Michael Linton's Bayeux Tapestry: 1066 - A Medieval Mosaic and Puzzles
BATTLE ABBEY ROLL.
ACCOUNT OF THE NORMAN LINEAGES.
IN THREE VOLUMES.—VOL. III
JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET.
PRINTED BY WILLIAM CLOWES AND SONS, LIMITED,
STAMFORD STREET AND CHARING CROSS.
This electronic edition
was prepared by
Michael A. Linton, 2007
evil tongue; in contradistinction to Bellebouche, smooth and flattering tongue (Walter Belebuche is found in the Rotuli Curiae Regis of 1194): a name of warning portent; only second to its contemporary Malegreffe, or Malegriffe. The arms of "Malbouck," Argent, four bars wavy Gules, over all a saltire Or, as preserved by Robson, exactly correspond with one of the coats of the Malbancs. It is possible that Malbanc is the name here intended: for I have nowhere met with Malebouche.