Location: Exeter / Devon

Factoid List

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Event Asser.VitAlfredi  81   Alfred 8 gave Asser 1 Exeter with jurisdiction over Saxon territory and Cornwall, as well as innumerable daily gifts of worldy wealth.
Event Asser.VitAlfredi  52   The army (Anonymi 79), leaving Exeter, went to Chippenham.
Event Asser.VitAlfredi  49   The army (Anonymi 79) went one night to Exeter.
Event Asser.VitAlfredi  49   Anonymi 79 broke their agreement.
Transaction Asser.VitAlfredi  81   Exeter with all the jurisdiction pertaining to it in Saxon territory and in Cornwall
Event Willibald.VitBonifatii  1   When Anonymous 296 fell sick, he suddenly changed his attitude and sent the boy (Boniface 5) under the care of trustworthy messengers (Anonymi 752) to the monastery of Exeter. There, Boniface 5 made known to Abbot Wulfheard 1 his desire to enter the monastic life.
Office Willibald.VitBonifatii  1 Wulfheard 1 held office of Abbot
Education Willibald.VitBonifatii  2 Boniface 5 continual studies annd protracted endeavours in the literary field
Occupation Willibald.VitBonifatii  1 Boniface 5 Monk
Status ASC  877 ADEG, <878> B, 878 C Anonymi 906 held status of Hostage / Hostage
Event ASC  877 ADEG, <878> B, 878 C   They [sc. Anonymi 900] swore great oaths and then they held to a good peace.
Event ASC  877 ADEG, <878> B, 878 C   Anonymi 900 kept a good peace.
Event ASC  877 ADEG, <878> B, 878 C   Anonymi 900 swore great oaths [to Alfred 8 at Exeter].
Event ASC  877 ADEG, <878> B, 878 C   At harvest-time the army (Anonymi 900) went to the land of the Mercians (Anonymi 907).
Event ASC  877 ADEG, <878> B, 878 C   Anonymi 900 gave as many hostages (Anonymi 906) to Alfred 8 as he wished.
Event ASC  877 ADEG, <878> B, 878 C   Alfred 8 with a fierd (Anonymi 903) rode after the mounted here (Anonymi 939) up to Exeter.
Event ASC  877 ADEG, <878> B, 878 C   Here the here (Anonymi 940) came to Exeter from Wareham.
Event ASC  876 ADEF(OE and Lat.)G, <877> B, 877 C   The mounted here (Anonymi 939) stole away under cover of night from the fierd (Anonymi 903) to Exeter.
Event ASC  894 A, <895> B, 895 CDG   The here that had besieged Exeter (Anonymi 975) harried among the South Saxons near Chichester (Anonymi 988).
Event ASC  893 A (p. 57), <894> B (p. 42), 894 C (pp. 67-8), 894 D (p. 32), 894 G (p. 64)   On the arrival of Alfred 8 and his fierd (Anonymi 1006), the here (Anonymi 975) withdrew to their ships.
Event ASC  893 A (p. 56), <894> B (p. 41), 894 C (p. 67), 894 D (p. 31), 894 G (p. 62)   Anonymi 975 went around south and besieged Exeter.
Occupation ASC  894 A, <895> B, 895 CDG Anonymi 975 Here
Office S167    Wignoth 1 held office of Bishop (bishop of Exeter)
Occupation ASC  877 ADEG, <878> B, 878 C Anonymi 940 Here
Event S399      King Æthelstan 18 to Ælfflæd 11; grant of 20 hides (mansiones) at Winterburna
Event S400      King Æthelstan 18 to Beorhtfrith 8, minister; grant of 12 hides (mansiones) at Odstock, Wilts.
Event S399      Æthelstan 18 and his subreguli, episcopi, duces, judices, proceres, and dignitates celebrated Easter together.
Event S418a      King Æthelstan 18 to Beorhtsige 10, abbot; grant of 10 hides (cassatae) at Bowers Gifford, Essex
Transaction S399      King Æthelstan 18 to Ælfflæd 11; grant of 20 hides (mansiones) at Winterburna
Transaction S400      King Æthelstan 18 to Beorhtfrith 8, minister; grant of 12 hides (mansiones) at Odstock, Wilts.
Event ASC (C-F)  1003 CDEF(OE and Lat.)   Here Exeter was destroyed through the agency of Hugh 2.
Event ASC (C-F)  1001 CDEF(OE and Lat.)   The here (Anonymi 2219) were fighting fiercely there [at Exeter] and were firmly opposed.
