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

Dæging 2 Dæging ‘of Marche’ (Salop.), fl. 1066

Male
Author: CPL
Editorial Status: 4 of 5

Discussion of the name

Summary

Dæging 2 was a small landowner on the Welsh border of Shropshire, one of three who shared 3 virgates worth 9s.

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List of property and lordships associated with this name in DB

Profile

The name Dæging occurs only once in DB. He was named second of the three men who held 3 manors at Marche, a vill in an upland valley of south Shropshire, not far from the Welsh border below the Long Mountain and the Breidden. The owners of the other manors, Leofgeat and Wyngeat shared a final name-element (though it was a common one); Wyngeat and almost certainly Leofgeat also held land only at Marche. A further, and larger, manor there belonged to the more substantial landowner named Ælfric (Salop. 4.5:10). With probably a single virgate worth 3s., Dæging was evidently a peasant landowner.

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