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A HISTORY OF WARWICKSHIRE fo. H) XXV. THE LAND OF RALF DE MORTEMER IN BOMELAU HUNDRET Ralf de Mortemer holds STRATONE [Stret- ton Baskerville], and Roger of him. There are 3 hides. There is land for 6 ploughs. In the demesne are 2 ; and (there are) 8 vil- leins and 4 bordars with 4 ploughs. There are 5 acres of meadow. It was worth 40 shil- lings ; now 30 shillings. Edric held it freely. XXVI. THE LAND OF RALF DE LIMESI Ralf de Limesi holds of the king in BUDE- BROC [Budbrooke] 1 5 hides. There is land for 1 2 ploughs. In the demesne are 3 ploughs and 7 serfs ; and (there are) 22 villeins and 13 bordars with 6 ploughs. There is a mill worth (de) 2 shillings and 30 acres of meadow. Wood(land) I league long and 3 furlongs broad. In Warwic(k) 7 houses yield (reddunt) 7 shillings per annum. It was and is worth 8 pounds. Earl Eduin held it. XXVII. THE LAND OF WILLIAM SON OF ANSCULF William son of Ansculf holds of the king ESTONE [Aston juxta Birmingham], 8 and Godmund of him. There are 8 hides. There is land for 2O ploughs. In the de- mesne is land for 6 ploughs, but the ploughs are not there. There 30 villeins with a priest and I serf and 12 bordars have 1 8 ploughs. There is a mill worth (de) 3 shillings. Wood(land) 3 leagues long and half a league broad. It was worth 4 pounds; now IOO shillings. Earl Eduin held it. From W(illiam), Stannechetel holds I hide in WITONE [Witton in Aston]. There is land for 4 ploughs. In the demesne is I, and 2 serfs ; and (there are) I villein and 2 bordars with 2 ploughs. It was worth 10 shillings; now 20. The same S(tannechetel) held it freely. From W(illiam), Peter holds 3 hides in HARDINTONE [Erdington]. There is land for 6 1 The words ' In Budebroc ' are written as if it were the name of a hundred. Budbrooke, appear- ing afterward in Barlichway Hundred but not in Pathlow Liberty, was doubtless in the Domesday Hundred of ' Fernecumbe.' 3 Aston and all William's other Warwickshire estates here recorded appear afterward in Hemling- ford Hundred, and were therefore doubtless in the Domesday Hundred of ' Coleshelle.' ploughs. In the demesne is i, and 2 serfs ; and (there are) 9 villeins and 3 bordars with 4 ploughs. There is a mill worth (de) 3 shillings, and 5 acres of meadow. Wood(land) i league long and a half broad, but it is set apart for the king (in defense regis est). It was worth 20 shillings ; now 30. Earl Eduin held it. From W(illiam), Dreu (Drogo) holds 2 hides in CELBOLDESTONE [Edgbaston]. 3 There is land for 4 ploughs. In the demesne are 1 ploughs ; and (there are) 3 villeins and 7 bordars with 5 ploughs. Wood(land) 3 fur- longs broad and half a league long. It was worth 20 shillings ; now 30. Aschi and Alwi held it freely. From W(illiam), Ricoard holds 4 hides in BERMINGEHAM [Birmingham]. There is land for 6 ploughs. In the demesne is i , and (there are) 5 villeins and 4 bordars with 2 ploughs. Wood(land) half a league long and 2 furlongs broad. It was and is worth 2O shillings. Ulwin held it freely T.R.E. IN CUDULUESTAN [CuTTLESTONE] HUNDRET * From W(illiam), Roger holds 2 hides in ESENINGETONE [Essington in Bushbury, Staf- fordshire]. There is land for 6 ploughs. In the demesne is i, and 2 serfs ; and (there are) 15 villeins and 2 bordars with 3 ploughs. Wood(land) i league long and the same broad. In Biscopesberie [Bushbury] is i virgate of land appurtenant to this estate, but it is waste. It was and is worth 20 shillings. XXVIII. THE LAND OF WILLIAM SON OF CORBUCION William son of Corbucion holds of the king ERMENDONE [PAmington] and Robert of him in pledge (vadimonium). There are 4 hides. There is land for 5 ploughs. In the demesne are 2 and 6 serfs ; and (there are) 6 villeins and 3 bordars with 2J ploughs. There are 10 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 4 furlongs long and 2 furlongs broad. It was and is worth 50 shillings. Turchil batoc B held it freely. 3 The early post- Domesday form of the name is Egbaldeston. Unless there was some such name as ' Ecgilbald,' from which ' Egbald ' was a cor- ruption, I suppose the ' Cel ' which here begins the name is a clerical error. 4 This is the Staffordshire Hundred of Cuddle- ston, now called Cuttlestone, and this entry is re- peated verbatim et literatim in the Domesday of Staffordshire. ' batoc ' is interlined. 332