Search for a Place Name:

Benefice of BECKINGTON

(BW.WE.FR.04) variants

This figure is the total assessed value of the benefice. Note that for a cathedral church a zero figure is given because its assessed value is derived from holdings which are listed elsewhere in the taxatio text.

     Assessment for tax:
£ 11. 13s. 4d.

The modern name of the benefice together with the church dedication and the grid reference of the church building (the latter can be used to access Google Maps). Constituent parts of the benefice, such as vicarage, dependent chapels, pensions, portions and prebends, with their values, are also listed here.

     Benefice details:
BECKINGTON
ST801516 ded: ST GREGORY was the early dedication, now ST GEORGE     

The patronage status of the benefice in 1291-2, the date of the taxatio, as much as can be found in contemporary or near-contemporary sources. The line includes the type of patronage: ecclesiastical, secular or monastic; the name of the patron; and for monastic patrons, the order of their religious house.

     Patronage:
secular, John de Erlegh 1     

The Full Entry section displays the basic text of the new edition of the taxatio based on the Latin texts available. Each line represents a taxable item. The full Latin text from the manuscript appears on the left in bold. The corresponding value appears on the right both in pounds shillings and pence and beneath in marks

     Full entry:
Ecclesia de Bekyngton' preter pensionem indecimabilem 2     
variants
£ 11. 13s. 4d.
17.5m.

Supplementary information relating to the benefice or to other data given in the display. A source button after the note gives the full reference for the information. If a reference abbreviation in the note is not expanded in the source button, the full reference can be found in the References menu (forthcoming). If the note mentions a benefice by benkey rather than name, it can be found via the benkey search option.

     Notes:
1 The king presented in 1339, and for several years thereafter, because of custody of the land and heir of John de Erlegh: RegShrews1 631, RegShrews2 467, 477, 550, 609.     
2 The untaxable pension attached to this church is recorded, in 1334-5, as a pension of 20s. belonging to the Hospitallers: RegShrews1 225, 239.     

You can also browse the Taxatio database: