Domesday Book References
THIS IS THE HOLDING OF ROBERT OF BRUS
which was given after the Book of WINCHESTER was
written, namely: EAST RIDING
And in this same THWING, he holds 10 carucates; in RUDSTON, 8 carucates; in two (East and West) HESLERTONS, 10 carucates and 6 bovates; and in SCAMPSTON 5 carucates.
In (Kirk)BURN, and TIBTHORPE, 32 carucates and 2 bovates, but part of that land is of Robert Fossard's holding.
In BRANTINGHAM, (North) CAVE and HOTHAM, 9 carucates and 1bovate.
In (South) CLIFFE, 2 bovates; in KILNWICK (Percy), 16 carucates; and in MILLINGTON, 6 bovates.
In BIRDSALL, 2 carucates; in GARROWBY (Hall), 6 carucates; and in; EDDLETHORPE, 4 carucates.
Note 1: The Heralds Visitations of Yorkshire (1563-4) state that "Robert Brus came owt of Normandy with William the Conqueror"
Note 2: Robert the Bruce King of Scotland was an eighth generation descendant of the above Robert