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Leofstan


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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: Lefstan, Lefstanus, Leftanus, Leofstanus, Leouestanus, Lestan, Lestanus, Leuestanus, Leuestinus, Leustan, Leustannus, Leustanus

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
Essex 20,53 Runwell Lefstanus Leofstan the reeve - Eustace, count Lambert 'of Little Baddow' 1.00 1.00 1.00 - Map
Essex 20,55 Little Waltham Lefstanus Leofstan the reeve - Eustace, count Lambert 'of Little Baddow' 2.25 2.50 3.00 - Map
Essex 20,68 Little Holland Lefstanus Leofstan the reeve - Eustace, count Adelulf de Marck 3.00 6.00 4.00 - Map
Essex 24,6 Hassenbrook Hall Lefstanus Leofstan the reeve - Swein of Essex Turold 'of Waresley' 1.25 1.00 1.00 - Map
Essex 24,7 Basildon Lefstanus Leofstan the reeve - Swein of Essex Turold 'of Waresley' 1.13 1.00 1.25 - Map
Essex 24,9 Wickford Lefstanus Leofstan the reeve - Swein of Essex Thorkil the reeve 0.79 1.27 1.06 - Map
Essex 24,42 Iltney Farm Leftanus Leofstan the reeve - Swein of Essex Ralph 'the man of Swein of Essex' 1.83 1.00 1.30 - Map
Essex 24,44 Rivenhall Leftanus Leofstan the reeve - Swein of Essex Clarenbold 'of Rivenhall' 0.25 2.00 1.50 - Map
Essex 32,13 Great Witmans Lefstanus Leofstan the reeve - Robert Gernon Ansketil 'the man of Robert Gernon' 1.50 2.00 4.00 - Map
Essex 32,44 Elsenham Leftanus Leofstan the reeve - Robert Gernon Peter 'of Elsenham' 1.00 2.00 2.00 - Map
Essex 52,2 Rainham Lefstanus Leofstan the reeve - Walter de Douai - 8.00 10.00 10.00 - Map
Essex 52,3 Holland Leofstan the reeve - Walter de Douai Leofstan the reeve 6.50 14.00 14.00 - Map
Herefordshire 15,3 Linton Lefstan Leofstan 'of Linton' - William fitzBaderon - 0.25 0.20 0.15 - Map
Kent 5,4 Eddintone Lefstan Leofstan the reeve Edward, king Odo, bishop of Bayeux Ralph fitzTurold 1.00 4.00 4.00 - Map
Kent 5,174 Pising Lefstan Leofstan 'of Pising' - Odo, bishop of Bayeux Hugh de Port 0.67 0.83 1.00 - Map
Norfolk 9,86 Field Dalling Lefstan Leofstan 'of Guton' - Roger Bigod Roger the sheriff 1.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Norfolk 35,5 Starston Leustan Leofstan 'of Starston' Ulf 'of Burnham Overy' Robert fitzCorbucion Gunfrid 'of Saxlingham' 1.00 1.00 0.75 - Map
Norfolk 37,1 Guton Lefstanus Leofstan 'of Guton' - Tihel de Helléan Osbert 'of Guton' 4.00 4.00 6.00 - Map
Norfolk 37,2 Calthorpe Lefstanus Leofstan 'of Guton' - Tihel de Helléan Osbert 'of Guton' 1.00 1.00 1.50 - Map
Northamptonshire 18,65 Evenley Lefstanus Leofstan 'of Evenley' - Robert, count of Mortain - 1.00 3.00 1.50 - Map
Suffolk 2,19 Alston Leuestanus Leofstan 'of Alston' Northmann the sheriff Robert, count of Mortain - 0.00 0.10 0.25 - Map
Suffolk 6,110 Stratton Leofstanus Leofstan of Falkenham Eadric of Laxfield Robert Malet Bernard of London 0.06 0.25 0.21 - Map
Suffolk 6,111 Mycelegata Leuestanus Leofstan of Falkenham - Robert Malet - 0.03 0.10 0.05 - Map
Suffolk 6,155 Sutton Leofstanus Leofstan of Falkenham Eadric of Laxfield Robert Malet - 0.50 0.20 0.15 - Map
Suffolk 6,202 Thrandeston Lestan Leofstan of Falkenham Eadric of Laxfield Robert Malet Walter the crossbowman II 0.06 0.05 0.05 - Map
Suffolk 7,40 Barsham Leustannus Leofstan 'of Barsham' Gyrth, earl Roger Bigod Robert de Vaux 0.29 0.20 0.50 - Map
Suffolk 7,65 Baylham Lestan Leofstan 'of Baylham' Saxi 'of Debenham' Roger Bigod Warenger 'of Hedingham' 0.03 0.03 0.03 - Map
Suffolk 7,76 Walton Leofstanus Leofstan 'of Walton' Northmann the sheriff Roger Bigod Northmann the sheriff 0.02 0.03 0.03 - Map
Suffolk 7,86 Falkenham Leofstanus Leofstan of Falkenham Northmann the sheriff Roger Bigod - 0.06 0.10 0.06 - Map
Suffolk 7,89 Guthestuna Leofstanus Leofstan 'of Walton' Northmann the sheriff Roger Bigod - 0.06 0.00 0.04 - Map
Suffolk 7,93 Leofstanestuna Leofstanus Leofstan 'of Walton' Northmann the sheriff Roger Bigod - 0.03 0.00 0.03 - Map
Suffolk 7,98 Falkenham Leuestinus Leofstan 'of Walton' Northmann the sheriff Roger Bigod - 0.06 0.06 0.06 - Map
Suffolk 7,110 Mycelegata Leouestanus Leofstan 'of Walton' Wihtmær 'of Norton' Roger Bigod Wihtmær 'of Norton' 0.02 0.00 0.04 - Map
Suffolk 7,121 Kembroke Leofstanus Leofstan 'of Walton' Northmann the sheriff Roger Bigod William de Bourneville 0.04 0.05 0.05 - Map
Suffolk 8,57 Blakenham Lestan Leofstan 'of Blakenham' Wulfric, abbot of Ely Roger the Poitevin Albert Greslet (aka Crematus) 1.50 2.00 1.55 - Map
Suffolk 16,26 Helmingham Leuestanus Leofstan 'of Helmingham' unnamed man of Eadric of Laxfield Odo, bishop of Bayeux - 0.17 0.70 0.50 - Map
Suffolk 25,72 Boynton Leuestanus Leofstan 'of Boynton' Finn Richard fitzGilbert - 0.42 0.50 0.57 - Map
Suffolk 34,5 Loose Leustanus Leofstan 'of Bricett' Edward, king Ranulph Peverel - 1.50 2.00 2.00 - Map
Suffolk 34,8 Bricett Lefstanus Leofstan 'of Bricett' - Ranulph Peverel Ralph fitzBrian 2.03 3.00 5.00 - Map
Suffolk 34,14 Whatfield Lefstanus Leofstan 'of Bricett' Baldwin, abbot of Bury St Edmunds Ranulph Peverel - 0.17 0.10 0.08 - Map
Suffolk 35,8 Gislingham Lestanus Leofstan 'of Gislingham' - Aubrey de Vere Adelelm the man of Aubrey de Vere 0.06 0.08 0.08 - Map
Total               45.53 67.35 70.34  

