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Azelin


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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: Azelin, Azelinus, Schelin

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 53,32 Harrowden Azelinus Azelin the man of Earl Tosti Tosti, earl Judith, countess unnamed canons of Bedford 3.00 2.00 1.50 - Map
Bedfordshire 53,33 Cardington Azelinus Azelin the man of Earl Tosti Tosti, earl Judith, countess Hugh de Beauchamp 3.33 2.00 2.00 - Map
Total               6.33 4.00 3.50  

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
Dorset 54,6 Shillingstone Schelin Harold, earl - Azelin 'of Shillingstone' - 16.00 16.00 19.00 - Map
Somerset 45,15 Foddington Schelin Beorhtweard 'of Merriott' - Azelin 'of Shillingstone' - 1.38 1.00 1.00 - Map
Total               17.38 17.00 20.00  

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 7,27 Milton Azelinus Ordric, abbot of Abingdon - Reynold, abbot of Abingdon Azelin 'of Milton' 2.25 0.00 1.82 - Map
Derbyshire 9,2 Etwall Dunstan 'of Gedling' - Geoffrey Alselin Azelin 'of Eggington' 1.00 1.00 0.22 - Map
Derbyshire 9,4 Eggington Toki son of Auti, antecessor of Geoffrey Alselin - Geoffrey Alselin Azelin 'of Eggington' 4.00 8.00 3.00 - Map
Dorset 40,5 Dudsbury Azelinus Godwine 'of Dudsbury' - Waleran the huntsman Azelin 'of Buttermere' 1.00 1.00 1.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 24,86 Little Lavington Ulf Fenisc - Gilbert of Ghent Azelin 'of Lavington' 4.00 5.00 5.00 - Map
Northamptonshire 6a,23 Titchmarsh Leofric, abbot of Peterborough, Burton, Thorney, and Coventry - Turold, abbot of Peterborough Azelin 'of Titchmarsh' 3.25 1.00 2.75 - Map
Somerset 5,9 East Harptree Azelin Ælfric Cild - Geoffrey, bishop of Coutances Azelin 'of Harptree' 3.00 12.00 12.00 - Map
Somerset 5,9 East Harptree Azelin Wulfwig 'of East Harptree' - Geoffrey, bishop of Coutances Azelin 'of Harptree' 2.00 8.00 8.00 - Map
Somerset 5,10 Hutton Azelin 2 thegns Æthelnoth, abbot of Glastonbury Geoffrey, bishop of Coutances Azelin 'of Harptree' 5.00 4.00 3.00 - Map
Somerset 5,11 Elborough Azelin Alweard 'of Elborough' Æthelnoth, abbot of Glastonbury Geoffrey, bishop of Coutances Azelin 'of Harptree' 3.00 3.00 2.00 - Map
Somerset 5,21 Bishopsworth Azelin Eadric Cild - Geoffrey, bishop of Coutances Azelin 'of Harptree' 1.50 1.00 1.50 - Map
Somerset 5,22 Weston in Gordano Azelin Beorhtnoth 'of Trent' - Geoffrey, bishop of Coutances Azelin 'of Harptree' 7.00 4.50 4.50 - Map
Somerset 5,36 Langridge Azelin Alsige 'of Langridge' - Geoffrey, bishop of Coutances Azelin 'of Harptree' 2.50 2.00 3.00 - Map
Somerset 5,49 Babington Azelin 2 thegns - Geoffrey, bishop of Coutances Azelin 'of Harptree' 5.00 2.00 3.00 - Map
Somerset 5,50 Middlecote Azelin 2 thegns Æthelnoth, abbot of Glastonbury Geoffrey, bishop of Coutances Azelin 'of Harptree' 5.50 2.00 4.00 - Map
Somerset 5,58 Farrington Gurney Azelinus Beorhtmær 'of Farrington Gurney' - Geoffrey, bishop of Coutances Azelin 'of Harptree' 5.00 2.50 4.00 - Map
