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Giso


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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: Giso

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
Somerset 1,2 Wedmore Giso Giso, bishop of Wells Edward, king William, king Giso, bishop of Wells 0.00 12.00 12.00 - Map
Somerset 6,1 Wells Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells - 14.00 30.00 30.00 B Map
Somerset 6,1 Wells Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Alweard Croc 1.00 0.75 0.75 - Map
Somerset 6,1 Wells Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Eadric 'of Wells' 1.00 0.75 0.75 - Map
Somerset 6,1 Wells Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Fastrad 6.00 4.88 4.88 D Map
Somerset 6,1 Wells Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Richard 'the man of Giso, bishop of Wells' 5.00 4.06 4.06 D Map
Somerset 6,1 Wells Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Erneis 'of Evercreech' 5.00 4.06 4.06 D Map
Somerset 6,1 Wells Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Fastrad 2.00 1.75 1.75 D Map
Somerset 6,1 Wells Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Ralph Crooked-Hands 2.00 1.75 1.75 D Map
Somerset 6,1 Wells Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells unnamed wife of Manasses 2.00 1.00 1.00 D Map
Somerset 6,3 Kingsbury Episcopi Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells - 12.00 12.00 12.00 B Map
Somerset 6,3 Kingsbury Episcopi Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells 3 knights and 1 clerk 8.00 8.00 8.00 B Map
Somerset 6,4 Chard Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells - 6.00 12.00 12.00 B Map
Somerset 6,4 Chard Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells 1 thegn 2.00 4.00 4.00 B Map
Somerset 6,5 Litnes Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells - 2.00 2.00 2.00 B Map
Somerset 6,6 Wiveliscombe Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells - 6.00 10.00 10.00 B Map
Somerset 6,6 Wiveliscombe Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells 3 knights 9.00 15.00 15.00 D Map
Somerset 6,7 Wellington Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells - 12.00 24.00 24.00 B Map
Somerset 6,7 Wellington Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells John the usher 2.00 1.00 1.00 C Map
Somerset 6,8 Bishops Lydeard Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells - 6.75 10.00 10.00 B Map
Somerset 6,8 Bishops Lydeard Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells 2 knights 3.00 3.00 3.00 B Map
Somerset 6,10 Evercreech Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells - 5.25 10.00 10.00 B Map
Somerset 6,10 Evercreech Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells 1 English priest and 2 Englishmen 5.25 4.00 4.00 D Map
Somerset 6,10 Evercreech Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Macharius 'of Evercreech' 1.50 1.00 1.00 D Map
Somerset 6,10 Evercreech Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Erneis 'of Evercreech' 7.00 4.00 4.00 D Map
Somerset 6,10 Evercreech Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Ildebert 'of Milton Clevedon' 1.00 0.50 0.50 D Map
Somerset 6,11 Westbury sub Mendip Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells - 6.00 8.00 8.00 B Map
Somerset 6,13 Chew Magna Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells - 10.25 30.00 30.00 B Map
Somerset 6,13 Chew Magna Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Wulfric 'of Chew Magna' 2.00 1.50 1.50 D Map
Somerset 6,13 Chew Magna Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Stephen 'of Chew Magna' 5.00 3.00 3.00 D Map
Somerset 6,13 Chew Magna Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Rohard 6.00 5.00 5.00 D Map
Somerset 6,15 Wedmore Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells - 11.00 20.00 17.00 B Map
Somerset 6,18 Milverton Giso Giso, bishop of Wells - William, king - 0.25 0.00 0.00 A Map
Total               167.25 249.00 246.00  

