Matilda 2 (Female) Queen of England; wife of William 1, d. 1083
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Factoid List

Recorded Name (2)
Mathild (1)
 ASC (C-F) 1042-1087  D 1067
regina (1)
 Bates39   
Office (2)
Queen (2)
 ASC (C-F) 1042-1087  D 1067
 Bates39   
Status (1)
Lady (1)
 ASC (C-F) 1042-1087  D 1067
Event (29)
Agreement (2)
 Bates67 - charter establishing the primacy of Canterbury: In 1072 a meeting was convened at the command of Pope Alexander 1 II and with the agreement of King William 1, to discuss and decide on the primacy of the see of Canterbury over the see of York.: Bates67    (1072)
 Bates68 - charter establishing the primacy of Canterbury: In 1072 a meeting was convened at the command of Pope Alexander 1 II and with the agreement of King William 1, to discuss and decide on the primacy of the see of Canterbury over the see of York.: Bates68    (1072)
Appointment/consecration/elevation/ordination of queen (1)
 Matilda 2.consecration as queen: The lady Matilda 2 came to this country and Archbishop Ealdred 37 consecrated her as queen at Westminster on Whit-Sunday.: ASC (C-F) 1042-1087  D 1067 (1068)
Assembly (2)
 Bates67 - charter establishing the primacy of Canterbury: In 1072 a meeting was convened at the command of Pope Alexander 1 II and with the agreement of King William 1, to discuss and decide on the primacy of the see of Canterbury over the see of York.: Bates67    (1072)
 Bates68 - charter establishing the primacy of Canterbury: In 1072 a meeting was convened at the command of Pope Alexander 1 II and with the agreement of King William 1, to discuss and decide on the primacy of the see of Canterbury over the see of York.: Bates68    (1072)
Charter-witnessing (18)
 Bates138 - William 1 consents to Leofric 60's grant to Exeter: King William 1 consents to Bishop Leofric 60 of Exeter’s grant to the church of St Peter of Exeter to supplement the canons’ food of 7 hides (mansi) in Bampton, Aston and Chimney, all in Oxforshire, and Holcombe, Devon, with fields, woods, meadows, cultivated and uncultivated land, profits and revenues, free of all payments, with the exception of military service and the construction and restoration of bridges and towns.: Bates138   
 Bates150 - William 1 granting to Ghent, St Peter's: King William 1 grants to the abbey of Saint-Pierre au Mont-Blandin of Ghent and to Abbot Everelm 1 the manor of Lewisham, with everything belonging to it, namely East Greenwich, Woolwich, Mottingham and Coombe, Kent, as they were granted by King Edward 15 and, long before, by Ælfthryth 5, a member of the royal kingdred, whom Count Baldwin 2 the Bald of Flanders took from England as his wife. William 1 also grants nearby lands within his forest which is called Andred (i.e. the Weald), namely Ashour in cowden, Ivelands, Wickenden, Shernden in Edenbridge and Sandherste (which comprised Wickens and The Moat in Cowden) to repair the houses belonging to the abbey. Within London, he grants the land given by King Edward 15, namely part of Warmansacre with the wharf which belongs to it, and with its fairs, markets, stalls and shops, and its revenues with customs, rights, toll and wharf-dues. : Bates150    (1081)
 Bates154 - William 1 agrees to Arnulf 3's grant to Gloucester, St Peter's: King William 1 attests and agrees to the grant of Linkenholt, Hants., to the abbey of St Peter’s, Gloucester, by Arnulf 3 de Hesdin.: Bates154    (1081)
 Bates181 - William 1 confirming foundation of London, St Martin-le-Grand: King William 1, at Ingelric 1’s request, confirms the foundation of the collegiate church of St Martin-le-Grand, which Ingelric 1 and his brother Eirard 1 had built and endowed within the walls of the city of London out of their own possession.: Bates181    (1068)
 Bates193 - Matilda 2 granting land to Malmesbury: Queen Matilda 2 to Malmesbury Abbey; grant of 3 hides at Garsdon, Wilts..: Bates193    (1081)
 Bates194 - William 1 granting lands and rights to Malmesbury: King William 1, at the request of Queen Matilda 2 and of many bishops and barons, confirms to Abbot Warin 1 of Malmesbury and to his successors the grant of lands and possessions which all his predecessors have made to the abbey.: Bates194    (1081)
