and 80 acres of wood(land) and 1 league of pasture. It was and is worth 60 shillings.

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## THE LAND OF THE BISHOP OF BAYEUX

The Bishop of Bayeux holds Come
[Temple-Combe] and Sanson (holds it) of
him. Earl Lewin (fn. 59) held (it) T.R.E., and
paid geld for 8 hides. There is land for 8
ploughs. Of this there are in demesne 5
hides, where are 3 ploughs and 7 serfs, and
(there are) 10 villeins and 6 bordars with 2
ploughs. There (are) 40 acres of meadow
and 40 acres of pasture and 60 acres of underwood (*silva minuta*). It was and is worth
10 pounds. To this manor have been added
3 virgates of land in Tornie. (fn. 60) Alward held
(it) T.R.E. for one manor and paid geld for
as much. There is land for half a plough.
It was and is worth 13 (fn. 61) shillings.

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## THE LAND OF THE BISHOP OF COUTANCES

The Bishop of Coutances holds Doules, 'Douelis' [Dowlish Wake and West Dowlish]. Alward held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 2 hides and 1 virgate of land. 'William de Moncels holds it of the Bishop.' There is land for 1½ ploughs, which are there with 3 villeins and 3 bordars and 1 serf. 'There are 4 beasts and 7 swine and 32 sheep.' It was and is worth 24 (fn. 62) shillings. 'In demesne is 1 plough, and the villeins have half a plough.'

To this manor have been added 7 hides,
which 3 thegns held in parage (*pariter*) T.R.E. (fn. 63)
There are in demesne 2 ploughs and 2 serfs,
and (there are) 11 villeins and 11 bordars
with 5 ploughs. 'There are 1 riding-horse
and 6 beasts and 19 swine and 21 sheep.'
There (are) 44 acres of meadow and 4 furlongs of pasture in length and as much in
breadth, and 20 acres more. Wood(land) 8
furlongs long and 3 furlongs broad and 20
acres in addition (*insuper*). It is worth 6 pounds
10 shillings. William 'de Moncels' holds
this land of the bishop.

The same bishop holds Caffecome [Chaffcombe], and Ralph, 'rufus,' (holds it) of him.
Two thegns held it in parage (*pariter*) T.R.E.,
and paid geld for 3½ hides. There is land
for 3 ploughs. In demesne 'are 3 hides and
half a virgate and' one plough, and (there are)
2 villeins and 6 bordars having 1 plough and
1½ virgates. 'There are 8 beasts and 24 swine
and 65 sheep.' There (is) wood(land) 8 furlongs long and as much broad. It is worth
40 shillings. To this manor has been added
1 hide and 3 virgates of land. Two thegns
held it 'in parage' (*pariter*) T.R.E. for 2
manors. There is land for 2 ploughs. Three
villeins there have these (ploughs). It is
worth 20 shillings 'and as much when the
bishop received it.' 'Ralph holds these 4
manors of the bishop for 1 manor.'

The same bishop holds Hasecumbe [Hescombe in Odcombe], (fn. 64) and William 'de
Moncellis' (holds it) of him. 4 thegns 'Saric
1½ h., Alwin ½ h., Alwin ½ h., Godric 1 virg.'
held it in parage (*pariter*) T.R.E., and
paid geld for 2 hides and 3 virgates of land.
There is land for 3 ploughs. In demesne
are '1½ hides and' 2 ploughs with 1 serf,
and (there are) 4 villeins and 8 bordars with
2 ploughs 'and 1 hide and 1 virgate. There
are 10 beasts and 20 swine and 143 sheep.'
There (are) 31 acres of meadow and 10 acres
of underwood (*silvæ minutæ*). It was worth
40 shillings; now 50 shillings.

The same bishop holds Stoches, 'Stocca'
[Rodney Stoke]. Alvied 'Pottoch' held it
T.R.E. There are 5 hides and 1 virgate of
land, and it paid geld for 4 hides. There is
land for 5 ploughs. 'Roger Witen holds this
manor of the bishop.' Of this (land) there
are in demesne 2½ hides, where are (*et ibi*)
2 ploughs and 3 serfs, and (there are) 9 villeins
and 3 bordars with 4½ ploughs 'and 1½ hides.
There are 20 mares and 5 cows and 20
swine and 65 sheep and 68 she-goats.' There
(is) a mill paying 3 shillings, and 15 acres of
meadow. Pasture 2 leagues long and 1 league
broad, and 2 shillings' (worth) more in addition (*desuper plus*). (fn. 65) Wood(land) 1 league long
and 1 furlong broad. It was worth 6 pounds.
Now 4 pounds.

The same bishop holds Essetune [Exton]
and Drogo (holds it) of him. Edwin held
(it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 3 hides and 1
ferling. There is land for 12 ploughs. In
demesne are 'one ferling and' 2 ploughs and
6 serfs, and (there are) 20 villeins and
13 bordars with 7 ploughs 'and 3 hides.
There are 6 swine and 60 sheep.' There
(are) 8 acres of meadow and 60 acres of
wood(land). Pasture 1 league long and as
much broad. It is worth 6 pounds; 'and
when the bishop received it 40 shillings.'
Of this same land T.R.E. 3 virgates of land
always belonged to (*jacuerunt in*) Netecumbe
[Nettlecombe], a manor of the king.

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The same bishop holds Winemeresham
[Wilmersham in Stoke Pero], and Drogo
(holds it) of him. T.R.E. it paid geld for
1 hide and 1 virgate of land. There is land
for 5 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in
demesne 3 virgates, where are (*et ibi*) 1 plough
and 3 serfs, and (there are) 5 villeins and 3
bordars with 1 plough 'and 2 virgates. There
are 5 beasts and 40 sheep and 30 she-goats.'
There (are) 200 acres of pasture and as much
of wood(land). It is worth 30 shillings.

The same Drogo holds of the bishop Chetenore [Kitnor, now Culbone]. T.R.E. it paid geld for 1 hide and 1 virgate. There is land for 2 ploughs. 'In demesne are 1 hide and 1 plough, and the villeins have 1 virgate.' There are 2 villeins and 1 bordar and 1 serf with 1 plough, and 50 acres of pasture and 100 acres of wood(land). It is worth 15 shillings, 'and when the bishop received it, 5 shillings.' These 2 manors Osmund 'Estramin' held T.R.E.

Edmer holds of the bishop Widicumbe [Withycombe]. Alnod held (it) and paid geld for 3 hides T.R.E. There is land for 10 ploughs. In demesne are '1 hide and' 2 ploughs and 6 serfs and (there are) 14 villeins and 7 bordars with 8 ploughs 'and 2 hides. There are 1 riding-horse and 3 beasts and 10 swine and 40 sheep and 30 she-goats.' There are 10 acres of meadow and 550 acres of pasture and 100 acres of wood(land) less 4 acres. It was worth 4 pounds; now 6 pounds.

Azelin holds of the bishop Harpetreu
solidos per annum.' The value of the pasture is
to be added to the value of the manor, 4 pounds.
[West Harptree]. Alric and Ulwi held it 'in
parage (*pariter*)' T.R.E. for 2 manors and paid
geld for 5 hides. There is land for 5 ploughs.
Of this (land) there are in demesne 3 hides,
where are (*et ibi*) 2 ploughs and 2 serfs, and
(there are) 9 villeins and 1 bordar and 4
cottars with 3 ploughs 'and 2 hides. There
are 1 riding-horse and 3 beasts and 12 swine
and 46 sheep and 20 she-goats.' There
(is) a mill paying (*de*) 5 shillings, and there
are 40 acres of meadow. Pasture 8 furlongs
long and 5 furlongs broad. Wood(land) 4
furlongs long and 2½ furlongs broad. It
was and is worth 40 shillings. 'These 2
estates (*terræ*) the bishop holds for 1 manor.'

Azelin holds of the bishop Hotune
[Hutton]. Two thegns held (it) T.R.E.
for 2 manors and paid geld for 5 hides.
There is land for 5 ploughs. There 'are
3½ hides and' 1 plough in demesne, and
(there are) 5 villiens and 6 bordars having
2 ploughs 'and 1½ hides.' There (are) 30
acres of meadow and 200 acres of pasture
and 15 acres of underwood (*silvæ minutæ*).
It was worth 4 pounds; now 60 shillings.

Azelin holds of the bishop Lilebere (fn. 66)
[Elborough in Hutton]. Alward held (it)
T.R.E. and paid geld for 3 hides. There is
land for 4 ploughs. In demesne there are '2½
hides and' 2 ploughs with 1 serf, and (there
are) 1 villein (*villano*) and 5 bordars with 1
plough 'and half a hide. There are 10
beasts and 12 swine and 200 sheep.' There
(are) 20 acres of meadow and 40 acres of
pasture. It was worth 60 shillings; now
40 shillings.

Herluin holds of the bishop Wintreth
[Winterhead in Winscombe]. Brictric held
(it) 'of the abbot of Glastingesberie and
could not separate (it) from the church'
T.R.E. and paid geld for 1 hide. There is
land for 2 ploughs. There they are with
2 villeins and 2 bordars and 2 serfs. 'In
demesne are 3 virgates and 1 plough, and the
villeins have 1 virgate and 1 plough.' 'There
are 8 cows and 40 sheep.' There (are) 8
acres of meadow and 3 acres of underwood
(*silva modica*). It was and is worth 20 shillings. These 3 manors belonged to (*erant
de*) the church of Glastingberie T.R.E.
Those who held them could not be separated
from the church.

Herluin holds of the bishop Aisecome
[Ashcombe in Weston-super-Mare]. Brictric
held it T.R.E. and paid geld for 3½ hides.
There is land for 5 ploughs. In demesne
there are '2 hides and 1 virgate and' 2
ploughs and 7 serfs, and (there are) 6 villeins
and 5 bordars with 3 ploughs 'and 1 hide and
1 virgate. There are 30 beasts and 18 swine
and 136 sheep and 60 she-goats.' There (are)
40 acres of meadow and 3 acres of underwood
(*silva minuta*) and 100 acres of pasture. It
was and is worth 100 shillings.

William holds of the bishop Clutone [Clutton]. Turchil held (it) T.R.E., and paid geld for 10 hides. There is land for 8 ploughs. In demesne there are '5½ hides and' 3 ploughs with 1 serf, and (there are) 10 villeins and 12 bordars with 6 ploughs 'and 4½ hides. There are 1 ridinghorse and 12 beasts and 26 swine and 176 sheep.' There is a mill paying 30 pence, and 107 acres of meadow. Pasture 10 furlongs long and 4 furlongs broad. Wood(land) half a league long and as much broad. It was worth 3 pounds. Now 6 pounds.

William holds of the bishop Temesbare
[Timsbury]. Ape held (it) T.R.E., and
paid geld for 3 hides. There is land for 3
ploughs. In demesne there are '1½ hides
and' 1 plough and 2 serfs, and (there are)
2 villeins and 1 bordar with 1 plough 'and
1½ hides. There are 1 riding-horse and
9 beasts and 14 swine and 60 sheep.' There
(are) two-thirds (*duæ partes*) of a mill
paying 3 shillings, and 26 acres of meadow,
and as much of pasture. It was worth 26
shillings; now 50 shillings.

To this manor have been added 2 hides
which Sibe held for 1 manor T.R.E., and
paid geld for as much (*pro tanto*). (fn. 67) There
is land for 2 ploughs, which are there with
1 serf and (there are) 1 villein and 3 bordars.
'In demesne are 1½ hides and 1 plough, and
the villeins have half a hide and 1 plough.
There are 5 beasts and 6 swine and 40 sheep.'
There (is) the third part of a mill paying 2
shillings, and 16 acres of meadow and as much
of pasture. It was worth 14 shillings. Now
30 shillings.

Ulveva holds of the bishop Nortone
[Norton Hautville and Malreward]. Alwold
held it T.R.E. and paid geld for 5 hides.
There is land for 8 ploughs. In demesne
there 'are 4 hides and' 1 plough and 3
serfs, and (there are) 5 villeins and 11 bordars with 3 ploughs 'and 1 hide. There
are 1 riding-horse and 9 beasts and 18
swine and 147 sheep.' There is a mill
paying 40 pence, and 34 acres of meadow
and 6 acres of underwood (*silva minuta*) and
1 league of wood(land) in length and as much
in breadth. It was worth 100 shillings;
now 60 shillings.

'Folcheran holds of the bishop Claveham
[Claverham in Yatton]. Gonnil held (it)
T.R.E. and paid geld for 2 hides. There
is land for 3 ploughs. In demesne there are
'one hide and' 1 plough with 1 serf, and
(there are) 3 villeins and 12 bordars with
2 ploughs 'and 1 hide. There are 1 ridinghorse and 4 beasts.' There (are) 7 acres of
meadow. Wood(land) 1 furlong long and as
much broad. Underwood (*silva modica*) half
a league long and as much broad. It was
worth 20 shillings; now 30 shillings.

William holds of the bishop Ferenberge [Farmborough]. Edric held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 5 hides. There is land for 5 ploughs. (fn. 68) In demesne there are '2½ hides and' 2 ploughs and 5 serfs, and (there are) 4 villeins and 3 bordars with 2 ploughs 'and 2½ hides. There are 1 riding-horse and 14 beasts and 215 sheep.' There (are) 77 acres of meadow and 74 acres of pasture. It was and is worth 4 pounds.

To this manor have been added 5 hides. Alvric held (them) T.R.E. for 1 manor, and paid geld for 5 hides. There is land for 5 ploughs. Nigel holds (them) of the Bishop. In demesne are '4 hides and' 2 ploughs with 1 serf and (there are) 1 villein and 5 bordars 'with 1 hide. There are 21 beasts and 14 swine and 68 sheep.' There (are) 77 acres of meadow and 74 acres of pasture. It was and is worth 4 pounds.

Fulcran and Nigell hold of the bishop Cliveware [Clewer in Wedmore]. Turchil held it T.R.E. and paid geld for 3 virgates of land less 1 ferling. 'In desmesne is 1 virgate and half a plough, and the villeins have 1 virgate (fn. 69) less 1 ferling and 1½ ploughs.' There is land for 2 ploughs, which are there with 6 (fn. 70) 'villeins and 10 acres of meadow. It is worth 15 shillings; and the same when received.'

Herluin holds of the bishop Bicheurde 'Bischeurda' [Bishopsworth]. Alger held it T.R.E. and paid geld for 2 hides. There is land for 2 ploughs. In demesne is 1 plough and 3 serfs, and (there are) 2 bordars. There (are) 12 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 6 furlongs long and 1 furlong broad. In Bristou [Bristol] (are) 10 houses appurtenant. In Bade [Bath] (are) 2 houses paying (to it) 10 pence. It was worth 20 shillings; now 40 shillings.

Azelin holds of the bishop Biscopewrde [Bishopsworth]. Edric held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 1½ hides. 'In demesne are 2½ virgates.' There is land for 2 ploughs which are there with 4 villeins and 4 bordars and 4 cottars. There (are) 10 acres of meadow and 45 acres of pasture. It was worth 20 shillings; now 30 shillings.

Azelin holds of the bishop Westone [Weston in Gordano]. Britnod held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 7 hides. There is land for 6 ploughs. In demesne there are '5½ hides and' 3 ploughs and 2 serfs and (there are) 6 villeins and 7 bordars with 3 ploughs 'and 1½ hides. There are 1 ridinghorse and 8 beasts and 7 swine and 67 sheep and 24 she-goats.' There (are) 33 acres of meadow. Pasture 12 furlongs long and 8 furlongs broad. Wood(land) 7 furlongs long and 3 furlongs broad. It was and is worth 4 pounds and 10 shillings.

Roger 'Witen' holds of the bishop Sanford [Saltford]. Four thegns held (it)
'in parage' (*pariter*) T.R.E. and paid geld for
4 hides. There is land for 6 ploughs. In
demesne there are '1½ hides and' 3 ploughs
and 6 serfs, and (there are) 7 villeins and 10
bordars with 4 ploughs 'and 2½ hides. There
are 1 riding-horse and 13 swine and 120
sheep.' There (is) a mill paying 12 shillings
and 6 pence, and 32 acres of meadow. It
was and is worth 6 pounds. (fn. 71)

Roger 'son of Ralph' holds of the bishop
Estone [Easton in Gordano]. Ailric held
(it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 12 hides.
There is land for 9 ploughs. In demesne
are '5 hides and 3 virgates and' 2 ploughs
and 3 serfs, and (there are) 14 villeins and
7 bordars with 7 ploughs 'and 6 hides and
1 virgate. There are 2 riding-horses and 3
unbroken (*indomitæ*) mares and 12 beasts and
20 swine and 200 sheep.' There (is) a mill
paying 50 pence, and 36 acres of meadow
and 30 acres of wood(land) and 100 acres of
pasture. It was worth 10 pounds. Now
7 pounds.

William 'de Moncels' holds of the bishop
Porteshev (fn. 72) [Portishead]. Alvric 'cild' held
(it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 8 hides. There
is land for 8 ploughs. In demesne are '6
hides and' 2 ploughs with 1 serf, and (there
are) 9 villeins and 4 bordars with 5
ploughs 'and 2 hides. There are 8 beasts
and 10 swine and 60 she-goats.' There
is a mill paying 8 shillings, and 20 acres
of meadow and 100 acres of pasture.
Underwood (*silva minuta*) 12 furlongs long
and 3 furlongs broad. It was and is worth
70 shillings.

William holds of the bishop Westone
[Weston in Gordano]. Algar held (it)
T.R.E. and paid geld for 3 hides and 1
virgate of land. There is land for 3 ploughs.
In demesne are '2 hides and 3½ virgates and'
2 ploughs and 2 serfs and (there are) 4 villeins and 4 bordars with 2 ploughs 'and half
a hide and half a virgate. There are 100
sheep.' There (are) 17 acres of meadow
and 12 acres of underwood (*silvæ minutæ*).
Pasture 12 furlongs long and 2 furlongs broad
and 6 furlongs of moor (*moræ*). (fn. 73) It was and
is worth 60 shillings.

Herluin holds of the bishop Clotune (fn. 74)
[Clapton in Gordano]. Algar held (it)
T.R.E. 'in parage (*pariter*)' and paid geld
for 5½ hides. There is land for 5 ploughs.
In demesne are '3½ hides and' 2 ploughs
and 2 serfs, and (there are) 10 villeins, and
10 bordars with 3 ploughs 'and 2 hides
less 1 virgate.' 'There are 1 riding-horse
and 16 beasts and 40 swine and 50 shegoats.' There (are) 50 acres of meadow.
Pasture 18 furlongs long and 3 furlongs
broad. Wood 7 furlongs long and 1 furlong
broad. It was worth 40 shillings. Now 70
shillings.

Brungar, 'an Englishman,' holds of the
bishop Atigete, 'Attigetta' [Havyat in
Wrington]. Tidulf held (it) T.R.E. 'in
parage (*pariter*)' and paid geld for 1½ hides.
There is land for 1 plough which is there in
demesne with 3 bordars. 'There are 4 cows
and 5 swine and 100 sheep and 50 she-goats.'
There (are) 10 acres of meadow and 20
acres of wood(land). It was and is worth 20
shillings; 'and when the bishop received it, it
was worth as much.'

The bishop himself holds one estate (*terram*)
which is called Chen, 'Chent' [Kenn].
There is half a hide, where he has 1 serf. It
is worth 5 shillings 'a year.'

Fulcran and Nigel hold of the bishop
Bacoile [Backwell]. Turchil held (it)
T.R.E. and paid geld for 10 hides. There
is land for 14 ploughs. 32 villeins (fn. 75) and 21
bordars and 2 serfs there have these (ploughs).
'There is 1 burgess (*borgisū*) who lives (*manet*)
at Bath and pays yearly 32 pence. There
are 23 swine.' There (is) a mill paying 4
shillings, and 24 acres of meadow. Pasture
1 league long and half a league broad. Underwood (*silva minuta*) 1 league long and 2 furlongs broad. It was and is worth 8 pounds;
'and when received, it was worth as much.'

Fulcran holds of the bishop Budicome [Butcombe]. Elward held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 3 hides. There is land for 3 ploughs. In demesne there is '1 virgate and' 1 plough and 2 serfs, and (there are) 11 villeins and 4 bordars with 5 ploughs 'and 3 hides less 1 virgate. There are 1 ridinghorse and 6 beasts and 2 swine and 124 sheep.' There (is) a mill paying 20 pence, and 10 acres of meadow and 30 acres of wood(land). It was and is worth 4 pounds.

Nigel 'de Gurnai' holds of the bishop Berue [Barrow Gurney]. Edric held it T.R.E. and paid geld for 10 hides. There is land for 14 ploughs. In demesne (fn. 76) are '5 hides and' 2 ploughs and 3 serfs and (there are) 15 villeins and 7 bordars 'with 5 hides and 12 ploughs. There are 2 riding-horses and 27 beasts and 14 swine and 152 sheep and 50 she-goats.' There is a mill paying 5 shillings, and 35 acres of meadow and 30 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 1 league long and 1 furlong broad. It was and is worth 10 pounds.

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The bishop himself holds Porberie [Portbury]. Goduin held (it) T.R.E. and paid
geld for 8 hides. There is land for 18
ploughs. In demesne are '1 hide and 1 virgate and' 2 ploughs and 13 serfs and (there
are) 20 villeins and 17 bordars with 16
ploughs, 'and 6½ hides and 1 virgate. There
are 2 riding-horses and 14 unbroken mares
(*equas indomitas*) and 15 beasts and 18 swine
and 216 sheep.' There are 2 mills paying 6
shillings, and 150 acres of meadow. Pasture
17 furlongs long and 2 furlongs broad. Wood
(land) 1 league long and 5 furlongs broad. It
was and is worth 15 pounds.

The bishop himself holds Estune [Long
Ashton]. Three thegns held (it) 'in parage
(*pariter*)' T.R.E. and paid geld for 20 hides.
There is land for 30 ploughs. In demesne
are '6 hides less 1 virgate and' 2 ploughs
and 5 serfs, and (there are) 12 villeins '4
hides and 1 virgate,' and 6 bordars with
7 ploughs 'and 4 hides and 1 virgate.
There is 1 riding-horse and 14 beasts and
12 swine and 27 sheep and 20 she-goats.'
There is a mill paying 40 pence, and 25
acres of meadow. Pasture 1 league long and
half a league broad, and 100 acres of wood(land). It was worth 12 pounds. Now
10 pounds.

