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

Æthelstan


Author: SDB
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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: Achestanus, Adestan, Adestanus, Adstan, Adstanus, Aistan, Alestan, Athestanus, Estanus, estan

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
Essex 18,43 Thorrington Adstanus Æthelstan 'of Thorrington' - Odo, bishop of Bayeux Ralph fitzTurold 4.00 4.00 4.00 - Map
Lincolnshire T5 Adestan Æthelstan son of Godram - - - 0.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 4,9 Glentham Adestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Odo, bishop of Bayeux Wadard 0.63 0.40 1.50 - Map
Lincolnshire 12,20 Grainsby Adestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Alan, count Wimund 'of North Ormsby' 1.00 1.20 1.30 - Map
Lincolnshire 12,76 Gosberton Adestan Æthelstan son of Godram Ralph the staller Alan, count Gulfbert 'of Gosberton' 0.75 0.20 2.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 26,45 Swaton Adestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Colswein 'of Lincoln' - 0.50 0.25 0.25 - Map
Lincolnshire 30,33 Hagworthingham Adestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Drew de la Beuvrière Robert 'the man of Drew de la Beuvrière' 1.00 2.50 1.50 - Map
Lincolnshire 30,34 Anwick Æthelstan son of Godram - Drew de la Beuvrière - 0.69 1.20 1.25 - Map
Lincolnshire 30,35 Ruskington Æthelstan son of Godram - Drew de la Beuvrière - 0.75 1.00 1.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 57,10 Rippingale Adestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon Widald 'of Rippingale' 3.00 4.00 3.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 57,11 Laughton in Folkingham Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon Warner 'of Pointon' 5.30 0.50 0.50 - Map
Lincolnshire 57,13 Pointon Adestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon Warner 'of Pointon' 1.00 1.00 1.50 - Map
Lincolnshire 57,14 Scottlethorpe Adestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon - 1.00 1.00 0.50 - Map
Lincolnshire 57,19 Swaton Adestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon Warner 'of Pointon' 1.00 2.00 0.50 - Map
Lincolnshire 57,20 Horbling Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon - 0.75 0.00 0.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 57,21 Heydour Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon - 4.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 57,22 Welby Adestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon Ranulph 'of Welby' 4.00 2.00 3.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 57,27 Tytton in Wyberton Adestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon - 1.38 3.00 2.50 - Map
Lincolnshire 57,28 Frampton Adestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon - 4.25 3.50 3.50 - Map
Lincolnshire 57,30 Burton Pendwardine Adestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon - 10.00 6.00 8.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 57,31 Heckington Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon - 0.50 0.00 0.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 57,32 Aswarby Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon - 0.50 0.00 0.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 57,36 Wrangle Adestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon - 2.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 57,37 Fishtoft Adestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon - 9.00 8.00 10.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 57,44 Bicker Adestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon - 1.25 1.00 1.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 57,48 Houghton in Grantham Alestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon Vitalis 'of Osbournby' 3.31 4.00 3.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 57,49 Towthorpe in Londonthorpe Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon - 0.25 0.00 0.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 57,50 Holbeach, Whaplode Alestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon - 2.25 5.00 8.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 57,51 Long Sutton Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon - 1.50 0.00 0.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 57,52 Pinchbeck Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon - 2.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 57,53 Weston, Moulton Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon - 1.88 0.00 0.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 57,54 Spalding Alestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon - 1.38 2.00 2.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 57,55 Boothby Pagnell, Old Somerby Alestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon Godwine 'of Haceby' 1.00 1.00 1.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 57,56 Drayton Alestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon - 0.50 0.20 0.25 - Map
Lincolnshire CK65 Drayton Adestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon - 0.50 0.00 0.00 - Map
Lincolnshire CK65 Drayton Adestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Guy de Craon - 1.25 0.00 0.00 - Map
Norfolk 4,35 Saxthorpe Adstan Æthelstan 'of Saxthorpe' Harold, earl Alan, count Ribald 1.00 1.00 1.50 - Map
Nottinghamshire 9,120 Walkeringham Adestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Roger de Bully Roger de Louvetot 1.31 1.00 0.75 - Map
Nottinghamshire 18,6 Alwoldestorp Adestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Gilbert Tison - 0.50 1.00 0.50 - Map
Somerset 8,18 Butleigh Æthelstan 'of Lexworthy' Æthelnoth, abbot of Glastonbury Thurstan, abbot of Glastonbury Alweard 'of Butleigh' 0.50 0.25 0.50 - Map
Somerset 21,76 Lexworthy Adestan Æthelstan 'of Lexworthy' - Roger de Courseulles Geoffrey de Vautortes 0.25 2.00 2.00 - Map
Somerset 21,92 Barton St David Alestan Æthelstan 'of Lexworthy' - Roger de Courseulles Norman 'of Littleton' 1.50 2.00 1.50 - Map
Suffolk 1,19 Worlingham Adestanus Æthelstan 'of Worlingham' Wulfsige 'of Mutford' William, king - 0.33 0.00 0.00 - Map
Suffolk 1,55 Gapton Achestanus Æthelstan 'of Gapton' - William, king - 0.50 0.20 0.20 - Map
Suffolk 4,1 Framsden Adestanus Æthelstan 'of Framsden' - Hugh, earl - 0.33 16.00 25.00 - Map
Yorkshire 14E19 Holmpton Alestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Drew de la Beuvrière Walter 'the man of Drew de la Beuvrière' 1.33 1.33 0.17 - Map
Yorkshire 21W2 Swinton near Rotherham Adestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Gilbert Tison - 3.50 3.00 0.75 - Map
Yorkshire CE49 Holmpton Adestan Æthelstan son of Godram - Drew de la Beuvrière - 2.67 0.00 0.00 - Map
Total               87.79 82.73 93.92  

