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Ælfsige


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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.

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Forms of the name

Spellings in Domesday Book: Alfsi, Alfsius, Alsi, Elsi

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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
Cambridgeshire 31,1 Meldreth Alsi Alsige Cild Wulfric, abbot of Ely Guy de Raimbeaucourt - 0.19 0.30 0.21 - Map
Cambridgeshire 31,1 Meldreth Alsi Alsige the sokeman 'of Meldreth' Wulfric, abbot of Ely Guy de Raimbeaucourt - 0.19 0.30 0.21 - Map
Gloucestershire 78,12 Longley Elsi Alsige of Faringdon - Alsige of Faringdon - 5.00 5.00 3.00 - Map
Suffolk 6,191 Eye Alfsi Ælfsige, free man Eadric of Laxfield Robert Malet - 0.10 0.11 0.11 - Map
Total               5.48 5.71 3.53  

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
Cambridgeshire 14,11 Linton 1 sokeman, man of Ælfsige Skit-bill Alsige Skit-bill Alan, count 0.25 0.94 0.75 - Map
Total               0.25 0.94 0.75  

Tenant-in-Chief 1086 demesne estates (no subtenants)

Shire Phil. ref. Vill TIC DB Spelling Holder 1066 Lord 1066 Tenant-in-Chief 1086 1086 subtenant Fiscal value 1066 value 1086 value TIC ID conf. Show on map
Bedfordshire 8,1 Cranfield Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 10.00 12.00 9.00 - Map
Bedfordshire 8,2 Barton in the Clay Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 11.00 12.00 10.00 - Map
Bedfordshire 8,3 Pegsdon Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 10.00 12.00 10.00 - Map
Bedfordshire 8,7 Shillington Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 10.00 12.00 12.00 - Map
Bedfordshire 8,8 Holwell Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 3.50 4.00 4.00 - Map
Bedfordshire 8,9 Stondon Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 0.50 0.75 0.75 - Map
Berkshire 65,7 Barcote Alsi Harold, earl - Alsige of Faringdon - 5.00 4.00 5.00 - Map
Berkshire 65,8 Wantage Alsi Ælfric 'of Wantage' - Alsige of Faringdon - 0.50 0.50 0.50 - Map
Buckinghamshire 56,1 Chesham Alsi Eadgyth, queen (aka Queen Edith) - Alsige 'of Eaton Bray' - 4.00 5.00 4.00 - Map
Buckinghamshire 56,2 Shortley Alsi Wulfweard the white Eadgyth, queen Alsige 'of Eaton Bray' - 4.00 3.00 3.00 - Map
Buckinghamshire 56,3 Shipton Lee Alsi - - Alsige 'of Eaton Bray' - 2.00 1.00 0.50 - Map
Cambridgeshire 7,3 Graveley Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 5.00 8.00 6.00 - Map
Cambridgeshire 7,4 Elsworth Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 9.29 20.00 16.00 - Map
Cambridgeshire 7,5 Knapwell 4 sokemen Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 1.50 2.40 1.80 - Map
Cambridgeshire 7,5 Knapwell Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 3.50 5.60 4.20 - Map
Cambridgeshire 7,6 Boxworth Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 0.50 0.20 0.20 - Map
Cambridgeshire 7,7 Fen Drayton Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 0.75 0.15 0.15 - Map
Cambridgeshire 7,8 Over Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 10.75 10.00 8.00 - Map
Cambridgeshire 7,9 Burwell Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 10.25 20.00 16.00 - Map
Cambridgeshire 7,10 Girton Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 8.63 8.00 4.00 - Map
Cambridgeshire 7,11 Chatteris Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 2.88 4.00 3.00 - Map
Cambridgeshire 7,12 Wisbech Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 0.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Gloucestershire 7,1 Olveston Sæweald, abbot of Bath - Ælfsige, abbot of Bath - 5.00 5.00 4.00 - Map
Gloucestershire 7,2 Cold Ashton - - Ælfsige, abbot of Bath - 5.00 4.00 4.00 - Map
Gloucestershire 78,1 Windrush Elsi Wulfric 'of Windrush' - Alsige of Faringdon - 1.16 1.00 2.70 - Map
Gloucestershire 78,1 Windrush Elsi Tovi Wendish - Alsige of Faringdon - 1.16 1.00 2.70 - Map
Gloucestershire 78,1 Windrush Elsi Leofwine 'of Windrush' - Alsige of Faringdon - 1.16 1.00 2.70 - Map
Gloucestershire 78,12 Longley Elsi Alsige of Faringdon - Alsige of Faringdon - 5.00 5.00 3.00 - Map
Hertfordshire 11,1 Therfield Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 10.25 12.00 11.00 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,1 Little Stukeley Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 4.00 4.50 3.00 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,2 Abbots Ripton Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 10.00 8.00 8.00 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,3 Broughton Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 4.00 9.00 10.00 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,4 Wistow Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 9.00 9.00 8.00 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,5 Upwood Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 10.00 10.00 9.00 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,7 St Ives Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 20.00 20.00 16.00 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,8 Houghton Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 7.00 8.00 8.00 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,9 Wyton Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 7.00 7.00 7.00 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,10 Bluntisham Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 0.50 0.20 0.00 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,11 Warboys Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 