 Bates213 - William 1 confirming grant to Mont-Saint Michel: King William 1 agrees to and attests the grant by which Robert 9, count of Mortain, having had St Michael’s banner with him in battle, has granted St Michael’s Mount in Cornwall to the abbey of Mont Saint-Michel, with land of half a hide.: Bates213  Version II (1070 x 1085)
 Bates232 - William 1 granting land to Rouen, La Trinité-du-Mont: King William 1, at the suggestion of William 3 fitzOsbern, grants Hardmondsworth with its church and everything appertaining to the abbey of La Trinité-du-Mont of Rouen, in the presence of Abbot Rainier 1 and two monks named Nicholas 4 and William 26 . The grant was handed over with a knife, which the king in jest gave to the abbot as if making to drive it into the palm of his hand, saying ‘thus ought land to be given’.: Bates232    (1069)
 Bates243 - Ralph 10 granting land to Rouen, Saint-Ouen: King William 1 attests the grant by Ralph 10 fitzWalter to the abbey of Saint-Owen of Rouen of all of Anneville and Vertot in lordship, Edward 29’s holding at Fontaine-la-Mallet, the fishing-grounds at Cailloul and half of the meadows at Grand-Couronne, the tithe of the revenue of Harfleur, a certain merchant at Harfleur and what he holds in Leure from the River Lézarde ...: Bates243   
 Bates251 - William 1 attesting in favour of Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire: King William 1 attests an account of how Richard II, duke of the Normans, and his brother Robert, count of Mortain, had granted the church of Sain-James-de-Bauvron on the frontier of Normandy and Brittany to the abbey of Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire.: Bates251    (1067)
 Bates254 - William 1 and Matilda 2 granting to Paris, Saint-Denis: King William 1 and Matilda 2 grant the church of Deerhurst, Gloucs., to the abbey of Saint-Denis, as King Edward 15 had given it to Baldwin 5 a monk of Saint-Denis, before he became abbot of Bury St Edmunds. They also confirm King Edward 15's gift of Taynton, Oxfordshire.: Bates254    (1069)
 Bates266 - William 18 granting lands to Briouze, Saint-Gervase and Saint-Prothaise: A record of gifts made by William 18 de Briouze to the church of Saint-Gervase and Saint-Prothaise of Briouze, confirmed in England.: Bates266  Version III (1080 x 1083)
 Bates286 - William 1 restoring land to Wells: King William 1, moved by the prayers of Bishop Giso 1 of Wells, restores 30 hides at Banwell, Avon, to the cathedral church of Wells, which Giso 1’s predecessor, Duduc 6, had given to the church, and which King Harold 3 had taken away. These are given with everything belonging to them.: Bates286    (1068)
 Bates290 - William 1 confirming lands of Westminster, St Peter's: King William 1 confirms lands of the monks of St Peter's, Westminster, and concludes agreements with them concerning Windsor and the royal regalia.: Bates290    (1067)
 Bates60 - William 1 and Matilda 2 granting land to Caen, La Trinité: King William 1 and Matilda 2 grant Felstead, Essex, Minchinhampton and Penbury, Gloucs., and Tarrant, Dorset, to the abbey of La Trinité, Caen, as freely as they were held on the day that King Edward 15 was alive and dead.: Bates60    (1082)
 Bates64 - William 1 adjudicating between Caen, La Trinité and Saint-Etienne: King William 1 adjudicates the claim of the nuns of La Trinité of Caen relating to the church and domestic quarters of Saint-Etienne and the parish of Saint-Etienne’s bourg.: Bates64  Version II (1083)
 Bates67 - charter establishing the primacy of Canterbury: In 1072 a meeting was convened at the command of Pope Alexander 1 II and with the agreement of King William 1, to discuss and decide on the primacy of the see of Canterbury over the see of York.: Bates67    (1072)
 Bates68 - charter establishing the primacy of Canterbury: In 1072 a meeting was convened at the command of Pope Alexander 1 II and with the agreement of King William 1, to discuss and decide on the primacy of the see of Canterbury over the see of York.: Bates68    (1072)
