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The Barony of Dunster

The large barony or honor of Dunster was held by the Mohuns and Luttrells with Dunster manor. In 1086 William de Mohun held 56 Somerset estates, mostly west of the Quantocks but also Brewham, North Cheriton and Nunney in east Somerset and manors in Normandy. Dunster became the 'caput' or administrative centre of an honor comprising 46 ½ knights' fees in by 1168.

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Mary Siraut