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
Herefordshire 13,1 Priors Frome Estanus Ælfgeat 'Priors Frome' Æthelstan, bishop of Hereford Henry de Ferrers - 2.25 3.00 3.00 - Map
Lincolnshire 30,37 Coningsby Ulf son of Tope Æthelstan son of Godram Drew de la Beuvrière - 0.13 0.00 0.00 - Map
Suffolk 4,2 Manuuic 1 free man Æthelstan 'of Framsden' Hugh, earl - 0.23 0.50 0.50 - Map
Suffolk 4,2 Manuuic Godric 'of Manuuic' Æthelstan 'of Framsden' Hugh, earl - 0.35 1.00 0.67 - Map
Suffolk 4,18 Cretingham Athestanus 4 free men Æthelstan 'of Framsden' Hugh, earl - 0.48 0.80 1.00 - Map
Suffolk 4,18 Cretingham Athestanus 3 free men Æthelstan 'of Framsden' Hugh, earl - 0.05 0.00 0.00 - Map
Suffolk 16,7 Cretingham estan Balki 'of Helmingham' Æthelstan 'of Framsden' Odo, bishop of Bayeux Ralph de Savenay 0.20 0.23 0.23 - Map
Suffolk 16,7 Cretingham estan 1 free man Æthelstan 'of Framsden' Odo, bishop of Bayeux - 0.32 0.37 0.37 - Map
Suffolk 16,26 Helmingham Aistan Balki 'of Helmingham' Æthelstan 'of Framsden' Odo, bishop of Bayeux - 0.33 0.50 0.50 - Map
Total               4.34 6.40 6.27  

Lord 2 1066

Shire Phil. ref. Vill Lord 2 1066 DB Spelling Holder 1066 Lord 1066 Tenant-in-Chief 1086 1086 subtenant Fiscal value 1066 value 1086 value Lord 2 1066 ID conf. Show on map
Suffolk 4,18 Cretingham Athestanus Eadric 'of Cretingham' Eadric of Laxfield Hugh, earl - 1.00 2.00 2.00 - Map
Total               1.00 2.00 2.00  

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
Suffolk 74,13 Claydon Aistan - - Æthelstan 'of Claydon' - 0.04 0.00 0.07 - Map
Total               0.04 0.00 0.07  

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
Cambridgeshire 14,73 Soham Adestanus Alsige nephew of Earl Ralph Eadgifu the fair Alan, count Æthelstan 'of Soham' 1.00 6.00 3.00 - Map
Total               1.00 6.00 3.00  

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