A HISTORY OF WARWICKSHIRE Wood(land) half a league long and 3 furlongs broad. In CHINEWRDE [Kenilworth] l Richard the forester a holds 3 virgates of land of the king. There are 10 villeins and 7 bordars with 3 ploughs. Wood(land) half a league long and 4 furlongs broad. These two members belong to (jac* ad) STANLEI [Stoneleigh], a manor of the king. to. 238b II. THE LAND OF THE BISHOP OF CHESTER IN HONESBERIE HuNDRET The Bishop of Chester holds of the King 3 hides in FERNEBERGE [Farnborough]. Stori held them T.R.E., and was a free man. There is land for 14 ploughs. One is in the demesne, and 2 serfs. And (there are) 1 8 villeins and I bordar with 9 ploughs. There are 60 acres of meadow. T.R.E. it was worth 100 shillings; when (the bishop) received it 60 shillings ; now IOO shillings. IN COLESHELLE [CoLESHILL] HuNDRET The same bishop holds in CALDECOTE [Caldecote juxta Weddington] ' 2 hides. There is land for 6 ploughs. One is in the demesne, and 2 serfs. And 7 villeins with a priest have 5 ploughs. There (is) a mill worth (de) 2 shillings, and 12 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 3 leagues long and the same in breadth. T.R.E. it was worth 40 shillings, and afterwards and now, 60 shillings. Tonna held this land, but could not betake himself 4 (ire) where he would with his land. IN TREMELAU HUNDRET The same bishop holds 7 hides in TASCHE- BROC [Bishop's Tachbrook]. 8 There is land for 1 2 ploughs. In the demesne are 2 ploughs and 9 serfs. And 1 1 villeins with a priest and 7 bordars have 9 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills worth (de) 12 shillings and 8 pence, and 12 acres of meadow. T.R.E. it was worth 3 pounds, now 7 pounds, and the same when (the bishop) received it. This land belongs to (est de) the church of S. Chad. 6 1 This identification seems clear. Kenilworth subsequently appears in the leet of Stoneleigh.
- See Introduction, p. 281.
- In Hemlingford Hundred, which represents the
Domesday Hundred of Coleshill. 4 i.e. choose a lord. The modern Bishop's Tachbrook includes the hamlet of Tachbrook Mallory, which is distinguished from it in Domesday Book. S. Cedde,' i.e. Lichfield. III. THE LAND OF THE BISHOP OF WORCESTER 7 IN PATELAU [PATHLOW] HUNDRET The bishop of Worcester holds HANTONE [Hampton Lucy]. 8 There are 12 hides. There is land for 22 ploughs. Two are in the demesne, and 4 serfs. And there are 22 villeins and 9 bordars with a priest who have 24 ploughs. There (is) a mill worth (de) 6 shillings and 8 pence, and 15 furlongs of meadow in length and i furlong in breadth. In Warwic(k) 3 houses worth 16 pence (are appurtenant to this place). Wood(land) i league long and another broad. T.R.E. it was worth 4 pounds, and afterwards the same ; now it is worth 20 pounds. The same bishop holds and held STRAD- FORDE [Stratford on Avon].* There are 14^ hides. There is land for 31 ploughs. In the demesne are 3 ploughs ; and 21 villeins with a priest and 7 bordars have 28 ploughs. There is a mill worth (de) 10 shillings and a thousand eels, and meadow 5 furlongs long and 2 furlongs broad. T.R.E. and afterwards it was worth IOO shillings ; now 25 pounds. The same bishop holds ALVESTONE [Alves- ton]. 9 There are 15 hides. There is land for 24 ploughs. In the demesne are two ; and (there are) 28 villeins and 15 bordars and i bondwoman ; these have 22 ploughs. There are 3 mills worth (de) 40 shillings and 1 2 sticks (stick?) of eels and a thousand (eels). In Warwic(k) 4 houses worth 16 pence (belong to this manor). Meadow 6 furlongs long and I furlong broad. T.R.E. and afterwards it was worth 8 pounds ; now 15 pounds. Bricstuin T.R.E. held in ALVESTON [Alves- ton] 7^ hides. Of this land Archbishop Eldred had soc and sac and tol and teim and churchscot (cerset) and all other forfeitures ex- cept (pneter) those four which the king has throughout hisi whole kingdom. This his 10 sons Lewin, Edmar, and four others testify, but they do not know from whom he held ' Wirecestre.' s Dugdale says this, which was known as Bishop's Hampton, was called, of later time, ' Hampton-on- Avon.' 8 Stratford, and Alveston, and Loxley are now all in Barlichway Hundred, which includes the Domes- day Hundred of ' Patelau,' but it is uncertain whether they were in the latter Hundred. [The Registrant Prioratus . . . Wtgirnlentis (ed. Camden Soc.) distinctly states (p. Sob) of Alves- ton : ' Haec villa est de libcrtate hundred! Domini Episcopi de Pathelowa.' J.H.R.] 10 i.e. Bricstuin's. 302