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claus ' … q ' d dicitur Prevet

Field in the Parish of Melbury Osmond

Historical Forms

  • claus ' … q ' d dicitur Prevet 1243 HarlCh

Etymology

claus'…q'd dicitur Prevet 1243(v. pryfet'a privet copse')