Saxon charters and field names of Somerset.

by Grundy, G. B.

Publisher: Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society in Taunton

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GEISELHART German (Silesian, Rare), Ancient Germanic (Lombardic, Rare), Old High German (Rare) Possibly after the Geisel, a river in Saxony-Anhalt, which likely received its name from either the Lombardic patronym Giso, meaning "noble, precious promise" or from the Old High German gewi, from the Gothic gavi, or gaujis, a which is a medieval term for a "region within a country", often a former. Marksbury is one of those sets of Somerset Anglo-Saxon charter bounds which were studied by G B Grundy in the mids - (Grundy ). However, more recently, the text of the bound, along with others covering neighbouring estates in the Bath area, has. Figure 3 Contour plan showing circular feature and steort of the place-name 'Hundestert'. Book Description: The county of Somerset cannot lay claim to have been an Anglo-Saxon kingdom like Kent or Sussex, but nevertheless it has a history as a distinct region which can be traced to the seventh century and there are hints of an earlier entity in the post-Roman period. Parish Place-name booklets which contain in hard copy field- and other place- and personal names with additional information are available for purchase from the Essex Record Office book .

The Journal of the English Place-Name Society has been published annually since The Journal contains articles, book reviews, bibliographies, and occasionally addenda and corrigenda to the county survey volumes, along with the EPNS reports and accounts for the preceding year. It is issued free to full and associate members of the Society. The Quotation of Name-Forms in Anglo-Saxon Charters A. R. Rumble: The Wheathampstead (Herts.) Charter-Bounds, A.D. A Corrected Text and Notes on the Boundary-Points [S] A. R. Rumble: Application of field-names in the Cambridge west fields Catherine P. Hall: Derogatory field-names John Field: Reviews. The name Aldebury of Knowle appears in a Bristol charter of , in Charters of and other variations on the name appear. Its location is not given precisely in the Charters but it was certainly in the area of what is now the junction of the Wells and Bath Roads where a map of gives the name Aldeburyham. ‘Alde’ probably meant “old” although it could be a contraction of. Dorset played an important role in Saxon politics. Coenred, the sub-king of Dorset at the end of the 7th century, was father to one of the most famous of the early kings of Wessex, King Ine. King Edweard, whose accession to the throne in almost caused a full-blown civil war, is thought to have been murdered at Corfe Castle (Corfe is Saxon for 'gap') by his stepmother Elfryda, who wanted.

SaxonAir Charter is a registered company in England and Wales: VAT number whose registered office address is Klyne Business Aviation Centre, Norwich Airport, Norwich, NR6 6JT SaxonAir Flight Support Limited is a registered company in England and Wales: The primary source for the above list was Keith Branigan’s ‘Roman Britain’, which although a little outdated, is pitched at about the right level for me and can probably still be found in decent second-hand bookshop as well as on Amazon.. The Ordnance Survey’s fascinating map of Roman Britain must be the comprehensive source for Roman sites and is available from good bookshops, OS and. Historical Society Joint Committee on Anglo-Saxon Charters (Oxford, –). The new edition includes charters which have been brought to light in the past fifty years, and incorporates more detailed discussion of each text in its appropriate contexts. Robertson’s Anglo-Saxon Charters, here reprinted in its second edi-tion (), contains a. BabyCenter is committed to providing the most helpful and trustworthy pregnancy and parenting information in the world. Our content is doctor approved and evidence based, and our community is moderated, lively, and thousands of award-winning articles and community groups, you can track your pregnancy and baby's growth, get answers to your toughest questions, and connect .

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Saxon Charters and Field Names of Gloucestershire Saxon Charters and Field Names of Gloucestershire, George Beardoe Grundy. Anglo Saxon Charters Charles Insley It is thirty years since Peter Sawyer published his groundbreaking Anglo-Saxon Charters: and Annotated List and Bibliography,1 and it is still the first point of reference for any scholar working on Anglo-Saxon charters, or related subjects such as.

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© King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS, England, United Kingdom. Tel +44 (0)20 Amongst the archives at Winchester College are 4 Anglo-Saxon charters which conveyed lands to the monastery in Winchester known as New Minster.

These charters are the only pre-conquest documents from the New Minster (later known as Hyde Abbey) to survive. The monastery was founded on the initiative of the West-Saxon royal family.

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Among the main collections are: The Electronic Sawyer: Online catalogue of Anglo-Saxon charters Electronic version of P.H Sawyer's () edition, covering charters S Anglo-Saxon charters on single sheets: a classified list. - field names from Saxon charters, 56 - incumbents and patrons,71 - Lyscombe Farm, chapel, house and monastic barn, 26 - - Romano-British site, 70 60 - rural radicalism, late 19th-early 20th cent., 97 - Saxon charters and field names, 56 - West Down, surface finds on Celtic field system, 74 [The earliest of the Anglo-Saxon Charters in the Crawford Collection — that of a grant of land for the foundation of the monastery of Crediton, datedin specifying the boundaries, names Herepadhford.

