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[Image: Durham Liber Vitae, folio 38r (extract)]

Grim


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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: Grim, Grimmus, Grimus

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
Cambridgeshire 14,76 Stetchworth Grim Grim 'of Stetchworth' Eadgifu the fair Alan, count - 0.50 0.50 0.50 - Map
Cambridgeshire 31,1 Meldreth Grim 'of Stetchworth' Wulfric, abbot of Ely Guy de Raimbeaucourt - 0.38 0.58 0.40 - Map
Cheshire 1,4 Elton Grim Grim 'of Cheshire' - Hugh, earl - 1.00 0.95 0.15 - Map
Cornwall 5,2,4 Lewarne Grim Grim 'of Thrushelton' - Robert, count of Mortain Reynold de Vautortes 0.25 0.20 0.10 - Map
Cornwall 5,2,20 Lewarne Grim Grim 'of Thrushelton' - Robert, count of Mortain Reynold de Vautortes 0.25 0.10 0.10 - Map
Cornwall 5,4,10 Amble Grim Grim 'of Thrushelton' - Robert, count of Mortain Thurstan the sheriff 0.50 0.50 0.30 - Map
Cornwall 5,4,13 Bodardle Grim Grim 'of Thrushelton' - Robert, count of Mortain Thurstan the sheriff 1.00 1.75 1.00 - Map
Devon 17,3 Thrushelton Grim Grim 'of Thrushelton' - Judhael of Totnes - 1.00 10.00 10.00 - Map
Devon 17,9 Ashleigh Grim Grim 'of Thrushelton' - Judhael of Totnes Ralph de La Pommeraye 0.38 1.50 1.25 - Map
Essex 1,18 Grimus Grim 'of Curling Tye' - William, king Grim 'of Curling Tye' 0.08 0.07 0.07 - Map
Essex 25,17 Boxted Grim Grim 'of Curling Tye' - Eudo the steward Arthur 'of Boxted' 1.00 1.00 2.00 - Map
Essex 33,5 Curling Tye Grimus Grim 'of Curling Tye' - Ralph Baynard Theodric Pointel 1.00 2.00 4.00 - Map
Essex 40,3 Little Maplestead Grimus Grim 'of Curling Tye' - John fitzWaleran Osmund 'of Maplestead' 0.50 2.00 1.50 - Map
Essex 83,1 Bowers Gifford Grimus Grim the reeve - Grim the reeve - 1.00 1.00 1.25 - Map
Essex 90,51 Lashley Hall Grimus Grim 'of Curling Tye' - Richard fitzGilbert Arnold 'of Finchingfield' 0.50 2.00 3.00 - Map
Essex 90,55 Borley Grimus Grim 'of Curling Tye' - Richard fitzGilbert Ansketil 'of Borley' 0.35 0.80 1.00 - Map
Gloucestershire 53,4 Culkerton Grim Grim 'of Culkerton' - Durand of Gloucester Roger d'Ivry 2.63 4.00 4.00 - Map
Herefordshire 1,71 Rowden Grim Grim 'of Rowden' - William, king Grimkil 'of Rowden' 1.00 0.60 0.50 - Map
Herefordshire 27,1 Marston Grim Grim 'of Marston' - Herman de Dreux - 1.00 0.60 0.34 - Map
Lincolnshire 34,2 Ulceby near Wootton Grim Grim 'of Ulceby' - Erneis de Buron - 2.00 2.50 4.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 34,4 Barnetby le Wold Grim Grim 'of Ulceby' - Erneis de Buron Wulfric 'of Goxhill' 2.33 0.30 0.27 - Map
Lincolnshire 34,5 Thornton Curtis, Burnham Grim Grim 'of Ulceby' - Erneis de Buron Wulfric 'of Goxhill' 0.25 0.80 0.40 - Map
Lincolnshire 34,6 Goxhill Grim Grim 'of Ulceby' - Erneis de Buron Wulfric 'of Goxhill' 1.25 1.50 2.00 - Map
Middlesex 9,3 Islington Grim Grim 'of Islington' Edward, king Geoffrey de Mandeville Gulbert 'of Islington' 0.50 1.00 0.60 - Map
Nottinghamshire 9,62 Grassthorpe Grim Grim 'of Grassthorpe' - Roger de Bully Roger de Louvetot 0.41 1.50 1.50 - Map
Nottinghamshire 9,63 Sutton on Trent Grim 'of Grassthorpe' - Roger de Bully Roger de Louvetot 0.06 0.00 0.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 9,70 Weston Grim Grim 'of Grassthorpe' - Roger de Bully Fulk de Lisors 0.13 0.58 0.42 - Map
Nottinghamshire 9,71 West Retford Grim Grim 'of Grassthorpe' - Roger de Bully Turold de Quièvrecourt 0.01 0.00 0.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 9,71 West Retford Grim Grim 'of Grassthorpe' - Roger de Bully Robert the bursar of Roger de Bully 0.01 0.00 0.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 9,71 West Retford Grim Grim 'of Grassthorpe' - Roger de Bully Fulk de Lisors 0.01 0.00 0.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 9,71 Odestorp Grim Grim 'of Grassthorpe' - Roger de Bully Fulk de Lisors 0.01 0.00 0.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 9,71 Odestorp Grim Grim 'of Grassthorpe' - Roger de Bully Turold de Quièvrecourt 0.01 0.00 0.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 9,71 Odestorp Grim Grim 'of Grassthorpe' - Roger de Bully Robert the bursar of Roger de Bully 0.01 0.00 0.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 9,112 Fenton Grim Grim 'of Grassthorpe' - Roger de Bully - 0.05 0.10 0.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 10,45 Watnall Grim Grim 'of Watnall' Siward 'of Watnall' William Peverel Jocelin 'of Watnall' 0.25 0.29 0.29 - Map
