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Richard de COMBE, Knight (c. 1120) mentioned in an indenture re: Wilts “Indenture between Thomas, parson of the church of Odestoke, and John Gouteby, parson of the church of Aysshemere, of the one part, and Sir Richard de Combe, knight, and Sir Patrick de Frene. parson of the church of Batesbury, of the other part, concerning the partition of the manor of Fytelton, and the advowson of the church there. Sunday after St. Peter in Cathedra, 35 Edward III. French.” Source: British History On-Line 'Deeds: C.1101 — C.1200', A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds: Volume 1 (1890), pp. 495-505.
Alice de CUMBE (c.1304) mentioned in a Deed re: the Manor of Elmington in Hanbury, Gloucestershire. Sources: Bristol Archives, England displayed on A2A Access 2 Archives (old website). (TBD if there is an earlier record in the Close Rolls or other medieval documents)
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