Administrative unit

Kings Rowborough HalfHundred

Ancient District

Preferred Name:
KINGS ROWBOROUGH
Unit Type:
Ancient District
Status:
Half-Hundred
Date created:
By 1316
Date abolished:
Thirteenth Century
Unit ID:
12874492
Authorities:
Robin Glasscock, The Lay Subsidy of 1334 (London: British Academy, 1975)

Notes:

Land in Rowborough was always divided up between the King and the Bishop. Over time this arrangement became more formalised as the two parts came to be considered half hundreds.

Alternative names

The following alternative names exist:

Name Status Language Start End Authority
KINGS ROWBOROUGH Preferred English     Robin Glasscock, The Lay Subsidy of 1334 (London: British Academy, 1975)
ROUGHBERGH REG Alternate English     Robin Glasscock, The Lay Subsidy of 1334 (London: British Academy, 1975)

Unit associations

We know of no associations with other units.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
WILTSHIRE Ancient County     Robin Glasscock, The Lay Subsidy of 1334 (London: British Academy, 1975)

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
Early medieval was created through the abolition of ROUGHBERGH Hundred   Olof Anderson, The English Hundred Names: The South-Western Counties (Lund: Lund University, 1939), p. 166-8.
Thirteenth Century was abolished to create SWANBOROUGH Hundred   Olof Anderson, The English Hundred Names: The South-Western Counties (Lund: Lund University, 1939), p. 166-8.

Lower level units

We know of no units which were contained within this unit.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Kings Rowborough HalfHundred through time | Census tables with data for the Ancient District, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12874492

Date accessed: 17th November 2019