Taverham Hundred: Horsham

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An Essay Towards A Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 10. Originally published by W Miller, London, 1809.

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Was also the lordship of Edric, in the reign of the Confessor, and granted by the Conqueror to Robert Lord Mallet, and so passed as is beforementioned to Cheneys.

Edric, a freeman, had 5 carucates of land, 12 villains, and 9 borderers, 2 carucates in demean, and one among the tenants, with half an acre of meadow, paunage for 160 swine, 2 mills, 1 runcus, 2 cows, &c. 10 goats, and 19 socmen had a carucate of land, the King and the Earl had the soc of three of them, and the forfeitures of 6 others, it was valued at 3l. but at the survey at 4l. 10s. was one leuca and a half long, and one broad, paid 17¼d. gelt. (fn. 1)

In the 53d of Henry III. William de Stutevile and Ermentrude his wife, released the third part of 75 acres of land, and 200 of wood, claimed by her in dower, as widow of Steph. de Cressy, to Berangar, prior of Horsham St. Faith's, and in the 15th of Edward I. the jury find that Ermentrude held 15l. per ann. here, and 10l. per ann. in Lyng, in dower, and was then the wife of Roger de Colvill, sen. and married without the King's license.

The tenths were 38s.


  • 1. Terre Roberti Malet—Horsham, tenuit idem Edric. i lib. ho'. T. R.E. iii car. tre. t'nc. et p'. xii vill. mo. xvi semp. ix bord. t'nc. et p'. ii car. in d'nio. mo. i semp. i car. hom'um. et dim. ac. p'ti t'nc. et p'. silva clx por. mo. lx et ii mol. semp. i r. t'nc. ii anim. mo. iiii t'nc. vi por. mo. xvii t'nc. x cap. mo. xxxv et xix sochem'. i car. tre. semp. i car. de trib; rex et comes, soca' et sup. alios vi forisfacturas. t'nc. et p'. val. iii lib. mo. iiii lib. et x sol. et ht. i leug. et dim. in long. et i in latitud. et reddit xviid. et i ferding.