Specimen of a History of Oxfordshire

Specimen of a History of Oxfordshire

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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. 1783 edition. Excerpt: ...ac terre que suit predicti "Ricardi de feodo nostro, secundum "quod in cyrographo super hoc inter nos confecto plenius continetur. Dat. ' iij Non. Marcii." I am of opinion, that this family of De Williamscot took its name from Williamscot, commonly called Willescot, a hamlet in the parish of Cropredy near Banbury, where is still an antient manour-house." Walter Calcot, a native of Hooknorton, merchant of the staple of Calais, founded, in 1572, a - Fuller, Worthies, p. 103. Ash-in Warwickshire. Dugd.Mon.ii. 265.8. mole fays, 1287. Bbrksh. i. cxiii. i Cartul. de Borstall, f. 44. See John de Williamscott is also sheriff of Dugd. Bar. torn. ii.6i.b. these counties in 1354. ibid. cxiv. m Kennet's Paroch. Antiqjjit. Plac. de Jur. et Assis. apud Wiriton. p. 472. Ann. 520. Henr. iii. Rot. iv. "The manor of Williamscot was in i Inquifit. per Hundred. Reuley abbey at Oxford, Placit. k Fin. levat. Oct. Jo. Baptist. Ann. OXon. ann. 130. Edw. i. quo warrant. 350.Edw. i. John de Wilmecoteis wit-Rot. 39. A.D. 1285. ness to an antient deed of Arbury-Priory school school at Williamscott, for forty boys, with a salary of thirteen pounds: and in the charter, he orders, six among other scholars to be chosen from Cropredy, and twelve from Williamscot. "Be"sides the Lord's Children of the manour-house of William"scott'." Not that I suppose any of the family of De Williamscot to have been at that time living at the aforesaid Hamlet of Williamscotp. Compare MSS.Wood, Mus. AshMol. D. 7. 4to. f. 30. Of the name of Willescote, corrupted from Williamscote, there is a family, lately seated at Woolhampton, near Newbury in Berkshire. They write Wollascote. The last heiress, as I apprehend, intermarried with the earl of Fingall, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236512251
  • 9781236512253