Of the land of this manor Roger 'dispensator' holds 7 hides, and has there in demesne
'4 hides less 1 virgate and' 2 ploughs and 4
serfs and (there are) 8 villeins and 10 bordars with 5 ploughs 'and 3 hides. There
are 2 riding-horses and 14 beasts and 22
swine and 36 sheep and 14 she-goats.' There
(are) 18 acres of meadow and 30 acres of
wood(land). It is worth 7 pounds, 'and
when Roger received it 100 shillings.' Of
the same land of this manor Guy the
priest holds 3 hides and there he has 2
ploughs and 2 serfs, and (there are) 3 villeins
and 2 bordars with 2 ploughs. 'There are
2 riding-horses and 13 beasts and 60 unbroken mares (*equas indomitas*) and 22 swine
and 80 sheep and 30 she-goats.' It is worth
100 shillings, 'and when he received it 20
shillings.' To the church of this manor
belongs 1 virgate of the same land. (fn. 77)

Roger 'Witen' holds of the bishop
Firford [Freshford]. (fn. 78) Toui held (it) T.R.E.
and paid geld for 2½ hides. There is land
for 3 ploughs. In demesne there are '1
hide and a half and half a virgate and' 2
ploughs and (there are) 8 bordars 'who hold
1 hide less half a virgate' with 1 plough.
'There are 2 riding-horses and 8 beasts
and 15 swine and 44 sheep.' (There is)
half a mill paying 5 shillings, and 12 acres
of meadow and 30 acres of pasture and
12 acres of underwood (*silvæ minutæ*). It
was worth 40 shillings. Now 60 shillings.

Azelin holds of the bishop Lancheris [Langridge]. Ælsi held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 2½ hides. There is land for 5 ploughs. In demesne are '1 hide and' 3 ploughs and 3 serfs and (there are) 5 villeins and 7 bordars with 2 ploughs 'and 1½ hides. There are 17 beasts and 4 swine and 194 sheep.' There is a mill paying 40 pence, and 4½ acres of meadow and 130 acres of pasture. It was worth 40 shillings. Now 60 shillings.

The bishop himself holds Wiche [Bathwick]. Alvric held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 4 hides. There is land for 4 ploughs. In demesne are '3 hides and 11 acres and' 3 ploughs and 4 serfs and (there are) 1 villein and 10 bordars 'who hold 1 hide less 11 acres. There are 2 riding-horses and 14 swine and 250 sheep.' There is a mill paying 35 shillings, and 50 acres of meadow and 120 acres of pasture. It is worth 7 pounds.

To this manor has been added 1 hide in
Wilege, 'Wllega' [Woolley], which Alvric
held T.R.E. for 1 manor and paid geld for 1
hide. 'Geoffrey holds it of the bishop.' There
are 'in demesne 1 hide less 3 acres and' 2
ploughs and 6 serfs and (there are) 9 bordars
'who have 3 virgates' with 1 plough.
'There are 1 riding-horse and 14 swine
and 106 sheep and 33 she-goats.' There
(are) 2 mills paying 2 (fn. 79) shillings, and 20
acres of underwood (*silvæ minutæ*). It was
and is worth 60 shillings.

Nigel 'de Gurnai' holds of the bishop Wiche [Bathwick]. Alvred held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 1 hide. There is land for 1 plough. It was and is worth 20 shillings.

The bishop himself holds Contone [Compton Dando]. Edric 'cild' held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 10 hides. There is land for 14 ploughs. In demesne 'are 3 hides and 3 virgates and' 1 plough and 4 serfs and (there are) 16 villeins and 6 bordars with 6 ploughs 'and 6 hides and 1 virgate. There are 1 riding-horse and 16 beasts and 14 swine and 120 sheep.' There are 2 mills paying 25 shillings, and 15 acres of meadow and 100 acres of pasture and 15 acres of wood(land). It was and is worth 10 pounds.

The bishop himself holds Werocosale
[Wraxall]. Alvric held (it) T.R.E. and
paid geld for 20 hides. There is land for
26 ploughs. In demesne 'are 7½ hides and'
1 plough and 2 serfs and (there are) 34 villeins and 30 bordars with 25 ploughs 'and
8½ hides. There are 2 riding-horses and
2 unbroken mares (*equæ indomitæ*) and 24
beasts and 19 swine and 96 sheep.' There
are 2 mills paying 12 shillings and 6
pence, and 150 acres of meadow and as much
of wood(land). Pasture 2 leagues long and 7
furlongs broad. It was and is worth 15
pounds. Of the same land of this manor
1 knight (*miles*) holds 4½ hides of the bishop,
and there he has (fn. 80) 2 ploughs with 3 villeins
and 4 bordars. 'There are 70 sheep.' It was
and is worth 50 shillings. To this manor
has been added 1 hide which 1 thegn held
'in parage (*pariter*)' T.R.E. There is land
for 1 plough. It is worth 10 shillings.

The bishop holds Wenfre [Winford]. (fn. 81)
Alwold held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for
10 hides. There is land for 22 ploughs.
Of this (land) Roger 'Witen' holds 4 hides,
Folcran (holds) 5 hides, Colsuain (holds) 1
hide. In demesne they have 5 ploughs and
there (are) 7 serfs and 19 villeins and 12
bordars with 14 ploughs. 'There are 2
riding-horses and 3 unbroken mares (*equæ indomitæ*) and 20 beasts and 21 swine and 320
sheep.' (fn. 82) There (is) a mill paying 40 pence,
and 20 acres of meadow. Pasture 2 furlongs
long and 1 furlong broad. Wood(land) 1
league long and 2 furlongs broad. The
whole (manor) was worth 9 pounds 5 shillings. Now (it is worth) 20 shillings more.

To this manor has been added 1 hide which Alvric held T.R.E. Now Colsuain holds (it) of the bishop and has there 2 ploughs and 2 bordars. It was and is worth 25 shillings.

William 'de Moncellis' holds Fuscote
[Forscote or Foxcote]. Aldida held (it)
T.R.E. and paid geld for 5 hides. There is
land for 4 ploughs. In demesne are '3 hides
and 3 virgates and' 2 ploughs and 3 serfs and
(there are) 2 cottars and 3 villeins and 6
bordars with 2 ploughs 'and 1 hide and 1 virgate. There are 20 beasts and 29 swine and
177 sheep.' There is a mill paying 10 shillings,
and 19 acres of meadow and 6 acres of pasture and 20 acres of underwood (*silvæ minutæ*).
It was and is worth 4 pounds.

+ The same William 'de Moncellis' holds
of the bishop Stratone (fn. 83) [Stratton-on-the
Fosse]. T.R.E. Alwold (fn. 84) held (it) of the
church of Glastingberie [Glastonbury], nor
could he be separated from it, and he paid
geld for 3 hides. There is land for 3
ploughs. In demesne are '2½ hides and'
2 ploughs and 3 serfs and (there are) 5 villeins and 6 bordars with 1½ ploughs 'and
half a hide.' 'There is 1 riding-horse and
10 beasts and 27 unbroken mares (*equæ
indomitæ*) and 21 swine and 317 sheep and
43 she-goats.' There is a mill paying 5
shillings, and 20 acres of meadow. Pasture
4 furlongs reckoning length and breadth (*inter
long. et lat*.). Wood(land) 3 furlongs long and
2 furlongs broad. It was worth 50 shillings.
Now 4 pounds, 'and 10 shillings.'

To this manor have been added 1½ hides
in Picote [Pitcott in Stratton]. Wlmar held
(it) T.R.E. 'in parage (*pariter*)' and could
betake himself where he would (*poterat ire
quo volebat*). (fn. 85) There is land for 1 plough. 'In
demesne are 1 hide and 1 virgate, and the
villeins have 1 virgate and half a plough.'
There are 2 villeins and 2 bordars with 1
serf. There is a mill paying 40 pence, and
7 acres of meadow and 2 furlongs of pasture
and 1 furlong of wood(land). It was and is
worth 20 shillings. William 'de Moncellis'
holds (it) of the bishop.

Nigel 'de Gurnay' holds of the bishop
Engliscome, 'Ingeliscuma' [Englishcombe].
One thegn held (it) T.R.E. 'in parage
(*pariter*)' and paid geld for 10 hides. There
is land for 10 ploughs. In demesne are '6½
hides and 1 virgate and' 3 ploughs and 6
serfs and (there are) 3 villeins and 17 bordars
with 6 ploughs 'and 4 hides and 1 virgate.
There are 2 riding-horses and 9 beasts and
24 swine and 137 sheep.' There are 2 mills
paying 11 shillings and 7 pence. There (are)
12 acres of pasture and 100 acres of underwood (*silvæ minutæ*). It was and is worth
10 pounds.

The same Nigel 'de Gurnay' holds of the
bishop Twerton [Twerton]. Three thegns
held (it) 'in parage (*pariter*)' T.R.E. and paid
geld for 7½ hides. There is land for 10 ploughs.
In demesne are '3½ hides and' 3 ploughs
and 6 serfs and (there are) 7 villeins and
13 bordars with 6 ploughs 'and 3 hides.
There are 2 riding-horses and 11 beasts and
17 swine and 200 sheep.' There are 2 mills
paying 30 shillings, and 15 acres of meadow.
It was and is worth 10 pounds.

Geoffrey 'Malrward' holds of the bishop
Twertone [Twerton]. One thegn held (it)
T.R.E. 'in parage (*pariter*)' and paid geld
for 2½ hides. There is land for 2½ ploughs
which are there in demesne with 4 bordars
and 2 serfs. 'There are 2 riding-horses and
6 beasts and 18 swine and 200 sheep.' There
are 2 mills paying 30 shillings, and 7 acres
of meadow and 4 acres of underwood (*silvæ
minutæ*). It was and is worth 60 shillings.
Alvred 'the steward (*dapifer*)' held this estate
(*terram*) of Queen Edith. Now the bishop
holds it of the king, as he says.

Roger (fn. 86) holds of the bishop Stoche, 'Estoca' [Radstock]. Alvied, Alwin, and Ælgar
held (it) 'in parage (*pariter*)' T.R.E. and paid
geld for 7 hides and 3 virgates. There is
land for 9 ploughs. In demesne are '3½
hides and' 3 ploughs and 2 serfs and (there
are) 9 villeins and 12 bordars and 3 (fn. 87) cottars
with 4 ploughs 'and 4 hides and 1 virgate.'
'There are 1 riding-horse and 5 beasts and
22 swine and 210 sheep.' There is a mill
paying 13 (fn. 88) shillings, and 12 acres of meadow.
It was and is worth 7 pounds.

Ralf, 'rufus,' holds of the bishop Hardintone [Hardington]. Three thegns held (it)
'in parage (*pariter*)' T.R.E. and paid geld for
4 hides. There is land for 4 ploughs. In
demesne are '3 hides and 1 virgate and' 2
ploughs and 4 serfs and (there are) 1 villein
and 7 bordars with 3 ploughs 'and 3 virgates.
There is 1 riding-horse and 6 beasts and
28 swine and 126 sheep and 2 asses.' There
are 36 acres of meadow and 12 acres of
underwood (*silvæ minutæ*). It was and is
worth 4 pounds. In this manor is 1 hide
belonging (*pertinens*) to Hamintone [Hemington]. Baldwin holds (it) and has common
of pasture in this manor (*communem pasturam
huic M*.).

Azelin holds of the bishop Babingtone
[Babington]. Two thegns held (it) 'in parage
(*pariter*)' T.R.E. and paid geld for 5 hides.
There is land for 4 ploughs. In demesne are
'4 hides and 1 virgate and' 2 ploughs and 7
serfs and (there are) 2 villeins and 2 bordars
with 3 ploughs 'and 3 virgates. There are 3
cottars. There are 2 riding-horses and 1 beast
and 13 swine and 200 sheep.' There (is) a
mill paying 40 pence, and 12 acres of meadow and 15 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 6
furlongs long and 2 furlongs broad. It was
worth 40 shillings. Now 60 shillings.

+ Azelin holds of the bishop Millescote [Middlecote in Babington]. Two thegns held (it) of the church of Glastingberie, nor could they be separated from it, 'and it was thegnland of the church T.R.E.,' and they paid geld for 5½ hides. There is land for 5 ploughs. In demesne are '2½ hides and' 1½ ploughs and 3 serfs, and (there are) 9 villeins and 6 bordars and 5 cottars with 5 ploughs 'and 3 hides. There are 2 beasts and 9 swine and 30 sheep.' There is a mill paying 6 shillings and 6 pence, and 3 acres of meadow. Pasture 4 furlongs long and 2 furlongs broad, and as much wood(land). It was worth 40 shillings. Now 4 pounds.

The bishop himself holds Loligtone [Lullington]. Earl Herald held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 7 hides. There is land for 5 ploughs. In demesne are '4 hides and' 2 ploughs and 2 serfs and (there are) 7 villeins and 10 bordars with 4 ploughs 'and 3 hides. There are 2 riding-horses and 4 beasts and 16 swine and 220 sheep.' There (is) a mill paying 20 shillings, and 20 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 6 furlongs long and 2 furlongs broad. It was worth 4 pounds. Now 100 shillings.

The bishop himself holds Horcerlei
[Orchardleigh]. Three thegns held (it) 'in
parage (*pariter*)' T.R.E. and paid geld for 5
hides. There is land for 4 ploughs. In
demesne are '3 hides and' 3 ploughs and 2
serfs and (there are) 3 villeins and 9 bordars
with 2 ploughs 'and 2 hides. There are
3 riding-horses and 14 she-goats.' There (is)
a mill paying 12 shillings and 6 pence, and
24 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 6 furlongs
long and 2 furlongs broad. It was and is
worth 4 pounds.

Moyses holds of the bishop Tablesford (fn. 89) [Tellisford]. Edward held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 2 hides. There is land for 3 ploughs. In demesne are '1½ hides and' 2 ploughs and (there are) 5 cottars and 4 bordars with 1½ ploughs 'and half a hide.' 'There are 7 beasts and 13 swine and 95 sheep and 29 she-goats.' There (is) half a mill paying 7 shillings and 6 pence, and 7 acres of meadow and 10 acres of pasture and 1½ acres of wood(land). It is worth 30 shillings, 'and when the bishop received it 20 shillings.'

To this manor have been added 3 hides.
Alviet held (them) 'in parage (*pariter*)' T.R.E.
and paid geld for so much (*pro tanto*).
'Roger holds this of the bishop.' There
is land for 4 ploughs. In demesne 'are
1 hide and 3 virgates and' 1 plough and
3 serfs and (there are) 3 villeins and 8
bordars with 2 ploughs 'and the rest of
the land. There are 12 swine and 65
sheep and 24 she-goats.' There (is) half a
mill paying 9 shillings, and 11½ acres of meadow and 30 acres of pasture and 4½ acres of
wood(land). It was worth 60 shillings.
Now 40 shillings.

The bishop holds '1 vill which is called'
Rode [Road] for 3 manors. Seven thegns
held (it) 'in parage (*pariter*)' T.R.E. and
paid geld for 9 hides. There is land for
9 ploughs. Of this estate (*terra*) Robert
holds of the bishop 1 hide. Moyses (holds)
½ hide. Robert (holds) 1½ hides. Roger
(holds) 2½ hides. Sirewold (holds) 2½
hides. Richard 'the interpreter' (holds)
1 hide. In demesne are '8½ hides and'
7 ploughs and 6 serfs and (there are) 3
villeins and 29 bordars with 4½ ploughs
'and 2 virgates.' 'There are 2 riding-horses and 17 beasts and 45 swine and 375
sheep and 21 she-goats.' From the mills
come (*exeunt*) 27 shillings, and (there are) 33
acres of meadow and 33 acres of wood(land)
and 25 acres of pasture. The total value was
7 pounds 10 shillings. Now between them
all it is worth 8 pounds 5 shillings. (fn. 90)

Nigel holds of the bishop Caivel [Keyford in Frome]. Levedai held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 1 hide and 1 virgate of land. There is land for 1 plough which is there in demesne with 12 cottars. 'There are 2 beasts and 13 swine and 26 sheep and 18 she-goats.' There (is) a mill paying 30 pence, and 6 acres of meadow and 5 acres of pasture. It was worth 10 shillings. Now 15 shillings.

fo. 89

Osmund holds of the bishop Liteltone [Stony Littleton in Wellow]. Goduin held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 2 hides. There is land for 2 ploughs which are there in demesne with 1 bordar and 6 serfs. 'There are 1 riding-horse and 5 beasts and 15 swine and 200 sheep.' There (is) a mill paying 10 shillings, and 2 acres of meadow and 6 acres of pasture. It is worth 40 shillings, 'and when received 30 shillings.'

The bishop himself holds Niwetone,
'Newetona' [Newton St. Lo]. Alvric held
(it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 3 hides. There
is land for 4 ploughs. In demesne are '2½
hides and' 2 ploughs and 4 serfs and (there
are) 4 villeins and 3 bordars with 2 ploughs
'and half a hide. There are 2 riding-horses
and 12 beasts and 40 swine and 93 sheep.'
There (is) a mill paying 7 shillings and 6
pence, and 9 acres of meadow and 40 acres
of underwood (*silvæ minutæ*). It was worth
60 shillings. Now 100 shillings.

To this manor have been added 7 hides
which 2 (fn. 91) thegns held 'in parage (*pariter*)'
T.R.E. There is land for 8 ploughs. 'In
demesne are 3½ hides and half a virgate, and
the villeins have 3 hides and 1½ virgates.'
There are 14 villeins and 8 bordars and 7
serfs with 6 ploughs and 23 acres of meadow.
It was worth 100 shillings. Now 10 pounds.

Azelin holds of the bishop Ferentone [Farrington Gurnay]. Brismar held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 5 hides. There is land for 7 ploughs. In demesne are '3 hides and' 3 ploughs and 4 serfs and (there are) 7 villeins and 7 bordars with 4 ploughs 'and 2 hides. There are 2 riding-horses and 7 beasts and 7 swine and 100 sheep.' There are 100 acres of meadow. It was worth 50 shillings. Now 4 pounds.

Azelin holds of the bishop Estone [Stone
Easton]. Three thegns, 'Saiulf, Alvric,
Vlsi,' held (it) 'in parage (*pariter*)' T.R.E.
and paid geld for 4½ hides. There is land
for 6 ploughs. In demesne are '3 hides
and' 3 ploughs and 4 serfs and (there are)
5 villeins and 4 bordars and 2 cottars with
4 ploughs 'and 1½ hides. There are 1
riding-horse and 1 cow and 6 swine.' There
is a mill paying 30 pence, and 40 acres of
meadow and 40 acres of pasture. It was and
is worth 70 shillings.

Azelin holds of the bishop Herpetreu [West Harptree]. Edric held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 5 hides. There is land for 4 ploughs. In demesne 'are 3 hides and' half a plough and (there are) 7 villeins and 4 bordars and 5 cottars with 3 ploughs 'and 2 hides. There are 5 beasts and 4 swine and 24 she-goats.' There is a mill paying 5 shillings, and 58 acres of meadow and 42 acres of wood(land). Pasture 1 league long and half a league broad. It was and is worth 40 shillings.

Robert holds of the bishop Amelberge (fn. 92)
[Emborough]. Two thegns, 'Alnod and
Ulfric,' held (it) 'in parage (*pariter*)' T.R.E.
and paid geld for 3 hides. There is land for 4
ploughs. In demesne there are '1 hide and 3
virgates and' 2 ploughs and 2 serfs and (there
are) 6 villeins and 4 bordars with 5 ploughs 'and
1 hide and 1 virgate, and 3 cottars. There
are 1 riding-horse and 23 beasts and 25 swine
and 158 wether sheep (*berbices*).' There (are)
29 acres of meadow. It was worth 20 shillings.
Now 70 shillings.

The bishop himself holds Camelei [Cameley]. Two thegns, 'Sirewold and Orduald,'
held (it) 'in parage (*pariter*)' T.R.E. and paid
geld for 9 hides and half a virgate of land.
There is land for 9 ploughs. In demesne
are '4 hides and 3 virgates and' 3 ploughs
and 13 serfs and (there are) 9 villeins and
1 bordar and 7 cottars with 4 ploughs
'and 3 hides and 1½ virgates. There are
2 riding-horses and 12 beasts and 21 swine
and 150 sheep.' There is a mill paying
5 shillings, and 120 acres of meadow and
30 acres of pasture and 50 acres of underwood (*silvæ minutæ*). It was worth 7 pounds.
Now 10 pounds.

Of this land of this manor Humfrey holds 1 hide and there he has 1 plough, and (there are) 3 villeins and 1 cottar with 1 plough. 'There are 12 beasts and 14 swine and 70 sheep.' There are 40 acres of meadow. It is worth 20 shillings.

William 'de Moncellis' holds of the bishop Chingestone [Kingston Seymour]. Eldred held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 1 hide. There is land for 17 ploughs. In demesne are '1 virgate and' 3 ploughs with 1 serf and (there are) 18 villeins and 4 bordars with 11 ploughs 'and 3 virgates. There are 20 beasts and 31 swine and 120 sheep.' There are 40 acres of pasture. It was and is worth 6 pounds.

Of the land of this manor Fulcran holds of the bishop land for 1 plough and there he has 2 bordars. It is worth 3 shillings.

The same William 'de Moncellis' holds
Chingestone [Kingston Seymour] of the
bishop. Four thegns, 'Alvric the priest,
Siward, Saric, and Saiolf,' held (it) 'in parage (*pariter*)' T.R.E. and paid geld for 4½
hides. There is land for 7 ploughs. 'In
demesne are 2 hides, and the villeins have
the rest of the land.' There are 9 villeins
and 8 bordars with 1 serf having 6½ ploughs.
It was and is worth 60 shillings. T.R.E.
this manor (fn. 93) paid geld for 1 hide only.

Roger holds of the bishop Helgetreu
[Hallatrow in High Littleton]. Four thegns,
'a certain woman, Sirewold, Alward and
Fordret,' held (it) 'in parage (*pariter*)' T.R.E.
and paid geld for 5 hides less half a virgate
of land. There is land for 6 ploughs. In
demesne there are '3½ hides and' 1½ ploughs
and (there are) 4 villeins and 3 bordars and
3 cottars with 2 ploughs 'and the rest of the
land. There are 1 riding-horse and 17 sheep.'
There are 27 acres of meadow and 33 acres
of pasture. It was and is worth 60 shillings.

