Name Index


Burg de Tiverton and the town leat

Trans. Devon. Assoc. 39, (1907), pp. 216-222.


Emily Skinner

Prepared by Michael Steer

Tiverton was founded as a Saxon settlement and acknowledged as a Royal estate from 650AD. In 1106, on the orders of Henry I, Tiverton Castle was built. Improved in the 13th and 14th centuries, it was once the home to the Earls of Devon and a Plantagenet Princess. Before and during its growth in prosperity the town suffered a number of setbacks. The most notable of these were the Black Death (1348-50), the plague of 1591 that killed one tenth of the population, and the Great Fire of 1598. 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 New York Public Library, and is available from the Internet Archive.

Blundell, Peter 217
Chalk, Rev E 217, 222
Chapple 222
Clare, Earl Gilbert 219
Clavil, Walter de 221
Courtenay, Edward 221
Courtenay family 219, 221-2
Courtenay, Sir Hugh 221
Courtenay, Hugo de 217
Dammeral, Roysa 217
Devon, Amicia Countess of 219, 221-2
Devon, Earl of 217, 221
Deyman, John 219
Edward I 217, 221
Edward II 217
Fortibus, Isabella de 219
Gloucester, Earl of 219
Grant, Mauger le 217
Grant, William le 217
Greenway family 217
Mackenzie, Mr 218
Pine, Sir Thomas 221
Pole, de la, family 217
Pole, Walter de la 217
Polwhele 218, 220-1
Redvers, Baldwin de 219
Redvers family 216-7
Risdon 222
Ros, Alson de (also Alicia; Alis) 219, 221-2
Ros family 219
Ros, William de 219
Sellick William 218
Tracy, Oliver de 221