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THE HOLDERS OF LANDS The same (ipsa) church holds in CONDONE [Coundon] * 3 virgates of land. There is land for 2 ploughs. There are 4 villeins and 6 bordars with 2 ploughs and i serf (servo). (There is) wood(land) 3 furlongs and 30 perches long and 3 furlongs broad. It was and is worth 20 shillings. The same (ipsa) church holds in COBINTONE [Cubbington] 2 hides. There is land for 4 ploughs. In the demesne is half a plough, and 2 serfs ; and (there are) 5 villeins and i bordar with i plough. There are 8 acres of meadow. It was worth 20 shillings ; now 30 shillings. The same (ipsa) church holds in SUCHAM [Southam] a 4 hides. There is land for 12 ploughs. In the demesne are 2 ploughs and 7 serfs ; and (there are) 20 villeins and 8 bordars with 8 ploughs. There are 2 mills worth (de) 4 shillings, and i o acres of meadow. Wood(land) i league long and half a league broad ; this wood(land) is in the king's hand. T.R.E., as now, it was worth 100 shillings ; when received, 60 shillings.

  • To this church (of Coventry) Alwin the

sheriff gave CLIPTONE [Clifton on Dunsmore] by permission (concessu) of King Edward and of his own sons, for (the benefit of) his soul, and with the county to testify (testimonio comi- tatus). Earl Aubrey wrongfully intruded on this (bane injuste invasit) and took it from the church. fo. 239 The same (ipsa) church holds in SOWA [Sowe] 4 3J hides. There island for 5 ploughs. In the demesne there is i, and 4 serfs ; and (there are) 10 villeins with 5 ploughs. There is a mill worth (de) 2 shillings. (There is) wood- (land) half a league long and 4 furlongs broad. T.R.E. it was worth 40 shillings ; now 60 shillings. The same (ipsa) church holds in ULCHETONE 1 Coundon and Cubbington, subsequently appear- ing in the leet of Stoneleigh, were doubtless in the Domesday Hundred of Stanlei." 3 Most probably Southam, the ' c ' being a mis- script for ' t.' Appearing afterward in Marlon Leet, it was doubtless in the Domesday Hundred of ' Meretone.' 3 This is not one of the rubricated paragraphs describing an estate of the abbey, but is a note at the foot of a column. See the entry relating to 'Cliptone' under the head of Earl Aubrey's estates, where the statement is repeated in a side-note. 4 Sowe appears in a subsequent entry, as in the Hundred of ' Stanlei.' [? Ufton] 4 hides. There is land for 8 ploughs. In the demesne are 2, and 7 serfs ; and (there are) 12 villeins and 2 bordars with 6 ploughs. There is I acre of meadow. T.R.E. it was worth 4 pounds, and afterwards 40 shillings ; now 100 shillings. The same (ipsa) church holds ICETONE [Bishop's Itchington]. There are 5 hides. There is land for 16 ploughs. In the de- mesne are 2, and 6 serfs ; and (there are) 30 villeins and 7 bordars with 13 ploughs. There are 50 acres of meadow. T.R.E. it was worth 10 pounds, and afterwards 3 pounds; now 12 pounds. The same (ipsa) church holds in EDBUR- BERIE [Harbury] 5 i hide and I virgate of land. There is land for i plough. It has been (laid) waste by (vasta per) the king's army. There are 2 acres of meadow. It was worth 10 shillings ; now 2 shillings. IN HONESBERIE HuNDRET The same (ipsa) church holds HERDEWICHE [Prior's Hardwick]. 8 There are 15 hides. There is land for 1 6 ploughs. In the demesne are 2, and 4 serfs; and (there are) 43 villeins and 2 bordars with 13 ploughs. There are 40 acres of meadow. T.R.E. it was worth 9 pounds, and afterwards 4 pounds ; now 10 pounds. IN FEXHOLE HUNDRET The same (ipsa) church holds HUNITONE [Honington], There are 5 hides. There is land for 16 ploughs. In the demesne are 3 ploughs ; and (there are) 36 villeins and 1 3 bordars and 4 serfs with 10 ploughs. There are 4 mills worth (de) 54 shillings and 4 pence, and 40 acres of meadow. T.R.E. it was worth 10 pounds, and afterwards 7 pounds ; now 10 pounds. IN TREMELAU HUNDRET The same (ipsa) church holds CEDELESHUNTE [Chadshunt]. There are 5 hides. There is land for 16 ploughs. In the demesne are 2, and 6 serfs; and (there are) 18 villeins and 12 bordars with 8 ploughs. There are 12 acres of meadow. T.R.E. it was worth 6 pounds, and afterwards 3 pounds ; now 7 pounds. 5 This appears in Dugdale and on all the early county maps as ' Herberbury.' 8 Prior's Hardwick, now only 1,600 acres in extent, doubtless included Prior's Marston, which is contiguous and was formerly parochially depen- dent on it, and contains 3,600 acres. Even so the assessment is severe. 305 39