Ralf 'rufus' holds of the bishop Liteltone [High Littleton]. Alwold (fn. 94) held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 5 hides. There is land for 5 ploughs. In demesne are '4 hides and 1½ virgates and' 2 ploughs with 1 serf, and (there are) 4 villeins and 6 bordars with 3 ploughs 'and the rest of the land. There are 6 beasts and 2 swine and 83 sheep.' There is a mill paying 50 pence, and 32 acres or meadow and 66 acres of pasture. In Bath (there is appurtenant) 1 burgess paying 15 pence. It was and is worth 60 shillings.

The same Ralf 'rufus' holds of the bishop Opetone [Upton Noble]. (fn. 95) Lesmer held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 3 hides. There is land for 3 ploughs. In demesne are '2 hides and 1 virgate and' 1 plough and 2 serfs and (there are) 5 villeins and 4 bordars and 2 cottars with 3 ploughs 'and 3 virgates. There are 4 beasts and 21 swine and 30 sheep and 11 she-goats.' There are 5 acres of meadow. Wood(land) half a league long and 4 furlongs broad. It was and is worth 60 shillings.

Lewin holds of the bishop Megele [Midghill in Chelvey]. Almar held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 1 hide. There is land for 2 ploughs which are there with 2 villeins and 3 bordars and 1 serf. 'In demesne are 2 virgates and the villeins have 2 virgates and 2 ploughs. There are 4 beasts and 1 pig.' There are 6 acres of meadow. It was worth 4 shillings. Now 20 shillings.

Ralf holds of the bishop Weregrave (fn. 96)
[Weathergrove in Sandford Orcas]. Three
thegns held (it) 'in parage (*pariter*)' T.R.E.
and paid geld for 2 hides. There is land
for 1 plough which is there in demesne with
'1½ hides and' 2 serfs and (there are) 1 villein and 5 bordars and 2 cottars with half
a plough 'and half a hide. There are 2
swine and 56 sheep.' There is a mill paying 3 shillings, and 3 acres of meadow and
5 acres of wood(land). It was worth 20
shillings. Now 30 shillings.

Azelin holds of the bishop Stanwelle (fn. 97)
[Stowell]. Turmund held (it) T.R.E. and
paid geld for 3 hides. There is land for 4
ploughs. In demesne are '1½ hides and'
2 ploughs and 2 serfs and (there are) 5 villeins and 7 bordars and 2 cottars with 2
ploughs 'and the rest of the land. There are
2 riding-horses and 6 beasts and 20 swine and
140 sheep.' There (are) 16 acres of meadow
and 5 acres of pasture and 6 acres of underwood (*silvæ minutæ*). It was worth 40 shillings. Now 60 shillings.

'fo. 156'

## VI. THE LAND OF THE BISHOP 'GISO' OF WELLS

The Bishop of Wells holds Welle
[Wells]. He held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld
for 50 hides. There is land for 60 ploughs.
Of this (land) are in demesne 8 hides where
are 6 ploughs and 6 serfs and (there are) 20
villeins and 14 bordars with 15 ploughs 'and 6
hides. There are 2 riding-horses and 22 beasts
and 30 swine and 150 sheep and 24 she-goats.' There are 4 mills paying 30 shillings,
and 300 acres of meadow. Pasture 3 leagues
long and 1 league broad. Wood(land) 2
leagues long and 2 furlongs broad and 3
leagues of moor. It is worth 30 pounds for
the use (*ad opus*) of the bishop.

Of that land of the same manor the canons 'of S. Andrew' hold 14 hides. They have there in demesne '6 hides and' 6 ploughs and 8 serfs and (there are) 16 villeins and 12 bordars with 8 ploughs 'and 8 hides.' 'There are 2 riding-horses and 12 beasts and 10 swine and 100 sheep.' There are 2 mills paying 50 pence. It is worth 12 pounds.

Of that land of the same manor Fastrad holds of the bishop 6 hides, 'which two thegns held who could not be separated from the church.' Richard (holds) 5 hides. Erneis (holds) 5 hides, 'which a thegn held who could not be separated from the church.' There are in demesne '11 hides and' 6 ploughs and 10 serfs and (there are) 17 villeins and 16 bordars with 11 ploughs 'and 5 hides.' 'There are 2 riding-horses and 40 beasts and 62 swine and 500 sheep.' There are 2 mills paying 10 shillings. Between them all it is worth 13 pounds. (fn. 98)

Of that land of the same manor Fastrad holds of the bishop 2 hides. Ralf (holds) 2 hides. These 4 hides are part of the bishop's demesne. There (are) in demesne 3 hides and 2 ploughs and 3 serfs and (there are) 5 villeins and 5 bordars with 1 plough 'and 1 hide. There are 10 beasts and 6 swine and 50 sheep and 30 she-goats.' There is a mill paying 7 shillings and 6 pence. Total value 70 shillings.

Of the same 50 hides the wife of Manasseh holds 2 hides, but not of the bishop. It is worth 20 shillings.

Besides these 50 hides the bishop has 2 hides which never paid geld T.R.E. Alward 'Crocco' and Edric hold (them) of the bishop. They are worth 30 shillings.

The same bishop holds Cumbe [Combe
St. Nicholas]. Azor 'son of Torold' held
(it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 20 hides.
There is land for 16 ploughs. Of this (land)
there are in demesne 8 hides where are 3
ploughs and 12 serfs and (there are) 15 villeins
and 13 bordars with 12 ploughs 'and 12 hides.
There are 12 beasts and 18 swine and 315
sheep and 1 riding-horse.' There (are) 12
acres of meadow and half a league of pasture
reckoning (*inter*) length and breadth, and 1
league of wood(land) reckoning length and
breadth. It was worth 10 pounds. Now
18 pounds.

The same bishop holds Chingesberie
[Kingsbury Episcopi]. He held (it) T.R.E.
and paid geld for 20 hides. There is land
for 24 ploughs. Of this (land) there is in
demesne 6 hides where are 2 ploughs and 4
serfs and (there are) 16 villeins and 4 bordars
with 11 ploughs 'and 6 hides. There are
1 riding-horse and 2 beasts and 4 swine and 30
sheep.' There are 2 mills paying 30 shillings,
and 100 acres of meadow. Pasture 1 league
long and 3 furlongs broad. Of the same
land of this manor 3 knights (*milites*) and 1
cleric (*clericus*) hold 8 hides. It is worth for
the use (*ad opus*) of the bishop 12 pounds.
For the use of the knights 8 pounds.

The same bishop holds Cerdre [Chard]. He held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 8 hides. There is land for 20 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 2 hides where are 2 ploughs and 11 serfs and (there are) 20 villeins with 14 ploughs 'and 6 hides.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 13 beasts and 20 swine and 300 sheep and 24 she-goats.' There is a mill paying 30 pence, and 20 (fn. 99) acres of meadow. Wood(land) 2 leagues long and 4 furlongs broad, and as much pasture. Of the same land 1 thegn holds 2 hides who cannot be separated from the church. Total value 16 pounds.

The same bishop holds Litelande, 'Littelaneia' [probably in Huish Episcopi]. (fn. 100) He held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 2 hides. There is land for 8 ploughs. Of this (land) there is 1 hide in demesne where are 2 ploughs and 2 serfs and (there are) 3 villeins and 6 bordars with 2 ploughs 'and 1 hide. There is 1 riding-horse.' There are 12 acres of meadow and 100 acres of pasture and 20 acres of wood(land). It was and is worth 40 shillings.

The same bishop holds Wivelescome [Wiveliscombe]. He held it T.R.E. and paid geld for 15 hides. There is land for 36 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 3 hides, where are 4 ploughs and 8 serfs and (there are) 16 villeins and 3 bordars with 7 ploughs 'and 3 hides.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 15 beasts and 12 swine and 70 sheep and 36 she-goats.' There is a mill paying 50 pence, and 34 acres of meadow and 200 acres of pasture and 80 acres of wood(land).

Of the land of this manor 3 knights
(*milites*) hold of the bishop 9 hides, and
there they have 16 ploughs. This land
belongs to the demesne of the bishopric
(*episcopatus*), nor can it be separated from the
bishop. It is worth 10 pounds to the bishop.
To the knights (it is worth) 15 pounds.

The same bishop holds Walintone [Wellington]. He held it T.R.E. and paid geld for 14 hides. There is land for 30 ploughs. Of this (land) there is in demesne 3 hides, where are 4 ploughs and 31 serfs and (there are) 53 villeins and 61 bordars with 25 ploughs 'and 9 hides.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 17 beasts and 3 swine and 110 sheep.' There are 2 mills paying 15 shillings, and 105 acres of meadow. Pasture 1 league long and half a league broad. Wood(land) 3 furlongs long and as much broad.

Of the land of this manor John 'Hostiarius' holds 2 hides of the villeins' land. Total value 25 pounds.

To this manor has been added 1 hide
which Alveva held 'in parage (*pariter*)' T.R.E.
for a manor. There is land for 3 ploughs
which are there with 8 villeins and 4 bordars
and 1 serf. There are 5 acres of meadow.
Wood(land) 3 furlongs long and as much
broad. It is worth 30 shillings.

The same bishop holds Lidegar [Bishops Lydeard]. He held it T.R.E. and paid geld for 10 hides less 1 virgate. There is land for 16 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 3 hides, where are 2 ploughs and 5 serfs and (there are) 20 villeins and 12 bordars with 6 ploughs 'and 4 hides.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 10 beasts and 20 swine and 150 sheep.' There is a mill paying 31 pence, and 30 acres of meadow. Pasture 1 league long and 3 furlongs broad, and as much wood(land). (fn. 101)

Of the land of this manor 2 knights (*milites*)
hold 3 hides of the villeins' land, and have 3
ploughs there. Total value 13 pounds; 'to
the use of the bishop 10 pounds, to the use
of the knights 3 pounds.'

fo. 89b

The same bishop holds Banwelle [Banwell]. Earl Harold held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 30 hides. There is land for 40 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 6 hides where are 3 ploughs and 5 serfs, and (there are) 24 (fn. 102) villeins and 12 bordars with 18 ploughs 'and 7 hides.' 'There are 15 beasts and 15 swine and 30 sheep and 20 she-goats.' There (are) 100 acres of meadow. Pasture 1 league long and broad. Wood(land) 2½ leagues long and broad.

Of the land of this manor Serlo 'de Burci'
holds of the bishop 3 hides. Ralf 'Tortesmains' (holds) 5½ hides. Rohard (holds) 5½
hides. Fastrad (holds) 1 hide. Bono (holds)
1 hide. Elwi 'Haussonna' (holds) 1 hide. (fn. 103)
There are in demesne 9 ploughs and 5 serfs
and (there are) 25 villeins and 15 bordars
owning 13½ ploughs. 'Rochard has 6 unbroken (*indomitas*) mares and 1 riding-horse
and 20 beasts and 30 swine and 100 sheep.'
There (are) 2 mills belonging to Rohard paying 10 shillings. Ordulf has 1 mill paying
40 pence. The whole manor is worth 15
pounds for the use (*ad opus*) of the bishop.
For the use of the men 15 pounds as well.

The same bishop holds Evrecriz [Evercreech]. He held it T.R.E. and paid geld for 20 hides. There is land for 20 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 3 hides, where are 3 ploughs and 6 serfs and there (are) 3 villeins and 10 bordars with 2 ploughs. 'and 2 hides.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 25 beasts and 30 swine and 200 sheep.' There is a mill paying 7 shillings and 6 pence, and 60 acres of meadow and 200 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 1 league long and 1 furlong broad. It is worth 10 pounds. Of this land of the same manor Erneis holds of the bishop 7 hides. Macharius (holds) 1½ hides. Ildebert (holds) 1 hide. In demesne are 4 ploughs and 4 serfs and (there are) 5 villeins and 4 bordars with 2 ploughs. 'Erneis and Macharius have 1 riding-horse and 14 beasts and 22 swine and 180 sheep.' Between them all it is worth 110 shillings. (fn. 104) Of the same land a priest and 2 other Englishmen hold 5 hides and 1 virgate of land. It is worth 4 pounds.

The same bishop holds Westberie [Westbury]. He held it T.R.E. and paid geld for 6 hides. There is land for 8 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 3 hides where are 2 ploughs and 2 serfs and (there are) 6 villeins and 10 bordars with 5 ploughs 'and 3 hides.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 10 beasts and 18 swine and 200 sheep.' There (are) 30 acres of meadow, and wood(land) 1 league long and 2 furlongs broad. It is worth 8 pounds.

Osmund holds of the bishop Winesham [Winsham]. Elsi held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 10 hides. There is land for 16 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 4 hides where are 3 ploughs and 12 serfs and (there are) 50 villeins with 9 ploughs 'and 6 hides.' 'There are 2 riding-horses and 13 beasts and 13 swine and 270 sheep, and 1 swineherd who pays 12 swine (yearly).' There (are) 2 mills paying 20 shillings, and 6 acres of meadow. Wood(land) half a league long and 1½ furlongs broad. It was worth 6 pounds; now 10 pounds.

The same bishop holds Chiwe [Chew Magna]. He held it T.R.E. and paid geld for 30 hides. There is land for 50 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 4 hides where are 6 ploughs and 14 serfs and (there are) 30 villeins and 9 bordars with 24 ploughs 'and 6 hides.' 'There are 2 swineherds who pay 24 swine (yearly) and 1 riding-horse and 9 beasts and 36 swine and 148 sheep and 46 she-goats.' There are 3 mills paying 20 shillings, and 100 acres of meadow and 50 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 2 leagues long and half a league broad. It is worth 30 pounds to the bishop.

Of the land of this manor Richard holds of the bishop 5 hides. Rohard (holds) 6 hides. Stephen (holds) 5 hides. Alvric 'de Stauue' (holds) 7 virgates. Ulvric (holds) 2 hides. There are in demesne '15 hides and' 7 ploughs and 8 serfs and (there are) 18 villeins and 27 bordars with 10 ploughs 'and 4½ hides.' 'They (fn. 105) have 2 riding-horses and 20 beasts and 24 swine and 300 sheep, and 80 she-goats and 1 cow.' There are 2 mills paying 10 shillings. Between them all it is worth 13 pounds. (fn. 106)

The same bishop holds Jatune [Yatton].
John the Dane (*Danus*) held (it) T.R.E. and
paid geld for 20 hides. There is land for 22
ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne
6 hides where are 2 ploughs and 3 serfs and
(there are) 10 villeins and 14 bordars with
6 ploughs 'and 2 hides.' 'There are 11
beasts and 15 swine.' There (are) 32 acres
of meadow. Wood(land) 1 league long and
2 furlongs broad. Moors 1 league in length
and breadth. It is worth 6 pounds to the
bishop.

Of the land of this manor Fastrad holds of the bishop 5 hides. Ildebert (holds) 4 hides. (fn. 107) In demesne there are '5 hides and' 3 ploughs and 4 serfs and (there are) 18 villeins and 23 bordars with 11 ploughs 'and 5 hides.' 'There are 16 beasts and 30 swine.' Between them it is worth 9 pounds. (fn. 108)

A pasture called Waimora [Wemberham] is there which T.R.E. belonged to Congresb'ie [Congresbury], the king's manor.

Benthelin 'the archdeacon' holds of the bishop the church of this manor with 1 hide. It is worth 20 shillings.

The same bishop holds Wedmore [Wedmore]. He held it T.R.E. and paid geld for
10 hides. Nevertheless there (are) 11 hides.
There is land for 36 ploughs. Of this (land)
there are in demesne 5 hides less 1 virgate
where are 4 ploughs and 4 serfs and (there
are) 13 villeins and 14 bordars with 9 ploughs
'and 5 hides and 1 virgate' and 18 cottars.
'There are 6 unbroken mares (*equæ indomitæ*)
and 17 beasts and 3 swine.' There (are)
70 acres of meadow and 2 fisheries paying
10 shillings, and 50 acres of wood(land)
and 1 league of pasture reckoning (*inter*)
length and breadth. It was worth 20 pounds;
now 17 pounds. 'Beside this there are moors
which pay nothing.'

The canons of S. Andrew (of Wells) hold of the bishop Wandestreu [Wanstrow]. They held it T.R.E. and paid geld for 4 hides. There is land for 4 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 2 hides where are 2 ploughs and 4 serfs and (there are) 5 villeins and 2 bordars with 3 ploughs 'and 2 hides.' 'There are 12 swine.' There (are) 12 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 3 furlongs long and 2 furlongs broad. It is worth 3 pounds, 'and when the bishop received it it was worth 4 pounds.'

They (fn. 109) hold Litune [Litton]. They held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 8½ hides. There is land for 7 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 6½ hides where are 2 ploughs and 6 serfs and (there are) 8 villeins and 7 bordars with 4 ploughs 'and 2 hides.' 'There are 13 beasts and 40 she-goats.' There (are) 3 mills paying 10 shillings 'and 10 pence,' and 60 acres of meadow and 1,000 acres of pasture and 3 furlongs of wood(land) in length and breadth. It is worth 100 shillings.

The king holds the manor of Milvertune [Milverton]. Giso the bishop held it T.R.E. and paid geld for 1 virgate of land.

Roger Arundel holds the manor of Aisse
[Ash Priors] which T.R.E. belonged to
(*jacebat in*) Lediart [Bishops Lydeard] the
bishop's manor. Bishop Giso held it and paid
geld for 3 hides and 1 virgate. Roger holds
(it) of the king unjustly. It is worth 3 pounds.

'fo. 185'

## VII. THE LAND OF THE CHURCH OF BATH

The Church of St. Peter of Bath 'has a
manor which is called Bade [Bath], which is
the seat of that abbey (*caput ipsius abbatie*),
which Sewold the abbot held T.R.E.'; has
in the same borough 24 burgesses paying 20
shillings. There (is) a mill paying 20 shillings, and 12 acres of meadow. Total value
40 shillings.

The church itself holds Prisctone [Priston]. T.R.E. it paid geld for 6 hides. There is land for 8 ploughs. Of that (land) there are in demesne 2 hides where are 1 plough and 3 serfs and (there are) 7 villeins and 8 bordars with 6 ploughs 'and 4 hides. There is 1 riding-horse.' There is a mill paying 7 shillings and 6 pence, and 20 acres of meadow and 80 acres of pasture. It was and is worth 6 pounds.

The church itself holds Stantone [Stanton
Prior]. T.R.E. it paid geld for 3 hides. There
is land for 3 ploughs. Of that (land) there
is in demesne half a hide where are 1 plough
and 5 serfs and (there are) 4 villeins and 3
bordars with 2 ploughs 'and 2 hides.' 'There
are 1 riding-horse and 50 sheep.' There (are)
12 acres of meadow and 30 acres of pasture
and 30 acres of underwood (*silvæ minutæ*).
It was and is worth 3 pounds.

Walter 'Hosatus' holds of the church Wimedone, 'Wimmadona' [Wilmington (fn. 110) in Priston]. One thegn held it of the church T.R.E. 'who could not be separated from it' and paid geld for 3 hides. There is land for 4 ploughs. In demesne there are '2 hides and 1 virgate and' 2 ploughs and 2 serfs and 7 bordars with 1 plough 'and 3 virgates.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 300 sheep.' There (is) a mill paying 5 shillings, and 10 acres of meadow and 10 acres of pasture. It was and is worth 60 shillings.

The church itself holds Westone [near
Bath]. 'Selwold the abbot held it' T.R.E.
and paid geld for 15 hides. There is land
for 10 ploughs. Of that (land) there are in
demesne 8½ hides where are 2 ploughs and
7 serfs and (there are) 7 villeins and 10
bordars with 6 ploughs 'and 6½ hides.'
'There are 1 riding-horse and 200 sheep.'
There (is) a mill paying 10 shillings, and
20 acres of meadow. Of underwood (*silvæ
minutæ*) there is 1 league reckoning (*inter*)
length and breadth. It was worth 8 pounds.
Now 10 pounds.

The church itself holds Forde [Bathford].
'Selwold the abbot held it' T.R.E. and
paid geld for 10 hides. There is land for
9 ploughs. Of that (land) there are in
demesne 5 hides where are 2 ploughs and
6 serfs and (there are) 5 villeins and 7 bordars
with 6 ploughs 'and 5 hides.' 'There are
1 riding-horse and 12 beasts and 8 swine
and 112 sheep.' There is a mill paying 10
shillings, and 12 acres of meadow and 1 league
of underwood (*silvæ minutæ*) reckoning length
and breath. It was and is worth 10 pounds.

The same church holds Cume [Monkton
Combe]. 'Sewold the abbot held it T.R.E.'
and paid geld for 9 hides. There is land
for 8 ploughs. Of that (land) there are in
demesne 6 hides, 'less 1 virgate,' where are 3
ploughs and 6 serfs and (there are) 6 villeins
and 8 bordars with 5 ploughs, 'and 3 hides
and 1 virgate. There are 1 riding-horse
and 12 swine and 72 sheep.' There are 2
mills paying 13 shillings and 6 pence, and 32
acres of meadow and 1 league of underwood
(*silvæ minutæ*) in length and breadth. It was
worth 7 pounds. Now 8 pounds.

William 'Hosatus' holds or the church
Cerlecume [Charlcombe]. One thegn held
(it) of the church T.R.E. 'who could not be
separated from it,' and paid geld for 4 hides.
There is land for 4 ploughs. In demesne
there are '2 hides and 3 virgates and' 2
ploughs and 3 serfs and (there are) 5 villeins
and 4 bordars with 2 ploughs '1 hide and 1
virgate.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 200
sheep.' There are 5 acres of meadow and
10 acres of underwood (*silvæ minutæ*). It
was worth 50 shillings. Now 6 pounds.

The church itself holds Lincume [Lyncombe]. 'Sewold the abbot held it T.R.E.' and paid geld for 10 hides. There is land for 8 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 7 hides where are 3 ploughs and 8 serfs and (there are) 4 villeins and 10 bordars with 3 ploughs 'and 2 hides. There are 1 riding-horse and 8 swine and 180 sheep.' There are 2 mills paying 10 shillings, and 30 acres of meadow and 200 acres of pasture. It was worth 6 pounds. Now 8 pounds.

Walter 'Hosatus' holds of the same church
Estone [Batheaston]. Ulward the abbot
held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 1½ hides.
There is land for 2 ploughs. In demesne there
are '1 hide and 1 virgate and' 1 plough
with 1 villein and (there are) 8 bordars
with 1 plough 'and 1 virgate. There are
250 sheep.' There are 2 mills paying 6
shillings and 8 pence. There (are) 2 acres of
meadow. It was worth 30 shillings. Now
40 shillings. 'This estate (*terra*) cannot be
separated from the abbey.'