Church/monastery/minster foundation/dedication/restoration (1)
 Bates181 - William 1 confirming foundation of London, St Martin-le-Grand: King William 1, at Ingelric 1’s request, confirms the foundation of the collegiate church of St Martin-le-Grand, which Ingelric 1 and his brother Eirard 1 had built and endowed within the walls of the city of London out of their own possession.: Bates181    (1068)
Confirmation of land/privileges (5)
 Bates181 - William 1 confirming foundation of London, St Martin-le-Grand: King William 1, at Ingelric 1’s request, confirms the foundation of the collegiate church of St Martin-le-Grand, which Ingelric 1 and his brother Eirard 1 had built and endowed within the walls of the city of London out of their own possession.: Bates181    (1068)
 Bates194 - William 1 granting lands and rights to Malmesbury: King William 1, at the request of Queen Matilda 2 and of many bishops and barons, confirms to Abbot Warin 1 of Malmesbury and to his successors the grant of lands and possessions which all his predecessors have made to the abbey.: Bates194    (1081)
 Bates266 - William 18 granting lands to Briouze, Saint-Gervase and Saint-Prothaise: A record of gifts made by William 18 de Briouze to the church of Saint-Gervase and Saint-Prothaise of Briouze, confirmed in England.: Bates266  Version III (1080 x 1083)
 Bates290 - William 1 confirming lands of Westminster, St Peter's: King William 1 confirms lands of the monks of St Peter's, Westminster, and concludes agreements with them concerning Windsor and the royal regalia.: Bates290    (1067)
 Bates306 - writ of William 1 in favour of Westminster, St Peter's: King William 1 notifies Bishop Hugh 7 of London and all the bishops who will succeed him, Geoffrey 5 de Mandeville, and the sheriff and all future sheriffs, French and English nobles, barons and citizens of London that he has confirmed to the abbey of Westminster all the lands and customs in London which King Edward 15 had granted to the abbey.: Bates306    (1081)
Expulsion (1)
 Bates39 - writ of William 1 concerning the adjudication of a dispute between Herfast and Bury St Edmunds: King William 1 informs all the faithful men of his kingdom that Bishop Herfast 1’s claim that the abbey of Bury St Edmunds should be his episcopal church has been brought to his attention and that he has decided that the matter should be heard in his court. On the set day, the bishop made his case eloquently, but produced neither written documents nor witnesses. Abbot Baldwin 5 then told how King Cnut 3 expelled the clerks and introduced monks, how the church had then been dedicated to on that king’s order by Archbishop Æthelnoth 43 of Canterbury, how the first abbot [Ufi 4] had been consecrated by the bishop of London [Ælfwig 13], the second [Leofstan 24] by the bishop of Winchester [Ælfwine 45], and Baldwin 5 himself by the archbishop of Canterbury [Stigand 1], and how the monks had been ordained by the bishops of their choice over a period of fifty-three years without any objection from Herfast 1’s predecessors. He also produced orders of King Cnut 3 and Edward 15 the Confessor which granted that the monastery should be free of all episcopal domination. Those present then decided in Bury St Edmunds favour.: Bates39    (1081)
Grant and Gift (13)
 Bates138 - William 1 consents to Leofric 60's grant to Exeter: King William 1 consents to Bishop Leofric 60 of Exeter’s grant to the church of St Peter of Exeter to supplement the canons’ food of 7 hides (mansi) in Bampton, Aston and Chimney, all in Oxforshire, and Holcombe, Devon, with fields, woods, meadows, cultivated and uncultivated land, profits and revenues, free of all payments, with the exception of military service and the construction and restoration of bridges and towns.: Bates138   
