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[Image: Excerpt from the Domesday Book]
[Image: Durham Liber Vitae, folio 38r (extract)]

Modgifu


Author: SDB
Editorial Status: unknown

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: Modephefe, Modeua, Modgeua

Forms in modern scholarship:

  von Feilitzen head forms: 

  Phillimore edition: 

  Alecto edition: 

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
Suffolk 6,110 Stratton Modgeua Modgifu of Colcarr Eadric of Laxfield Robert Malet Bernard of London 0.06 0.25 0.21 - Map
Suffolk 11,4 Wortham Modgeua Modgifu 'of Wortham' Baldwin, abbot of Bury St Edmunds Ralph de Beaufour Richard de Saint-Clair 1.50 2.00 5.00 - Map
Suffolk 11,5 Brome Modgeua Modgifu 'of Wortham' - Ralph de Beaufour - 0.07 0.05 0.05 - Map
Yorkshire C5 York Modeua Modgifu 'of York' - William, king Nigel Fossard 0.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Total               1.63 2.30 5.26  

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
Norfolk 4,50 Shelfanger Modephefe - - Alan, count Modgifu of Colcarr 2.00 2.00 2.00 - Map
Total               2.00 2.00 2.00  

People of this name

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