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Benefice of MEETH

(EX.BS.TO.01) 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:
£ 4. 2s. 0d.

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:
MEETH
SS548083 ded: ST JOHN THE BAPTIST      ST JOHN in map evidence for 1886      ST MICHAEL in map evidence for 1906     
(pension) COWICK PRIORY, DEVON, PRIOR £ 0. 2s. 0d.

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:
monastic, Cowick, Devon, priory, Benedictine Monks, Alien     

Whether or not the benefice was appropriated at or near 1291-2, the date of the taxatio. The line includes the type of position instituted, collated or presented, and the date. The information is shown only if available from contemporary or near-contemporary sources.

     If appropriated:
No (inst.) rectory 1259

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 Meth'     
(listed as exempt: too low in value)
£ 4. 0s. 0d.
6m.
Prior de Cowyk' percipit de ecclesia de Meth'     
£ 0. 2s. 0d.
0.2m.

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