Event ASC (C-F)  1001 CDEF(OE and Lat.)   Here the here (Anonymi 2219) came to the mouth of the Exe and went then to the burh [of Exeter].
Status ASC (C-F)  1001 F(Lat.) Anonymi 2220 held status of Burhwara / Burhwara
Event Æthelweard.Chron  iv.3 (p. 42)   Anonymi 2507 entered Devon and laid out a camp in wintertime in the city of Exeter.
Office S891    Beorhtstan 2 held office of Abbot (abbot of the church of Exeter)
Office S877    Leofric 30 held office of Abbot (abbot of Exeter)
Office S876    Beorhtstan 2 held office of Abbot (abbot of Exeter)
Office S954    Æthelwald 62 held office of Abbot (abbot of St Mary's, Exeter)
Transaction S954      King Cnut 3 to Æthelwald 62, abbot, and the brethren of Exeter, St Mary's 1; confirmation of privileges. The community's earlier landbooks had been burnt when the minster was destroyed by the Danes.
Event Edward.Laws      King Edward 2 exhorted all his councillors, when they were at Exeter, to consider how the public peace for which they were responsible could be kept better than it had been, because it seemed to him that his previous orders had not been carried out so well as they ought to have been
Event Æthelstan.Laws      These are the ordinances which the councillors established at Exeter by the advice of King Æthelstan 18, and again at Faversham, and on a third occasion at Thunderfield where all these provisions were drawn up and ratified.
Event Æthelstan.Laws      These are the ordinances which have been agreed upon and confirmed with solemn declarations in our association, by the bishops and reeves who belong to London - by both eorls and ceorls - as a supplement to the decrees which were promulgated at Grately, at Exeter, and at Thundersfield ... The following are some of the concluding statements to this ordinance: All the councillors all together gave their pledge to the archbishop at Thunderfield, when Ælfheah 18 Stybb and Beorhtnoth 15, Odda 5's son, came to that assembly at the king's command, that every reeve should receive the pledge in his own shire, that they would all maintain that peace as King Æthelstan 18 and his councillors had enacted it, first at Grately and again at Exeter, and afterwards at Faversham, and a fourth time at Thunderfield in the presence of the archbishop and all the bishops and his councillors, whom the king himself nominated, who were present; that the decrees which were established in this assembly should be observed, except those which had been repealed: namely Sunday marketing, and that one might with full and true witness buy outside a town. … The king has now again spoken to his councillors at Whittlebury, and has sent word to the archbishop by Bishop Theodred 3 that it seemed too cruel to him etc.
Event Okasha37      Eofri 1 made me.
Office S1027    Leofric 60 held office of Bishop
Event S1474      Here it is announced in the document how arrangements were made at Exeter before Earl Godwine 51 and the whole shire between Bishop Ælfwald 68 and the community at Sherborne and Care 1, son of Toki 8, with regard to the estate at Holcombe Rogus. They agreed that all the brothers should leave the estate except one, called Ulf 27, to whom it was bequeathed, and that he should have it for his lifetime, and after his death the estate should pass as it stands with its produce and its men, uncontested and undisputed to the holy monastery at Sherborne.
Office WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  ii.94.4 Leofric 60 held office of Bishop for Edward 15
Event WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  ii.94.4   Æthelstan 18 was the first to fortify Exeter.
