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History of Carhampton

History of the Hundred of CArhampton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A HISTORY OF THE HUNDRED OF CARHAMPTON.

 By JAMES SAVAGE,

AUTHOR OF THE HISTORY OF TAUNTON

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 CONTENTS.



I. — TOPOGRAPHY.

General history and description of the Hundred of Carhampton

Parish of Oare 53

Culbone '. 69

Porlock &3

Luccombe 147

Selworthy 182

Stoke Pero 200

Cutcombe 207

Luxborough 247

Treborough 263

Withycombe 273

Carhampton 286

Wootton Courtenay 334

Dunster . . . .  377

Exford 535

Timbersoombe 549

Minehead 578



II. — Family History.

Pomeroy, lords of Oare 58

Aure, or de Aure • .......... 64


 



CONTENTS. [V.]
 

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Geoffrey, Bishop of Coutances 80

Earl of Mercia 92

Redvers, earls of Devon 123

King, Lords King, of Ockham 133

Arundel, Lords Arundel of Trevice 160

Byam, of Luccombe 1 71

Edith, Queen of Edward the Confessor 193

Ralph de Limesi • 194

Strange, of Knokyn 220

Pym, lords of Cutcombe : 229

Hales, of Brymore, Baronets 237

Ererards, of Luxborongh 255

Basinges, of Treborough 267

Fitz-Urse, lords of Withycombe 280

Courtenay, of Wootton-Courtenay 343—5 14

Bretesche, of Thrubwell 300

Le Tort, of Oule, Knowle 306

Durborongh, of Heathfield • 282

Hadley, of Withycombe • • ib.

Arundel, lords of Timberscombe • 569

Biccombe, of Biccombe 573

Mohun, Lords Mohun, of Dunster 458

Mohun, of Ham-Mohun •••••••••••• 484

Mohun, of Fleet 487

Mohun, barons of Oakhampton • 489

Langdon, of New-Hampshire, 484

Luttrell, barons of Irnham .... 590

Luttrell, of East-Quantockshead 507

Luttrell, of Chilton 512

Luttrell, of Dunster Castle 514



III.— Biography.

Wm Bridgwater, rector of Porlock 140

Dr. Stephen Hales 142




John Pym, esq. . . . . 23 1

Rev. John Nicolls 283

Right Hon. H. B. Legge 349

Richard Montague, bishop of Norwich 372

Rev. Robert Crosse 453

Henry de firacton ... 626

Richard Brocklesby, M. D 644



IV.— Illustrations of Domesday Book.

Account of Domesday Book, introduction.

1 the Exon Domesday vii.

Hundreds, division of a county 4

Leuca, a measure of length 66

Custom of paying sheep as rent in kind.

Tenures ...,.. viii.

Tenure in Villanage ix.

Villani „ ib.

Cotarii xiii.

Bordarii '. xv.

Tenure in Frank Almoigne 198

of ancient demesne 325

by castle guard 303

Servi — Slaves — Slavery xviii.

Silva Minute, coppice woods '. 206

Valuxt et Valet> value of manors 218

Milites— soldiers 222

Pannage — Porcam 224

Manors 271

The Ore, history of, as a weight 328

V.— -Historical Illustrations.

Commencement of parish churches.— Tithes 36

Chantries ,.......••••...••#. HO



CONTENTS. [vil.]



PAOI.



Churchyards. — Yew Trees 112

The Cross.— Crosses 111—410—419

Cross-legged monuments 103

Table monuments. — Altar tombs 108

Punted glass 164

Beacons 8

Ancient Mills. — Tithe of Mills 35

Camps. — Intrenched residences 13

Pope Nicholas's taxation, 1291 40

Orchards of Somersetshire 9

Mountain-ash 72

Yew trees 113

Trial by jury, history of 311

History of the appropriation of the several parts of parish

Churches 415

The Chancel . . 416

The Nave 417

The Screen ib.

The Rood Loft 418

The Font 420

The Porch ' 421

 

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