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Godgifu


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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: Goddua, Godeua, Godeue, Godeva, Godgeua, Godiua, Goduea

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 90,55 Borley Godeua 'of Borley' - Richard fitzGilbert Ansketil 'of Borley' 0.35 0.80 1.00 - Map
Hertfordshire 33,7 Ashwell Godeue Godgifu 'of Ashwell' Esgar the staller Geoffrey de Mandeville Germund de Saint Ouen 0.25 0.50 0.50 - Map
Cambridgeshire 38,1 Babraham Godeua Godgifu 'of Babraham' Ælfgar, earl Robert Fafiton - 1.25 1.30 1.05 - Map
Suffolk 25,33 Barton Mills Godeua Godgifu 'of Barton Mills' Wihtgar son of Ælfric Richard fitzGilbert - 0.50 0.20 0.25 - Map
Wiltshire 29,5 Clyffe Pypard Godeue Godgifu 'of Clyffe Pypard' - Gilbert de Breteuil - 5.25 2.58 0.00 - Map
Wiltshire 50,3 Clyffe Pypard Godeua Godgifu 'of Clyffe Pypard' - Hugh l'Asne - 2.00 0.60 0.60 - Map
Cambridgeshire 14,24 Croydon Godeue Godgifu 'of Croydon' Eadgifu the fair Alan, count Almær of Bourn 0.63 0.75 0.50 - Map
Northamptonshire 18,34 Furtho Godeua Godgifu 'of Furtho' - Robert, count of Mortain Ralph 'the man of Robert, count of Mortain (in the East Midlands)' 1.00 0.20 0.75 - Map
Devon 25,11 Goodcott Godeue Godgifu 'of Goodcott' - Goscelm of Exeter - 0.25 0.25 0.50 - Map
Staffordshire 8,21 Moddershall Godeua Godgifu 'of Madeley Holme' - Roger, earl William Pantulf 0.50 0.50 0.50 - Map
Staffordshire 11,4 Cauldon Godeua Godgifu 'of Madeley Holme' - Robert of Stafford - 0.25 0.00 0.00 - Map
Staffordshire 11,13 Cheswardine Godeua Godgifu 'of Madeley Holme' - Robert of Stafford Gilbert 'the man of Robert of Stafford' 1.00 1.00 1.00 - Map
Staffordshire 11,13 Chipnall Godeua Godgifu 'of Madeley Holme' Leofwine, bishop of Lichfield Robert of Stafford Gilbert 'the man of Robert of Stafford' 1.00 1.00 1.00 - Map
Staffordshire 11,23 Aston-by-Stone Godeua Godgifu 'of Madeley Holme' - Robert of Stafford Algot 0.50 0.25 0.25 - Map
Staffordshire 11,37 Madeley Holme Godiua Godgifu 'of Madeley Holme' - Robert of Stafford Wulfheah 'of Madeley Holme' 0.50 4.00 4.00 - Map
Staffordshire 11,42 Cheadle Godeua Godgifu 'of Madeley Holme' - Robert of Stafford Robert 'the man of Robert of Stafford' 0.25 1.00 1.00 - Map
Cheshire R1,33 Melling Godeue Godgifu 'of Melling' Edward, king Roger the Poitevin - 2.00 0.50 0.00 - Map
Suffolk 7,90 Morston Goddua Godgifu 'of Morston' Northmann the sheriff Roger Bigod - 0.14 0.10 0.14 - Map
Warwickshire 17,42 Newton Godeua Godgifu 'of Newton' - Thorkil of Warwick Healfdene 0.50 0.50 0.50 - Map
Devon 42,12 North Aller Godeua Godgifu 'of North Aller' - Odo fitzGamelin - 0.06 0.25 0.25 - Map
Derbyshire 16,6 Norton Godeua Godgifu 'of Norton' - Roger de Bully Ingram 'of Bilby' 0.78 0.50 0.04 - Map
Suffolk 67,29 Rendlesham Godgeua Godgifu 'of Rendlesham' Wulfric, abbot of Ely Hervey de Bourges Bernard de Alenton 0.50 1.00 1.00 - Map
Suffolk 11,4 Wortham Godgeua Godgifu 'of Wortham' Baldwin, abbot of Bury St Edmunds Ralph de Beaufour Richard de Saint-Clair 0.67 1.00 1.00 - Map
Worcestershire 26,13 Belbroughton Godeua Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Urse d'Abetot - 2.00 4.00 4.50 - Map
Leicestershire 11,1 Norton juxta Twycross Godeva Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - 6.00 0.20 0.30 - Map
Leicestershire 11,2 Appleby Godeva Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - 3.00 1.00 1.00 - Map
Leicestershire 11,3 Bilstone Godeva Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - 1.50 0.20 0.25 - Map
Warwickshire 15,1 Alspath Godeva Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - 4.00 2.00 1.50 - Map
Warwickshire 15,2 Atherstone Godeva Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - 3.00 2.00 3.00 - Map
Warwickshire 15,3 Hartshill Godeva Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - 2.00 4.00 5.00 - Map
Warwickshire 15,4 Kingsbury Godeva Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - 6.00 6.00 13.00 - Map
Warwickshire 15,5 Ansty Godeva Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - 9.00 10.00 12.00 - Map
Warwickshire 15,6 Coventry Godeva Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - 5.00 12.00 11.00 - Map
Warwickshire 43,1 Salford Priors Godeua Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Leofgifu the nun - 3.00 2.00 6.00 - Map
Staffordshire 4,2 Branston Godeua Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Geoffrey de Malaterra, abbot of Burton - 1.50 3.00 2.00 - Map
Staffordshire 12,5 Lower Penn Godeua Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - William fitzAnsculf Gilbert 'the man of William fitzAnsculf' 3.00 1.00 1.00 - Map
Staffordshire 12,21 Moseley Godeua Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - William fitzAnsculf Roger 'the man of William fitzAnsculf' 1.00 0.40 0.40 - Map
Staffordshire 12,22 Essington Godeua Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - William fitzAnsculf Roger 'the man of William fitzAnsculf' 2.00 1.00 1.00 - Map
Staffordshire 12,22 Bushbury Godeua Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - William fitzAnsculf Roger 'the man of William fitzAnsculf' 0.25 0.00 0.00 - Map
Shropshire 4,1,31 Chetton Godeua Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Roger, earl - 1.00 5.00 2.25 - Map
Shropshire 4,7,1 Sutton upon Tern Godeua Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Roger, earl Roger de Courseulles 4.00 1.20 1.25 - Map
Shropshire 4,11,11 Highley Godeua Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Roger, earl Ralph de Mortimer 3.00 0.80 0.90 - Map
Shropshire 4,19,2 Chetwynd Godeua Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Roger, earl Turold de Vesly 3.00 1.20 2.50 - Map
Shropshire 4,19,8 Drayton Godeua Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Roger, earl Turold de Vesly 1.00 0.40 0.33 - Map
Nottinghamshire 6,1 Newark-on-Trent and Balderton and Farndon Goduea Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Remigius, bishop of Lincoln - 7.25 50.00 34.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 6,2 Balderton Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Remigius, bishop of Lincoln - 0.81 0.00 0.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 6,3 Kilvington Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Remigius, bishop of Lincoln - 0.13 0.00 0.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 6,3 Syerston Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Remigius, bishop of Lincoln - 0.19 0.00 0.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 6,3 Elston Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Remigius, bishop of Lincoln - 0.13 0.00 0.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 6,3 East Stoke Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Remigius, bishop of Lincoln - 0.19 0.00 0.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 6,3 Hawton Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Remigius, bishop of Lincoln - 0.31 0.00 0.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 6,3 Coddington Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Remigius, bishop of Lincoln - 1.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 6,3 Barnby in the Willows Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Remigius, bishop of Lincoln - 0.31 0.00 0.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 6,3 Winthorpe Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Remigius, bishop of Lincoln - 0.81 0.00 0.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 6,4 South Scarle Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Remigius, bishop of Lincoln - 2.50 0.00 0.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 6,4 Girton Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Remigius, bishop of Lincoln - 1.50 0.00 0.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 6,4 Spalford Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Remigius, bishop of Lincoln - 0.44 0.00 0.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 6,4 Thorney Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Remigius, bishop of Lincoln - 1.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 6,4 Wigsley Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Remigius, bishop of Lincoln - 0.88 0.00 0.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 6,4 Harby Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Remigius, bishop of Lincoln - 0.13 0.00 0.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 6,4 Cotham Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Remigius, bishop of Lincoln - 0.13 0.00 0.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 6,13 Fledborough Godeue Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Remigius, bishop of Lincoln Nigel the man of Remigiuis, bishop of Lincoln 1.44 8.00 5.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 6,14 Normanton on Trent Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Remigius, bishop of Lincoln Nigel the man of Remigiuis, bishop of Lincoln 0.75 0.00 0.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire 6,15 Stokeham Godeue Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Remigius, bishop of Lincoln Nigel the man of Remigiuis, bishop of Lincoln 0.79 1.00 1.00 - Map
Nottinghamshire S5 Derby Godeua Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - - 0.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Total               105.07 135.18 125.01  