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
Somerset 6,13 Chew Magna 1 thegn Giso, bishop of Wells Giso, bishop of Wells Ælfric of Stowey 1.75 1.50 1.50 - Map
Somerset 6,13 Chew Magna 1 thegn Giso, bishop of Wells Giso, bishop of Wells Richard 'the man of Giso, bishop of Wells' 5.00 2.00 2.00 - Map
Somerset 22,20 Ash Priors Sæwine 'of Devon' Giso, bishop of Wells Roger Arundel Givold 'of Ash Priors' 1.25 1.50 1.50 A Map
Somerset 6,1 Wells unnamed canons of Wells Giso, bishop of Wells Giso, bishop of Wells unnamed canons of Wells in 1086 14.00 12.00 12.00 - Map
Somerset 6,16 Wanstrow unnamed canons of Wells Giso, bishop of Wells Giso, bishop of Wells unnamed canons of Wells in 1086 4.00 4.00 3.00 - Map
Somerset 6,17 Litton unnamed canons of Wells Giso, bishop of Wells Giso, bishop of Wells unnamed canons of Wells in 1086 8.50 5.00 5.00 - Map
Total               34.50 26.00 25.00  

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
Somerset 6,2 Combe St Nicholas Azur son of Thorth - Giso, bishop of Wells - 20.00 10.00 18.00 A Map
Somerset 6,1 Wells Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells - 14.00 30.00 30.00 A Map
Somerset 6,3 Kingsbury Episcopi Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells - 12.00 12.00 12.00 A Map
Somerset 6,4 Chard Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells - 6.00 12.00 12.00 A Map
Somerset 6,5 Litnes Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells - 2.00 2.00 2.00 A Map
Somerset 6,6 Wiveliscombe Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells - 6.00 10.00 10.00 A Map
Somerset 6,7 Wellington Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells - 12.00 24.00 24.00 A Map
Somerset 6,8 Bishops Lydeard Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells - 6.75 10.00 10.00 A Map
Somerset 6,10 Evercreech Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells - 5.25 10.00 10.00 A Map
Somerset 6,11 Westbury sub Mendip Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells - 6.00 8.00 8.00 A Map
Somerset 6,13 Chew Magna Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells - 10.25 30.00 30.00 A Map
Somerset 6,15 Wedmore Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells - 11.00 20.00 17.00 A Map
Somerset 6,9 Banwell Harold, earl - Giso, bishop of Wells - 13.00 15.00 15.00 A Map
Somerset 6,14 Yatton John the Dane - Giso, bishop of Wells - 10.00 6.00 6.00 A Map
Somerset 6,7 Wellington Ælfgifu 'of Churchstanton' - Giso, bishop of Wells - 1.00 1.50 1.50 A Map
Total               135.25 200.50 205.50  

