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Mærleswein


Author: SDB
Editorial Status: unknown

Discussion of the name

A provisional attempt has been made to identify the people recorded in Domesday Book who bore this name; however, the material remains to be checked and edited, and profiles of these people remain to be written.

Bibliography

Forms of the name

Spellings in Domesday Book: Merlesuain, Merlesuan, Merlesuen, Merlosuen

Forms in modern scholarship:

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Distribution map of property and lordships associated with this name in DB

List of property and lordships associated with this name in DB

Holder 1066

Shire Phil. ref. Vill Holder 1066 DB Spelling Holder 1066 Lord 1066 Tenant-in-Chief 1086 1086 subtenant Fiscal value 1066 value 1086 value Holder 1066 ID conf. Show on map
Gloucestershire 44,2 Culkerton Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel Roger d'Ivry 0.38 0.00 0.00 - Map
Yorkshire C36 Merlesuen Mærleswein the sheriff - - - 0.00 0.00 0.00 A Map
Yorkshire 6N151 Burneston Merlesuain Mærleswein the sheriff - Alan, count Robert de Moutiers 8.00 1.20 0.00 B Map
Yorkshire 6N151 Theakston Merlesuain Mærleswein the sheriff - Alan, count Robert de Moutiers 12.00 1.80 0.00 - Map
Yorkshire 6N151 Exelby Merlesuain Mærleswein the sheriff - Alan, count Robert de Moutiers 8.00 1.20 0.00 - Map
Yorkshire 6N151 Newton Picot Merlesuain Mærleswein the sheriff - Alan, count Robert de Moutiers 6.00 0.90 0.00 - Map
Yorkshire 6N151 Gatenby Merlesuain Mærleswein the sheriff - Alan, count Robert de Moutiers 3.00 0.45 0.00 - Map
Yorkshire 6N151 Ounesbi Merlesuain Mærleswein the sheriff - Alan, count Robert de Moutiers 3.00 0.45 0.00 - Map
Yorkshire 16E2 West Cottingwith Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel - 1.25 0.00 0.00 A Map
Yorkshire 16E3 Barlby Merlesuen Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel - 1.00 0.00 0.00 A Map
Yorkshire 16E4 Place Newton Merlesuan Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel - 18.00 4.00 0.00 A Map
Yorkshire 16E5 Rudston Merlesuen Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel - 8.00 3.00 0.00 A Map
Yorkshire 16N1 Nunnington Merlesuen Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel - 6.00 2.00 0.00 A Map
Yorkshire 16W2 Ribston Merlesuan Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel - 4.00 1.00 0.00 A Map
Yorkshire 16W4 Ripley Merlesuan Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel - 4.50 1.00 0.00 A Map
Lincolnshire T5 Merlesuen Mærleswein the sheriff - - - 0.00 0.00 0.00 A Map
Lincolnshire 35,5 Winterton Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel Herbert 'of Roxby' 0.25 0.00 0.00 A Map
Yorkshire CW38 Nun Monkton Merlesuen Mærleswein the sheriff - Osbern d'Arques - 0.50 0.00 0.00 A Map
Yorkshire C1a York Merlesuain Mærleswein the sheriff - William, king - 0.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Lincolnshire C5 Lincoln Merlesuen Mærleswein the sheriff - William, king Ralph Paynel 0.00 0.00 0.00 A Map
Cornwall 5,4,5 Trenode Merlesuain Mærleswein the sheriff - Robert, count of Mortain Thurstan the sheriff 0.25 0.25 0.15 A Map
Yorkshire 16W5 Kirk Deighton Merlesuan Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel - 12.00 3.00 0.20 A Map
Somerset 31,5 Newhall Merlesuain Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel Robert fitzRozelin 0.25 0.50 0.50 A Map
Cornwall 5,17,4 Trehudreth Merlesuain Mærleswein the sheriff - Robert, count of Mortain Alnoth 'of Tolgullow' 0.25 0.75 0.50 A Map
Lincolnshire 35,11 Witham on the Hill Merlosuen Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel Hacon 'Witham on the Hill' 1.00 1.00 0.53 A Map
Yorkshire 16E1 Thorganby Merlesuan Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel - 3.00 1.00 0.60 A Map
Devon 32,9 Little Washfield Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel Gerard 'of Bratton Seymour' 0.25 0.50 1.00 A Map
Cornwall 5,2,18 Pillaton Merlesuain Mærleswein the sheriff - Robert, count of Mortain Reynold de Vautortes 0.50 1.50 1.00 A Map
Yorkshire 16W1 Drax Merlesuan Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel - 5.13 2.00 1.00 A Map
Lincolnshire 35,3 Dunholme Merlesuen Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel 1 knight 2.00 0.50 1.00 A Map
Cornwall 5,3,24 Trevisquite Merlesuain Mærleswein the sheriff - Robert, count of Mortain Richard fitzTurolf 2.00 1.50 1.25 A Map
Yorkshire 16N2 Newton on Ouse Merlesuan Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel - 9.00 2.00 1.33 A Map
Devon 32,8 Tiverton Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel Gerard 'of Bratton Seymour' 0.25 2.00 1.50 A Map
Cornwall 5,3,20 Downinney Merlesuain Mærleswein the sheriff - Robert, count of Mortain Richard fitzTurolf 2.00 3.00 2.00 A Map
Yorkshire 16W3 Goldsborough Merlesuan Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel Hubert de Mont-Canisy 8.00 4.00 2.00 A Map
Somerset 31,4 West Bagborough Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel Ralph de Reuilly 1.00 2.50 2.50 A Map
Cornwall 5,24,4 Elerkey Merlesuain Mærleswein the sheriff - Robert, count of Mortain Leofnoth 'of Halvana' 4.00 5.00 2.50 A Map
Lincolnshire 35,9 Tealby Merlosuen Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel - 1.75 12.00 2.95 A Map
Somerset 1,4 Over Stratton Merlesuain Mærleswein the sheriff Edward, king William, king - 2.00 3.00 3.00 B Map
Somerset 24,23 Bawdrip Merlesuain Mærleswein the sheriff - Walter de Douai Raynwald 2.00 2.50 3.00 B Map
Somerset 31,3 Beggearn Huish Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel Ralph de Reuilly 1.50 3.00 3.00 A Map
Devon 32,2 Kerswell Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel Gunter 'of Kerswell' 2.00 2.00 3.00 A Map
Devon 32,5 Chagford Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel - 0.50 3.00 3.00 A Map
Somerset 24,22 Wembdon Merlesuain Mærleswein the sheriff - Walter de Douai Ludo 2.00 3.00 4.00 B Map
Devon 32,4 Throwleigh Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel - 1.00 4.00 4.00 A Map
Somerset 24,29 Brean Merlesuain Mærleswein the sheriff - Walter de Douai - 2.00 8.00 5.00 B Map
Somerset 31,1 Stockland Bristol Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel Ralph de Reuilly 3.00 5.00 5.00 A Map
Devon 32,1 Dunchideock Merlesuain Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel - 1.00 3.00 5.00 A Map
Devon 32,3 Aller Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel - 1.00 3.00 5.00 A Map
Gloucestershire 44,1 Tarlton Merlesuen Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel Ralph de Reuilly 4.50 10.00 5.00 B Map
Lincolnshire 35,4 Roxby Merlosuen Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel Herbert 'of Roxby' 5.25 6.00 5.00 A Map
Lincolnshire 35,15 Ashby de la Laund Merlosuen Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel - 6.00 4.00 5.00 A Map
Devon 32,10 Edginswell Merlesuain Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel - 2.00 6.00 5.25 A Map
Somerset 24,21 Bridgwater Merlesuain Mærleswein the sheriff - Walter de Douai - 5.00 5.00 7.00 B Map
Somerset 31,2 East Quantoxhead Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel Ralph de Reuilly 7.00 11.00 8.00 A Map
Cornwall 5,1,10 Trewirgie Merlesuain Mærleswein the sheriff - Robert, count of Mortain - 2.00 5.00 8.00 A Map
Devon 32,6 Ilsington Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel - 2.00 9.00 9.00 A Map
Devon 32,7 Ingsdon Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel - 2.00 9.00 9.00 A Map
Lincolnshire 35,1 Broughton Merlosuen Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel - 10.75 10.00 10.00 A Map
Lincolnshire 35,14 Irnham Merlosuen Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel - 7.00 12.00 12.00 A Map
Lincolnshire 35,6 Rasen Merlosuen Mærleswein the sheriff - Ralph Paynel - 6.75 16.00 16.00 A Map
Cornwall 5,1,1 Fawton Merlesuain Mærleswein the sheriff - Robert, count of Mortain - 2.00 8.00 16.92 A Map
Cornwall 5,1,2 Liskeard Merlesuain Mærleswein the sheriff - Robert, count of Mortain - 12.00 8.00 25.92 A Map
Total               228.76 218.50 207.60  

