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    Hampton Hamtone /
    Hantone: Reginald from Roger d'Ivry; Gernio from the king. Mill.
    Now the village of Hampton Poyle and hamlet of Hampton Gay.

    Hanborough
    Haneberge: Robert from Gilbert de Ghent. Mill.

    Hanwell
    Hanewege: Leofwin from the king, formerly Earl Harold.
    Tudor house, home of the Cope family. Sir Anthony, a Puritan leader, was imprisoned by Elizabeth I for presenting a revised Prayer Book to the Speaker.

    Hardwick (near Stoke Lyne)
    Hardewich: Drogo from Robert d'Oilly.

    Harpsden
    Harpendene: Alfred from Miles Crispin.
    Harpsden Court.

    Headington
    Hedintone: King's land; Richard de Courcy. 2 mills, 5 fisheries. A year's corn.
    Headington House; Headington Hill Hall. Stone from Headington Quarry was used to build much of old Oxford.

    Hempton
    Hentone: Ralph de Walter Giffard; Edward of Salisbury. Mill.

    Hensington
    Hansitone: Ansger from Bishop of Bayeux; William from Roger d'Ivry; Robert from Earl William and Peter from him. Mill.
    Now 2 villages, Hensington Within and Without.

    Henton
    Hentone: William from Miles Crispin.

    Hethe (Heath)
    Hedham: Roger from Bishop of Coutances.
    Farmhouse given by Rahere (Henry I's jester) to St. Bartholomew's Hospital, which he founded.

    Heyford
    Haiforde / Hegford / Egforde: Roger from Robert d'Oilly; Ralph from Miles Crispin; Robert from Bishop of Coutances. 3 mills, 2 fisheries (900 eels).
    Now 2 villages, Lower Heyford (Heyford at Bridge), and Upper Heyford (Heyford Warren) with Heyford House. Ares Ditch is a mile-long, possibly Roman, earthen wall.

    Heythrop
    Edrope: Hascoit Musard. Mill.
    Birthplace of Jane Dormer (1538-1612), Mary Tudor's closest friend.

    Holton
    Eltone: Godfrey from Roger d'Ivry.
    Cromwell's daughter Bridget married Henry Ireton in the manor house (1646).

    Holywell
    Haliwelle: St. Peter's Church, Oxford, from Robert d'Oilly.

    Hook Norton
    Hochenartone: Robert d'Oilly. 2 mills.
    Site of a Danish massacre.

    Horley
    Hornelie: Ralph from Count of Mortain; monks of St. Peter's from Count of Mortain; Richard from Robert of Stafford; Ralph from Berengar de Tosny. 2 mills.

    Horspath
    Horspadan: Gilbert from Roger d'Ivry.

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    Idbury
    Ideberie: Odelard from Ralph de Mortimer.
    Burial place of Sir Benjamin Baker (1840-1907), the civil engineer who built the Forth Bridge, the London Underground and the Aswan Dam.

    Iffley
    Givetelie: King's land. Fishery.

    Ilbury
    Galoberie: Galio from Robert of Stafford.
    Ilbury Farm.

    Ingham
    Adingeham: Robert from Earl William.

    Ipsden
    Yppesdene: Reginald the Archer from the king.
    Roman Icknield Road; Ipsden Wood with a Roman well, nearby.

    Islip
    Letelape: Roger d'Ivry's wife, Azelina, holds 5 hides in Islip from the King. Three of these hides never paid tax. Land for 15 ploughs. Now in lordship 3 ploughs; 2 slaves. 10 villagers with 5 smallholders have 3 ploughs. A mill at 20s; meadow, 30 acres; pasture 3 furlongs long and 2 wide; woodland 1 league long and league wide. The value was 7 before 1066; when acquired 8; now 10. Godric and Alwin held it freely.

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    Kencot
    Chenetone: Roger from Robert d'Oilly.
    Kencot Manor House.

    Kiddington
    Chidintone: Mainou from Hascoit Musard; Roger de Lacy from Earl William and Ralph from him.
    Some houses.

    Kidlington
    Chedelintone: Robert d'Oilly. Mill.

    Kingham
    Caningeham: Geoffrey de Mandeville. Mill.

    Kingston Blount
    Chingestone: Miles Crispin.

    Kirtlington
    Chertelintone / Cherielintone / Cortelintone: King's land and Osmund the priest from the king; Herbert from Robert d'Oilly; Robert from Earl William. 2 mills.
    Kirtlington Park.

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    Langford
    Langefort: King's land. 2 mills.
    Saxon church.

    Lashbrook
    Lachebroc:
    Lost.

    Launton
    Lantone: St. Peter's of Westminster and Baldwin, 'godson' to King Edward, who gave it to them.

    Ledwell
    Ledewelle: King's land.

    Lew
    Lewa: Hugh from Walter Giffard; Aretius from the king.
    Lew House.