Hugh 'the interpreter (*interpres*),' 3 hides, (fn. 111)
and Colgrim 'an Englishman (*anglicus*),' 2 hides, (fn. 112)
hold of the same church Hantone [Bathampton]. Two thegns held (it) T.R.E. nor could
they be separated from the church, and they
paid geld for 5 hides. There is land for 6
ploughs. In demesne are 3 ploughs and 3
serfs and (there are) 3 villeins and 6 bordars
with 3 ploughs. 'There are 1 riding-horse
and 14 beasts and 180 sheep and 20 swine.'
There (are) 28 acres of meadow and 6 furlongs of pasture reckoning length and breadth,
and 10 furlongs of underwood (*silvæ minutæ*)
in length and breadth. It is worth 110
shillings. (fn. 113)

Ranulf Flambard (fn. 114) holds of the same church Undewiche (fn. 115) [Woodwick in Freshford]. One monk of that monastery held (it) T.R.E. 'when it could not be separated,' and paid geld for 2½ hides. There is land for 3 ploughs. There are 5 bordars, and half a mill paying 5 shillings, and 12 acres of meadow, and 30 acres of pasture. It was and is worth 20 shillings.

The church itself holds Corstune [Corston] 'which Sewold the abbot held T.R.E. and' paid geld for 10 hides. There is land for 9 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 5 hides where are 2 ploughs and 4 serfs and (there are) 5 villeins and 8 bordars with 3 ploughs 'and 5 hides.' 'There is 1 riding-horse and 6 swine and 62 sheep.' There is a mill paying 30 pence, and 6 acres of meadow. It is worth 8 pounds, 'and when the abbot received it it was worth 7 pounds.'

The church itself holds Evestie (fn. 116) 'which Wlnold the abbot held T.R.E. and' paid geld for 1 hide. There is land for 1 plough which is there in demesne and (there are) 3 serfs and 4 acres of meadow. It is worth 20 shillings.

The church itself holds Escewiche [Ashwick] 'which Wlnold the abbot held T.R.E.
and' paid geld for half a hide. There is
land for half a plough. There is 1 serf
and 2 villeins paying 42 pence, and 12
acres of meadow and 3 acres of underwood
(*silvæ minutæ*). It is and was worth 42
pence.

All this land belonged to (*jacuit in*) the
same church T.R.E., and could not be
separated from it. (fn. 117)

fo. 90.

## VIII. THE LAND OF ST. MARY OF GLASTONBURY

'fo. 172.'

The church of Glastonbury has in the
same town (*villa*) 12 hides which never paid
geld. There is land for 30 ploughs. Of this
(land) there are in demesne 10 hides less half
a virgate, where are 5 ploughs and 17 serfs
and (there are) 21 villeins and 33 bordars
with 5 ploughs 'and the rest of the land.'
There (are) 8 smiths (*fabri*). 'There are
5 riding-horses and 58 beasts and 20 swine
and 20 sheep and 50 she-goats.' There are 3
arpents (*arpenz*) of vineyard, and 60 acres of
meadow and 200 acres of pasture and 20
acres of wood(land) and 300 acres of underwood (*silvæ minutæ*). It is worth 20 pounds,
'when Abbot Turstin received it it was worth
10 pounds.'

To this manor belongs (*adjacet*) an island
which is called Mere [Meare]. There are
60 acres of land. (There is) land for 1 plough
which is there, and (there are) 10 fishermen
and 3 fisheries paying 20 pence. 'There are
1 riding-horse and 13 beasts and 4 swine.'
There are 6 acres of meadow and 6 acres of
wood(land) and 2 arpents (*arpenz*) of vineyard.
It is worth 20 shillings, 'and as much when
the abbot received it.'

Another island belongs there which is
called Wadeneberie (fn. 118) [Pamborough in Wedmore]. There are 6 acres of land and 3
arpents (*arpenz*) of vineyard and 1 bordar.
It is worth 4 shillings, 'and as much when
the abbot received it.'

A third island belongs there, and it is
called Ederisige [Edgarley in Glastonbury],
in which are 2 hides which never paid geld.
'T.R.E. 1 thegn held these and could not
be separated from the church.' There is
1 plough with 1 bordar, and 2 acres of
meadow and 1 acre of underwood (*silvæ
minutæ*). It is worth 15 shillings, 'and as
much when the ab ot received it.' Goduin
holds (it) of the abbot.

'fo. 161.'

The church itself holds Winescome [Winscombe]. T.R.E. it paid geld for 15 hides. There is land for 30 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 5 hides less 1 virgate where are 2 ploughs and 3 serfs, and (there are) 28 villeins and 6 bordars with 9 ploughs and 5 hides less 1 virgate. There are 8 cows and 16 swine and 30 sheep and 31 she-goats.' There is a mill paying 5 shillings, and 60 acres of meadow and 1 league of pasture (reckoning) in length and breadth. Wood (land) 2 leagues long and 1 league broad.

Of the land of this manor Roger 'de Curcella' holds of the abbot 2½ hides. Ralf 'Tortesmains' (holds) 1 hide and 1 virgate. Pipe (holds) ½ hide. There are 5 ploughs. (fn. 119)

This manor is worth 8 pounds to the abbot. To his men (it is worth) 55 shillings.

Of the land of this manor the Bishop of
Coutances holds of the king 1 hide, 'and
Herluin holds of him,' and it is worth 20
shillings. Brictric held (it) freely (*libere*)
T.R.E., but he could not be separated from
the church.

The church itself holds Mideltone [Milton Puddimore, now Podymore]. T.R.E. it paid geld for 6 hides. There is land for 6 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 4 hides and 7 acres, where are 2 ploughs, and (there are) 8 villeins and 6 bordars with 4 ploughs 'and 2 hides less 7 acres. There are 1 riding-horse and 3 sheep.' There (are) 50 acres of meadow and 100 acres of pasture. It was and is worth 6 pounds.

Roger 'de Corcelle' holds of the church Lideford [East Lydford]. 'A thegn called' Alward (held it) T.R.E., nor could he be separated from the church, and it paid geld for 4 hides. There is land for 5 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 3 hides and half a virgate of land where are 2 ploughs and 6 serfs, and (there are) 6 villeins and 3 bordars with 1½ ploughs 'and one hide less half a virgate.' 'There is 1 riding-horse and 6 beasts and 13 swine and 160 sheep.' There is a mill paying 10 shillings, and 40 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 4 pounds.

The church itself holds Sapeswich [Shapwick]. 'Alnod the abbot held it T.R.E.
and' paid geld for 30 hides. There is
land for 40 ploughs. Besides this (land)
the abbot has land for 20 ploughs which
never paid geld. There are 12 ploughs
belonging to the villeins 'on that land,' (fn. 120)
and elsewhere there are 4 ploughs in demesne where are 6 serfs, and (there are) 5
coliberts and 15 villeins and 16 bordars.
'There are 2 riding-horses and 23 beasts
and 11 swine and 100 sheep.' (There are)
60 acres of meadow and 60 acres of pasture
and 57 acres of underwood (*silvæ minutæ*).

Of these 30 hides Roger' de Corcella'
holds of the abbot 5 hides in Sutone [Sutton
Mallet], and 5 hides in Edwinetone [Edington], and 5 hides in Ceptone (fn. 121) [Chilton upon
Polden], and 5 hides in Caldecote, 'Cadicote' [Catcott]. Fourteen thegns held these
(hides) T.R.E., and they could not be
separated from the church. There are in
demesne (altogether)' 16 hides and 1½ virgates
and' 9 ploughs and 11 serfs, and (there are) 19
villeins and 23 bordars with 8½ ploughs
'and the rest of the land.' 'There are 5
riding-horses and 100 swine and 18 beasts
and 185 sheep.' There are 100 acres of
meadow less 1 and 31 acres of underwood
(*silvæ minutæ*). (fn. 122)

Of the same 30 hides Alvred 'de Hispania' holds 5 hides in Hunlavintone [Woolavington], 'which Alwi Banneson held T.R.E.' and has 2 ploughs there 'and 3 hides in demesne.' There (are) 5 serfs and 12 villeins and 8 bordars with 6 ploughs 'and 2 hides.' 'There are 13 horses (fn. 123) and 11 beasts and 33 swine and 151 sheep.'

Of the same land Warmund (fn. 124) holds half one hide 'of thegnland' of the abbot, and has there 1 plough and 4 bordars. It is worth 10 shillings.

This manor is worth to the abbot 12 pounds, 'and when Turstin the abbot received it 7 pounds,' to Roger 19 pounds, to Alvred 7 pounds.

The church itself holds Sowi [Weston
Zoyland, Middlezoy and Othery]. 'Alnod
the abbot held it T.R.E. and' paid geld
for 12 hides. There is land for 20 ploughs.
Of this (land) there are in demesne 5 hides
where are 2 ploughs and 2 serfs and (there
are) 12 coliberts and 27 villeins and 13
bordars with 14 ploughs 'and 7 hides.'
'There are 17 beasts and 18 swine and 50
sheep.' There are 30 acres of meadow and
12 acres of underwood (*silvæ minutæ*). It
was worth 10 pounds. Now 24 pounds.

Walter 'de Duaco' holds of the abbot
Cosintone [Cossington]. Alwin Pic held
(it) of the abbot T.R.E. and paid geld for
3 hides. There is land for 6 ploughs. Of
this land there is in demesne 1 hide where
are 1 plough and 4 serfs and (there are) 9
villeins and 9 bordars with 5 ploughs 'and
2 hides.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 6
beasts and 26 swine and 26 sheep.' There
(are) 10 acres of meadow and 2 acres of
underwood (*silvæ minutæ*). It was and is
worth 6 pounds.

Roger 'de Corcella' holds of the abbot Dereberge [Durborough in Stoke Courcy, now Stogursey]. Oswold held (it) of the abbot T.R.E. and paid geld for 2 hides. There is land for 3 ploughs. There are 3 villeins and 3 bordars with 2 ploughs 'and 1 hide,' and in demesne (there is) half a plough 'with 1 hide. There are 6 swine.' There are 11 acres of meadow and 20 acres of pasture and 10 acres of wood (land). It is worth 30 shillings. When he received (it) it was worth 40 shillings.

Ailwacre holds of the abbot Blacheford
[Blackford, near Wincanton]. Alnod held
it of the abbot T.R.E. and paid geld for
4 hides. There is land for 6 ploughs. In
demesne are '2½ hides and' 3 ploughs and 5
serfs and (there are) 7 villeins and 10 bordars
with 4 ploughs 'and 1½ hides. There are
1 riding-horse and 9 unbroken mares (*equæ
indomitæ*) and 30 beasts and 24 swine and 84
sheep.' There (are) 115 acres of meadow
and 43 acres of pasture and 47 acres of wood(land). It is worth 100 shillings. When he
received (it) 4 pounds.

Godescal holds of the abbot Stawelle [Stawell]. Alward held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 2½ hides. There is land for 2½ ploughs. In demesne there 'are 2 hides and 1 virgate and' 1 plough, and 3 serfs, and (there are) 3 bordars with 1 plough 'and 1 virgate' and 20 acres of meadow. 'There are 5 riding-horses and 8 beasts and 200 sheep.' It is worth 40 shillings. When he received (it) 5 shillings.

The church itself holds Waltone [Walton]. 'Alnod the abbot held it T.R.E. and' paid geld for 30 hides. There is land for 40 ploughs. Of this (land) 10 hides are in demesne, where are 4 ploughs and 4 serfs and (there are) 27 villeins and 12 bordars with 18 ploughs 'and 4½ hides.' 'There are 2 riding-horses and 10 beasts and 18 swine and 100 sheep and 30 she-goats.' There are 50 acres of meadow. Pasture 7 furlongs long and 1 furlong broad. Wood(land) 7 furlongs long and 3 (fn. 125) furlongs broad. It is worth 15 pounds to the abbot, 'and when Torstin the abbot received it 100 shillings.'

Of these 30 hides Roger 'de Corcella'
holds of the abbot 5 hides in Contone
[Compton Dunden]. Walter 'de Duaco'
(holds) 3 hides in Aissecote [Ashcott], and
3 hides in Pedewelle [Pedwell in Ashcott].
They (fn. 126) who held (them) T.R.E. could not
be separated from the church. In demesne
there are '6¾ hides and' 3 ploughs and 6
serfs and (there are) 15 villeins and 12 bordars
with 8 ploughs 'and the rest of the land.'
Roger has '1 riding-horse and 2 beasts and
46 sheep and 49 she-goats and' 20 acres of
meadow and 6 furlongs of wood(land) in
length and 1 furlong in breadth. Walter
'has 4 beasts and 23 swine and 55 sheep
and' 12 acres of meadow and 40 acres of
underwood (*silvæ minutæ*). Between them
it is worth 8 pounds. (fn. 127)

Roger 'de Corcella' holds of the abbot Bodeslege. (fn. 128) Winegod 'the priest' held it T.R.E. and paid geld for 3 virgates (fn. 129) of land. There is land for 1½ ploughs which are there with 7 bordars. 'In demesne are 1½ virgates and 1 plough, and the villeins have the rest of the land and half a plough.' 'There are 4 beasts and 2 swine.' There (are) 6 acres of meadow and 2 acres of wood(land). It is worth 10 shillings, 'and when received 6 shillings.'

The same Roger holds of the abbot Dondeme [Dunden in Compton Dunden]. Algar
held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 5 hides.
There is land for 4 ploughs. Of this (land)
there are in demesne 3 hides and half a virgate
of land where are 2 ploughs and 4 serfs and
(there are) 5 villeins and 10 bordars with 3
ploughs 'and the rest of the land. There
are 5 unbroken mares (*equæ indomitæ*) and 2
riding-horses and 9 swine.' There (are) 40
acres of meadow and 10 acres of wood(land).
It is worth 100 shillings. 'And when he
received it 6 pounds.'

The same Roger holds of the abbot Aissecote [Ashcott], and it belongs to Walton a
manor of the abbot. 'Almer held it T.R.E.
and' paid geld for 2 hides. There is land for
3 ploughs. 'In demesne are 1½ hides and 2
oxen (*boves*) in a plough, and the villeins have
the rest of the land and 1 plough.' There
are 2 villeins and 3 bordars and 2 serfs with
1 plough, and 4 acres of meadow. 'There
are 1 riding-horse and 2 cows and 7 swine
and 42 sheep and 8 she-goats.' It was and is
worth 40 shillings.

Girard 'Fossarius' holds of the abbot Graintone [Greinton]. Ulmer held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 2½ hides. There is land for 2½ ploughs. In demesne there 'are 2 hides and' 1 plough, and 5 serfs, and (there are) 2 bordars and 2 coliberts with 1 plough 'and half a hide. There are 4 beasts and 6 swine.' There (are) 20 acres of meadow and 3 acres of wood(land). It is and was worth 50 shillings.

The church itself holds Lega [Leigh in Street]. 'Alnod the abbot held it T.R.E. and' paid geld for 4 hides. There is land for 10 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 2 hides. One of these was thegnland, yet it could not be separated from the church. In demesne are 4 ploughs with 1 serf and (there are) 7 villeins and 10 bordars with 5 ploughs 'and 2 hides. There are 2 riding-horses and 8 beasts and 20 swine and 55 sheep.' There (are) 35 acres of meadow and 30 acres of pasture and 6 acres of wood(land). It is worth 8 pounds. 'And when T(urstin) the abbot received (it) 60 shillings.'

The church itself holds Hame [High and Low Ham]. 'Alnod the abbot held it T.R.E. and' paid geld for 17 hides. There is land for 20 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 5 hides and 2½ virgates where are 3 ploughs and 5 serfs and (there are) 22 villeins and 21 bordars with 8 ploughs 'and 3 hides and 1½ virgates.' 'There are 2 riding-horses and 17 beasts and 10 swine and 150 sheep.' There are 30 acres of meadow and 16 acres of wood(land). It is worth 10 pounds. 'And when Turstin the abbot received it, 4 pounds.'

Of the land of this manor Robert 'de Otborvilla' holds of the abbot 1 hide and 1 virgate, and Serlo 'de Burceio' (holds) 5 hides. Girard 'Fossarius' (holds) 3 virgates of land. Leuric and Alwold and Almar held (the lands) T.R.E., nor could they be separated from the church. In demesne are '4¼ hides and half a virgate and' 2 ploughs and 4 serfs and (there are) 2 villeins and 14 bordars with 2 ploughs 'and the rest of the land.' 'Between them they have 2 riding-horses and 3 mares and 14 beasts and 13 swine and 103 sheep.' There (are) 30 acres of meadow and 20 acres of pasture. Altogether it is worth 110 shillings. 'When they received the land, 115 shillings.' (fn. 130)

The church itself holds Boduchelei [Butleigh]. 'Alnod the abbot held it T.R.E. and' paid geld for 20 hides. There is land for 20 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 5 hides where are 5 ploughs and 7 serfs and (there are) 11 villeins and 7 bordars with 6 ploughs' and 2½ hides.' 'There are 2 riding-horses and 12 beasts and 25 swine and 120 sheep.' There (are) 50 acres of meadow and 100 acres of wood(land). It is worth to the abbot 10 pounds, 'and when T(urstin the abbot) received it 60 shillings.'

Of the land of this manor Turstin son of Rolf holds 8 hides, Roger 'de Corcella' (holds) 2 hides. Two thegns (fn. 131) held (them) of the church T.R.E., and they could not be separated thence. In demesne are there' 7 hides and' 4 ploughs and 6 serfs and (there are) 11 villeins and 6 bordars with 3 ploughs 'and the rest of the land.' 'There are 2 riding-horses and 3 beasts and 22 swine and 330 sheep and 32 she-goats.' There are 14 acres of meadow and 12 acres of underwood. Between them it was and is worth 7 pounds. (fn. 132)

Of the same land Alestan (fn. 133) holds of the abbot half a hide and there he has 1 plough. 'And 1 riding-horse and 60 sheep.' It is worth 10 shillings. 'And when he received it, 5 shillings.'

Humfrey 'the chamberlain' holds of the king 2 hides in Lodreford [perhaps Butleigh Moor in Walton (fn. 134) ], and it belongs to this manor. Alvric held (it) T.R.E., nor could it be separated from the church. There is land for 2 ploughs. It is worth 20 shillings.

The same church holds Piltone [Pilton]. 'Alnod the abbot held it T.R.E.
and' paid geld for 20 hides. There is
land for 30 ploughs. Besides this (land) the
abbot has there land for 20 ploughs which
never paid geld. In demesne are 10 ploughs
and 15 serfs, and (there are) 21 villeins and 42
bordars with 10 ploughs upon the land which
does not pay geld. 'There are 4 riding-horses and 35 beasts and 56 swine and 500
sheep and 42 she-goats.' There are 2 mills
paying 10 shillings, and 46 acres of meadow
and 40 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 1 (fn. 135)
league long and half a league wide. Of
the land which does not pay geld Alnod the
monk holds 1 hide of the abbot freely (*liberaliter*) by the king's grant (*concessu Regis*).
This was thegnland, nor can it be separated
from the church. The whole is worth 24
pounds. It was worth 16 pounds.

Of the land of this manor Roger 'de Corcella' holds 6½ hides in Sepetone [Shepton
Mallet], and 3 hides in Coristone (fn. 136) [Croscombe]. Uluert and Elmer held (them)
T.R.E., and they could not be separated

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from the church. In demesne are '6 hides
and 2½ virgates' 3 ploughs and 8 serfs and 13
villeins and 19 bordars with 6 ploughs 'and
the rest of the land.' 'There are 1 riding-horse
and 15 beasts and 37 swine and 600 sheep
and 45 she-goats.' There are 2 mills paying
6 shillings and 3 pence, and 50 acres of
meadow and 42 acres of underwood (*silvæ
minutæ*). Pasture 3 furlongs long and 1
furlong broad. The whole is worth 9
pounds.

Of the land of the same manor Adret holds of the abbot 5 hides in Utone [North Wootton], and Serlo 'de Burceio' (holds) 5 hides in Pille [Pylle], and Ralph 'Tortesmains' (holds) 2 hides in the same Piltone [Pilton]. Those who held them (fn. 137) T.R.E. could not be separated from the church. There are in demesne '7¼; hides and' 4½ ploughs and 8 serfs and (there are) 8 villeins and 18 bordars with 3 ploughs 'and the rest of the land.' 'There are 2 riding-horses and 19 beasts and 21 swine and 48 sheep and 16 she-goats.' There (are) 2 mills paying 4 shillings and 6 pence, and 36½ acres of meadow and 20 acres of pasture and 4 acres of wood(land). Between them it is worth altogether 7 pounds and 10 shillings. (fn. 138)

The church itself holds Pennarminstre [East Pennard]. 'Alnod the abbot held it T.R.E. and' paid geld for 10 hides. Nevertheless there are 20 hides there. There is land for 12 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 12 hides where are 5 ploughs and 4 serfs and (there are) 17 villeins and 9 bordars and 10 cottars with 6 ploughs 'and 7 ploughs.' 'There are 2 riding-horses and 42 beasts and 25 swine and 55 sheep.' There (are) 30 acres of meadow and 40 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 1½ leagues long and 4 furlongs wide. It is worth 12 pounds to the abbot. 'When T(urstin) the abbot received it, 4 pounds.'

Of the land of this manor Serlo 'de Burceio' holds of the abbot 1 hide 'of thegnland which 'Ailmar held T.R.E. There are 4 villeins who 'hold that hide and' have 2 ploughs, and 8 acres of meadow and 30 acres of wood(land). It was and is worth 30 shillings.

The church itself holds Baltunesberge [Baltonsborough]. T.R.E. 'Alnod held it and' it paid geld for 5 hides. There is land for 6 ploughs. Of this (land) are in demesne 4 hides and 1 virgate where are 2 ploughs and 4 serfs and (there are) 5 villeins and 9 bordars and 3 cottars with 2 ploughs 'and 3 virgates.' 'There are 2 riding-horses and 16 beasts and 14 swine and 33 she-goats.' There is a mill paying 5 shillings, and 30 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 1½ leagues long and half a league wide. 'It was and is worth 6 pounds.'

