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by garyboy
Sat Jan 27, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: United Kingdom
Topic: Royds....
Replies: 4
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Re: Royds....

Rod is a word of Old English origin, the medieval name given to an assort -a piece of land cleared of trees-was distinguished by its being enclosed from the open land held in common adjacent to a village. Very few enclosures named "rod" appear after the Black Death (1349), perhaps because that uphea...