10.00 12.00 12.00 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,12 Sawtry Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 7.63 5.00 5.00 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,13 Elton Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 10.00 14.00 16.00 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,16 Hemingford Abbots Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 18.00 11.00 10.00 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,19 Offord D'Arcy Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 4.00 4.00 4.00 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,20 Dillington Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 6.00 6.00 4.00 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,22 Bythorn Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 4.00 5.00 4.00 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,23 Brington Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 4.00 4.00 4.00 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,24 Old Weston Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 10.00 10.00 10.00 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,25 Steeple Gidding Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 7.00 5.00 5.00 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,26 Ellington Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 10.00 10.00 9.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 10,1 Quarrington Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 1.75 2.00 4.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 10,2 Old Sleaford Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 1.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 10,2 Old Sleaford 1 sokeman Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 0.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 10,3 Cranwell Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 6.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 10,4 Threekingham Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 0.50 0.20 0.25 - Map
Lincolnshire 10,5 Coteland Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 0.50 0.00 0.00 - Map
Norfolk 16,1 Hilgay Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 2.00 4.00 3.50 - Map
Norfolk 16,1 Wimbotsham Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 2.00 4.00 3.00 - Map
Norfolk 16,2 Snore Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 0.50 0.50 0.50 - Map
Norfolk 16,2 West Dereham 3 sokemen Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 0.05 0.10 0.05 - Map
Norfolk 16,2 Fordham Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 0.20 0.10 0.13 - Map
Norfolk 16,2 Fordham 1 free man Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 24.00 0.20 0.15 - Map
Norfolk 16,2 Outwell Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 0.00 0.20 0.25 - Map
Norfolk 16,3 Walsoken Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 1.00 1.00 1.00 - Map
Norfolk 16,3 Walsoken 7 free men Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 0.11 0.00 0.00 - Map
Norfolk 16,4 Brancaster Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 0.00 10.00 10.00 - Map
Norfolk 16,5 Ringstead Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 0.00 6.00 5.50 - Map
Norfolk 16,5 Ringstead 22 sokemen Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 1.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Northamptonshire 9,1 Halefield Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 1.50 0.20 0.25 - Map
Northamptonshire 9,2 Lutton Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 0.50 0.10 0.10 - Map
Northamptonshire 9,3 Elton Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 0.50 0.20 0.25 - Map
Northamptonshire 9,4 Hemington Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 2.50 0.50 1.00 - Map
Northamptonshire 9,5 Barnwell Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 6.00 1.50 4.00 - Map
Northamptonshire 9,6 Wishton and Denton Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 3.00 1.50 4.00 - Map
Northamptonshire 9,6 Whiston and Denton Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey - 3.00 1.50 0.00 - Map
Oxfordshire 58,28 Radcot Alsi - - Alsige of Faringdon - 2.00 2.00 4.00 - Map
Oxfordshire 58,29 Shipton-under-Wychwood Alsi Harold, earl - Alsige of Faringdon - 2.00 2.00 2.00 - Map
Somerset 7,1 Bath Sæweald, abbot of Bath - Ælfsige, abbot of Bath - 0.00 2.00 2.00 A Map
Somerset 7,2 Priston Sæweald, abbot of Bath - Ælfsige, abbot of Bath - 6.00 6.00 6.00 A Map
Somerset 7,3 Stanton Prior Sæweald, abbot of Bath - Ælfsige, abbot of Bath - 3.00 3.00 3.00 A Map
Somerset 7,5 Weston Sæweald, abbot of Bath - Ælfsige, abbot of Bath - 15.00 8.00 10.00 A Map
Somerset 7,6 Bathford Sæweald, abbot of Bath - Ælfsige, abbot of Bath - 10.00 10.00 10.00 A Map
Somerset 7,7 Monkton Combe Sæweald, abbot of Bath - Ælfsige, abbot of Bath - 9.00 7.00 8.00 A Map
Somerset 7,9 Lyncombe Sæweald, abbot of Bath - Ælfsige, abbot of Bath - 10.00 6.00 8.00 A Map
Somerset 7,13 Corston Sæweald, abbot of Bath - Ælfsige, abbot of Bath - 10.00 7.00 8.00 A Map
Somerset 7,14 Eversy Sæweald, abbot of Bath - Ælfsige, abbot of Bath - 1.00 1.00 1.00 A Map
Somerset 7,15 Ashwick Sæweald, abbot of Bath - Ælfsige, abbot of Bath - 0.50 0.17 0.17 A Map
Warwickshire 44,10 Fillongley Alsi Alsige 'of Fillongley' - Alsige 'of Fillongley' - 0.50 1.50 1.50 - Map
Yorkshire 29W3 Darfield Alsi Alsige 'of Darfield' - Alsige son of Karski - 2.00 1.00 0.80 - Map
Yorkshire 29W3 Darfield Alsi Ketilbert 'of Brandesburton' - Alsige son of Karski - 2.00 1.00 0.80 - Map
Total               435.02 426.77 403.40  