The church itself holds Doltin [Doulting].
T.R.E. 'Alnod the abbot held it and' it paid
geld for 20 hides. There is land for 20 ploughs.
Of this (land) 12 hides are in demesne where
are 2 ploughs and 5 serfs and (there are) 10
villeins and 6 bordars and 4 cottars with 6
ploughs 'and 2 hides.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 4 beasts and 15 swine and 340
sheep.' There (are) 30 acres of meadow and
60 acres of pasture and 60 acres of underwood (*silvæ minutæ*). It is worth 14 pounds
to the abbot, 'and when Turstin received it
6 pounds.'

Of this land Roger 'de Corcella' holds 3
hides and 1 virgate of land in Cerletone
[Charlton in Shepton Mallet], and elsewhere
2 hides and 3 virgates of land. 'Ulmar and
Alward held them T.R.E. and could not be
separated from the church.' In demesne
'are 4 hides and 2½ virgates and' 1
plough with 1 serf and (there are) 8 villeins
and 6 bordars with 2 ploughs 'and 1 hide
and 1½ virgates.' ' There are 1 riding-horse and 24 beasts and 4 swine and 320
sheep.' There (is) a mill paying 9 pence,
and 23 acres of meadow and 10 acres of
pasture and 30 acres of underwood (*silvæ
minutæ*). It is worth 100 shillings. 'And
when he received it 50 shillings.' (fn. 139)

The same church holds Batecumbe [Batcombe]. 'Alnod the abbot held it and' T.R.E. it paid geld for 20 hides. There is land for 16 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 9 hides and 3 virgates of land where are 2 ploughs and 6 serfs and (there are) 4 villeins and 14 bordars with 3 ploughs 'and half a hide.' 'There are 2 riding-horses and 8 beasts and 9 swine and 150 sheep and 17 she-goats.' There is a mill paying 5 shillings, and 20 acres of meadow and 6 acres of pasture and 40 acres of wood(land). It is worth 7 pounds to the abbot. 'And when he received it 40 shillings.'

Of the land of this manor Roger 'de Corcella' holds 2 hides. Ulwi held (them) T.R.E. and could not be separated from the church. He has there 1 plough with 1 serf and 3 bordars. 'There are 1 riding-horse and 2 swine.' There (are) 12 acres of meadow and 10 acres of pasture. It is worth 20 shillings. 'And when he received it 40 shillings.'

Of the land of the same manor Azelin
holds in Westcumbe [Westcombe in Batcombe] 7 hides and 3 virgates of land.
Alfhilla 'the mother of the abbot' held (it)
T.R.E. and could not be separated from the
church. In demesne are '5 hides and 1 virgate
and '2 ploughs and 6 villeins and 7 bordars
and 6 cottars with 1 serf owning (*habentes*)
2½ ploughs 'and the rest of the land.' 'There
are 1 riding-horse and 11 beasts and 10 swine
and 100 sheep.' There (are) 2 mills paying
5 shillings, and 12 acres of meadow and 12
acres of pasture and 10 acres of wood(land).
It is worth 4 pounds and 10 shillings. 'And
when he received it 20 shillings.' Two hides
of this land were the villeins' land and the
other virgates were thegnland.

The church itself holds Mulle [Mells]. 'Alnod the abbot held it and' T.R.E. it paid geld for 20 hides. There is land for 20 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 10 hides where are 2 ploughs and 2 serfs and (there are) 8 villeins and 7 bordars and 5 cottars with 3 ploughs 'and 3½ hides.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 7 beasts and 15 swine and 100 sheep less 9.' There is a mill paying 5 shillings, and 15 acres of meadow and 12 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 1 league long and 2 furlongs broad. It is worth 10 pounds to the abbot. 'And when Turstin received it, 100 shillings.'

Of the land of this manor Godeve holds
of the abbot 1 hide. Her husband (*vir ejus*)
held (it) T.R.E., nor could it be separated
from the church. It is worth 78 pence.

The Bishop of Coutances holds of the king 5½ hides belonging to this manor. Two thegns held (them) T.R.E., but they could not be separated from the church. Azelin holds (them) of the bishop. (fn. 140)

Walter 'Hosatus' holds of the abbot in Watelei [Whatley] 4 hides. Ulgar a monk held (it) T.R.E. 'and paid geld for 5 hides' (fn. 141) and could not be separated from the church. There is land for 4 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 2½ hides where are 2 ploughs and 4 serfs, and (there are) 8 villeins and 5 bordars with 2 ploughs 'and 1½ hides.' 'There are 8 beasts and 100 sheep.' There is a mill paying 5 shillings, and 6 acres of meadow and 50 acres of pasture and 14 acres of wood(land). It is worth 70 shillings. 'And when he received it, 30 shillings.'

In the same manor John 'the usher,'
(*ostiarius*), holds of the abbot 1 hide of the
villeins' land. There is land for 1 plough
which is there with 2 villeins. It is worth
15 shillings. 'And when he received it, as
much.'

The church itself holds Weritone [Wrington]. T.R.E. it paid geld for 20 hides. There is land for 32 ploughs. Of this land there are in demesne 11 hides where are 6 ploughs and 7 serfs, and (there are) 41 villeins and 12 bordars with 20 ploughs 'and 6 hides.' 'There are 46 beasts and 30 swine and 278 sheep and 47 she-goats.' There (are) 3 mills paying 14 shillings and 2 pence, and 44 acres of meadow and 200 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 2 leagues long and as much broad. It is worth to the abbot 30 pounds.

Of the land of this manor Roger 'de Corcella' holds 1½ hides of the abbot. A thegn held (it) T.R.E., and it could not be separated from the church. There are 3 ploughs and 2 villeins and 6 bordars. It is worth 30 shillings.

Of the same estate (*terra*) Saulf holds 1½
hides. He held (it) T.R.E. 'and could not
be separated from the abbot.' There he has
1½ ploughs, and 1 villein with 4 cottars have
1 plough. It is worth 30 shillings.

The church itself holds Monechetone, 'Morchetona' [West Monkton]. T.R.E. 'Alnod the abbot held it and' paid geld for 15 hides. There is land for 20 ploughs. Of this (land) Walchel Bishop (of Winchester) holds of the abbot 5 hides and 1 virgate of land in demesne where are 3 ploughs and 7 serfs and (there are) 20 villeins and 7 bordars with 7 ploughs 'and 2½ hides.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 22 beasts and 12 swine and 50 sheep.' There are 20 acres of meadow and 100 acres of pasture and 24 acres of wood(land). It is worth 7 pounds.

In the same place (*villa*) Roger 'de Corcella' holds of the abbot 4 hides and 3
virgates of land 'which 3 thegns held
T.R.E.,' and Serlo 'de Burceio' (holds) 2½
hides. Those who held (them) T.R.E.
could not be separated from the church.
There are 4 ploughs in demesne and 3 serfs
and (there are) 8 villeins and 11 bordars with
2½ ploughs. 'There are 6 swine and 20
sheep.' There are 19 acres of meadow and
40 acres of pasture. Between them it is
worth 4 pounds and 10 shillings.

The church itself holds Mercesberie [Marksbury]. T.R.E. 'Alnod the abbot held it and' it paid geld for 10 hides. There is land for 8 ploughs. Of this (land) 4½ hides are in demesne where are 2 ploughs and 5 serfs and (there are) 6 villeins and 5 bordars with 3 ploughs 'and 3 hides.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 29 swine and 85 sheep.' There (are) 19 acres of meadow and 40 acres of wood(land). It is worth 10 pounds.

A thegn holds 2½ hides of this estate (*terra*).
It is worth 20 shillings. Oswald held (it)
T.R.E., and it could not be separated from
the church.

The same church holds Dicesget [Ditcheat]. T.R.E. 'Alnod the abbot held it and'
it paid geld for 30 hides. There is land for
30 ploughs. Of this (land) 3 hides are in
demesne where are 3½ ploughs and 2 serfs
and (there are) 13 villeins and 18 bordars and
3 cottars (*coscez*) with 7 ploughs 'and 2 hides.'
'There are 2 riding-horses and 12 beasts and
20 swine and 123 sheep and 23 she-goats.
There is a mill paying 7 shillings and 5
pence, and 40 acres of meadow, and pasture
6 furlongs long and 2 furlongs broad. Wood(land) 1½ leagues long and 2 furlongs broad.
To the abbot it is worth 12 pounds.

Of the land of this manor Serlo 'de
Burceio' holds 5½ hides in Horblawetone
[Hornblotton]. Ralph 'Tortesmains' (holds) 6½
hides in Alentone [Alhampton in Ditcheat].
Nigel the physician (*medicus*) (holds) 5½ hides
in Lamieta [Lamyat]. They (fn. 142) who held
(these lands) T.R.E. could not be separated
from the church. In demesne are 4 ploughs
and 4 serfs and (there are) 29 villeins and 12
bordars and 3 cottars (*coscez*) with 15 ploughs.
'There are 1 riding-horse and 4 unbroken
mares (*equæ indomitæ*) and 13 beasts and 37
swine and 138 sheep and 1 cow.' There
are 3 mills paying 13 shillings and 4 pence,
and 55 acres of meadow and 20 acres of
pasture. Wood(land) 9 furlongs long and 1½
furlongs wide. Between them it is worth
altogether 14 pounds and 10 shillings. It
was worth 11 pounds. (fn. 143)

Of the same 30 hides Alfric and Evrard hold of the king 1 hide. A thegn held it T.R.E. nor could he be separated from the church. It is worth 20 shillings.

Of the same 30 hides, the Count of Mortain holds of the king 7 hides. A thegn held them T.R.E., nor could he be separated from the church. It is worth 100 shillings. 'And when he received it 7 pounds.'

The same church holds Camerlertone [Camerton]. Edmer (fn. 144) held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 10 hides. There is land for 10 ploughs. Of this (land) 7 hides are in demesne where are 2 ploughs and 8 serfs and (there are) 6 villeins and 6 bordars with 2 ploughs 'and 2 hides.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 13 swine and 154 sheep.' There are 2 mills paying 5 shillings, and 80 acres of meadow and 20 acres of pasture and 40 acres of wood(land). It is worth 7 pounds. 'And when Turstin the abbot received it, 6 pounds.'

Of the land of this manor Roger holds of
the abbot 1 hide 'of thegn-land which Ailuin
held T.R.E. and could not be separated from
the manor (*mansione*),' and there he has 1
plough with 1 serf and 1 bordar. There are
10 acres of meadow and 6 acres of wood(land).
It is worth 10 shillings. The Count of
Mortain gave this manor to the abbot in
exchange for Tutenelle,' 'Tittenelle'
[Tintinhull].

Harding holds of the abbot Crenemelle
[Cranmore]. He likewise (*similiter*) held (it)
T.R.E., and paid geld for 12 hides. There
is land for 10 ploughs. Of this land 6 hides
are in demesne where are 1 plough and 6
serfs and (there are) 8 villeins and 2 bordars
and 7 cottars with 3 ploughs 'and 6 hides.'
'There are 1 riding-horse and 15 she-goats.'
There is a mill paying 30 pence, and 50
acres of meadow and 60 acres of pasture and
100 acres of wood(land). It is worth 4
pounds. This land cannot be separated from
the church.

The church itself holds Brentmerse [Brent]. T.R.E. 'Alnod the abbot held it and' it paid geld for 20 hides. There is land for 30 ploughs. Of this (land) 4 hides are in demesne where are 8 ploughs and 5 serfs and (there are) 50 villeins and 47 bordars with 16 ploughs 'and 11 hides' and 20 acres of meadow. 'There are 1 riding-horse and 73 beasts and 60 swine and 82 sheep.' To the abbot it is worth 50 pounds. 'And when he received it 15 pounds.'

Of these 20 hides Roger 'de Curcella' holds of the abbot 1 hide. Ralph 'de Cuntevill' (holds) 5 virgates. Alfric 'son of Euerwacre' (holds) 5 virgates. Godvin 'the priest' (holds) 1½ hides. They (fn. 145) who held them of the abbot T.R.E. could not be separated from the church. In demesne there are 4 ploughs with 1 serf and (there are) 3 villeins and 5 bordars and 10 cottars with 3 ploughs. 'There are 1 riding-horse and 9 beasts and 10 swine and 86 sheep. There are 5 acres of meadow and 6 acres of underwood.' The value between them is 4 pounds and 10 shillings. (fn. 146)

Walcin '(de) Duaco' holds of the abbot Lodenwrde (fn. 147) [Edingworth in East Brent]. A thegn held (it) T.R.E., nor could he be separated from the church, and he paid geld for 2 hides. There is land for 5 ploughs. In demesne are '1 hide and' 2 ploughs and 4 serfs and (there are) 4 villeins and 5 bordars and 5 cottars with 4 ploughs 'and 1 hide.'

'There are 1 riding-horse and 15 beasts and 5 swine and 5 sheep.' It is worth 40 shillings, 'and as much when he received it.'

Erneis holds or the abbot Dunehefde [Downhead]. Ulgar the monk held (it) T.R.E., (fn. 148) and paid geld for 3 hides. There is land for 5 ploughs. Of this (land) 2 hides are in demesne, and there (are) 3 ploughs with 5 villeins and 4 bordars 'who have 1 hide.' There (are) 5 acres of meadow. Pasture 5 furlongs long and 2 furlongs broad. Wood(land) half a league long and as much broad. It was and is worth 40 shillings.

Siward holds 3 virgates of land of the church of Glastingberie in a manor which is called Dinnitone [Dinnington]. It is worth 13 shillings and 2 pence.

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Maurice the Bishop 'of Lon*d*on' holds
the church of St. Andrew in Givelcestre
[Ilchester] with 3 hides of land of the king.
Brictric held this (estate) T.R.E. of the
church of Glastingberie, nor could he be
separated from it. 'It is worth 100 shillings, and the same when Maurice received it.'

The Bishop of Coutances holds of the king
Hutone, Eleberie, Hetsecome and Stretton
[Hutton, Elborough in Hutton, Ashcombe in
Weston-super-Mare, and Stratton-on-the-Fosse]. These estates (*terræ*) were thegnland
T.R.E., nor could they be separated from the
church. They are worth 100 shillings, and
more. From them the church has no dues
(*servitium*).

The Count of Mortain holds these manors
of the king, Stane, Stoca and Stoca, Dreicote
[perhaps Stone in East Pennard, Stoke-under-Ham, and Draycote in Limington. (fn. 149) ] These
estates (*terræ*) were thegnland in Glastingberie T.R.E., nor could they be separated
from it. They are worth 14 pounds. 'Stane
is worth 9 pounds, Stoca and Stoca 40 shillings, and Dregcota 40 shillings.'

The same count holds in the manor of Bodechelie [Butleigh] 2 furlongs of wood(land) in length and 1 furlong in breadth, which T.R.E. was in Glastingberie.

Roger de Corcelle has one manor (called)
Limingtone [Limington] for which his father
gave in exchange 5 hides which he held of
the church of Glastingberie, nor could they
be separated from it (*inde*). From these (hides)
the church loses its due (*servitium*).

'The abbot of Glastonbury has 20 manors
in demesne in Somerset containing (*de*) 194
hides and 3 virgates and 40 carucates exempt
(from geld) and 23 hides (which have been)
always exempt. And he has in them in
demesne 75½ ploughs, and 347 villeins and 325
bordars and 108 serfs and 19 coliberts and 10
fishermen, who have 160 ploughs. These
(manors) are worth 288 pounds 4 shillings.
The knights of the church have in the same
county 50 manors containing 159 hides, 64
ploughs in demesne, 219 villeins, 249 bordars,
101 serfs and 2 coliberts, who have 99½ ploughs
and (these manors) are worth 146 pounds. In
the same county English thegns hold 11
manors containing 31½ hides and 2 carucates
of land which never paid geld; they have 12½
ploughs in demesne; and 21 villeins, 48
bordars and 16 serfs, who have 11 ploughs;
and (these manors) are worth 20 pounds and
15 shillings. This land is sufficient for 554½
ploughs. This land was (*emendata*) in the
hands of Turstin the abbot at (*de*) 128 pounds.' (fn. 150)

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## IX. THE LAND OF THE CHURCH OF MUCHELNEY

The Church of St. Peter of Micelenye has 4 carucates of land which never paid geld in these islands, Michelenie, Midelenie and Torelie [Muchelney, Middleney in Drayton, and Thorney in Muchelney]. There in demesne are 2 ploughs and 1 arpent of vineyard. There (are) 4 serfs and 3 villeins and 18 bordars with 2 ploughs. 'There are 1 riding-horse and 21 beasts and 6 swine and 30 she-goats.' There (are) 2 fisheries paying 6,000 eels, and 25 acres of meadow and 12 acres of wood(land) and 100 acres of pasture. It was and is worth 3 pounds.

The church itself holds Cipestaple [Chipstable]. Celric held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 2½ hides. There is land for 6 ploughs. Of this (land) half a hide is in demesne where are 1 plough and 2 serfs and (there are) 16 villeins and 2 bordars with 5 ploughs 'and the rest of the land.' There are half an acre of meadow and 100 acres of pasture. Wood(land) half a league long and 2 furlongs broad. It is worth 50 shillings.

The church itself holds Ileminstre [Il minster]. Liward the abbot held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 20 hides. There is land for 20 ploughs. Of this (land) 9 hides and 1½ virgates are in demesne where are 3 ploughs and 10 serfs and (there are) 25 villeins and 22 bordars with 20 ploughs 'and 10½ hides and half a virgate.' 'There are 2 riding-horses and 27 beasts and 33 swine and 40 sheep.' There are 3 mills paying 22 shillings and 6 pence and 80 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 3 leagues long and 1½ leagues broad. There (is) a market paying 20 shillings.

Of this estate (*terra*) 2 thegns, 'Livric
the priest and Wlward and now his son Edward holds half a hide,' held 1½ hides who
could not be separated from the church.

It is worth in all 20 pounds. When the abbot died it was worth 26 pounds.

The church itself holds Ile [Ile Abbots]. Godric held (it) (fn. 151) T.R.E. and paid geld for 5 hides. There is land for 5 ploughs. Of this (land) 3 hides are in demesne where are 2 ploughs and 6 serfs and (there are) 5 bordars with 2 ploughs 'and 2 hides.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 25 beasts and 15 swine and 59 sheep.' There (is) a mill paying 15 shillings, and 40 acres of meadow and 7 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 3 leagues long and 1½ leagues broad. It was and is worth 4 pounds.

The same church holds Ile [another part
of Ile Abbots]. Eduin held (fn. 151) (it) and paid
geld for 1½ hides. There is land for 1½
ploughs. 'St. Peter has 1½ hides less 15
acres.' There are 3 bordars holding 15
acres. The rest (*alia*) is in demesne, and
there are 10 acres of meadow and 7 acres of
pasture. Wood(land) 3 furlongs long and 1
furlong broad. It is worth 16 shillings.

The church itself holds Draitune [Drayton]. T.R.E. it paid geld for 20 hides. There is land for 15 ploughs. Of this (land) 11 hides and 2½ virgates of land are in demesne where are 6 ploughs and 10 serfs and (there are) 16 villeins and 14 bordars with 9 ploughs 'and 5 hides.' 'There are 3 riding-horses and 22 swine and 107 sheep.' There are 50 acres of meadow, and pasture 2 leagues long and 1 league broad. Wood(land) 2 leagues long and 1½ leagues broad.

Of these 20 hides Celric and Ulward hold
2 hides. Brictuin and Leving held them of
the abbey T.R.E. nor could they be separated
from it (*inde*). 'In demesne are 2 hides less
20 acres which 4 bordars hold.' There are 4
bordars and 3 acres of meadow and 35 acres
of pasture and 7 acres of wood(land). The
whole is worth 10 pounds: '9 pounds for the
benefit (*ad opus*) of the church and 20 shillings
for the benefit of the thegns.' (fn. 152)

The church itself holds Camelle [West Camel]. T.R.E. it paid geld for 10 hides. There is land for 16 ploughs. Of this (land) 4½ hides are in demesne where are 4 ploughs and 5 serfs, and (there are) 7 villeins and 8 bordars with 6 ploughs 'and 4½ hides.' 'There are 2 riding-horses and 7 cows and 1 swine and 91 sheep.' There is a mill paying 10 shillings, and 60 acres of meadow and 60 acres of pasture.

Of these 10 hides Dodeman holds of the abbot 1 hide, and there he has '1 virgate and' 1 plough and 3 villeins with 1 plough (fn. 153) 'and 3 virgates' and 2 acres of meadow. 'There are 4 beasts and 100 sheep.' The whole is worth 10 pounds and 10 shillings. (fn. 154)

The church itself holds Cathangre [Cathanger in Fivehead]. Wadel held (it) 'in parage
(*pariter*)' T.R.E. and paid geld for 1½ hides.
There is land for 1½ ploughs. 'In demesne is
half a hide less 15 acres.' There is 1 villein
with 1 bordar holding 15 acres. Of this
estate (*terra*) Ingulf holds 1 hide and there he
has 1 plough with 3 bordars. 'There are 5
beasts and 9 swine and 25 sheep.' There
are 6 acres of meadow and 15 acres of wood(land). 'Ingulf's share' is worth 20 shillings.
The monks' share (*pars*) (is) 7 shillings. 'These
3 thegns' Godric (of Ile Abbots) and Eduin
(of Ile Abbots) and Wadel (of Cathangre) did
not belong to the abbey T.R.E.

'fo. 191.'

## X. THE LAND OF THE CHURCH OF ATHELNEY [ADELINGI]

The church of St. Peter of Adelingye holds Atiltone [Ilton]. T.R.E. it paid geld for 8 hides. There is land for 12 ploughs. Four hides are in demesne where are 3 ploughs and 4 serfs and (there are) 10 villeins and 6 bordars with 4 ploughs 'and 2 hides.' 'There are 2 riding-horses and 6 beasts and 10 swine and 40 sheep.' There is a mill paying 7 shillings and 6 pence and 40 acres of meadow and 30 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 1 league long and another in breadth. It is worth 100 shillings.

Of the land of this manor the Count of
Mortain holds 2 hides which belonged to
(*erant in*) that church T.R.E. There is land
for 4 ploughs, and it is worth 30 shillings.
'Malger de Cartrai holds them of the count.'