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
Devon 52,52 Torbryan Godeua Beorhtric 'of Torbryan' - Godgifu, widow of Beorhtric - 3.00 5.00 5.00 - Map
Devon 52,53 Dodbrooke Godeua Beorhtric son of Ælfgar - Godgifu, widow of Beorhtric - 2.00 5.00 5.00 - Map
Leicestershire 11,1 Norton juxta Twycross Godeva Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - 6.00 0.20 0.30 - Map
Leicestershire 11,2 Appleby Godeva Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - 3.00 1.00 1.00 - Map
Leicestershire 11,3 Bilstone Godeva Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - 1.50 0.20 0.25 - Map
Warwickshire 15,1 Alspath Godeva Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - 4.00 2.00 1.50 - Map
Warwickshire 15,2 Atherstone Godeva Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - 3.00 2.00 3.00 - Map
Warwickshire 15,3 Hartshill Godeva Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - 2.00 4.00 5.00 - Map
Warwickshire 15,4 Kingsbury Godeva Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - 6.00 6.00 13.00 - Map
Warwickshire 15,5 Ansty Godeva Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - 9.00 10.00 12.00 - Map
Warwickshire 15,6 Coventry Godeva Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - Godgifu, wife of Earl Leofric - 5.00 12.00 11.00 - Map
Total               44.50 47.40 57.05  

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 B3a Colchester Godeua - - William, king Godgifu, burgess of Colchester 0.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Essex B3a Colchester Godeua - - William, king Godgifu, burgess of Colchester 0.00 0.00 0.00 - Map
Somerset 8,25 Mells Godeue unnamed husband of Godgifu Æthelnoth, abbot of Glastonbury Thurstan, abbot of Glastonbury Godgifu 'of Mells' 1.00 0.33 0.33 - Map
Total               1.00 0.33 0.33  

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