Antiquities of Shropshire Volume 6

Antiquities of Shropshire Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ...Accounts of 1541-2 enumerate receipts of 7. 9s. Od. arising from Alveley, and do not mention Abbots Betton at all. These receipts were, Assized Rents 5.10s., Rents of customary Tenants 19s. Gd., Rents of Tenants-at-will 13s. 2d., and Perquisites of Court 6s. 4d.2S It is impossible to say what could be the distinction, or identity, between Abbots Betton, Betton Strange, and Alveley, which would account for all these apparent discrepancies. Alvithemebe.--A place thus named was recognized as a distinct M Placita Corona, 20 Edw. I, memb. M Hist. Shrewsbury, II, 508. One rent 30. of 1. 18s. 4d. was from Thomas Caleott. 33 Quo Waranto, p. 685. M Monasticon, III, 525-6, 528. Manor in the thirteenth century, but must, I conceive, have been originally a member of the Manor of Betton. The name of Alvithemere indeed is rather identical with Alkmere than Alvithele is, and we have seen how Alkmere and Betton Strange are still associated. As to the precise situation of Alvithemere, that may be almost determined by its occurrence as a limit to the King's Haye of Lythwood. The boundary of the said Haye, after "running down an ancient foss which divided the Manors of Bayston and Pulley, came to Bayston Hill. Thence it went down to Bolemeressiche, that is, the watercourse which feeds Bomer Pool. Thence it went up along an ancient foss under Bolerugh37 to the field of Alvithmere, and so on to the Score above Boletug, and thence down to the field of Sutton." It is clear then that Alvithmere must have lain to the north-east of Bomer Pool, and so between Bomer Pool and Betton Strange.2s It was perhaps by feoffment of the Monks of Shrewsbury, perhaps by sub-feoffment of the Stranges, that Hugh de Turburvile and Johanna his wife...show more

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  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 281g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236889746
  • 9781236889744