The church itself holds Sutune [Long Sutton]. T.R.E. it paid geld for 10 hides. There is land for 16 ploughs. Of this (land) 4 hides are in demesne where are 2 ploughs and 4 serfs, and (there are) 8 villeins and 6 bordars with 6 ploughs 'and 3½ hides.' 'There are 6 beasts and 15 swine and 102 sheep.' There (are) 40 acres of meadow and 100 acres of pasture. To the abbot it is worth 8 pounds.

Of the same land Roger Brito holds half a hide and has 1 plough.

Of the land of this manor Roger de
Corcelle holds 2 hides against the will of the
abbot (*invito Abbate*). Two thegns held
(them) of the church T.R.E., nor could they
be separated from it (*inde*). There is land
for 2 ploughs which are there in demesne and
6 acres of meadow. It is worth 50 shillings.
Two men 'Garmund and Dudemann' hold
it of Roger. ' There Dudemann has 8 beasts
and 2 swine and 80 sheep; and it is worth
to the use of Dudemann 20 shillings, and to
the use of Garmund 30 shillings.'

The church itself holds Seovenamentone [Seavington Abbots in Seavington St. Mary]. T.R.E. it paid geld for 2 hides. 'In demesne is 1 hide, and the villeins have 1 hide.' There (is) land for 2 ploughs which are there with 7 villeins and 3 bordars and 2 serfs. 'There are 1 riding-horse and 9 swine and 40 sheep.' There (are) 6 acres of meadow. It is worth 30 shillings.

The church itself holds Hame 'Haumet'
[Ham in Bridgwater]. T.R.E. it paid geld
for 1 hide. There is land for 4 ploughs. In
demesne are 'half a hide and' 1 plough and
4 serfs, and (there are) 1 villein and 7 bordars
with 1 plough 'and half a hide.' 'There are 2
beasts.' There are 15 acres of meadow and
3 acres of underwood (*silvæ minutæ*). It is
worth 30 shillings.

The church itself holds Lege [Lyng]. One hide is there but it did not pay geld T.R.E. In demesne there are 'half a hide and' 2 ploughs and 6 serfs and (there are) 3 villeins and 4 bordars with 2 ploughs 'and half a hide.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 2 beasts and 10 swine and 30 sheep.' There are 12 acres of meadow and 50 acres of wood(land). It is worth 40 shillings.

The Count of Mortain holds 2 hides in
Aisselle [Ashill], and Roger de Corcelle
holds 2 hides of the manor of Sutone [Long
Sutton], and Ralph de Limesi holds 1 hide of
the manor of Bosintone [Bossington in Selworthy]. These estates (*terræ*) belonged to
*jacebant in*) Adelingi T.R.E. and could not
be separated from it.

## XI. THE LAND OF THE CHURCH OF ROME (fn. 155)

The church of the blessed Apostle Peter at Rome holds of the king Peritone [Puriton]. Eddid the queen held it T.R.E. Six hides are there, but it did not pay geld except for 5 hides. There is land for 12 ploughs. Of this (land) 3 hides are in demesne where are 2 ploughs and 4 serfs and there are 11 villeins and 4 bordars with 6 ploughs and '3 hides.' 'There are 2 cows and 60 sheep.' There (are) 150 acres of meadow and 150 acres of pasture. It is worth yearly 12 pounds.

## XII. THE LAND OF ST. STEPHEN OF CAEN

The church of St. Stephen of Caen holds of the king the church of Cruche [Crewkerne]. There are 10 hides. There is land for 13 ploughs. Of this (land) 2 hides are in demesne where are 1 plough with 1 serf and (there are) 11 villeins and 2 coliberts and 17 bordars with 6 ploughs 'and 4½ hides.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 25 sheep.' There (are) 10 acres of meadow, and of pasture half a league in length and in breadth.

Of these 10 hides a knight (*miles*) holds of
the abbot 3 hides, and there he has '1½ hides
and' 2 ploughs with 1 serf and 6 villeins and 2
bordars with 4 ploughs 'and 1½ hides.' 'There
are 1 riding-horse and 5 beasts and 14 swine
and 150 sheep.' He has a mill paying 5 shillings, and 10 acres of meadow and of pasture
half a league in length and breadth.

To the abbot it is worth 7 pounds. To the knight 4 pounds.

## XIII. THE LAND OF ST. MARY OF MONTEBURG

The church of St. Mary of Monteburg
holds of the king a manor by the gift of Nigel
the physician. Spirtes the priest held it T.R.E.
and paid geld for 5 hides. There is land for 3
ploughs. Of this (land) 2½ hides are in demesne
where are 2 ploughs and 2 serfs, and
(there are) 5 villeins and 12 bordars with 2
ploughs 'and the rest of the land.' 'There
are 10 swine and 60 sheep and 18 she-goats.'
There is a mill paying 30 pence and 20 acres
of pasture. Wood(land) half a league long
and as much broad. Now as formerly (*olim
et modo*) it is worth 4 pounds. (fn. 156)

fo. 193b'

## XIV. THE LAND OF ST. EDWARD

The church of St. Edward (fn. 157) holds Cumbe [Abbas-Combe in Templecombe]. T.R.E. 'Leveva the abbess held it and' it paid geld for 5 hides. There is land for 5 ploughs. Of this (land) 2½ hides are in demesne where are 2 ploughs and there are 4 villeins and 7 bordars with 2 ploughs 'and 2½ hides.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 7 cows and 40 sheep.' In Meleburne [Milborne Port] are 6 burgesses paying 50 pence. (There is) a meadow 4 furlongs long and 2 furlongs broad. Wood(land) 3 furlongs long and 1 furlong broad. It was and is worth 6 pounds.

## XV. WHAT MAURICE (BISHOP OF LONDON) HOLDS

Bishop Maurice holds of the king the church of St. Andrew. (fn. 158) Brictric held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 3 hides. There is land for 3 ploughs. In demesne are '1 hide and 3 virgates and' 2 ploughs and 3 serfs, and (there are) 1 villein and 6 bordars with 1 plough 'and 1 hide and 1 virgate.' 'There are 2 riding-horses and 9 beasts and 50 sheep.' There is a mill paying 20 shillings and 30 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 100 shillings.

## XVI. WHAT THE KING'S CLERKS
(*clerici*) (HOLD) (fn. 159)

Reinbald holds the church 'of St. John' of
Frome with 8 ploughlands (*car. terræ*). (fn. 160) In
demesne are 2½ ploughs and 4 serfs and (there
are) 8 villeins and 12 bordars with 6 ploughs.
'There are 1 riding-horse and 3 beasts and
30 swine and 228 sheep.' There is a mill
paying 5 shillings, and 35 acres of meadow.
Wood(land) 6 furlongs long and 2 furlongs
broad. It is worth 6 pounds.

Richer 'de Andeleio' holds the church 'of St. Mary' of Warverdinestoch [Stogumber] (fn. 161) of the king. 'Alvric held it' T.R.E. and paid geld for 2 hides. There is land for 4 ploughs. 'In demesne are 1½ hides and 3 ferlings, and the villeins have 1 virgate and 1 ferling.' There are 5 villeins and 4 bordars and 2 serfs with 2 ploughs. There are 3 acres of meadow and 20 acres of pasture and 4 acres of wood(land). It is worth 3 pounds and 4 cows. 'And when R(icher) received it, 30 shillings.'

fo. 91b

Erchenger 'the priest' holds of the king
in the church of Cantetone [Cannington]
2½ virgates of land, 'which Alvric the priest
held T.R.E.' There is land for 2 ploughs.
In demesne are 'half a hide and' half a
plough with 1 villein and 6 bordars 'with
half a virgate.' 'There are 3 cows and 9
swine and 10 wether sheep (*berbices*).' There
are 7 acres of pasture and 30 acres of meadow and 4 acres of underwood (*silvæ minutæ*).
It is worth 30 shillings.

Stephen the 'king's' chaplain holds the church of Milvertone [Milverton] with 1 virgate of land and 1 ferling. There is land for 1 plough. There (are) 10 acres of wood(land). It is worth 40 shillings.

Alviet the priest holds of the king 1 hide in Sudperetone [South Petherton]. 'He held it in almoin of King Edward.' There is land for 1 plough which is there with 1 bordar and 1 serf. 'There are 8 beasts and 11 swine and 50 sheep.' There (are) 8 acres of meadow. It is worth 20 shillings.

To the church of Carentone [Carhampton]
belong (*jacent*) 1½ hides. 'Peter the bishop held
it in almoin T.R.E., and now it is in the king's
hand.' There are in demesne 'half a hide
and' 1½ ploughs, with a priest and 1 villein
and 8 bordars 'with 1 hide and 1½ ploughs.'
'There is 1 riding-horse.' There are 40 acres
of pasture and 15 acres of wood(land). It is
worth 30 shillings. 'When the bishop died
it was worth 40 shillings.'

To the church of 'St. Mary of' Peretune
[North Petherton] belong (*jacent*) 3 virgates
of land. There is land for 1 plough which
is there. 'Rannulf the nephew of Peter
after the bishop's death had the proceeds
thence which the bishop had before. It is
worth 20 shillings.'

Peter the bishop (of Chester) held these 2 churches. Now they are in the king's hand.

Liof holds 'Bera' (fn. 162) [Beere in Cannington] which he also held of King Edward and paid geld for 1 virgate of land. 'In demesne are 3 ferlings and half a plough, and the villeins have 1 ferling and half a plough.' There is land for 1 plough which is there with 1 serf and 2 bordars. 'There are 4 beasts and 5 swine and 5 sheep.' There is a mill paying 6 pence and 6 acres of meadow. It is worth 10 shillings.

Turstin holds Lege [Abbot's Leigh]. His father held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 1 hide. There is land for 1 plough. There are 2 bordars. 'There are 2 beasts and 6 swine.' It is worth 10 shillings.

Godwin holds half a hide in a manor which is called Ragiol [Ridgehill in Winford] of the king in almoin. 'T.R.E. he held the whole manor.' It is worth 3 shillings.

In the church of Curi [Curry Rivel] is half a hide. There a priest has I plough. It is worth 12 shillings.

Edith (*Eddida*) the nun (*monialis*) has in
almoin of the king 12 acres of land. There
she has 80 acres of wood(land) and pasture.
'There she has 4 beasts and 4 swine and 11
sheep.' It is worth 5 shillings.

Two nuns (*nonnæ*) hold of the king in
almoin 2½ virgates of land in Honecote
[Huntscott in Wootton Courtney], 'which 2
thegns held in parage (*pariter*)' T.R.E. There
is land for 2 ploughs. There is I plough and 5
acres of meadow. It is worth 5 shillings.
'When they received it, 10 shillings.'

In 'the church of' Chenemeresdone, 'Chivemeresdone' [Kilmersdon] there is half a hide of land. It is worth 10 shillings. Peter the bishop held (it). Now it is in the king's hand.

'fo. 282'

## XVII. THE LAND OF COUNT EUSTACE

Count Eustace holds of the king Newentone [Newton in North Petherton]. Lewin held (it) T.R.E., and paid geld for 1 hide and 1 virgate of land. There is land for 4 ploughs. Of this (land) 2½ virgates of land are in demesne where are 1 plough and 2 serfs and (there are) 7 villeins and 6 bordars with 3 ploughs 'and the rest of the land.' 'There are 2 swine and 35 sheep.' There is a mill paying 15 pence, and 7 acres of meadow and 33 acres of pasture and 17 acres of wood(land). It was and is worth 4 pounds. Alvred of Merleberg holds (it) of the count.

The same Alvred holds of the count Commiz 'Commit' [Combwich in Otterhampton]. Lewin held (it) T.R.E., and paid geld for 1½ hides. There is land for 6 ploughs. In demesne ' are 3 virgates' and 1 plough and 2 serfs and (there are) 2 villeins and 1 bordar with 2 ploughs 'and the rest of the land.' There (are) 26 acres of meadow and 10 acres of pasture and 2 acres of wood(land). It was worth 50 shillings. Now 40 shillings.

Evrard holds of the count Lecheswrde
[Laxworthy in Enmore]. Alward held (it)
T.R.E., and paid geld for 1 virgate of land.
There is land for 2 ploughs. In demesne
'are half a virgate' and half a plough and 4 serfs
and (there are) 4 villeins (fn. 163) and 3 bordars (fn. 163) with
1½ ploughs 'and half a virgate.' 'There are
6 beasts and 5 swine.' There are 2 mills
paying 2 blooms (*plumbas*) (fn. 164) of iron, and 3
acres of meadow and 20 acres of wood(land).
It was and is worth 30 shillings.

The same count holds Lochestone [Loxton]. Ulveva held (it) T.R.E., and paid
geld for 5 hides. There is land for 7 ploughs.
Of this (land) 4 hides are in demesne where
are 2 ploughs and 2 serfs and (there are) 5
villeins and 6 bordars with 3 ploughs 'and 1
hide.' 'There are 3 beasts and 3 swine.'
There is a mill paying 6 pence, and 50 acres
of meadow and 60 acres of pasture and 6 acres
of underwood (*silvæ minutæ*). It was and is
worth 100 shillings.

Alvred holds of the count Celeworde [Chelwood]. Thuri held (it) T.R.E., and paid geld for 3 hides. There is land for 3 ploughs. Of this (land) 2½ hides are in demesne, and (there are) 3 villeins and 2 bordars with 1 plough 'and half a hide,' and the other (plough) is in demesne. 'There are 15 swine and 80 sheep.' There (are) 5 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 5 furlongs long and 1 furlong broad. It is worth 60 shillings. 'And when the count received it, 40 shillings.'

Alvred holds of the count Belgetone
[Belluton in Stanton Drew]. Tovi held it
freely (*libere*) T.R.E., and paid geld for 4
hides. There is land for 4 ploughs. In
demesne are '2 hides and 2½ virgates and'
1½ ploughs with 1 serf and (there are) 5 villeins and 2 bordars with 2 ploughs 'and 1
hide and 1½ virgates.' 'There are 10 beasts
and 13 swine and 47 sheep and 10 she-goats.'
There is a mill paying 15 shillings, and 22
acres of meadow and 20 acres of pasture.
Wood(land) 4 (fn. 165) furlongs long and 2 furlongs
broad. It was worth 3 pounds. Now 4
pounds.

The Countess Ida of Boulogne (fn. 166) holds of the king Chinwardestune [Kingweston]. Ulveva held (it) T.R.E., and paid geld for 5 hides. There is land for 8 ploughs. Of this (land) 2 hides and 3 virgates are in demesne where are 2 ploughs and 6 serfs and (there are) 8 villeins and 8 bordars with 5 ploughs 'and 2 hides and 1 virgate and 5 acres.' 'There are 12 beasts and 12 swine.' There (are) 25 acres of meadow and 22 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 3 furlongs long and 1 acre broad. It was and is worth 6 pounds.

Maud holds of the count Contitone [Compton Bishop]. (fn. 167) Ulnod held (it) T.R.E.

and paid geld for 5 hides. There is land for 5 ploughs. Of this (land) there are in demesne 3 hides where are 2 ploughs and 4 serfs and (there are) 5 villeins and 10 bordars with 3 ploughs 'and the rest of the land.' 'There are 2 cows and 140 sheep.' There (is) a mill paying 64 pence, and 5 acres of meadow. Pasture 4 furlongs long and 2 furlongs broad. It is worth 100 shillings. 'When the count received it, 4 pounds.'

'fo. 286b'

## XVIII. THE LAND OF EARL HUGH

Earl Hugh holds of the king Tedintone [Tetton in Kingston], and William of him. Ednod held (it) T.R.E., and paid geld for 1 hide. There is land for 4 ploughs. In demesne there is 'half a hide and' 1 plough, and 4 serfs, and (there are) 5 villeins and 8 bordars with 2 ploughs 'and the rest of the land.' 'There are 8 beasts and 6 swine and 60 sheep.' There (are) 5 acres of meadow and 100 acres of pasture and 40 acres of wood(land). It was and is worth 40 shillings.

William holds of the Earl Sanford [Sampford Bret]. (fn. 168) 'Alnod held it and' T.R.E. paid geld for 2 hides. There is land for 5 ploughs. In demesne are '1 hide and 3 ferlings and' 1 plough with 1 serf and (there are) 8 villeins with 1 (fn. 169) plough 'and the rest of the land.' 'There are 3 beasts and 4 swine and 100 sheep.' There are 9 acres of meadow and 50 acres of wood(land) and a mill. It was and is worth 3 pounds.

William holds of the Earl Alre. (fn. 170) Ednod held (it) T.R.E., and paid geld for ½ hide. There is land for 2 ploughs. 'In demesne are 1 virgate and 3 ferlings and 1 plough' with 1 serf and 1 bordar and 1 villein 'who has 1 ferling' and 1 acre of meadow and 36 acres of pasture and 6 acres of wood(land). It was worth 20 shillings. Now 15 shillings.

The church (fn. 171) of St. Sever holds of the earl Hengestrich [Henstridge]. Ednod held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 4 hides. There is land for 3 ploughs. Of this (land) 3½ hides are in demesne where are 2 ploughs and 4 serfs and (there are) 6 bordars with 1 plough 'and half a hide.' 'There are 8 beasts and 5 swine.' There (are) 30 acres of meadow and 30 acres of pasture and wood(land) 4 (fn. 172) furlongs long and 1 furlong broad. It is worth 4 pounds and 10 shillings. 'When the count received it, 5 pounds.'

'fo. 265'

## XIX. THE LAND OF THE COUNT OF MORTAIN

The Count of Mortain holds of the king Cruche [Cricket St. Thomas] and Turstin of him. Sirewold held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 6 hides. There is land for 5 ploughs. Of this (land) 4 hides are in demesne where are 3 ploughs and 2 serfs and (there are) 6 villeins and 5 bordars with 3 ploughs 'and 2 hides.' 'There are 14 beasts and 14 swine and 124 sheep and 24 she-goats.' There is a mill paying 12 shillings, and 1½ acres of meadow. Wood(land) 7 furlongs long and 2 furlongs broad. It was worth 4 pounds. Now 100 shillings. (fn. 173)

Malger holds of the count Sevene-hantune [Seavington St. Mary]. (fn. 174) Alward held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 7 hides. There is land for 7 ploughs. Of this (land) 5½ hides are in demesne where are 3 ploughs and 6 serfs, and (there are) 8 villeins and 7 bordars with 3 ploughs 'and 1½ hides.' 'There are 4 cows and 9 swine and 116 sheep.' There is a mill paying 5 shillings and 40 acres of meadow. It was worth 8 pounds. Now 100 shillings.

From this manor have been taken away 10
acres of wood(land) and 25 acres of moor
(*moræ*) and meadow, and they are in Sudperet [South Petherton] the king's manor.

Malger holds of the count Contune [Compton Durvill in South Petherton]. (fn. 175) Godric held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 3 hides. There is land for 3 ploughs. In demesne there are '2 hides and' 1 plough, and 6 villeins with 6 bordars have 1 plough 'and 1 hide.' 'There are 14 beasts and 42 sheep.' It is worth 60 shillings. 'When the count received it, 40 shillings.'

Ansger 'Breto' holds Stantune [Whitestaunton] of the count. Alward held (it)
T.R.E. and paid geld for 3 hides. There is
land for 8 ploughs. In demesne there are
'1 hide and 1 virgate and' 1½ ploughs and
6 serfs and (there are) 18 villeins and 4
bordars with 3½ ploughs 'and 1 hide and
3 virgates.' 'There is 1 riding-horse and
7 beasts and 16 swine and 59 sheep and
13 she-goats.' There is a mill which pays
nothing (*sine censu*), (fn. 176) and 260 acres of wood(land) and 50 acres of pasture paying 4 blooms
(*blomas*) of iron. It is worth 60 shillings.
'When the count received it, 30 shillings.'

The count himself holds Sceptone [Shepton Beauchamp]. Algar held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 6 hides. There is land for 4 ploughs. Of this (land) 4 hides less half a virgate are in demesne where are 1½ ploughs and 3 serfs, and (there are) 9 villeins and 3 bordars 'with 2 hides and half a virgate.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 4 beasts and 7 swine and 64 sheep.' There are 15 acres of meadow. It was worth 100 shillings. Now 4 pounds.

Gerard holds of the count Lopene [Lopen]. Alward held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 1 hide. There is land for 1 plough. There is 1 bordar with 1 serf and 10 acres of meadow. 'There are 3 beasts and 3 swine and 61 sheep.' It is worth 20 shillings, 'and when the count received it, 10 shillings.'

(fn. 177) + Robert 'the constable' holds of the count
Crawecumbe [Crowcombe]. The church
of St. Swithun of Winchester held (it) T.R.E.
There are 10 hides but it paid geld for 4
hides only (*non geldavit nisi*). There is land
for 12 ploughs. Of this land 1 hide is in
demesne where are 3 ploughs and 6 serfs and
(there are) 31 villeins and 10 bordars with
10 ploughs ' and 9 hides.' 'There are 26
beasts and 26 swine and 70 sheep and 28
she-goats.' There (are) 11 acres of meadow
and 20 acres of wood(land). Pasture 1 league
long and half a league broad. It was and is
worth 8 pounds.

Ansger 'Brito' holds of the count Isle [Isle Brewers]. Ulnod held it T.R.E. and paid geld for 6 hides. There is land for 6 ploughs. In demesne are '4½ hides and' 2 ploughs and 5 serfs and (there are) 5 villeins and 4 bordars with 2 ploughs 'and 1½ hides.' 'There are 6 riding-horses and 27 beasts and 15 swine and 90 sheep and 60 she-goats.' There is a mill paying 14 shillings, and 17 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 3½ furlongs long and 2 furlongs broad. It is worth 100 shillings. 'When the count received it, 60 shillings.'

+ The count himself holds Tintehalle [Tintinhull]. The church (fn. 178) of Glastingberie held (it) T.R.E. There are 7 hides and 1 virgate of land, but it paid geld for 5 hides. There is land for 10 ploughs. Of this (land) 4 hides are in demesne where are 2 ploughs and 5 serfs and (there are) 19 villeins and 9 bordars with 8 ploughs 'and the rest of the land.' 'There are 2 riding-horses and 5 cows and 30 swine and 94 sheep.' There (is) a mill paying 30 pence and 60 acres of meadow and 200 acres of pasture and 57 acres of wood(land). It is worth 16 pounds. 'And when the count received it, 10 pounds.'