Somerset 5,59 Ston Easton Azelin Sæwulf 'of Tickenham' - Geoffrey, bishop of Coutances Azelin 'of Harptree' 2.00 1.56 1.56 - Map
Somerset 5,59 Ston Easton Azelin Ælfric Cild - Geoffrey, bishop of Coutances Azelin 'of Harptree' 2.00 1.56 1.56 - Map
Somerset 5,59 Ston Easton Azelin Wulfsige 'of Ston Easton' - Geoffrey, bishop of Coutances Azelin 'of Harptree' 0.50 0.39 0.39 - Map
Somerset 5,60 West Harptree Azelin Eadric Cild - Geoffrey, bishop of Coutances Azelin 'of Harptree' 5.00 2.00 2.00 - Map
Somerset 5,70 Stowell Azelin Thormund 'of Winterborne' - Geoffrey, bishop of Coutances Azelin 'of Harptree' 3.00 2.00 3.00 - Map
Somerset 8,24 Westcombe Azelinus Ælfhild the abbot's mother Æthelnoth, abbot of Glastonbury Thurstan, abbot of Glastonbury Azelin 'of Harptree' 7.75 1.00 4.50 - Map
Somerset 8,25 Mells Azelinus 2 thegns Æthelnoth, abbot of Glastonbury Geoffrey, bishop of Coutances Azelin 'of Harptree' 5.50 1.25 1.25 - Map
Somerset 22,28 Lyde Azelinus Godwine 'of Lyde' - Roger Arundel Azelin 'of Lyde' 1.00 1.00 1.00 - Map
Somerset 22,28 Lyde Azelinus Særic 'of Somerset' - Roger Arundel Azelin 'of Lyde' 1.00 1.00 1.00 - Map
Staffordshire 8,14 Coton Azelinus Æthelmund 'of Shropshire' - Roger, earl Azelin 'of Colton' 2.00 1.00 1.00 - Map
Staffordshire 8,15 Colton Azelinus Æthelmund 'of Shropshire' - Roger, earl Azelin 'of Colton' 1.00 2.00 2.00 - Map
Staffordshire 8,16 Colt Azelinus Almær 'of Colt' - Roger, earl Azelin 'of Colton' 0.50 0.00 0.00 - Map
Staffordshire 8,17 Mavesyn Ridware Azelinus 5 Englishmen - Roger, earl Azelin 'of Colton' 1.50 1.00 1.00 - Map
Staffordshire 8,18 Loxley Azelinus Edmund 'of Blithfield' - Roger, earl Azelin 'of Colton' 0.25 1.00 1.00 - Map
Sussex 10,1 Pevensey - - Robert, count of Mortain Azelin 'of Ratton' 0.00 0.00 0.48 - Map
Sussex 10,31 Ratton - - Robert, count of Mortain Azelin 'of Ratton' 1.00 0.00 1.13 - Map
Wiltshire 24,27 Poole Keynes Azelinus Wulfwynn of Creslow - Edward of Salisbury Azelin 'of Poole Keynes' 5.00 5.00 6.00 - Map
Wiltshire 24,36 Deptford Azelinus Osweard 'of Deptford' - Edward of Salisbury Azelin 'of Poole Keynes' 1.00 0.50 1.00 - Map
Wiltshire 24,36 Deptford Godwine 'of Deptford' - Edward of Salisbury Azelin 'of Poole Keynes' 1.00 0.50 1.00 - Map
Wiltshire 37,3 Buttermere Azelinus 8 thegns - Waleran the huntsman Azelin 'of Buttermere' 1.25 1.00 1.00 - Map
Wiltshire 37,6 Stanley Azelinus Selewine 'of Stanley' - Waleran the huntsman Azelin 'of Buttermere' 1.75 0.75 1.50 - Map
Total               99.00 81.51 92.16  

Sub-subtenant in 1086

Shire Phil. ref. Vill Sub-subtenant DB Spelling Holder 1066 Lord 1066 Tenant-in-Chief 1086 1086 subtenant Fiscal value 1066 value 1086 value Sub-subtenant ID conf. Show on map
Cheshire FD2,3 Golftyn Leofnoth 'of Caldy' - Hugh, earl Robert of Rhuddlan 1.00 0.50 0.50 - Map
Sussex 10,66 Little Horsted Wulfhere 'of Little Horsted' Edward, king Robert, count of Mortain Ranulph 'the man of Robert, count of Mortain' 1.00 0.87 0.52 - Map
Total               2.00 1.37 1.02  

People of this name

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