Liber Feodorum


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  • Book of Fees — Liber Feodorum. A book kept as a reference in the *exchequer containing details of tenures, particularly *serjeanties, and associated services: an index of persons and places which when printed in the 1920s filled almost 700 double column pages.… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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  • Bewsey — This interesting surname of Anglo Norman origins is recorded in the spellings of Bewes, Bews, Bewzie, Bewsie, Bewsy, and Bewsey. It is a locational name from the city Bayeux in Calvados, Normandy, which in turn originally obtained its name from… …   Surnames reference

  • Calloway — This interesting surname is of Norman French locational origin, from the place called Caillouet Orgeville in the province of Eure, which is recorded in 1157 as Cailloel . The placename means place of stones or pebbles , from the Old Norman… …   Surnames reference

  • Calway — This interesting surname is of Norman French locational origin, from the place called Caillouet Orgeville in the province of Eure, which is recorded in 1157 as Cailloel . The placename means place of stones or pebbles , from the Old Norman… …   Surnames reference

  • Kelleway — This interesting surname is of Norman French locational origin, from the place called Caillouet Orgeville in the province of Eure, which is recorded in 1157 as Cailloel . The placename means place of stones or pebbles , from the Old Norman… …   Surnames reference

  • Callway — This interesting surname is of Norman French locational origin, from the place called Caillouet Orgeville in the province of Eure, which is recorded in 1157 as Cailloel . The placename means place of stones or pebbles , from the Old Norman… …   Surnames reference

  • Moles — This interesting surname of English origin is a nickname for someone bearing a fancied resemblance to the mammal, deriving from the Middle English mol(le) meaning mole plus the suffix s son of . The surname dates back to the late 13th Century,… …   Surnames reference

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