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
Somerset 6,13 Chew Magna 1 thegn Giso, bishop of Wells Giso, bishop of Wells Ælfric of Stowey 1.75 1.50 1.50 A Map
Somerset 6,13 Chew Magna 1 thegn Giso, bishop of Wells Giso, bishop of Wells Richard 'the man of Giso, bishop of Wells' 5.00 2.00 2.00 A Map
Somerset 6,12 Winsham Alsige 'of Castle Cary' - Giso, bishop of Wells Osmund 'of Winsham' 10.00 6.00 10.00 A Map
Somerset 6,1 Wells Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Alweard Croc 1.00 0.75 0.75 A Map
Somerset 6,1 Wells Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Eadric 'of Wells' 1.00 0.75 0.75 A Map
Somerset 6,1 Wells Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Fastrad 6.00 4.88 4.88 A Map
Somerset 6,1 Wells Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Richard 'the man of Giso, bishop of Wells' 5.00 4.06 4.06 A Map
Somerset 6,1 Wells Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Erneis 'of Evercreech' 5.00 4.06 4.06 A Map
Somerset 6,1 Wells Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Fastrad 2.00 1.75 1.75 A Map
Somerset 6,1 Wells Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Ralph Crooked-Hands 2.00 1.75 1.75 A Map
Somerset 6,3 Kingsbury Episcopi Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells 3 knights and 1 clerk 8.00 8.00 8.00 A Map
Somerset 6,4 Chard Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells 1 thegn 2.00 4.00 4.00 A Map
Somerset 6,6 Wiveliscombe Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells 3 knights 9.00 15.00 15.00 A Map
Somerset 6,7 Wellington Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells John the usher 2.00 1.00 1.00 A Map
Somerset 6,8 Bishops Lydeard Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells 2 knights 3.00 3.00 3.00 A Map
Somerset 6,10 Evercreech Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells 1 English priest and 2 Englishmen 5.25 4.00 4.00 A Map
Somerset 6,10 Evercreech Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Macharius 'of Evercreech' 1.50 1.00 1.00 A Map
Somerset 6,10 Evercreech Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Erneis 'of Evercreech' 7.00 4.00 4.00 A Map
Somerset 6,10 Evercreech Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Ildebert 'of Milton Clevedon' 1.00 0.50 0.50 A Map
Somerset 6,13 Chew Magna Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Wulfric 'of Chew Magna' 2.00 1.50 1.50 A Map
Somerset 6,13 Chew Magna Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Stephen 'of Chew Magna' 5.00 3.00 3.00 A Map
Somerset 6,13 Chew Magna Giso, bishop of Wells - Giso, bishop of Wells Rohard 6.00 5.00 5.00 A Map
Somerset 6,9 Banwell Harold, earl - Giso, bishop of Wells Alwig son of Banna 1.00 0.50 0.50 A Map
Somerset 6,9 Banwell Harold, earl - Giso, bishop of Wells Ordwulf of Broadclyst 0.00 0.17 0.17 A Map
Somerset 6,9 Banwell Harold, earl - Giso, bishop of Wells Serlo de Burcy 3.00 6.00 3.00 A Map
Somerset 6,9 Banwell Harold, earl - Giso, bishop of Wells Ralph Crooked-Hands 5.50 5.00 5.00 A Map
Somerset 6,9 Banwell Harold, earl - Giso, bishop of Wells Rohard 5.50 4.00 5.00 A Map
Somerset 6,9 Banwell Harold, earl - Giso, bishop of Wells Fastrad 1.00 1.00 1.00 A Map
Somerset 6,9 Banwell Harold, earl - Giso, bishop of Wells Bovo 'of Banwell' 1.00 0.50 0.50 A Map
Somerset 6,14 Wemberham Harold, earl - Giso, bishop of Wells Ildebert 'of Milton Clevedon' 0.00 0.00 0.00 A Map
Somerset 6,14 Yatton John the Dane - Giso, bishop of Wells Fastrad 5.00 1.00 4.00 A Map
Somerset 6,14 Yatton John the Dane - Giso, bishop of Wells Ildebert 'of Milton Clevedon' 3.00 3.00 5.00 A Map
Somerset 6,14 Yatton John the Dane - Giso, bishop of Wells Bentelin the archdeacon 1.00 1.00 1.00 A Map
Somerset 6,1 Wells unnamed canons of Wells Giso, bishop of Wells Giso, bishop of Wells unnamed canons of Wells in 1086 14.00 12.00 12.00 A Map
Somerset 6,16 Wanstrow unnamed canons of Wells Giso, bishop of Wells Giso, bishop of Wells unnamed canons of Wells in 1086 4.00 4.00 3.00 A Map
Somerset 6,17 Litton unnamed canons of Wells Giso, bishop of Wells Giso, bishop of Wells unnamed canons of Wells in 1086 8.50 5.00 5.00 A Map
Somerset 6,14 Yatton Æthelrun 'of Yatton' John the Dane Giso, bishop of Wells Ildebert 'of Milton Clevedon' 1.00 1.00 0.00 A Map
Total               144.00 121.67 126.67  

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
Somerset 1,21 Congresbury Giso Harold, earl - William, king Giso, bishop of Wells 1.00 4.00 4.00 A Map
Total               1.00 4.00 4.00  

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