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Ælfstan


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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: Alestan, Alestanus, Alfstanus, Alstan, Astan

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
Bedfordshire 18,1 Sundon Alestan Ælfstan of Boscombe Edward, king William d'Eu - 10.00 20.00 10.00 - Map
Bedfordshire 18,4 Edworth Alestan Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu 1 knight 6.38 8.10 6.48 - Map
Bedfordshire 18,6 Arlesey Alestan Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu Bernard 'of Arlesey' 5.50 6.24 6.24 - Map
Berkshire 23,1 Padworth Alestan Ælfstan of Boscombe Edward, king William d'Eu Jocelin 'of East Hanney' 2.50 2.50 2.00 - Map
Dorset 34,1 Thornton Alestan Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu William Belet 2.00 2.00 2.00 - Map
Dorset 34,9 Wynford Eagle Alestanus Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu - 14.00 12.00 19.00 - Map
Dorset 34,10 Frome Vauchurch Alestanus Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu Ansfrid 'of Frome Vauchurch' 6.00 3.00 4.00 - Map
Dorset 34,11 Long Crichel Alestan Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu - 12.00 10.00 15.00 - Map
Dorset 34,13 Elworth Alestan Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu Ansfrid 'of Frome Vauchurch' 2.00 3.00 3.00 - Map
Gloucestershire 31,4 Wyegate Alestan Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu - 6.00 3.00 0.00 - Map
Gloucestershire 31,7 Duntisbourne Alestan Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu - 5.50 10.00 8.00 - Map
Gloucestershire 31,11 Badgeworth Alestan Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu - 8.00 15.00 13.00 - Map
Gloucestershire 58,4 Frampton Cotterell Alestan Ælfstan of Boscombe - Walter the crossbowman I - 5.00 8.00 3.00 - Map
Hampshire 1,32 Slacham Alestan Ælfstan of Boscombe Edward, king William, king - 0.50 1.25 0.00 B Map
Hampshire 32,4 Silchester Alestan Ælfstan of Boscombe Edward, king William d'Eu Ralph Bloiet 5.00 5.00 6.00 B Map
Hertfordshire 28,1 Graveley Alestan Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu - 0.25 0.00 0.00 - Map
Hertfordshire 28,2 Welwyn Alestan Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu - 0.00 0.20 0.15 - Map
Hertfordshire 28,3 Welwyn Alestan Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu William de la Mere 1.00 2.00 0.80 - Map
Hertfordshire 28,4 Weston Alestanus Ælfstan of Boscombe Edward, king William d'Eu - 10.00 30.00 20.00 - Map
Hertfordshire 28,6 Clothall Alestan Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu - 0.15 0.20 0.12 - Map
Hertfordshire 28,8 Offley Alestan Ælfstan of Boscombe Edward, king William d'Eu William de la Mere 8.07 15.00 11.00 - Map
Hertfordshire 36,1 Datchworth Astan Ælfstan, man of Almær of Bennington Almær of Bennington Peter de Valognes - 0.13 0.30 0.30 - Map
Somerset 19,61 Eckweek Alestan Ælfstan of Boscombe - Robert, count of Mortain Alfred the butler 0.25 0.50 0.50 - Map
Somerset 26,1 Whatley Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu - 1.00 0.50 0.50 - Map
Somerset 26,2 Hinton St George Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu - 13.00 12.00 15.00 - Map
Somerset 26,3 Yeovilton Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu Ralph Bloiet 8.00 9.00 9.00 - Map
Somerset 26,4 Laverton Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu Herbert 'of Laverton' 10.00 7.00 8.00 - Map
Somerset 26,5 Hinton Blewitt Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu Ralph Bloiet 7.50 6.00 5.00 - Map
Somerset 26,5 Hinton Blewitt Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu Hugh Maltravers 0.50 0.15 0.15 - Map
Somerset 26,6 Yeovil Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu Hugh Maltravers 6.00 8.00 8.00 - Map
Somerset 26,7 Chilton Cantelo Alestan Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu Warner 'of Ditteridge' 1.00 0.50 0.50 - Map
Wiltshire 8,12 Bremhill Alestanus Ælfstan of Boscombe Beorhtric, abbot of Malmesbury Warin, abbot of Malmesbury William d'Eu 1.00 0.30 0.30 - Map
Wiltshire 32,1 Durnford Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu - 16.00 24.00 24.00 - Map
Wiltshire 32,2 Littleton Pannell Alestan Ælfstan of Boscombe Herman, bishop of Ramsbury William d'Eu William d'Audrieu 6.25 10.00 8.00 - Map
Wiltshire 32,3 Compton Bassett Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu William d'Audrieu 6.00 5.00 5.00 - Map
Wiltshire 32,4 Beversbrook Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu William de Mara 2.50 1.50 1.50 - Map
Wiltshire 32,5 Charlton Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu Hugh Maltravers 5.00 5.00 5.00 - Map
Wiltshire 32,6 Grafton Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu Hugh Maltravers 1.00 3.00 2.00 - Map
Wiltshire 32,7 Boscombe Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu Edward of Salisbury 7.00 10.00 10.00 - Map
Wiltshire 32,8 Cholderton Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu Bernard 'the man of William d'Eu' 3.47 5.00 9.00 - Map
Wiltshire 32,9 Hilmarton Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu Ralph Bloiet 9.00 7.00 7.00 - Map
Wiltshire 32,10 Codford Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu Bernard 'the man of William d'Eu' 1.50 4.00 3.00 - Map
Wiltshire 32,11 Ditteridge Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu Warner 'of Ditteridge' 0.75 0.64 0.64 - Map
Wiltshire 32,11 Ditteridge Alestanus Ælfstan of Boscombe Beorhtric, abbot of Malmesbury William d'Eu Warner 'of Ditteridge' 1.00 0.86 0.86 - Map
Wiltshire 32,12 Lackham Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu Ralph Bloiet 7.50 6.00 6.00 - Map
Wiltshire 32,13 Sevington Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu William 'the man of William d'Eu' 10.00 6.00 7.00 - Map
Wiltshire 32,14 Yatton Keynell Alestan Ælfstan of Boscombe - William d'Eu 1 Englishman 0.25 0.25 0.25 - Map
Total               235.45 288.99 266.29  