Drogo holds of the count 1 virgate of this
land, 'a thegn held it in parage (*pariter*)
T.R.E.,' and it is worth 1 marc of silver.

fo. 92

+ Hubert 'de St. Clare' holds of the count
Chingestone [Kingstone]. The church of
Glastingberie held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld
for 8 hides. There is land for 8 ploughs.
Of this (land) 4 hides are in demesne where
are 2 ploughs and 3 serfs and (there are) 11
villeins and 13 bordars with 5 ploughs 'and
3 hides and 1 virgate.' 'There are 38 swine
and 61 sheep.' There (are) 41 acres of
meadow. Wood(land) 6 furlongs long and 3
furlongs broad. It was and is worth 9 pounds.
The church receives no due (*non habet servitium*) 'from this (estate).'

Malger holds of the count Stochet [Stoke under Ham]. Alwin held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 2 hides and 1½ virgates of land. There is land for 3 ploughs. In demesne are '1 hide and 3 virgates' and 2 ploughs and 7 serfs with 1 villein and 1 bordar 'who have the rest of the land.' 'There are 2 beasts and 20 sheep.' There is a mill paying 40 pence, and 10 acres of meadow. It is worth 40 shillings. 'When the count received it, 60 shillings.'

William 'de Corcella' holds of the count
Draicote [Draycott in Limington]. Ulwi
held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 2 hides.
There is land for 3 ploughs. In demesne
are '1 hide and 3 virgates and' 1½ ploughs
and (there are) 9 bordars with 1½ ploughs
'and 1 virgate.' 'There are 11 swine and
83 sheep.' There is a mill paying 15 shillings, and 26½ acres of meadow and 31 acres
of pasture and as much of underwood (*silvæ
minutæ*). It is worth 40 shillings. 'When
William received it, 20 shillings.'

Robert holds of the count Stoche [Stoke
under Ham]. Five thegns (fn. 179) held (it) 'in parage
(*pariter*)' T.R.E. and paid geld for 5½ hides.
There is also (*superest ibi*) 1 virgate of land
which did not pay geld T.R.E. There is
land for 8 ploughs. In demesne are '3 hides
and' 2 ploughs and 5 serfs and (there are)
2 (fn. 180) villeins and 14 bordars with 3 ploughs
'and 2½ hides and 1 virgate.' 'There are
2 riding-horses and 12 beasts and 10 swine
and 40 sheep.' There (are) 2 mills paying 9
shillings, and 25 acres of meadow and 2
furlongs of pasture and 3 acres of wood(land).
It was and is worth 7 pounds.

Robert holds of the count Stochet [Stoke
under Ham]. Three thegns (fn. 181) held (it) 'in
parage (*pariter*)' T.R.E. and paid geld for 2
hides less half a virgate of land. There is
land for 2 ploughs. There are '1½ hides in
demesne and' 4 bordars 'who have the rest of
the land' and 10 acres of meadow and 15 acres
of pasture and 4 acres of wood(land). 'There
are 6 cows.' It was and is worth 40 shilings.

Bretel holds of the count Sewelle [Swell]. Alwald held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 3 hides. There is land for 4 ploughs. In demesne 'are 1½ hides and' 1 plough with 1 serf, and (there are) 6 villeins and 12 bordars with 2 ploughs 'and 1½ hides.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 7 beasts and 8 swine and 75 sheep.' There are 34 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 5 furlongs and 10 perches long and 2 furlongs broad. It is worth 60 shillings. 'When he received it, 40 shillings.' (fn. 182)

Malger holds of the count Brucheford [Brushford]. Ordulf held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 2 hides. There is land for 12 ploughs. In demesne 'are 1 hide and 1 virgate and 1 ferling' and 1 plough and 12 serfs and (there are) 10 villeins and 5 bordars with 2 ploughs 'and half a hide and 3 ferlings.' 'There are 10 beasts and 2 swine and 60 sheep and 20 she-goats.' There is a mill paying 12 shillings and 6 pence, and 6 acres of meadow and 17 acres of wood(land). Pasture half a league long and 3 furlongs broad. It is worth 4 pounds. 'And when the count received it, 8 pounds.'

Malger holds of the count Brede, 'Bretda' [North Bradon]. (fn. 183) Alvric held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 1 hide. There is land for 1 plough. There is 1 bordar. It is worth 10 shillings. 'When the count received it, 20 shillings.'

This manor owes as a customary rent (*per
consuetudinem*) one ewe with a lamb to Curi
[Curry Rivel] the king's manor. 'Since
Mauger received the land this customary rent
has not been rendered.'

Malger holds of the count Aiselle [Ashill].
Two thegns held it 'in parage (*pariter*)'
T.R.E. and paid geld for 5 hides. There is
land for 5 ploughs. In demesne are '3 hides
and 3½ virgates and' 2 ploughs and (there
are) 4 villeins and 17 bordars with 2
ploughs 'and 1 hide and half a virgate.'
'There are 2 beasts and 70 swine and 20
she-goats.' There (are) 40 acres of meadow.
Wood(land) 40 furlongs long and 20 furlongs
broad. It is worth 60 shillings. 'When the
count received it, 4 pounds.'

This manor ought to pay 30 pence to Curi, 'Chori' [Curry Rivel] the king's manor. 'Since Mauger received the land this customary rent has not been rendered.'

Malger holds of the count Bradewei [Broadway]. Alnod held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 1 hide. There is land for 1 plough. There are 2 virgates in demesne and there are 3 villeins and 3 bordars 'who have 2 virgates and half a plough' with 1 serf. There (are) 12 acres of meadow and 4 acres of wood(land). It was and is worth 10 shillings.

Bretel holds of the count Aisse [Ashbrittle].
Wado held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 4
hides. There has been added 1 hide (fn. 184) which
2 thegns held. Altogether (*in totum*) there
is land for 10 ploughs. In demesne are 2½
hides and 2 ploughs and 8 serfs and (there
are) 16 villeins and 22 bordars with 4 ploughs
'and 3 hides.' 'There are 7 beasts and 10
swine and 80 sheep and 60 she-goats.' There
are 2 mills paying 15 shillings, and 4 acres
of meadow and 40 acres of pasture and 38
acres of wood(land). It was and is worth
100 shillings.

Bretel holds of the count Grindeham [Greenham in Stawley]. Alric held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 1 hide. There is land for 2 ploughs. In demesne 'are 3 virgates and' 1 plough and 2 serfs and (there are) 3 villeins and 2 bordars with half a plough 'and 1 virgate.' 'There are 12 beasts and 7 swine and 40 sheep.' There is a mill paying 5 shillings, and 3 acres of meadow and 3 acres of pasture and 10 acres of wood(land). It is worth 15 shillings. 'When the count received it, 10 shillings.'

Bretel holds of the count Appelie [Appley in Stawley]. Brismar held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 1 hide. There is land for 2 ploughs. 'There are in demesne 2½ virgates.' There are 2 villeins with 1 plough 'and 1½ virgates' and 2 acres of meadow and 3 acres of pasture and 3 acres of wood(land). It is worth 10 shillings.

Drogo holds of the count Bredde, 'Bretda'
[North Bradon]. Celred held (it) T.R.E. and
paid geld for 1 hide. There is land for 1
plough which is there with 1 serf. There
(are) 7 acres of meadow and 3 acres of underwood (*silvæ minutæ*). It is worth 15 shillings.
'When the count received it, 20 shillings.'
This manor ought to pay as a customary rent
(*per consuetudinem*) 1 ewe with its lamb to
Curi, 'Chori' [Curry Rivel] the king's manor.
'Since Drogo received the land, it has not been
paid.'

Drogo holds of the count Doniet [Donyat].
Adulf, Sawin and Dunstan held (it) for 3
manors (fn. 185) T.R.E. and paid geld for 5 hides.
There is land for 5 ploughs. In demesne
'are 4 hides and' 1 plough and 3 serfs and
(there are) 6 villeins and 9 bordars with 2
ploughs 'and 1 hide.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 12 unbroken mares and 9 beasts and
70 sheep and 30 she-goats.' There is a mill
which pays no rent (*sine censu*), (fn. 186) and 20 acres of
meadow, and 50 acres of pasture, and a park.
It was and is worth 100 shillings.

This manor owes for a customary rent
(*per consuetudinem*) to Curi, 'Chori' [Curry
Rivel] 5 ewes with their lambs. 'Since Drogo
received the manor, it has not been paid.'

The count himself holds Staple [Staple
Fitzpaine]. Two thegns held (it) 'in parage
(*pariter*)' T.R.E. and paid geld for 10 hides.
There is land for 9 ploughs. Of this (land)
7 hides are in demesne where are 3 ploughs
and 6 serfs and (there are) 20 villeins with 6
ploughs 'and 3 hides.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 10 unbroken mares and 10 beasts
and 50 sheep and 100 she-goats.' There is a
mill paying 30 pence, and 24 acres of meadow.
Pasture half a league long and 1 furlong broad.
Wood(land) 1 league long and 2 furlongs
broad. It was worth 10 pounds. Now 12
pounds.

To this manor belongs an orchard (*ortus*)
in Langeport, 'Lanporda' [Langport] paying
(a rent of) 50 eels.

William 'de Lestra' holds of the count Bichehalle [Bickenhall]. Alvric held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 5 hides. There is land for 5 ploughs. In demesne are '1 hide and' 2 ploughs and 3 serfs and (there are) 9 villeins and 7 bordars with 3 ploughs 'and the rest of the land.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 14 beasts and 3 swine and 7 she-goats.' There are 14 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 1 league long and 1 furlong broad. It was worth 20 shillings. Now 70 shillings.

This manor ought to pay as a customary
rent (*debet per consuetudinem*) to Curi, 'Chori'
[Curry Rivel], the king's manor, 5 sheep with
as many lambs, and from each free man 1 bloom
(*bloma*) of iron. 'Since William received the
land from the count this rent has not been
paid.'

Rainald 'de Valle torta' holds of the count Bere [Beer Crocombe]. Algar held it T.R.E. and paid geld for 5 hides. There is land for 4 ploughs. In demesne are '4 hides and ' 3 ploughs and 4 serfs and (there are) 6 villeins and 7 (fn. 187) bordars 'with 1 hide.' (fn. 188) 'There are 8 beasts and 4 swine and 21 sheep and 20 she-goats.' There (are) 20 acres of meadow and 12 acres of pasture and 5 acres of wood(land). It was worth 100 shillings. Now 60 shillings.

Robert 'the constable' holds of the count Hache [Hatch Beauchamp]. Godric and Goduin and Bollo held (it) T.R.E. as 3 manors, and paid geld for 5 hides. (fn. 189) There is land for 6 ploughs. In demesne are '4 hides and 3 virgates and' 2 ploughs and 3 serfs and (there are) 11 villeins and 4 bordars with 3 ploughs 'and 1 hide and 1 virgate.' 'There are 2 riding-horses and 16 beasts and 112 sheep and 58 she-goats.' There (are) 8 acres of meadow and 60 acres of wood(land). It was worth 8 pounds. Now 4 pounds.

From one of these hides which Bollo held
there is due as a customary rent (*per consuetudinem*) to Curi, 'Chori' [Curry Rivel],
'the king's' manor, 1 sheep with a lamb.
'Since Robert received the land this rent has
not been paid.'

Drogo holds of the count Torlaberie [Thurlbeare]. Ulviet held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 3 hides. There is land for 9 ploughs. In demesne are '1½ hides and' 2 ploughs and 5 serfs and (there are) 21 villeins with 7 ploughs 'and the rest of the land.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 3 beasts and 12 swine and 60 sheep.' There (are) 15 acres of meadow and 20 acres of wood(land). It was and is worth 6 pounds.

Ansger holds of the count Torne [Thorn
Falcon]. Algar held (it) T.R.E. and paid
geld for 6 hides. There is land for 6 ploughs.
In demesne are '3½ hides and' 2 ploughs
and 3 serfs and (there are) 5 villeins and 4
bordars with 2 ploughs 'and the rest of the
land.' 'There are 8 beasts and 7 swine and
130 sheep.' There (are) 8 acres of meadow
and 2 acres of underwood (*silvæ minutæ*). It
was and is worth 3 pounds.

Dodeman holds of the count Meriet
[Merriott]. Lewin and Bristward held (it)
'in parage (*pariter*)' T.R.E. and paid geld
for 7 hides. There is land for 7 ploughs.
In demesne are '3½ hides and' 2 ploughs and
6 serfs and (there are) 10 villeins and 6 bordars
with 4 ploughs 'and the rest of the land.'
'There are 1 riding-horse and 10 beasts and
15 swine and 35 sheep.' There are 3 mills
paying 30 shillings, and 25 acres of meadow
and of pasture half a league in length and
breadth (*in long. et lat*.). It was worth 4
pounds. Now 7 pounds.

Turstin holds of the count Estham [Eastham in Crewkerne]. Godwin the king's
reeve (*prepositus*) held (it) with Cruche [Crewkerne], the king's manor, and T.R.E. it
could not be separated from the 'ferm'
(*firma*), (fn. 190) and he paid geld for 2 hides. There
is land for 2 ploughs which are there in
demesne with 10 bordars and 1 serf. 'There
are 6 beasts and 11 swine and 45 sheep.'
There is a mill paying 12 shillings, and 12
acres of meadow and 20 acres of wood(land).
It was and is worth 50 shillings.

Drogo holds of the count Cruchet [Cricket
Malerbie]. (fn. 191) Two thegns held (it) T.R.E.
'in parage (*pariter*),' and paid geld for 3 hides.
There is land for 4 ploughs. In demesne
there are '2½ hides and' 1 plough with 1
serf and (there are) 5 villeins and 4 bordars
with half a plough 'and half a hide.' 'There
are 5 beasts and 11 swine and 22 sheep.'
There (are) 8 acres of meadow and 80 acres
of wood(land). It was worth 10 shillings.
Now 30 shillings.

Robert 'son of Ivo' holds of the count 1 hide in Prestitone [Torell's Preston in Milverton]. Earl Harold held it. There is land for 4 ploughs. In demesne are '2½ virgates and' half a plough with 1 serf and (there are) 6 villeins and 2 bordars with 2 ploughs 'and the rest of the land.' 'There are 6 beasts and 7 swine and 27 sheep.' There is a mill paying 12 pence, and 5 acres of meadow and 3 acres of pasture and 11 acres of wood(land). It was and is worth 30 shillings.

This estate (*terra*) used to belong to (*jacuit
in*) Burnetone [Brompton Regis], the king's
manor, with the ferm (*firma*). (fn. 192)

Ansger holds of the count in Aisse [Ashbrittle] 1 hide. Bristuin held (it) T.R.E.
There is land for 1 plough which 2 villeins
there hold. 'In demesne are 3¾ virgates,
and the villeins have the rest of the land.'
There are 1 acre of pasture and 2 acres of
underwood (*silvæ minutæ*). It was and is worth
10 shillings.

Robert 'son of Walter' holds of the count Harpetreu [East Harptree]. Alduin held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 5 hides. There is land for 5 ploughs. In demesne are '3½ hides and' 2 ploughs, and (there are) 6 villeins and 6 bordars with 2 ploughs 'and 1½ hides.' 'There are 4 beasts and 1 pig and 10 she-goats.' There is a mill paying 5 shillings, and 40 acres of meadow and 60 acres of wood(land). Pasture 8 furlongs long and 5 furlongs broad. It was and is worth 40 shillings.

Two porters (fn. 193) of Montagud [Montacute] hold of the count Esturt [Stert in Babcary]. Brisnod held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 2 hides. There is land for 3 ploughs. In demesne are '5 virgates and' 3 (fn. 194) ploughs and 4 serfs with 1 bordar and 1 villein owning 1 plough 'and 3 virgates.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 3 beasts and 15 swine and 30 sheep.' There (are) 16 acres of meadow. It was worth 30 shillings. Now 50 shillings.

(fn. 195) Drogo holds of the count Bredene [Bradon]. Orde held (it) T.R.E. and paid geld
for 2 hides. There is land for 2 ploughs
which are there in demesne with ' 1 hide and
3 virgates and' 1 serf and 3 bordars 'who
have 1 virgate.' 'There are 2 riding-horses
and 16 beasts and 10 swine.' There is a
mill paying 12 shillings and 6 pence, and 18
acres of meadow and 20 acres of pasture
and 20 acres of wood(land). It is and was (fn. 196)
worth 40 shillings. This manor ought to pay
as a customary rent (*per consuetudinem*) 2 ewes
with their lambs to Curi, 'Chori' [Curry
Rivel] the king's manor. 'Since Drogo received the land this customary rent has not
been paid.'

fo. 92b

Alvred, 'the butler (*Pincerna*),' holds of the
count Bradford [Bradford]. Eduin (fn. 197) held
(it) T.R.E. and paid geld for 5 hides. There
is land for 8 ploughs. In demesne are '2
hides and' 2 ploughs and 5 serfs and (there
are) 19 villeins and 7 bordars with 6 ploughs
'and 3 hides.' 'There are 2 riding-horses
and 8 beasts and 14 swine and 40 sheep.'
There is a mill paying 10 shillings, and 30
acres of meadow and 10 acres of pasture and
72 acres of wood(land). It was worth 8
pounds. Now 11 pounds.

Alvred holds of the count Hele [Hele in Bradford]. Eldred held (it) and paid geld for 1 hide. There is land for 3 ploughs. In demesne are '3 virgates and' 1 plough and 4 serfs and (there are) 2 villeins and 7 bordars with 1 plough 'and 1 virgate.' 'There are 1 riding-horse and 5 swine.' There (is) a mill paying 10 shillings, and 10 acres of meadow and 15 acres of wood(land). It was worth 40 shillings. Now 4 pounds.

+ This land T.R.E. could not be separated from Tantone the manor of Walchelin Bishop of Winchester.

Alvred holds of the count Nortone
[Norton Fitzwarren]. Osmund held (it) 'in
parage (*pariter*)' T.R.E. and paid geld for
5 hides. There is land for 10 ploughs. In
demesne are '1 hide and' 3 ploughs and
6 serfs and (there are) 13 villeins and 8
bordars with 8 ploughs 'and 4 hides.' 'There
are 2 riding-horses and 7 swine and 50 sheep.'
There are 2 mills paying 11 shillings and 3
pence, and 25 acres of meadow and 40 acres
of wood(land). It was worth 8 pounds. Now
15 pounds.

Alvred holds of the count Eford 'Æford'
[Ford in Norton Fitzwarren]. Teodric held
(it) 'in parage (*pariter*)' T.R.E. and paid
geld for half a hide. There is land for 1
plough which is there with 2 bordars, and
there (are) 2 acres of meadow. It was worth
20 shillings. Now 30 shillings.

## Footnotes

1 | Exet. Dom. reads: '24.' |

2 | 'mansiones' in Exeter Domesday. |

3 | This estate has not been identified. |

4 | The Exeter Domesday reads: 'these 3
manors (mansiones).' |

5 | The half hide may have included 'Imela' and 'Oda' mentioned in the Geld Inquest along with 'Waistou' as exempt. The manor of 'Imele' held by Roger de Corcelle comes in his schedule after places in Stogumber and Nettlecombe. 'Oda' might be Woodavent. This place was held by Robert Avenant in 1284 of the Barony of Donden, Corcelle's representative. Woodavent farm is in Nettlecombe. Imele is now lost. |

6 | Exet. Dom. has, 'huic predicte Cantoctonet.' |

7 | See p. 512. |

8 | Exet. Dom. adds: 'Modo tenet hanc Rainbald' et tenuit tempore Edwardi.' |

9 | The scribe evidently misread the five minims as 'Brumetona' instead of 'Briuuetona.'—J.H.R. |

10 | Exet. Dom. reads: '55½ ploughs.' |

11 | Exeter Domesday reads: 'Reinbald the priest who serves the church.' |

12 | This heading is in the Exeter Domesday only. |

13 | In Exeter Domesday 3. |

14 | Exeter Domesday reads: 'From this manor of the king's has been taken away 1 hide of land called Prestetona.' |

15 | The Exchequer text reads 12, and is corrected in an interlineation. |

16 | 'f. Herold' is interlined. |

17 | The number is omitted in both Domesdays. The Exchequer scribe has made a mark in the margin. |

18 | 'Comes' is interlined. |

19 | T.R.E. is omitted in the Exchequer text. |

20 | 'f. Herold' is underlined. |

21 | 'and 11 bordars' is interlined. |

22 | Exon.:—'Debebant ire in servitium prepositi hujus manerii.' |

23 | No rent was paid from that land. |

24 | The fishermen contributed nothing to the rent due from the manor. |

25 | See note under Creech St. Michael. |

26 | Exeter Domesday gives '3 hides,' and adds the figures of the 3 distinct holdings, making that total. |

27 | 'Mansiones de comitatu.' |

28 | Exet. Dom. 'nemusculi.' |

29 | Exet. Dom. reads 4 hides, and enters them
thus: 'To this manor have been added 4 hides,
2 of which Alwin Banesone held T.R.E. It is
called Accheleia [Oakley in Chilthorne Domer],
and pays yearly 50 shillings in the king's manor
of Mertocha. The other 2 hides 2 thegns held
pariter T.R.E., nevertheless they paid by custom
40 pence in Martocha, and now (this) pays 40
shillings in Martocha the king's manor.' |

30 | Exet. Dom. 'vi virge.' |

31 | Exet. Dom. reads '7.' |

32 | This is the 'Ulwardus Albus' whose manors are grouped below (see Introduction). |

33 | Probably his widow. |

34 | Exet. Dom. assigns 2 ploughs to the desmesne and 2 to the villeins. |

35 | Exet. Dom. reads: 'of the king's barons'
(Barones regis). |

36 | Exeter Domesday reads :—'Ulward Wite had 1 manor which is called Peteneia which he himself held T.R.E. and paid geld for half a hide. Half a plough could till this. This the king has in his hand, and it is worth 10 shillings a year. Humfrey holds a manor which he held of Ulward Wite, and there is half a hide of land. One plough could till this.' |

37 | Exet. Dom. rectius: 'Modiforda.' |

38 | Identified by Mr. J. Batten (Som. Arch. Proc.
xlv. ii. 186) with Up-Mudford manor near Yeovil. |

39 | This does not imply that Ulward was living in 1086, but only that he had mortgaged the land to Warmund. |

