Hampshire ‘Feet of Fines’

Amongst many wonderful documents from Medieval England can be found the ‘Feet of Fines’

The name alone makes you want to discover more about these documents the earliest of which just sneaks into the 12th Century.

‘Feet of Fines’ documents for Hampshire date back to 1199 and give surnames and placenames of people living in Hampshire in the Medieval period. These are important resources for Hampshire History and help to build a picture of community and settlement in the county.

Discover more about these documents by clicking here.

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