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  • * Victoria County History *

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    Lyng Lyng 1843

    'island' of Athelney with its Alfredian monastic foundation and stronghold, and the detached settlement of Burrow , a possible defensive outpost of Athelney abbey. 25 The name Lyng derives from the Old English hlenc , meaning a hill; Athelney means

    Houses of Benedictine monks The abbey of Athelney

    Houses of Benedictine monks The abbey of Athelney 4. THE ABBEY OF ATHELNEY The island of Athelney is on the north side of Stanmoor, and on the north bank of the River Tone , being about 4 miles south-west of

    Lyng Economic history

    after Lyng Court and Athelney farms. Among other tenants were members of the Batten and Meade families. 11 The importance of meadow and pasture is evident from 17th-century inventories. John Gill (d. 1684), probably tenant of Athelney farm, the holding

    St. Michaelchurch Church

    a chapel when Henry of Erleigh (d. 1272) is said to have given it to Athelney abbey. 8 There is no further evidence for Athelney 's possession, and by 1338 it was probably the 'little church' appropriated to Buckland priory.

    Somerset Record Society Publications

    Registers of Bishop Giffard , 1265-6 , and Bishop Bowett , 1401-7 ( 1899 ) xiv Cartularies of Muchelney and Athelney Abbeys ( 1899 ) xvi Somerset Wills , 1383-1500 ( 1901 ) xvii Pedes Finium, 1347-99 ( 1902 )

  • * British History Online *

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    Chapter 2, Origin of the town dues

    of Somerset, late to our Monastery of Athelney, in our said county of Somerset, now dissolved, lately belonging and appertaining, and being parcel of the possessions of the same late Monastery of Athelney; also, all those our messuages, lands, tenements,

    Appendix, December 1536, 31 December 1536-31 December 1536

    s .; Dr. Peter, "for the fees of Witham and Seen (Shene ?), 10 March, 20 l .; abbots of Athelney, 53 s . 4 d .; Kingswood, 1 21 March, 3 l . 6 s . 8 d .;

    Henry VIII, June 1531, 1-15, 01 June 1531-30 June 1531

    Endd . 14 June. R. O. 294. Sir W. Courtenay to Cromwell. Desires his favor for the abbot elect of Athelney, for the King's assent, and the restitution of the temporalities. His predecessor has left the house 7 l .

    Index, A, 01 January 1533-31 December 1533

    -, Thos., 841 ii. -, Thos., King's leather dresser, alias sergeant of the "Pelletria," g. 419 (6). Adelney . See Athelney. Adington . See Addington. Admiral , the (qu. vice-admiral Lisle?), 212. Admiral , Lord High. See Richmond, duke of.

    Henry VIII, April 1536, 1-10, 01 April 1536-10 April 1536

    and 28 Hen. VIII., No. 4. 10 April. Harl. MS. 604, f. 69. B. M. 646 . Robert Abbot of Athelney to [Cromwell ] ? Begs his favor in the payment of the debts of the house. Will order the

  • * The History of Parliament *

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    CAVE, Thomas, of Bridgwater, Som.

    perhaps be identified as the man who in 1403 was acting as attorney in the Exchequer for the abbot of Athelney in rendering account for a clerical tax. He also served as a juryman at Bridgwater and, in 1413, as

    SPELLY, Elias (d.1391), of Bristol and Kingston Seymour, Som.

    Beauchamp of Lillesdon and Matthew Clyvedon, who also owned property there, he was licensed to convey to the abbot of Athelney 220 acres of pasture in ‘La Saltmore’ in exchange for rights of common. This led to a legal action

    VEEL, Robert (d.c.1432), of Shepton Beauchamp, Som. and Mappowder and Frome Whitfield, Dorset.

    kept busy in the local courts of Somerset and Dorset, acting as an attorney for the abbot of Abbotsbury and Athelney, among others, and thus made many important contacts. In May 1397 he was appointed by Roger Seymour (Cecily Turberville’s

    CANNING, Stratford (1786-1880).

    together, and softened the resentments of party warfare". Among his works of "drama in verse" was Alfred the Great in Athelney (1876), the name of whose hero he had once memorably invoked to put backbone into an Ottoman prince.[footnote] He

  • * British Newspapers 1600-1900 * *

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    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    yr hwn, fel y gwyddis a dynwasgodd A geleilion poethion drwyn y diafol. Eon hefyd oedd sir:Alfred Fawr; ac yn Athelney y trim-. gwyddodd mor'' chwerw y wraig dda drwy losgi ei - theisenau. Heblaw y rbai hyn; y mae Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    more been removed to the district of the Sumorsoetas, and was then fixed at Alre, a place not far from Athelney. It must have been a proud and exciting hour for Alfred, when, with all the pomp of the church, Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    field of Sedgmoor, where the unfortunate Duke of Alon- mouth was defeated by Faversham. Near, too, is the isle of Athelney, among the marshes of the Parret and the Tone, where King Alfred sheltered himself from the Panes in a Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    volume of as ly- water over the low-lying Ianli adjoining the Yeovil branc noh 1.of the Great Western Railway between Athelney andOm 0.Lugot Trains are drawn through three feet of water dec V.r at a vry so ae ot r Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    trains could not run owing to l the roughness of the water, and the rAilS are still deeply tsubmerged. At Athelney nine houses have been washed I away and others are in danger. a In West Cornwall the gale was Subscribers-only content

  • * House of Commons Parliamentary Papers * *

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    3 February 1778, 3 February 1778

    Brown Down, through Street AJIi Lane, to Chard, and alfo from the faid Direction-Poft over Black Doton to Wellington,and from Athelney Bridgeto Burrow Bridge, all in the faid County of Somerfet, are in a ruinous Condition, unfafe for Travellers, and Subscribers-only content

    19 March 1779, 19 March 1779

    in the County of Somerfet, and for amending, widening, and keeping in Repair, the Road from Piper's Inn aforefaid to Athelney Bridge, in the fame County, was read the Third Time. Refolved, That the Bill do pafs: And that the Subscribers-only content

    28 February 1780, 28 February 1780

    the Wells Truf¬ tees have lately obtained an Act for extending the faid Weftern Road from Piper's Inn aforefaid to Athelney Bridge, in order to join the Taunton Turnpike on the fame Road, by which a Saving will be made Subscribers-only content

    20 March 1797, 20 March 1797

    Capital Mes- illci0Sure Mouth or Entrance of the said River, was read a Second suaSe ™ Tenement and Farm called Athelney Farm, Bill. containing about Seventy-five Acres, and of the Yearly I hbts also of sundry Pieces Time reported. iVlr. Subscribers-only content

    Seventh report of the Deputy Keeper of the Public Records. (30th March, 1846)., 1846

    Josepfi Stepnetfc Michaeft Drap Rogenw Byrcheley Ricardus Canaan Jhnes Hatfelde Wyll*m Downh'm VVyllm9 Yong Robert9 Hichyn Richardus Sawnders Seal broken. Athelney or Adney— Abbey— Benedictines. (5.) Monasterium Sancti Salvatoris de Adoney in Com. Somer's.— 17th September, 1534. TDBm Robertu Abbate Subscribers-only content

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