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Name Index


Kingsbridge and Dodbrooke: An historical sketch

Trans. Devon. Assoc. vol. 9, (1877) pp. 143-155.


Robert Dymond

Prepared by Michael Steer

Kingsbridge formed around a bridge built in the 10th century between the royal estates of Alvington, to the west, and Chillington, to the east, giving it the name of Kyngysbrygge. In 1219 the Abbot of Buckfast was granted the right to hold a market there. By 1238 the settlement had become a borough. The manor remained in possession of the abbot until the Dissolution of the Monasteries, when it was granted to Sir William Petre. Kingsbridge is a combination of two towns, Kingsbridge and Dodbrooke. Dodbrooke was granted its own market in 1257 and had become a borough by 1319. While Dodbrooke was originally considered to be the dominant of the two, Kingsbridge later expanded to include it.Google with the Archive Organization has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. The Internet Archive makes available, in its Community Texts Collection (originally known as Open Source Books), books that have been digitised by Google from a number of libraries. These are books on which copyright has expired, and are available free for educational and research use. This rare book was produced from a copy held by the University of Michigan Library, and is available from the Internet Archive.
Adams 143
Ashley, Anthony 151
Barnhouse, John 149
Bear, Justice 144
Bellewe, John Froude Esq 146
Bowere, John 149
Buckfast, Abbot of 149-50, 152
Byron, Lord 144
Champernoun 144
Champernowne family 146
Champernowne, John 146
Champernowne, Thomas 146
Champernowne, William 146
Chiceli, Richard 147
Chichely, Archbishop 147
Colby, Rev Dr 145
Collinson 148
Courtenay, Lady Anne 149
Courtenay arms 149
Courtenay family 149
Courtenay, Earl Hugh 149
Courtenay, Lady Margaret 149
Courtenay, Sir William 151
Coxe, Henry Hippisley Esq 146
Crocker, Roger 147
Devon, Earl of 148
Dodbrooke, de family 145
Dodda 145
Duncombe 150
Edmund, King & Martyr 148
Edward the Confessor 152
Edward I 147
Edward II 146, 152
Edward III 146
Edward IV 146, 149
Efford, Roger 146
Elinor 146
Exeter, Henry Marquis of 148
FitzAlan, Henry 146, 152
FitzJohn, Matthew 146
FitzRowald, Alan 145-6
Fox, George 144
Fox, Miss S P 149, 151
Gloucester, Earl of 146
Godiva 145, 152
Gye, John 147
Hawkins, Mr 145, 147-8, 150-1
Henry III 145, 147
Henry VI 149
Henry VII 146
Henry VIII 149-50
Hereford, Earl of 146
Herle, Sir Robert 146
Hicks, John 144
Hodges, Edward Esq 146
Holdych, John de 149
Hurrell 146
Hurrell, John S Esq 149, 152
Jarvis 143
Jefferies, Judge 144
Kemble 145
Kennicott, Rev Benjamin 146
King, Mr R J 145, 148
Langman 152
Leland 150
Lidstone 143
Martyn, Willielmus 152
Miller 152
Moelys, Nicholas de 152
Monthermer, Ralph 146
Moore 144
Nicholas IV, Pope 148
Northleigh family 146
Oliver, Dr 144, 148-9
Paul IV, Pope 149
Petre, Sir John 150
Petre, Baron Robert Edward 149, 152-4
Petre, Sir William 149
Pole, Sir William 145-6, 148-9
Prutteston, John 149
Reynell, Justice 144
Richard II 149
Risdon 149
Rowe, Mr Brooking 147
Rymer 147
Scobell 152
Scobell, John Esq 149
Scobell, John Usticke Esq 149
Shakespeare, William 144
Southcote, J H Esq 146
Stafford, Bishop Edmund 148
Sucar, David 150
Talbot, Anne 149
Talbot arms 149
Talbot, Richard Lord 149
Walteri, (burgis) 148
Webber, William alias Gilbert 149
Westcote 146
Whitfield, George 144