Tenant-in-Chief 1086 subtenanted estates

Shire Phil. ref. Vill TIC DB Spelling Holder 1066 Lord 1066 Tenant-in-Chief 1086 1086 subtenant Fiscal value 1066 value 1086 value TIC ID conf. Show on map
Bedfordshire 8,4 Wyboston Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey Eudo the steward 0.38 0.07 0.07 - Map
Bedfordshire 8,5 Little Barford Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey Eudo the steward 5.00 4.00 4.00 - Map
Bedfordshire 8,6 Clifton Leofwine 'of Clifton' Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey Leofwine 'of Clifton' 1.00 1.00 0.50 - Map
Cambridgeshire 7,1 Bourn Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey 2 knights 1.00 0.50 0.50 - Map
Cambridgeshire 7,2 Longstowe Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey Guy d'Eu 2.00 6.00 2.50 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,1 Little Stukeley Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey Hugh 'of Little Stukeley' 1.50 0.75 0.75 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,1 Little Stukeley Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey Richard 'of Little Stukeley' 1.50 0.75 0.75 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,6 Holywell Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey Alweald 'of Holywell' 8.00 7.50 7.50 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,14 Lutton Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey Eadric 'of Lutton' 2.50 2.00 1.00 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,15 Yelling Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey Swein of Essex 5.00 4.00 4.00 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,17 Hemingford Abbots Godric 'of Hemingford Abbots' Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey Ralph fitzOsmund 1.00 0.50 0.15 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,18 Hemingford Grey Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey Aubrey de Vere 5.00 3.00 3.00 - Map
Huntingdonshire 6,21 Great Gidding Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey Lunen 1.00 1.50 1.50 - Map
Huntingdonshire D8 Hemingford Abbots Godric 'of Hemingford Abbots' Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey Ralph fitzOsmund 1.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Norfolk 16,6 Burnham 1 free man Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey Roger Bigod 0.50 0.50 0.50 - Map
Somerset 7,4 Wilmington 1 thegn Sæweald, abbot of Bath Ælfsige, abbot of Bath Walter Hose 3.00 3.00 3.00 A Map
Somerset 7,8 Charlcombe 1 thegn Sæweald, abbot of Bath Ælfsige, abbot of Bath William Hose 4.00 2.50 6.00 A Map
Somerset 7,10 Batheaston Wulfweald, abbot of Chertsey Sæweald, abbot of Bath Ælfsige, abbot of Bath Walter Hose 1.50 1.50 2.00 A Map
Somerset 7,11 Bathampton 1 thegn Sæweald, abbot of Bath Ælfsige, abbot of Bath Hugh the interpreter 3.00 3.00 4.00 A Map
Somerset 7,11 Bathampton 1 thegn Sæweald, abbot of Bath Ælfsige, abbot of Bath Colgrim the Englishman 2.00 1.50 1.50 A Map
Somerset 7,12 Woodwick 1 monk of Bath Sæweald, abbot of Bath Ælfsige, abbot of Bath Ranulph Flambard 2.50 1.00 1.00 A Map
Total               52.38 44.57 44.22  

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
Berkshire 1,34 Great Faringdon Alsi - - William, king Alsige of Faringdon 4.00 0.00 1.50 - Map
Berkshire 1,40 Littleworth Alsi Alsige of Faringdon Harold, earl William, king Alsige of Faringdon 2.00 1.94 1.65 - Map
Essex B3a Colchester Alfsius - - William, king Alsige, burgess of Colchester 0.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Essex B3a Colchester Alfsius - - William, king Alsige, burgess of Colchester 0.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Gloucestershire 1,66 Great Barrington Elsi Tovi Wendish Harold, earl William, king Alsige of Faringdon 4.00 7.00 7.00 - Map
Northamptonshire B5 Northampton Ælfwine, abbot of Ramsey - William, king Ælfsige, abbot of Ramsey 0.00 0.07 0.07 - Map
Total               10.00 9.01 10.22  

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