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

Ceolmær


Author: CPL
Editorial Status: unknown

Discussion of the name

Ceolmær is a masculine OE name formed from the elements cēol ‘keel, ship’ and mær ‘fame’. It was evidently a rare name, and the single example recorded in PASE was probably the same person as the TRE landowner.

Bibliography

Forms of the name

Spellings in Domesday Book: Celmar

Forms in modern scholarship:

  von Feilitzen head forms: Cēolmær

  Phillimore edition: Ceolmær

  Alecto edition: Ceolmær

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
Worcestershire 20,1 Doddenham Celmar Ceolmær 'of Doddenham' - Gilbert fitzTurold - 1.00 1.00 2.10 A Map
Total               1.00 1.00 2.10  

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