Office WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  ii.94.6 Osbern 8 held office of Bishop
Office S1236    Leofric 60 held office of Bishop
Possession GDB  117 (Devon 43:6) Osbern 19 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 1 urban tenement in Exeter, Devon (in 1086)
Possession GDB  116 (Devon 39:22) Alfred 71 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 1 urban tenement in Exeter, Devon (in 1086)
Possession GDB  115 (Devon 35:31) Roald 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 1 urban tenement in Exeter, Devon (in 1086)
Possession GDB  113v (Devon 30:4) Richard 18 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 1 urban tenement in Exeter, Devon (in 1086)
Possession GDB  110 (Devon 19:1) William 40 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 2 urban tenements in Exeter, Devon (in 1086)
Possession GDB  105v (Devon 16:1) Baldwin 14 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 7 urban tenements in Exeter, Devon (in 1086)
Possession GDB  105v (Devon 16:1) Edward 15 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 7 urban tenements in Exeter, Devon (in 1066)
Possession GDB  104v (Devon 15:1) Robert 51 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 1 urban tenement in Exeter, Devon (in 1086)
Possession GDB  104v (Devon 15:1) Edward 15 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 1 urban tenement in Exeter, Devon (in 1066)
Possession GDB  103v (Devon 5:15) Tavistock 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 1 urban tenement in Exeter, Devon (in 1086)
Possession GDB  103v (Devon 5:15) Sihtric 4 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 1 urban tenement in Exeter, Devon (in 1086)
Possession GDB  103v (Devon 5:15) Tavistock 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 1 urban tenement in Exeter, Devon (in 1066)
Possession GDB  103v (Devon 5:15) Sihtric 4 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 1 urban tenement in Exeter, Devon (in 1066)
Possession GDB  101v (Devon 2:1) Exeter, St Peter's 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 47 urban tenements in Exeter, Devon (in 1086)
Possession GDB  101v (Devon 2:1) Exeter, St Peter's 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 47 urban tenements in Exeter, Devon (in 1066)
Possession GDB  101v (Devon 2:1) Osbern 19 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 47 urban tenements in Exeter, Devon (in 1086)
Possession GDB  112 (Devon 23:27) Walter 18 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 10 urban tenements in Exeter, Devon (in 1086)
Possession GDB  101v (Devon 2:1) Leofric 60 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 47 urban tenements in Exeter, Devon (in 1066)
Possession GDB  112 (Devon 23:27) Esger 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 10 urban tenements in Exeter, Devon (in 1066)
Possession GDB  104 (Devon 9:2) Battle, St Martin's 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 8 urban tenements in Exeter, Devon (in 1086)
Possession GDB  104 (Devon 9:2) Exeter, St Olaf's 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 8 urban tenements in Exeter, Devon (in 1066)
Possession GDB  102 (Devon 3:2) Coutances 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 6 urban tenements in Exeter, Devon (in 1086)
Possession GDB  102 (Devon 3:1) Coutances 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 4 urban tenements in Exeter, Devon (in 1086)
Possession GDB  102 (Devon 3:2) Edward 15 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 6 urban tenements in Exeter, Devon (in 1066)
Possession GDB  100 (Devon C7) William 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: [fiscal data not specified] in Exeter, Devon (in 1086)
Possession GDB  102 (Devon 3:1) Edward 15 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 4 urban tenements in Exeter, Devon (in 1066)
Possession GDB  100 (Devon C6) Edward 15 Property recorded in Domesday Book: [fiscal data not specified] in Exeter, Devon (in 1066)
Possession GDB  100 (Devon C6) William 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: [fiscal data not specified] in Exeter, Devon (in 1086)
Possession GDB  100 (Devon C7) Edward 15 Property recorded in Domesday Book: [fiscal data not specified] in Exeter, Devon (in 1066)
Possession GDB  100 (Devon C5) Edward 15 Property recorded in Domesday Book: [fiscal data not specified] in Exeter, Devon (in 1066)
Possession GDB  100 (Devon C5) William 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: [fiscal data not specified] in Exeter, Devon (in 1086)
Possession GDB  100 (Devon C3) Edward 15 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 48 urban tenements in Exeter, Devon (in 1066)
Possession GDB  100 (Devon C3) William 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 48 urban tenements in Exeter, Devon (in 1086)
Possession GDB  100 (Devon C4) Edward 15 Property recorded in Domesday Book: [fiscal data not specified] in Exeter, Devon (in 1066)
Possession GDB  100 (Devon C4) William 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: [fiscal data not specified] in Exeter, Devon (in 1086)
Possession GDB  100 (Devon C2) William 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: [fiscal data not specified] in Exeter, Devon (in 1086)
Possession GDB  100 (Devon C1) Edward 15 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 300 urban tenements in Exeter, Devon (in 1066)
Possession GDB  100 (Devon C1) William 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 300 urban tenements in Exeter, Devon (in 1086)
Possession GDB  100 (Devon C2) Eadgyth 3 Property recorded in Domesday Book: [fiscal data not specified] in Exeter, Devon (in 1066)
Office EMC Coin  1980.0002 (N 241 (Abp Ceolnoth Group I [rev. DORO CIV])) Beornmod 8 held office of Moneyer for Ceolnoth 3
RecordedNames EMC Coin  1980.0002 (N 241 (Abp Ceolnoth Group I [rev. DORO CIV])) Ceolnoth 3
Office EMC Coin  1980.0002 (N 241 (Abp Ceolnoth Group I [rev. DORO CIV])) Ceolnoth 3 held office of Archbishop
Office EMC Coin  1964.0102 (N 775 (Helmet) (Hild. E)) Æthelred 32 held office of King
RecordedNames EMC Coin  1964.0102 (N 775 (Helmet) (Hild. E)) Wulfsige 70
Office EMC Coin  1964.0102 (N 775 (Helmet) (Hild. E)) Wulfsige 70 held office of Moneyer for Æthelred 32