Lord 1066

Shire Phil. ref. Vill Lord 1066 DB Spelling Holder 1066 Lord 1066 Tenant-in-Chief 1086 1086 subtenant Fiscal value 1066 value 1086 value Lord 1066 ID conf. Show on map
Yorkshire 16W6 Thorpe Underwood - Mærleswein Ralph Paynel - 1.50 0.00 0.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 35,7 Rasen - Mærleswein Ralph Paynel - 1.75 0.00 0.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 35,8 North Willingham - Mærleswein Ralph Paynel - 1.13 0.00 0.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 35,12 Swinstead Merlosuen - Mærleswein Ralph Paynel - 5.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 35,17 Snarford - Mærleswein Ralph Paynel - 0.38 0.00 0.00 - Map
Yorkshire 16N1 Wykeham Hill - Mærleswein Ralph Paynel - 0.75 0.00 0.08 - Map
Yorkshire 16N1 South Holme - Mærleswein Ralph Paynel - 1.00 0.00 0.10 - Map
Yorkshire 16N1 East Ness - Mærleswein Ralph Paynel - 3.00 0.00 0.30 - Map
Yorkshire 16N1 Stonegrave - Mærleswein Ralph Paynel - 5.25 0.00 0.53 - Map
Total               19.76 0.00 1.01  

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