40 | This is the same name as Warmund. |

41 | This paragraph is given with certain variations
and greater definiteness in Exet. Dom. 'And from
Talanda and from Acca and from Holeforda and
Ubcedena and Succedena and from Maidenobroca
and from Lafort and Lediart and Lega and Billa
and Bela and Denichebede (so printed by Rec.
Com.), and all these are bound to go on military
service (ire in expeditionem) with the bishop's men,
and when the lords of the above-mentioned lands
die they are bound to be buried in Tantona.
Bagueberga owes to Taunton (Tantone) the same
customary service (consuetudinem) except (as regards)
the army and burial, and from Scobinalre and from
Stoca is due the same customary service except (as
regards) the army, and Nortona and from Bradeforda and Halsa and Hafella are bound to go
thrice in the year to the bishop's pleas, and to pay
St. Peter's pence in Tantona, and (their) contribution (denarios) in the hundred, and the land of
Hela and of Hilla was not able to be separated
from Tantona, and all who dwell in the aforesaid
lands, if they are going to be sworn or to undergo
the ordeal, shall do (so) in Tantona.' |

42 | There are three places of this name in Domesday. Moione's Holeford is the parish of Holford
St. Mary, afterwards placed in Whitley Hundred,
as in Kirby's Quest (1284) it was held by Alice de
Furneis of John de Moun. Roger de Corcelle held
the other two places of this name. Tenements in
Holford St. Mary were held by John le Walshe of
Roger de Newburgh (representative of Corcelle) in
1333 (Inq. p. m. 7 Edw. III. No. 26). It is likely
that these holdings of Corcelle became the manors
of Holford in Combe Florey and Lydeard St.
Lawrence, which afterwards became Trebble's
Holford and Riche's Holford respectively. |

43 | Exet. Dom. 'Scobinalre'; doubtful. Perhaps, as placed with, near Stoke S. Mary. |

44 | I.e. 'Scobindare' and 'Stocha.' |

45 | The last service, mentioned below. |

46 | In Domesday Book this passage is thus compressed: '10 ploughs are there in demesne, and
12 serfs, and (there are) 20 villeins and 27 bordars
with 10 ploughs. There (are) 37 acres of meadow,
and 43 acres of wood(land), and a mill worth (de)
3 shillings—this is Hugh's. In all (this) is worth
27 pounds.' |

47 | 'Alward' above. |

48 | In Domesday Book this passage is thus compressed: '7 ploughs are there in demesne and 13 serfs, and (there are) 13 villeins and 20 bordars with 3½ ploughs. There (are) 2 mills, which pay 6 shillings and eightpence, and 45 acres of meadow, and 61 acres of wood(land). In all (this) is worth 8 pounds and 3 shillings.' |

49 | In Domesday Book this passage is thus compressed: '2 ploughs are there in demense and 6 serfs, and (there are) 12 villeins and 17 bordars with 3½ ploughs. There are 2 mills, which pay 14 shillings and 2 pence, and 19 acres of meadow, and 100 acres of pasture, and 20 acres of woodland. . . . and (these estates) were worth 70 shillings; they now pay 6 pounds and 10 shillings.' In this version the other ploughs are again recorded, and the 70 shillings valuation is referred to the time of King Edward, not to that of the Bishop's succession. |

50 | This 'Lega' is perhaps Pyleigh, or West Leigh,
in Lydeard St. Lawrence. As Leghe Episcopi it
has a separate schedule in the Exchequer Lay
Subsidy of 1327 (Som. Record Soc. iii. 148). In the
same Hundred of Taunton are the schedules of
Leghe Militis (Angersleigh) and 'Chappeleghe.' |

51 | In Domesday Book this passage is thus compressed: 'There is land for 5 ploughs. There are 6 villeins and 3 bordars and 4 serfs and 11 acres of meadow and 100 acres of pasture and 49 acres of wood(land). It was and is worth 45 shillings. |

52 | The Old Minster (now Winchester Cathedral). |

53 | William de St. Calais, Bp. Dur. 1081–96, 'a
valued counsellor of the King William I. of whom
all men stood in awe,' Dict. Nat. Biog. ix. 82. |

54 | Exet. Dom. '7.' |

55 | Exet. Dom. '1½ ploughs.' |

56 | Exet. Dom. '1 serf.' |

57 | Exet. Dom. 'Crucca' and 'Crucche.' |

58 | In 1284 (Kirby's Quest, S.R.S. iii. 40) Roger
Tyrel held half the vill of 'Childe Cumtone' of the
Bishop of Salisbury. |

59 | Leofwine. |

60 | Exact equivalent not now known. In Exeter
Dom.: 'Turnie' and 'Turnietta.' It is the ' Tournegate' of a Final Concord concerning land in
Wyke and Kingsbury in Milborne Port (Ped. Fin.
42 Ed. III. 33; S.R.S. xvii. 68); or the 'Tournegate' of another Final Concord concerning
lands in Toomer and Endeston in Henstridge, to
the south of Templecombe; Ped. Fin. 14 Rich.
II. 21, (S.R.S. xvii. 144). |

61 | Exet. Dom. reads: '14.' |

62 | Exet. Dom. '23.' |

63 | Exet. Dom. adds: '2 thegns held 4 hides, and 1 thegn held 3 hides.' |

64 | 'Hasecumbe.' Although hitherto identified
with part of Ashcombe in Weston-super-Mare,
the other part coming later in this schedule, its
position in the sequence is in favour of its identification with Hescombe, an obsolete part of the
parish of Odcombe, on the borders of Montacute
and Tintinhull. In Kirby's Quest 'Etecumb'
(Hececombe) in the Hundred of Tintinhull is
held by Bret of Lacy as of the Barony of Trowbridge. |

65 | Exet. Dom., 'tantum pascue quod reddit ii |

66 | Exet. Dom. rectius 'Illebera.' |

67 | Exet. Dom.: 'Temesbera which Sibe held
pariter.' |

68 | In the Exchequer text the number of the hides and ploughlands have been altered from '2' to '5'; the Exeter Domesday reads '2' in each case. |

69 | A 'ii' interlined before 'vill. i. virg.' is probably intended as a correction of the number of
virgates, which should be 2. |

70 | Exet. Dom. '4.' |

71 | Against this paragraph Exet. Dom. has in the margin a +. |

72 | The final 'v' of this name is interlined and faint, but Exet. Dom. reads: 'Portesheve.' |

73 | Exet. Dom. 'morarũ.' |

74 | In the Supplement to Kirby's Quest (S.R.S.
iii. 44), 1303, Clapton-in-Gordano is held by Rich.
Artur of the Earl of Gloucester. This entry of
'Clotune' comes among other manors in Portbury
Hundred, and may be considered as a clerical error
for 'Cloptone.' |

75 | Exet. Dom.: '(Fulcran and Nigel) have there 2 hides (in demesne) and 32 villeins, who have 14 ploughs.' |

76 | Exet. Dom.: '(Nigel) has there 5 hides and 2 ploughs in demesne, and his villeins 5 hides and 12 ploughs.' |

77 | Exet. Dom.: 'Of the aforesaid hides a priest holds 1 virgate which belongs to the church.' |

78 | A list of knights' fees held of the Earl of
Gloucester in 1315 includes Freshford (Inq. p.m.
8 Ed. II. 68–69). Freshford occurs in Bishop
Drokenfsord, Register in 1313 (S.R.S. i. 157). |

79 | Exet. Dom. '10.' |

80 | Exet. Dom. adds: 'inter se et suos.' |

81 | In Kirby's Quest, 'Wynfred'; Nom. Villar. of
1317, 'Wynfird.' |

82 | These figures include the live-stock on the hide 'addita.' |

83 | Against this entry + in Excheq. Dom., and also at Millescota, evidently to mark Glastonbury property alienated. |

84 | Exet. Dom.: 'Wlwold the priest.' |

85 | Exet. Dom.: 'cum terra sua poterat ire ad quemlibet dominum.' |

86 | The tenant Roger is apparently Roger
Wythent, who gave the church of Stok to the
church of Bath (v. the Martyrology in Chartularies of Bath Priory, S.R.S. vii. 159). In 1221
Roger de Clifton recovered the advowson of the
church of 'Radestok' from the Prior of Bath (Ped.
Fin. 5 Hen. III. 48; S.R.S. vi. 43). |

87 | Exet. Dom.: '4.' |

88 | Exet. Dom.: '12.' |

89 | In Kirby's Quest, 1284, 'Telesford' is held of
the Earl of Gloucester. |

90 | See Exet. Dom. for the different shares of the several tenants. |

91 | Exet. Dom. reads '9.' |

92 | Mediæval variations are Emelebergh (Kirby's
Quest), Emnebergh (Nom. Villar.), Empneberghe
(Excheq. Lay Subsidy, 1327), Enbarowgh (Inq. p.m.
John Butler, 17 Hen. VIII. Chanc. 43). |

93 | Exet. Dom. reads, 'the aforesaid 5½ hides.' |

94 | Exet. Dom.: 'Alnod.' |

95 | Opetone. Augustine de Plessy held 'Hupptone'
in Bruton Hundred of the Honour of Gloucester
in 1284, Kirby's Quest (Upetone in Nom. Villar.). |

96 | There are two places of this name in the county, both held of the Earl of Gloucester. One is 'Wydergrave' in Hardington, near Frome; the other is Wergrave in Sandford Orcas; both are obsolete. Its position in the schedule between Midgehill in Chelvey and Stowell in the Hundred of Horethorne is dubious, but the balance is in favour of the identification adopted. |

97 | 'Estanwella.' This spelling appears in Kirby's
Quest in the Hundred of Horethorne, which
contains the modern Stowell. In the Nom.
villar., 1317, and in the Exchequer Lay Subsidy of
1327 it is 'Stawelle.' |

98 | Exet. Dom. gives the details of each holding. |

99 | Exet. Dom.: '15.' |

100 | A charter of Edward the Confessor to Bishop Giso mentions 'Lytleinge and Hywise.' As Huish Episcopi is not mentioned in Domesday, it is likely that at this date the parish was known by the first name, which has now disappeared. |

101 | Exet. Dom. gives the breadth of the woodland as '2 furlongs.' |

102 | Exct. Dom. : '23.' |

103 | Exet. Dom. gives the details of each holding. |

104 | Exet. Dom. gives the details of each holding. |

105 | Stephen has no stock. |

106 | Exet. Dom. gives the details of each holding. |

107 | Exet. Dom.: 'Of these 4 hides a certain
woman Ailruna held 1 hide in parage (pariter)
T.R.E. With this hide belongs (jacet) 1 pasture
called Weimorham.' |

108 | Exet. Dom. gives details of each holding. |

109 | i.e. the canons of St. Andrew, the cathedral church of Wells. |

110 | In Kirby's Quest 'Wuhumdone.' Wilmedon
and Wylmyngdon in early Final Concords. |

111 | Interlined. |

112 | Ibid. |

113 | Exet. Dom. gives the figures of the two holdings separately. |

114 | 'Flambard' interlined. |

115 | Exet. Dom. : 'Wdewica.' |

116 | No doubt the 'Geofanstiga' of King Edgar's
charter to Bath Abbey (Bath Cartularies, i. 25;
S.R.S. vii. 25. It is marked spurious by Kemble).
Two of the bounds are the Camelon, the older
form of the Cam brook, and the Bath 'herpath,'
perhaps the Fosse way. In a later charter (S.R.S.
vii. p. 112, Nos. 581, 582) the Prior of Bath
acknowledges the tithes coming from the demesne
of Robert de Boys in 'Evesty' within the limits of
the parish church of Wellow to belong to the
Abbey of Cirencester. A Final Concord of 29
Ed. I., No. 76 (S.R.S. vi. 314) mentions 'Eversyjuxta-Combe Hawey.' So the position of the
place can be settled, but the name is quite obsolete. |

117 | This appears to refer to all the preceding manors. |

118 | In Exet. Dom. 'Padenaberia.' |

119 | Exet. Dom. gives details of each holding. |

120 | Exet. Dom. : 'super illam terram quæ non reddidit gildum.' |

121 | As there is no place of this name in or near
Shapwick, and Chilton (on Polden) does not appear, it is probable that 'Ceptone' really refers to
Chilton. In Kirby's Quest Robert de Cheltone
holds Cheltone of Cecilia de Beauchamp (representative of Corcelle), who holds of the Abbot. |

122 | Exet. Dom. gives separate details of each of these four holdings. |

123 | Caballi with roncini written above. |

124 | Exet. Dom. has 'Garmund.' |

125 | Exet. Dom.: '4.' |

126 | Exet. Dom.: '2 monks at Contona; 2 thegns at Aissecota; Algar at Pedewilla.' |

127 | Exet. Dom. 10 pounds. |

128 | This is superfluous to the 20 hides of Butleigh. Its position in the schedule among portions of the great manor of Walton would lead to the belief that it is an obsolete ville, but again it is superfluous. At present it must be left doubtful. |

129 | Exet. Dom. reads iiii virg., the last stroke interlined. |

130 | Exet. Dom. gives details of each holding. |

131 | Exet. Dom. mentions '3 thegns' and 'Sirewold.' |

132 | Exet. Dom. gives details of each holding. |

133 | Exet. Dom. reads : 'Alward holds half a hide which Alestan held T.R.E.' |

134 | Lodreford. Bowen's map of Somerset (1750)
marks Loderford south-east of Walton, evidently
close to Butleigh moor, now in the civil parish of
Walton, but formerly a detached part of Butleigh.
There is another 'Loderford,' hodie Lattiford, a
detached part of the parish of Holton, situate in
North Cheriton. Blackford, Holton and 'Loterforde' are in the Hundred of Whitley (Excheq. Lay
Subsidy, 1327). In Domesday Humphrey the
chamberlain is tenant both of Halton and Loderford, which rather points to Lattiford as being the
modern representative of 'Lodreford.' |

135 | Exet. Dom.: '1½.' |

136 | Exet. Dom. reads 'Coriscoma.' |

137 | Exet. Dom.: Almer at Wootton; Almar at Pylle; Sirewold in Pilton. |

138 | Exet. Dom. gives details of each holding. |

139 | Exet. Dom. gives details of each holding. |

140 | Millescote, now Middlecote, in Babington (see p. 452). |

141 | This includes the hide held by John the usher. |

142 | Exet. Dom.: 2 thegns at Hornblotton; 2
thegns 'pariter' at Alhampton; Spirtes (Sps) the
priest at Lamyat. |

143 | Exet. Dom. gives details of each holding. |

144 | A blank space after Edmer. Exet. Dom.: 'Edmeratorius.' |

145 | Exet. Dom.: 'two thegns and Alfric the reeve
(prepositus).' |

146 | Exet. Dom. gives details of each holding. |

147 | Exet. Dom. reads: 'Iodena Wirda.' Being
held temp. Domesday by Walter of Dowai,
it may be identified with the manor of Edenworthy in Brent Mareys, a moiety of which
was held by George de Cantilupe, son of William
de C., as a member of the Barony of Worleston or
Worle, this being also a holding of W. de Dowai
(Inq. p.m. George de C., 1 Edw. I. 16). In the
Rentalia of Glastonbury, temp. Abbot Michael de
Ambresbury (1235–1252), Will. de Cantilupe and
Helyas de Bello Campo held '1 fee at Edenewrth
and Kington (in Wilts)' (S.R.S. v. 3). In the Nom.
Villarum of 1317, John son of Thomas Beauchamp held 'Yadenworth' in the Hundred of
Bempstone. |

148 | Exet. Dom.: 'nor could he be separated from the church.' |

149 | Som. Arch. and Nat. Hist. Proc. xlv. ii. 74–5. |

150 | This abstract is given only in the Exeter Domesday. |

151 | Exet. Dom. adds 'pariter.' |

152 | Exet. Dom. as usual gives the separate items for each holding. |

153 | Exet. Dom. reads: '1½ ploughs.' |

154 | Exet. Dom. values the abbot's portion at 9 pounds, and Dodeman's at 20 shillings; 'and when he received it, 10 shillings.' |

155 | Exet. Dom. arranges this and succeeding entries under 'Lands given in almoin' (fo. 196), that of Shaftesbury excepted. |

156 | Eyton identifies this anonymous manor as one
moiety of Nunney (Dom. Stud. Som. i. 158–60). |

157 | i.e. the nunnery of Shaftesbury. |

158 | Of Ilchester, v. ante p. 467. |

159 | Exet. Dom.: 'Land which has been given to the saints in almoin.' The order of the entries runs: North Petherton, Edith the Nun, Bera, Cannington, South Petherton, Carhampton, Honicote, Waverdinestoc, Milverton, Crewkerne, Curry (Rivel), Ilchester, Puriton, Lege, Ragiol, Frome, (Nunney,) Kilmersdon. |

160 | Exet. Dom. has 'carrucatas.' |

161 | This place can be identified with the later
Stokegomer, hodie Stogumber, by references to
its ancient lords; Richer de Andeleio of the Exet.
Domesday being replaced by John de Andeli, who
held a tenement in demesne in 'Stoke Gunner' in
1226 (Som. Plea Rolls 9–10 Hen. III. 299; S.R.S.
xi. p. 64). Walter de Andelys gave the advowson of
'Stokgummer' to the Bishop of Bath and Wells in
1256 (Wells Cath. MSS., Hist. MSS. Report, 1885).
In Kirby's Quest, 1285, Robert de Andely holds
'Stokegommer' of Henry de Lacy, Earl of Lincoln.
I have not found any example of the earlier form
of the word outside Domesday. |

162 | In the Exchequer Domesday (facsimile) this is written Ebra. |

163 | Exet. Dom. reads: '3 villeins and 4 bordars.' |

164 | Plumba = a dish used as a measure for ore,
afterwards the due payable on the measure (Eyton,
Som. Dom. i. 41). |

165 | Exet. Dom. reads : '3.' |

166 | Boloniensis interlined in red. |

167 | Contitone, held of Count Eustace by Maud.
This was one of three places of the same name left
unidentified by Eyton. The other two, with a
total of 5 hides, belonging to Walter of Dowai,
can be identified with part of Chilcompton. The
only other parish of Compton on the modern map
not provided with a Domesday prototype is Compton Bishop. This has generally been taken as a
detached part of the great episcopal manor of
Banwell; and it was certainly in the Bishop's
hands in 1159 (Wells Cath. MSS. 15). Compton Bishop adjoins Loxton, another manor of Count
Eustace. While it is not possible to decide the
question, it is quite likely that one of the early
bishops of the diocese may have obtained Compton
for the see. Failing this, 'Contitone' must
remain unidentified. |

168 | It was held in 1284 (Kirby's Quest) by William
le Bret of the Barony of Chester (which was
Hugh's earldom). As in the case of Tetton and
Alre, the family of Brett had succeeded William,
whose surname Eyton considers to have been
Malbanc (Eyton, Som. Dom. i. 58). |

169 | Exet. Dom. reads: '2.' |

170 | Possibly part of Bicknoller, anciently 'Bykenalra.' |

171 | Exet. Dom. reads : 'abbot.' |

172 | Exet. Dom. reads : '3.' |

173 | Exet. Dom. adds here the statement of the custom due to South Petherton, which will be found under the 'Terra Regis.' |

174 | As nearly all Malger de Cartrai's holdings in this district came to the family of Vaux, this particular manor may be identified with Seavington Vaux or St. Mary. |

175 | Compton Durvile in 1284 (Kirby's Quest) was
held by the heirs of Whytele of the heirs of Essehulle, i.e. Ashill, owned by Vaux. |

176 | Exet. Dom. has : 'molendinum quod molit
annonam suam' ; having no business outside the
manor work (Eyton, Som. Dom. i. 41). |

177 | This entry and those of Tintinhull and Kingstone below are marked with a cross, to show land alienated from the church. See also p. 451. |

178 | Exet. Dom. reads : 'Alnod abbot of.' |

179 | Exet. Dom. has: 'Edwi and his four brothers.' |

180 | Exet. Dom.: '9.' |

181 | Exet. Dom. : 'Aluiet, Suet and Alvert.' |

182 | Exet. Dom. adds here the statement concerning 1 virgate detached from Curry Rivel; see under 'Terra Regis.' |

183 | There are four entries under this name (with
variations), with a total of 5 hides. The Bradon
of Harding son of Elnod is Goosebradon, whose
superior lords were the family of De Meryet (Inq.
p.m. John de Meriet, 1 Edw. II., no. 62). Bradon
held of the Count by Drogo, rated at 2 hides, is
South Bradon, in which Nicholas Reade held 2
hides of Will. de Montacute Earl of Salisbury in
1397 (Inq. p.m. 20 Ric. II. 35). Another Bradon
also held of the Count by Drogo (de Montacute),
rated at 1 hide, is the single hide held by Will. de
Staunton of Will. de Montacute in 1397 as above.
The fourth Bradon held of the Count by Malger
de Cartrai, rated at 1 hide, should be the single
hide in 'Bradene' given by Gervase Ivas to Hugh
de Montisorell c. 1220, and by him given to
Muchelney Abbey (Much. Cart., Nos. 14, 15, 16,
S.R.S. xiv. p. 52). In Nom. Villar., 1317, the Abbot
of Muchelney and Cristina de Staunton are
entered as owners in North Bradon. |

184 | Exet. Dom. reads: '1½ hides.' |

185 | Exet. Dom. reads: 'Hatulf held Doniet
T.R.E. and paid geld for 2 hides ; to this manor
has been added the land of 2 thegns who held in
parage (pariter). Sawin held 1½ hides and Dunstan 1½ hides.' |

186 | Exet. Dom. states: 'qui molit annonam suam': having no business beyond the work of the manor. |

187 | Exet. Dom.: '8.' |

188 | Exet. Dom. allots the 3 ploughs to the villeins. |

189 | Exet. Dom. reads: 'Godric held Hachia
T.R.E. and paid geld for 2 hides ; to this have
been added 2 other manors which 2 thegns held
in parage (pariter). Godwin had 2 hides and
Bollo 1 hide.' |

190 | i.e. he could not alienate the land. |

191 | In Kirby's Quest, 1284, Hugh de Courtney
held Cricket Malerbe of Simon de Montacute as
of his manor of Shepton Montacute. |

192 | Exet. Dom.: 'in firma mansionis Regis.' |

193 | Exch.: portarii. Exet. Dom.: 'portitores.' |

194 | Exet. Dom.: '2.' |

195 | This entry is written across the whole width of the page at the foot (pl. xiii. in Photozincographed Copy of Domesday), showing that it had been omitted at the proper place, which on the evidence of the Exeter codex is between Appley and Bradon. |

196 | Exet. Dom.: 'when the Count received it 20 shillings' |

197 | Exet. Dom. reads : 'Adwin pariter.' |

Introduction to the Somerset Domesday