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prat ' voc ' le Ryver

Field in the Parish of Broadwey

Historical Forms

  • prat ' voc ' le Ryver 1445 Rent

Etymology

prat' voc' le Ryver 1445(from ME  rivere,probably here in the sense'banks of a stream frequented for hawking')