Shropshire 4,1,22 Dawley Grim Grim 'of Dawley' - Roger, earl William Pantulf 1.00 1.50 0.50 - Map
Suffolk 4,15 Middleton Grimus Grim 'of Middleton' Eadric son of Ingold Hugh, earl Roger Bigod 0.07 0.07 0.07 - Map
Suffolk 7,56 Ringshall Grimus Grim 'of Ringshall' Wulfric, abbot of Ely Roger Bigod William de Bourneville 0.83 1.00 1.50 - Map
Suffolk 7,87 Kirton Grimus Grim 'of Kirton' Northmann the sheriff Roger Bigod - 0.06 0.05 0.05 - Map
Suffolk 7,89 Guthestuna Grimus Grim 'of Kirton' Northmann the sheriff Roger Bigod - 0.06 0.00 0.04 - Map
Suffolk 14,123 Wyverstone Grimus Grim 'of Wyverstone' Baldwin, abbot of Bury St Edmunds Baldwin, abbot of Bury St Edmunds Roger Blund 0.16 0.20 0.17 - Map
Suffolk 36,6 Turchetlestuna Grimmus Grim 'of Brantham' Gyrth, earl Robert Gernon William d'Aunay 1.00 2.00 1.90 - Map
Suffolk 36,7 Brantham Grimus Grim 'of Brantham' Gyrth, earl Robert Gernon William d'Aunay 0.50 0.53 0.25 - Map
Warwickshire 22,12 Barton-on-the-Heath Grim 'of Barton-on-the-Heath' - Robert of Stafford Grim 'of Barton-on-the-Heath' 0.50 1.00 1.00 - Map
Warwickshire 34,1 Binton Grim Grim 'of Binton' - Gerin 'of Binton' - 5.00 2.00 3.00 - Map
Worcestershire 15,5 Rock Moor Grim Grim 'of Rock Moor' - Ralph de Tosny - 1.00 1.00 1.00 - Map
Yorkshire C12 York Grim Grim 'of York' - William, king Robert Malet 0.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Yorkshire C13 York Grim Grim 'of York' - William, king Erneis de Buron 0.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Yorkshire 1N73 Welburn in Kirkdale Grim Grim 'of Griff' - William, king - 1.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Yorkshire 1N75 West Newton in Oswaldkirk Grim Grim 'of Griff' - William, king - 1.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Yorkshire 1N78 Griff Grim Grim 'of Griff' - William, king - 2.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Yorkshire 1E10 Haywold Grim Grim 'of Haywold' - William, king - 2.50 0.50 0.50 - Map
Yorkshire 1E56 Raisthorpe Grim Grim 'of Haywold' - William, king - 1.50 1.00 1.00 - Map
Yorkshire 1W9 Harewood Grim Grim 'of Harewood' - William, king - 3.30 0.70 0.70 - Map
Yorkshire 5W21 Aughton near Aston Grim Grim 'of Aughton near Aston' - Robert, count of Mortain Richard de Sourdeval 0.25 0.70 0.17 - Map
Yorkshire 6N27 Thrintoft Grim Grim 'of Thrintoft' Gospatric son of Arnkil Alan, count Picot of Lascelles 0.88 0.14 0.14 - Map
Yorkshire 6N31 Morton on Swale Grim Grim 'of Thrintoft' Gamel son of Carl Alan, count Walter 'of Morton on Swale' 2.00 0.17 0.15 - Map
Yorkshire 13W20 Markenfield Grim Grim 'of Markenfield' - William de Percy Beornwulf 'of Yorkshire' 5.00 1.00 0.50 - Map
Yorkshire 13W21 Aismunderby in Littlethorpe Grim Grim 'of Markenfield' - William de Percy Beornwulf 'of Yorkshire' 2.00 1.00 0.50 - Map
Yorkshire 24W3 Acaster Selby Grim Grim 'of Stillingfleet' - Erneis de Buron Wulfric 'of Acaster Selby' 0.63 0.00 0.00 - Map
Yorkshire 24E1 West Cottingwith Grim Grim 'of Stillingfleet' - Erneis de Buron - 1.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Yorkshire 24E2 Stillingfleet Grim Grim 'of Stillingfleet' - Erneis de Buron Humphrey 'of Stillingfleet' 2.00 0.50 0.75 - Map
Yorkshire CW2 Oglethorpe Grim Grim 'of Oglethorpe' - - - 0.50 0.00 0.00 - Map
Total               57.35 53.78 54.83  

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
Essex 83,1 Bowers Gifford Grim the reeve - Grim the reeve - 1.00 1.00 1.25 - Map
Essex 83,1 Bowers Gifford 1 man - Grim the reeve - 1.00 1.00 1.25 - Map
Essex 83,2 Chadwell Grimus Godmann 'of Chadwell' - Grim the reeve - 0.17 0.10 0.08 - Map
Total               2.17 2.10 2.58  

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 1,18 Grimus Grim 'of Curling Tye' - William, king Grim 'of Curling Tye' 0.08 0.07 0.07 - Map
Warwickshire 22,12 Barton-on-the-Heath Grim Grim 'of Barton-on-the-Heath' - Robert of Stafford Grim 'of Barton-on-the-Heath' 0.50 1.00 1.00 - Map
Total               0.58 1.07 1.07  

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