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[Image: Excerpt from the Domesday Book]
[Image: Durham Liber Vitae, folio 38r (extract)]

Brian


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: Brien, Briend, Brienz

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

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
Buckinghamshire 15,2 Caversfield Brienz Edward Cild Tosti, earl William de Warenne Brian 'of Caversfield' 5.00 5.00 5.00 - Map
Cambridgeshire 14,15 Babraham Brien 6 sokemen Eadgifu the fair Alan, count Brian 'of Babraham' 2.70 2.50 2.50 - Map
Cornwall 5,9,1 Widemouth Briend Wulfgeat 'of Widemouth' - Robert, count of Mortain Brian 'of Trenant' 0.50 1.00 0.75 - Map
Cornwall 5,9,2 Whalesborough Idem Sæwine 'of Devon' - Robert, count of Mortain Brian 'of Trenant' 0.25 0.75 0.75 - Map
Cornwall 5,9,3 Penfound Idem Eadgifu 'of Penfound' - Robert, count of Mortain Brian 'of Trenant' 0.25 1.00 1.00 - Map
Cornwall 5,9,4 Trenant Briend Æthelmær 'of Trenant' - Robert, count of Mortain Brian 'of Trenant' 0.50 1.25 1.25 - Map
Lincolnshire 59,14 Rauceby North or South Thorfridh 'of Lincolnshire' - Robert of Stafford Brian 'of Rauceby' 9.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 59,15 Rauceby North or South Osmund 'of Rauceby' - Robert of Stafford Brian 'of Rauceby' 3.13 2.00 2.00 - Map
Oxfordshire 22,2 Gatehampton Brien - - William de Warenne Brian 'of Caversfield' 1.50 1.00 2.00 - Map
Staffordshire 11,15 Standon Briend Siward 'of Standon' - Robert of Stafford Brian 'of Rauceby' 2.00 2.00 2.00 - Map
Staffordshire 11,16 Weston Briend Godwine 'of Weston' - Robert of Stafford Brian 'of Rauceby' 0.25 1.00 1.00 - Map
Staffordshire 11,66 Levedale Briend 3 free men - Robert of Stafford Brian 'of Rauceby' 1.50 0.25 0.25 - Map
Warwickshire 22,16 Ditchford Leofric 'of Ditchford' - Robert of Stafford Brian 'of Rauceby' 2.00 2.00 4.00 - Map
Total               28.58 19.75 22.50  

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