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bullet   Another name for Alric is Ailrick.

bullet  General Notes:

K. S. B. Keats-Rohan, Domesday Descendants, Vol. II, His Grandson is Adam filius Suein, p. 961, Donesday People, Alric, p. 138

bullet  Information about this person:

• Background Information. 976
Alric was of Saxon origin. "The castell, town and landes of Brokenbridge (Pontefract) loggid afore the Conquest to one Richard Ashchenald. Richard had Ailrick, and he had Swane, of Swane cam Adam, of whom cam two daughters, whereof one of them married to Galfrid Nevile." [Whitaker's Hist. Craven, footnote, p. 11]

"Adam-Fitz-Sweine had two daughters, one of whom married Alexander Crevequer, and the other married Adam de Montebon." Again, "Ailrick is a real person and a Domesday landowner, who before the Conquest held many manors. Sweine, his son, inherited, and gave the church and chapel to the monks of St. John the Evangelists. . . . Ailrick held his lands, much reduced, under the Norman grantee, as did Weine and Adam Fitz-Sweine, who founded Bretton Priory, and died about 1158. . . . Charters by voth Sweine and Adam are found in the Pomfret Chartulary." [G.F.Clarke, Castle of Pomfret; Old Yorkshire, second servies, vol. i, 1885, pp. 26-7]

" Ailric, living at the time of the Conquest, had a son, Swain, whose son Adam Fitz Swain left two daughters and coheirs, Maud, the wife of Adam Montebegon, and Annabel." [Croston's Baines, vol. v. p. 37]

~The Ancient Lords of Middleton, p. 152

• Background Information. 170
Ailric was recorded in the Domesday Book as having "In Caltorne three carucates of land to be taxed, and there may be two ploughs there ('poss. ibi. esse')." Ailric was succeeded by his son Swein. Swein is mentioned in a grant to the Priory of St. John at Pontefract, which was founded by Robert de Laci in 1090, as "Swanus filius Ailrichi."

~ A History of Cawthorne, pp. 3, 15

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