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Elmley-Lovett, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Halfshire, county of Worcester, 4 miles SE of Stourport… The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Worcester… in the patronage of John LYNES, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Michael…. This place gives the title of viscount to the LYGON family.

1086 Domesday Survey. Worcester. Elmley Lovett (modern) "Aelmeleia: Walter from Ralph de Tosny, formerly Queen Edith. 3 mills, 4 salthouses." (The Domesday Book)

1086 Domesday Survey. Worcester. Hampton Lovett (modern) Hamtune: Robert from Urso d'Abetot. 8 salthouses, mill." Hampton Farm; on the outskirts of Evesham. 1619 Combs Visitation of Warwickshire

4 Thomas COMBE fil. 2 et. haeres fratis per entaile de Old Stratford.
+ Maria filia....SAUAGE [SAVAGE] de Elmeley* in Com. Wore.

Thomas was the s/o John COMBE of Old Stratford, Warwickshire and Joyce BLOUNT of Worcestershire. Elmeley Castle and Elmley Lovett were named after the early Manor of Elmly, obtained by Robert LOVETT of Normandy, which passed to his son, William (m Isabel St. MAUR), thence to William's son, Henry who m Isabelle BEAUCHAMP of Hatch who, following Henry's death, m William BLOUNT of Sodbury, Mamble Parish, Worcester (In 1316, Isabelle LOVETT presented to the church of Elmly Lovett). Upon the death of her son, John LOVETT without male issue, the manor of Hampton Lovett came into the hands of the BLOUNT Family of Sodbury (Lovett Memoirs...). Also note that Thomas COMBE m (2) Mary BONNER, d/o Anthony and Bridget SAVAGE Bonner, gd/o Christopher and Ann LYGON Savage, and widow of William YONGE (See also Combs-Lovett Families of Berkshire and Buckingham).

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