Charter II mentions “Herepadhes onsuhlford to eaxan.” Charter III, in a late fifteenth-century rendering of the boundaries, has “from.

Field names are often made up of two separate words, for example, North Field, a different structure to most place names. To find out the meaning of a name, it is often necessary to try and find its earliest use.

Field names can sometimes be traced back to Saxon times. Dornsaete & Somersaete (Dorset & Somerset) In the post-Roman period of fifth and sixth century Britain, the Celtic Dumnonii tribe governed a large kingdom in the south-west of the apparently encompassed the whole of modern England's West Country region, stretching from Somerset westwards, and probably began to emerge as a distinct region by the beginning of the fourth century.

With s field-name attestations and nearly 2, headwords, it is the most comprehensive work on English field-names available. Names are given in standard and variant forms, and dated.

ANGLO-SAXON REMAINS. If reliance can be placed on an entry in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle under the yearand on the judgment of successive editors who agree in identifying a place there mentioned, archæology has a fixed starting-point for the treatment of post-Roman Somerset.

Key to English Place-Names; J. Field, A History of English Field-Names, Longman (). Field, English Field-Names: a Dictionary, Newton Abbot: David and Charles () Counties. The following is a catalogue of relevant material arranged by historic county.

Etymology. The name first appears in Saxon charters in around AD as Cantuctun and two centuries later in the Domesday Book as Cantoctona and name means settlement by a rim or circle of hills; Cantuc is Celtic for a rim or circle, and -ton or -tun is Old English for a settlement.

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George Beardoe Grundy M.A. Oxon., Oxon. (10 JanuaryWallasey – 6 DecemberOxford) was an English historian, specializing in the military history of ancient Greece and Rome.

Grundy was educated at Risley School and then at Lichfield Grammar School. He began teaching at age At age 27 he matriculated at Brasenose College, Oxford, and received in the title of. VCH Somerset, i. note 1), now represented by the field-name 'Hiscombe Mead' (see Tithe Award of ).

The detached position of 'Hiscombe' is emphasized by a note in the Tax Return for the Yeovil group of hundreds (Exon folio 79a1). It records tax on 2 hides and 3 virgates. Saxon kings granted land in Somerset by charter from the 7th century onward. The way and extent to which the Britons survived under the Saxons is a debatable matter.

However, King Ine's laws make provision for Britons. Somerset originally formed part of Wessex and latter became a separate "shire". Field and place names give a valuable insight into Cradley's past. Using the information provided in the and surveys, together with the Richard Brettell's Estates Map (circa ) and the Tithe Map ofMargaret Bradley and Barry Blunt have produced tables which identify Cradley field names, their derivation and their location in present day terms.

Micheldever charter. A boundary that ran westward would find Itchen Wood, Shroner Wood, and Rotherly Copse, none of which are especially elevated over the countryside around. The other points are less identifiable. The field name 'churn' near Bridgets Farm in Martyr Worthy is probably descended from Anglo-Saxon cyrring.

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classified annual bibliographies of modern work in the field, see A73a and A73b; for annotated bibliographies, see A74, etc. For brief accounts of particular persons, see A, A99, A, A, and A For the essential prosopographical tools, see A, A, etc. WORKS COVERING ANGLO-SAXON ENGLAND Books, etc., with emphasis on political history.

Toponymy. Somerset's name derives from Old English Sumorsǣte, short for Sumortūnsǣte, meaning "the people living at or dependent on Sumortūn ()". The first known use of Somersæte is in the law code of King Ine who was the Saxon King of Wessex from tomaking Somerset along with Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset one of the oldest extant units of local government in the world.

nature of the name Englands, therefore, seemed to refer to the Romano-British site identified by Cooper.

Furthermore, the Saxon origin of the name Englands implies that a settlement was still in existence on the site at the beginning of the Late Saxon period (Field ). Thus the site. Diplomatics Complete Names Complete Cartulary Number: Title: Charters of Bath and Wells Bibliographic Title: Charters of Bath and Wells.

Kelly. Anglo-Saxon Charters British Academy, Oxford University Press. Oxford. Series: Anglo-Saxon Charters Order Name: Benedictine Institution(s): Bath Abbey Priory Location: Bath. SKIPWORTH Anglo-Saxon is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and is a locational name from Skipwith in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

The placename was recorded as "Schipewic" in the Domesday Book of ; as "Scipewiz" in the Pipe Rolls of the county; and as "Skipwith" in the Pipe Rolls, and derives from the Olde English pre 7th Century "sceap, scip", sheep, and "wic", outlying settlement; hence.Parliamentary Origins in England.

Common Law: A Law of Real Property. See the Medieval Sourcebook: Medieval Legal History page; WEB Early English Laws Early English Laws is a project to publish online and in print new editions and translations of all English legal codes, edicts, and treatises produced up to the time of Magna Carta Anglo-Saxon charters with Old English bounds.

These documents are constantly used in place-name study. There seemed to be no convenient one-volume pdf edition, so I made this one. The extracts are classified by the Sawyer (S) number. See the Electronic Sawyer for the meaning of these numbers.

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