Given Names from Early 13th Century England
The following names are drawn from the custumals of 21 manors held by
the Abbey of Bec as printed in Select Documents of the English Lands
of the Abbey of Bec, edited for the Royal Historical Society by
Marjorie Chibnall, Ph.D., Camden Third Series, Volume LXXIII, London,
Offices of the Royal Historical Society, 1951. The several versions
of the original manuscripts are dated between c. 1230 and c. 1247.
These manors were spread over twelve counties: Dorset, Hampshire,
Sussex, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Middlesex,
Warwickshire, Northamptonshire, Suffolk, and Norfolk.
Masculine Given Names
Feminine Given Names
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