    Lewknor
    Levec(h)anole: Abingdon Abbey; Peter from Robert d'Oilly.

    Little Baldon
    Baldendone: Isward and Bricteva from Bishop of Lincoln.

    Little Haseley
    Haselie: Hervey from Bishop of Bayeux.
    Haseley Court. John Leland, antiquarian to Hnery VIII, was rector for 10 years.

    Little Rollright
    Parva Rollandri: Columban from Bishop of Lincoln.
    Druidical Rollright Stones on the edge of the Cotswolds. The King's Stone, a monolith, is a few hundred yards away.

    Littlestoke
    Stoch: Alfred nephew of Wigot. Mill.
    Manor house.

    Little Tew
    Tewe / Teowe / Teova / Tewa: Wadard, Humphrey and Ilbert from Bishop of Bayeux; Rotroc from Bishop of Bayeux.

    Ludwell
    Ludewelle: Wadard from Bishop of Bayeux; Reginald from Robert d'Oilly; Osmund from Arnulf de Hesdin; Thurstan's son from the king and Osmund from him; Ranulf from the king.
    Ludwell Farm.

    Lyneham
    Lineham: Ilbert from Bishop of Bayeux. Mill.

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    Mapledurham
    Malpedreham / Mapeldreham: William de Warenne; Miles Crispin. Mill.
    The best mill on the River Thames. Mapledurham House was fortified for Charles I during the Civil War.

    Marsh Baldon
    Baldedone: Geoffrey from Miles Crispin.

    Merton
    Meretone: Countess Judith.

    Middle Aston
    Estone: Gosbert and Gilbert from Robert of Stafford; Saeric from the king.
    With
    North Aston and Steeple Aston.

    Middleton Stoney
    Mideltone: Richard Poynant.
    Traces of a Norman castle in Middleton Park.

    Milcombe
    Midelcombe: Count of Evreux; Aelfric from the king. Mill.
    Milcombe Hall, now a farmhouse.

    Milton-under-Wychwood
    Mideltone: Ranulf Flambard; Roger from Earl William and Alfwy from him.

    Mixbury
    Misseberie: Roger d'Ivry. 2 mills.

    Mollington
    Molliton / Molitone: Count of Evreux; William from Osbern FitzRichard.

    Mongewell
    Mongewel: Roger de Lacy. 2 mills.

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    Nethercote (in Lewknor)
    Altera Cote: Miles Crispin and Tovi from him. Mill.

    Nethercott (in Tackley)
    Hidrecote: Hugh from Bishop of Bayeux.

    Newington
    Neutone: Archbishop of Canterbury.
    Newington House.

    Newnham Murren
    Niweham / Neuueham: Miles Crispin.
    Newnham Manor.

    Noke
    Ac(ham): Robert, Roger and Reginald from Earl William.
    Church built by William I's daughter, Gundrada.

    North Aston
    Estone: Edward of Salisbury. Mill, fishery.
    With
    Middle Aston and Steeple Aston.

    North Leigh
    Lege: Godfrey from Roger d'Ivry. Mill.
    Windmill; Saxon church; remains of a Roman villa nearby.

    North Stoke
    Stoches: Miles Crispin.

    Northbrook
    Nor(t)broc: Reginald from Robert of Stafford; Reginald from Roger d'Ivry.

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    Oddington
    Otendone: Roger d'Ivry's wife.
    Joseph's Stone, possibly a Roman milestone, near the Roman road from Alchester to Dorchester.

    Oxford
    Oxeneford / juxta Oxeneford / juxta murum / Oxineford: King's land (royal borough), also various landholders and burgesses holding 243 dwellings.
    University city, allegedly founded as a nunnery by Frideswide (d.735). The first college, University College, dates from 1249. The city was the Royalist headquarters during the Civil War.

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    Pemscott
    Pismanescote: Gosbert from Robert of Stafford.

    Piddington
    Petintone: Countess Judith.

    Preston Crowmarsh
    Crem: Battle Abbey.

    Pyrton
    Peritone / Piritune: William from Earl Hugh. Mill.
    John Hampden, leader of the Long Parliament (1640), married Elizabeth Symeon in the Norman church.

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    Radford
    Radeford: Ansketel of Graye from Earl William. Mill.

    Rofford
    Ropeford: Saewold from the king (Robert d'Oilly by pledge).

    Rotherfield Greys
    Redrefeld: Ansketel from Earl William.

    Rotherfield Peppard
    Redrefeld: Miles Crispin. Mill.

    Rousham
    Rou(u)esham: Reginald from Robert d'Oilly; William from Roger d'Ivry. Miles.
    Rousham House.

    Rycote
    Reicote / Rocote: Hugh de Bolbec; Saswalo from Geoffrey de Mandeville; Alfsi from the king.

    The Domesday Book, 1086

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