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The place-names of Sussex

Allen Mawer

The place-names of Sussex

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Published by University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby A Mawer and F.M.Stenton with the assistance of J.E.B.Gover. Pt.2, the hopes of Lewes, Pevensey and Hastings.
SeriesEnglish Place-Name Society -- v.7
The Physical Object
Pagination613p. ;
Number of Pages613
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19864752M

Alfred the Great. Following the Jutish example the Saxons began invading Britain in earnest. History[ edit ] The origin of name of the village is uncertain, but the first element may derive from the Old English word mere meaning 'pool'; the second element is certainly feld meaning 'open land' A. Under Elizabeth Ireligious intolerance continued albeit on a lesser scale, with several people being executed for their Catholic beliefs.

The 16 people, in charge of the manors, were known as the Tenentes in capite in other words the chief tenants who held their land directly from the crown. These do not yet cover the whole of England, but can be supplemented by other works - for example, place-name dictionaries by Ekwall, Mills and Watts provide excellent treatment of individual parish and settlement names see also the Key to English Place-Names on the Institute for Name-Studies website. Many names in Sussex are Saxon names, the Saxons having invaded in AD, settled the lowlands of Sussex and named most of what we see today. The evidence for this is that Roger sometimes used Henry's words verbatim and sometimes paraphrased them. Governance[ edit ] In the town was granted a royal charter by King John and was governed by Pevensey Corporation.

Today the castle is in the upkeep of English Heritage. Pieter A. Cavill ed. The 16 people, in charge of the manors, were known as the Tenentes in capite in other words the chief tenants who held their land directly from the crown. The fort probably remained derelict until, inHarold Godwinsonlater Harold II of Englandestablished a stronghold here, improving fortifications by digging ditches within the walls of the fort. Armstrong, A.


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The place-names of Sussex book

The estate was confiscated in by the government after the start of World War I and the Park and estate houses were sold off in as reparation for war damage, the Park being broken up into housing plots. For a large part of England, detailed place-name surveys are available, bringing together a large amount of local material.

William Levett of Buxted, a vicar who was a prime mover behind the iron industry in the Weald, had ties to the Maresfield area during his tenure as an ironmaster and supplier of armaments to Henry VIII.

Mawer, The place-names of Sussex volume 2, page Smith Vol. An order by Queen Elizabeth I that it be demolished and an attempt at demolition during the Puritan times were both unsuccessful: the order was ignored and only a few stones were removed on the two occasions.

General works O. The Thornneslond entry above is a name found somewhere in the same parish, and is probably quite unrelated, but is presented here as a possible later form of the name. Archaeology in Sussex to AD Cumberland - A.

The people wandering the countryside collating all the information for the Domesday Book would have written down the names as they were told by the locals with their thick rural Sussex accents.

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Iron has also played an important role in the history of the area, during the time when the Wealden iron industry was flourishing. Along with most of the other Ports, its importance dwindled as the ports themselves became disconnected from the sea: Pevensey was two miles 3.

Place Names. The chief ecclesiastical franchises were those of the Archbishop of Canterbury, [30] the bishop of Chichester and also that of Battle Abbey which was founded by William the Conqueror. He was professor of linguistics alternatively professor of onomastics at the University of the West of EnglandBristol, now emeritus.

It is also worth noting that the early EPNS publications in common with more popular volumes on county place-names do not provide much analysis of minor place-names such as field-names. Lost Sources p.

Facs iii. Stenton with F. The mid period was from the 7th to 9th century and the late period was until the Norman conquest of The sea washed over what is now Pevensey Marshes, surrounding the fort on three sides.

Armstrong, A. For coming in small groups at intervals, they were slaughtered by the Saxons' cohesive force, and as each wave returned in shock, they heard the unexpectedly bad news. It was predominant in Kent but was also found, across the county border, in Sussex.

These do not yet cover the whole of England, but can be supplemented by other works - for example, place-name dictionaries by Ekwall, Mills and Watts provide excellent treatment of individual parish and settlement names see also the Key to English Place-Names on the Institute for Name-Studies website.

The village has expanded in the past twenty years, and three substantial housing developments have helped to increase the village population. When William the Conqueror invaded Sussex in September there were no defenders at Pevensey and the bay provided a safe haven for the invading fleet. After a long struggle the British defences were overrun.

On the meaning of 'church' in the name, Coates a p.Get Textbooks on Google Play. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.2/5(1). Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Cissa (/ ˈ tʃ ɪ s ɑː /) was part of an Anglo-Saxon invasion force that landed in three ships at a place called Cymensora in AD The invasion was led by Cissa's father Ælle and included his two brothers.

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