 Bates150 - William 1 granting to Ghent, St Peter's: King William 1 grants to the abbey of Saint-Pierre au Mont-Blandin of Ghent and to Abbot Everelm 1 the manor of Lewisham, with everything belonging to it, namely East Greenwich, Woolwich, Mottingham and Coombe, Kent, as they were granted by King Edward 15 and, long before, by Ælfthryth 5, a member of the royal kingdred, whom Count Baldwin 2 the Bald of Flanders took from England as his wife. William 1 also grants nearby lands within his forest which is called Andred (i.e. the Weald), namely Ashour in cowden, Ivelands, Wickenden, Shernden in Edenbridge and Sandherste (which comprised Wickens and The Moat in Cowden) to repair the houses belonging to the abbey. Within London, he grants the land given by King Edward 15, namely part of Warmansacre with the wharf which belongs to it, and with its fairs, markets, stalls and shops, and its revenues with customs, rights, toll and wharf-dues. : Bates150    (1081)
 Bates154 - William 1 agrees to Arnulf 3's grant to Gloucester, St Peter's: King William 1 attests and agrees to the grant of Linkenholt, Hants., to the abbey of St Peter’s, Gloucester, by Arnulf 3 de Hesdin.: Bates154    (1081)
 Bates193 - Matilda 2 granting land to Malmesbury: Queen Matilda 2 to Malmesbury Abbey; grant of 3 hides at Garsdon, Wilts..: Bates193    (1081)
 Bates213 - William 1 confirming grant to Mont-Saint Michel: King William 1 agrees to and attests the grant by which Robert 9, count of Mortain, having had St Michael’s banner with him in battle, has granted St Michael’s Mount in Cornwall to the abbey of Mont Saint-Michel, with land of half a hide.: Bates213  Version II (1070 x 1085)
 Bates232 - William 1 granting land to Rouen, La Trinité-du-Mont: King William 1, at the suggestion of William 3 fitzOsbern, grants Hardmondsworth with its church and everything appertaining to the abbey of La Trinité-du-Mont of Rouen, in the presence of Abbot Rainier 1 and two monks named Nicholas 4 and William 26 . The grant was handed over with a knife, which the king in jest gave to the abbot as if making to drive it into the palm of his hand, saying ‘thus ought land to be given’.: Bates232    (1069)
 Bates243 - Ralph 10 granting land to Rouen, Saint-Ouen: King William 1 attests the grant by Ralph 10 fitzWalter to the abbey of Saint-Owen of Rouen of all of Anneville and Vertot in lordship, Edward 29’s holding at Fontaine-la-Mallet, the fishing-grounds at Cailloul and half of the meadows at Grand-Couronne, the tithe of the revenue of Harfleur, a certain merchant at Harfleur and what he holds in Leure from the River Lézarde ...: Bates243   
 Bates251 - William 1 attesting in favour of Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire: King William 1 attests an account of how Richard II, duke of the Normans, and his brother Robert, count of Mortain, had granted the church of Sain-James-de-Bauvron on the frontier of Normandy and Brittany to the abbey of Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire.: Bates251    (1067)
 Bates254 - William 1 and Matilda 2 granting to Paris, Saint-Denis: King William 1 and Matilda 2 grant the church of Deerhurst, Gloucs., to the abbey of Saint-Denis, as King Edward 15 had given it to Baldwin 5 a monk of Saint-Denis, before he became abbot of Bury St Edmunds. They also confirm King Edward 15's gift of Taynton, Oxfordshire.: Bates254    (1069)
 Bates266 - William 18 granting lands to Briouze, Saint-Gervase and Saint-Prothaise: A record of gifts made by William 18 de Briouze to the church of Saint-Gervase and Saint-Prothaise of Briouze, confirmed in England.: Bates266  Version III (1080 x 1083)
 Bates306 - writ of William 1 in favour of Westminster, St Peter's: King William 1 notifies Bishop Hugh 7 of London and all the bishops who will succeed him, Geoffrey 5 de Mandeville, and the sheriff and all future sheriffs, French and English nobles, barons and citizens of London that he has confirmed to the abbey of Westminster all the lands and customs in London which King Edward 15 had granted to the abbey.: Bates306    (1081)
 Bates60 - William 1 and Matilda 2 granting land to Caen, La Trinité: King William 1 and Matilda 2 grant Felstead, Essex, Minchinhampton and Penbury, Gloucs., and Tarrant, Dorset, to the abbey of La Trinité, Caen, as freely as they were held on the day that King Edward 15 was alive and dead.: Bates60    (1082)
