PASE: Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England

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Abbud


Author: DWP
Editorial Status: unknown

Discussion of the name

Abbud is an Old English masculine name derived from abbud, a variant form of abboda ‘abbot’.

The only entry in the PASE corpus prior to Domesday is that for Abbud 1, a late ninth- or early tenth-century priest associated with Sherborne.

Bibliography

Forms of the name

Spellings in Domesday Book: Abet

Spellings in Exon: Abbetus

Forms in modern scholarship:

  von Feilitzen head forms: Abbud

  Phillimore edition: Abbot

  Alecto edition: Abbud

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

List of property and lordships associated with this name in DB

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