The History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset; Collected from Authentick Records, and an Actual Survey Made by the Late Mr. Edmund Rack. Adorned with a Map of the County, and Engravings of Roman and Other Reliques, Volume 3

The History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset; Collected from Authentick Records, and an Actual Survey Made by the Late Mr. Edmund Rack. Adorned with a Map of the County, and Engravings of Roman and Other Reliques, Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1791 edition. Excerpt: ...of the body of the chapel there was a large flat stone without any inscription:1 There is now no trace of any of these monuments remaining. The Norman record takes the following notice of some other manerial property in this neighbourhood: "Malger holds of the Earl of Morton Stochet. Alwin held it in the time of fC King Edward, and gelded for two hides and one virgate and a half of land. The "arable is three carucates. In demesne are two carucates, and seven servants, with te one villane, and one cottager. There is a mill of forty-pence rent, and ten acres of (t meadow. It is worth forty shillings.'"" "Robert holds of the Earl, Stochet. Three thanes held it in the time of King "Edward, and gelded for two hides wanting half a virgate of land. The arable is two "carucates. There are four cottagers, and ten acres of meadow, and fifteen acres of u pasture, and four acres of wood. It was and is worth forty shillings.'"1 1 Lei. Itin. ii. 93, 94. Lib. Domesday. Ibid. Stoktt, Cfntto&Ufl. STOKE-UNDER-HAMDEN. 321 Stokes, or Estoket, in the time of Edw. III. belonged to Sir Robert Hull, lent, and parsed by Catherine his daughter and heir in marriage to Sir Robert Latimer, knt. grandson of William lord Latimer, baron of Corby in the county of Northampton." The church of Stoke-under-Hamden was in 129a valued at thirty marks.p The living is a curacy in the deanery of Ilchester. The Rev. Edward Whidey is the present incumbent. The church consists of a nave, chancel, and south aile; on the north side of the nave is a tower containing five bells and a clock. In the north wall of the chancel, under an arch, lies the effigy of one of the family of Strode j near it is a monument with this inscription: --Here underneath...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236620321
  • 9781236620323