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
Bedfordshire 18,2 Streatley Alestan Godwine 'of Streatley' Ælfstan of Boscombe, thegn of Edward, king William d'Eu Walter the Fleming 1.00 2.00 1.50 - Map
Bedfordshire 18,3 Millow Alestan Godmær 'of Millow' Ælfstan of Boscombe William d'Eu - 0.50 0.50 0.50 - Map
Bedfordshire 18,4 Edworth Alestan 2 sokemen, men of Ælfstan of Boscombe Ælfstan of Boscombe William d'Eu 1 knight 1.50 1.90 1.52 - Map
Bedfordshire 18,6 Arlesey Alestan 1 sokeman, man of Ælfstan of Boscombe Ælfstan of Boscombe William d'Eu Bernard 'of Arlesey' 0.67 0.76 0.76 - Map
Bedfordshire 18,7 Campton Alestan Alwine 'of Campton' Ælfstan of Boscombe William d'Eu Fulbert 'of Campton' 0.50 0.25 0.25 - Map
Hertfordshire 28,3 Welwyn Alestan Ælfgeat the man of Ælfstan of Boscombe Ælfstan of Boscombe William d'Eu William de la Mere 1.00 2.00 0.80 - Map
Hertfordshire 28,5 Box Alestan Alweard 'of Sutton Scotney' Ælfstan of Boscombe William d'Eu - 2.75 3.00 2.50 - Map
Hertfordshire 28,7 Hinxworth Alestan 1 sokeman Ælfstan of Boscombe William d'Eu 2 knights 0.25 0.32 0.22 - Map
Total               8.17 10.73 8.05  

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 B3a Colchester Alfstanus - - William, king Ælfstan, burgess 0.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Essex B3a Colchester Alfstanus - - William, king Ælfstan, burgess 0.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Total               0.00 0.00 0.00  

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