 William 1-Matilda 2.granting land to Caen, La Trinité: King William 1 and Matilda 2 grant Felstead, Essex, Minchinhampton and Pinbury, Gloucs., and Tarrant, Dorset, to the abbey of La Trinité, Caen, as freely as they were held on the day that King Edward 15 was alive and dead.: Bates60    (1082)
Journey (1)
 Bates150 - William 1 granting to Ghent, St Peter's: King William 1 grants to the abbey of Saint-Pierre au Mont-Blandin of Ghent and to Abbot Everelm 1 the manor of Lewisham, with everything belonging to it, namely East Greenwich, Woolwich, Mottingham and Coombe, Kent, as they were granted by King Edward 15 and, long before, by Ælfthryth 5, a member of the royal kingdred, whom Count Baldwin 2 the Bald of Flanders took from England as his wife. William 1 also grants nearby lands within his forest which is called Andred (i.e. the Weald), namely Ashour in cowden, Ivelands, Wickenden, Shernden in Edenbridge and Sandherste (which comprised Wickens and The Moat in Cowden) to repair the houses belonging to the abbey. Within London, he grants the land given by King Edward 15, namely part of Warmansacre with the wharf which belongs to it, and with its fairs, markets, stalls and shops, and its revenues with customs, rights, toll and wharf-dues. : Bates150    (1081)
Judicial decision/review (2)
 Bates39 - writ of William 1 concerning the adjudication of a dispute between Herfast and Bury St Edmunds: King William 1 informs all the faithful men of his kingdom that Bishop Herfast 1’s claim that the abbey of Bury St Edmunds should be his episcopal church has been brought to his attention and that he has decided that the matter should be heard in his court. On the set day, the bishop made his case eloquently, but produced neither written documents nor witnesses. Abbot Baldwin 5 then told how King Cnut 3 expelled the clerks and introduced monks, how the church had then been dedicated to on that king’s order by Archbishop Æthelnoth 43 of Canterbury, how the first abbot [Ufi 4] had been consecrated by the bishop of London [Ælfwig 13], the second [Leofstan 24] by the bishop of Winchester [Ælfwine 45], and Baldwin 5 himself by the archbishop of Canterbury [Stigand 1], and how the monks had been ordained by the bishops of their choice over a period of fifty-three years without any objection from Herfast 1’s predecessors. He also produced orders of King Cnut 3 and Edward 15 the Confessor which granted that the monastery should be free of all episcopal domination. Those present then decided in Bury St Edmunds favour.: Bates39    (1081)
 Bates64 - William 1 adjudicating between Caen, La Trinité and Saint-Etienne: King William 1 adjudicates the claim of the nuns of La Trinité of Caen relating to the church and domestic quarters of Saint-Etienne and the parish of Saint-Etienne’s bourg.: Bates64  Version II (1083)
Lease (1)
 Wulfstan 55.recovery of land: Half of Charlton belongs to the monastery of Worcester 1, the other half, 7 hides, is alienated. The latter was acquired by a certain wealthy man [Anonymous 10102] for the lives of three men. It was held by him and his son [Anonymous 10103], and then by Godric 34 Finc. it was recovered by Wulfstan 55, claimed by the Normans, but the bishop obtained a writ (breve) from the King [William 1], putting him in possession. Later, Robert 20, brother of Urse 1, supported by the Queen [Matilda 2], seized it.: Hemming.Codicellus  268-9
Marriage (1)
 Bates150 - William 1 granting to Ghent, St Peter's: King William 1 grants to the abbey of Saint-Pierre au Mont-Blandin of Ghent and to Abbot Everelm 1 the manor of Lewisham, with everything belonging to it, namely East Greenwich, Woolwich, Mottingham and Coombe, Kent, as they were granted by King Edward 15 and, long before, by Ælfthryth 5, a member of the royal kingdred, whom Count Baldwin 2 the Bald of Flanders took from England as his wife. William 1 also grants nearby lands within his forest which is called Andred (i.e. the Weald), namely Ashour in cowden, Ivelands, Wickenden, Shernden in Edenbridge and Sandherste (which comprised Wickens and The Moat in Cowden) to repair the houses belonging to the abbey. Within London, he grants the land given by King Edward 15, namely part of Warmansacre with the wharf which belongs to it, and with its fairs, markets, stalls and shops, and its revenues with customs, rights, toll and wharf-dues. : Bates150    (1081)
