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Name Index


An historical sketch of Totnes

Trans. Devon. Assoc. vol. 12, (1880), pp. 159-178.


Edward Windeatt

Prepared by Michael Steer

Totnes has a long recorded history, dating back to AD 907 when its first castle was built; it was already an important market town by the 12th century. Indications of its former wealth and importance are given by the number of merchants' houses built in the 16th and 17th centuries. 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 Princeton University Library, and is available from the Internet Archive.


Albemarle, Christopher Duke of 164
Alured 161
Amyatt, Toby 173
Bedford family arms 167
Bedford, Francis Earl of 167, 171
Blakedon, Johannes de 166
Bogan, William Esq 163
Boleyn, Anne 161
Bon, Agatha le 166
Bon, Walter le 166
Breose, William de (also Bruce) 162
Bronescombe, Bishop 166
Brookinge, Thomas 174
Brutus 159-60
Camden 169
Cantelupe family 162
Cantelupe, William de 162, 166
Carew, Baron George 169
Chafe, Thomas 175
Champernowne, Katherine 166
Charles I 164, 169-72
Charles II 174-4
Charles, Prince 173
Clifford, Thomas 175
Cole, James 175
Cole, James jnr 175
Cromwell, Oliver 165
Dartmouth, Baron 175
Drake, Sir Francis 167
Edmund, Saint, King & Martyr 166
Edgcumbe, Sir Piers 163
Edgcumbe, Sir Richard 162-3
Edward the Confessor 161, 166
Edward I 163
Edward III 165
Edward IV 166
Edward VI 164, 167
Elizabeth I 164-5, 167, 169
Fairfax, Sir Thomas 172-4
FitzCharles, Charles 175
Fowell, Colonel 173
Fowell, Sir John Bt 176
Garrard, Mark 172
Garrett, Rev John 175
Germany, Emperor of 176
Giles, Sir Edward Knt 169, 172
Goring, Lord 172-3
Hampden, John 172
Harlowin, John 164
Hele, Elizeaus 170
Henry III 162, 165
Henry VII 162, 164
Henry VIII 161, 164, 166
Howard 167
Iudhel 161-2, 166
James, Henry 172-3
James II 164, 170
Jefferies, Judge 176
Jeffery, Bartholomew 163
Jeffery, George 163
John, King 162-5
King, Mr 160
Laud, Archbishop 170-1
Laye, Mr Philip (also Ley) 169, 173
Lewkenor, John 171
Lindsay 170
Lye, Sir Edmund 167
Lysons, Messrs 163, 167
Mallock, Rawlyn Esq 176
Marlbourough, Duke of 176
Martyn, Thomas 171
Mary I, Queen 164
Maynard, Christopher 170
Maynard, Serjeant John, MP 170
Monmouth, Duke of 175
Newman, Thomas 170
Nonant, Roger de (also Novant) 162
Novant, Henry de 162
Normandy, Duke Robert of 161
Plymouth, Earl of 175
Prince, Rev John 172, 175
Putt, Samuel 172
Richard III 162
Russell, John 166
Savery, John 172
Seymour, Sir Edward 163, 165, 169, 175-6
Seymour, John 163
Somerset, Edward Duke of 163
Southcote, Sir John 165, 176
Spain, King of 176
St John, Oliver 169-70, 172
Strafford, Earl of 170, 172
Tampion, Mr 169
Taylor, James 163
Taylor, John 163
Taylor, John jnr 163
Tewkesbury, Nicholas 163
Totenais, Iudhel de 161-2, 166
Totnes, Earl of 169
Totnes, Viscount 175
Valletort family 162
Vespasian 159
Westcote 168
Whiddon family 175
Whiddon, Rev Francis MA 175
Whiddon, Judge 175
William I, Conqueror 161
William II Rufus 162
Zouch, Lord 162-3
Zouch, William 162