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
Norfolk 1,195 Hevingham Leustan 1 sokeman Leofstan 'of Guton' William, king - 0.07 0.00 0.08 - Map
Norfolk 37,1 Guton 18 sokemen Leofstan 'of Guton' Tihel de Helléan - 0.94 0.00 0.00 - Map
Suffolk 6,155 Sutton Leofstanus 2 half-free men Leofstan of Falkenham Robert Malet - 0.03 0.00 0.00 - Map
Suffolk 7,41 Ringsfield Leustanus 6 free men Leofstan 'of Barsham' Roger Bigod - 0.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Suffolk 29,1 Finborough Leustanus 1 free man Leofstan 'of Bricett' Roger d'Auberville - 0.03 0.00 0.00 - Map
Total               1.07 0.00 0.08  

Lord 2 1066

Shire Phil. ref. Vill Lord 2 1066 DB Spelling Holder 1066 Lord 1066 Tenant-in-Chief 1086 1086 subtenant Fiscal value 1066 value 1086 value Lord 2 1066 ID conf. Show on map
Norfolk 9,86 Field Dalling 6 sokemen Alsige nephew of Earl Ralph Roger Bigod - 0.15 1.50 2.00 - Map
Total               0.15 1.50 2.00  

Subtenant in 1086

Shire Phil. ref. Vill Subtenant DB Spelling Holder 1066 Lord 1066 Tenant-in-Chief 1086 1086 subtenant Fiscal value 1066 value 1086 value Subtenant ID conf. Show on map
Essex 52,3 Holland Lefstanus Leofstan the reeve - Walter de Douai Leofstan the reeve 6.50 14.00 14.00 - Map
Essex B3a Colchester Lefstanus - - William, king Leofstan, burgess of Colchester 0.01 0.00 0.00 - Map
Essex B3a Colchester Lefstanus - - William, king Leofstan, burgess of Colchester 0.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Essex B3a Colchester Lefstanus - - William, king Leofstan, burgess of Colchester 0.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Northamptonshire B31 Northampton Lefstanus - - William, king Leofstan 'of Northampton' 0.00 0.00 0.02 - Map
Suffolk 1,122d Ipswich Lestanus - - William, king Leofstan the priest 0.09 0.00 0.00 - Map
Total               6.60 14.00 14.02  

Sub-subtenant in 1086

Shire Phil. ref. Vill Sub-subtenant DB Spelling Holder 1066 Lord 1066 Tenant-in-Chief 1086 1086 subtenant Fiscal value 1066 value 1086 value Sub-subtenant ID conf. Show on map
Suffolk 7,65 Baylham Lestan Leofstan 'of Baylham' Saxi 'of Debenham' Roger Bigod Warenger 'of Hedingham' 0.03 0.03 0.03 - Map
Total               0.03 0.03 0.03  

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