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Nicholas atte Mede, (Assumption, See Notes)

Male 1305 -

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  • Name Nicholas atte Mede 
    Suffix (Assumption, See Notes) 
    Born 1305  Wraxall, North Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1327 Lay Subsidies in Somerset lists Nicholas atte Mede of Wraxall, 100 of Portbury, xii pence. This MAY be the father of Thomas, However, during the 14th century, surnames were not always inherited. Surnames were not commonplace in the 13th and 14th centuries and were often locative (where a person lived, i.e. Thomas Hill (lives on the hill); based on Occupation (Thomas Smith); Descriptive (Thomas Long, Thomas Short, etc.) In England, surnames started to be adopted by the end of the 14th century, so toward the beginning and throughout the middle of the 14th century, one shouldn't assume lineage based on "surname." Considering "atte" means "at the" This Nicholas could simply be living at the Mede of Wraxall.


      Meade/Mede Etymology : From an English surname which indicated one who lived on a meadow (from Middle English mede) or one who sold or made mead (an alcoholic drink made from fermented honey; from Old English meodu)
    Gender Male 
    Person ID P5173  Burress Genealogy of Virginia
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2015 

     1. Thomas atte Mede I,   b. 1330, Bedminster, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1397, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F2019  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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