Monastic reform (1)
 Bates39 - writ of William 1 concerning the adjudication of a dispute between Herfast and Bury St Edmunds: King William 1 informs all the faithful men of his kingdom that Bishop Herfast 1’s claim that the abbey of Bury St Edmunds should be his episcopal church has been brought to his attention and that he has decided that the matter should be heard in his court. On the set day, the bishop made his case eloquently, but produced neither written documents nor witnesses. Abbot Baldwin 5 then told how King Cnut 3 expelled the clerks and introduced monks, how the church had then been dedicated to on that king’s order by Archbishop Æthelnoth 43 of Canterbury, how the first abbot [Ufi 4] had been consecrated by the bishop of London [Ælfwig 13], the second [Leofstan 24] by the bishop of Winchester [Ælfwine 45], and Baldwin 5 himself by the archbishop of Canterbury [Stigand 1], and how the monks had been ordained by the bishops of their choice over a period of fifty-three years without any objection from Herfast 1’s predecessors. He also produced orders of King Cnut 3 and Edward 15 the Confessor which granted that the monastery should be free of all episcopal domination. Those present then decided in Bury St Edmunds favour.: Bates39    (1081)
Patronage (1)
 Bates305 - writ of William 1 in favour of Westminster, St Peter's: King William 1 notifies all his archbishops, bishops, abbots, earls, sheriffs, and all his barons and officers, both French and English, throughout England in all the shires in which Westminster has lands and men that he has taken the abbey under his protection.: Bates305    (1076)
Restoration of land/property (3)
 Bates286 - William 1 restoring land to Wells: King William 1, moved by the prayers of Bishop Giso 1 of Wells, restores 30 hides at Banwell, Avon, to the cathedral church of Wells, which Giso 1’s predecessor, Duduc 6, had given to the church, and which King Harold 3 had taken away. These are given with everything belonging to them.: Bates286    (1068)
 William 1-Matilda 2.restoring land to London, St Paul's: King William 1 and Matilda 2 to St Paul's, London; restoration of lands wrongly taken from the church on the day of his first coronation.: Bates183    (1066)
 Wulfstan 55.recovery of land: Half of Charlton belongs to the monastery of Worcester 1, the other half, 7 hides, is alienated. The latter was acquired by a certain wealthy man [Anonymous 10102] for the lives of three men. It was held by him and his son [Anonymous 10103], and then by Godric 34 Finc. it was recovered by Wulfstan 55, claimed by the Normans, but the bishop obtained a writ (breve) from the King [William 1], putting him in possession. Later, Robert 20, brother of Urse 1, supported by the Queen [Matilda 2], seized it.: Hemming.Codicellus  268-9
Seizure of land (1)
 Wulfstan 55.recovery of land: Half of Charlton belongs to the monastery of Worcester 1, the other half, 7 hides, is alienated. The latter was acquired by a certain wealthy man [Anonymous 10102] for the lives of three men. It was held by him and his son [Anonymous 10103], and then by Godric 34 Finc. it was recovered by Wulfstan 55, claimed by the Normans, but the bishop obtained a writ (breve) from the King [William 1], putting him in possession. Later, Robert 20, brother of Urse 1, supported by the Queen [Matilda 2], seized it.: Hemming.Codicellus  268-9
Writ-issuing/sending (4)
 Bates305 - writ of William 1 in favour of Westminster, St Peter's: King William 1 notifies all his archbishops, bishops, abbots, earls, sheriffs, and all his barons and officers, both French and English, throughout England in all the shires in which Westminster has lands and men that he has taken the abbey under his protection.: Bates305    (1076)
 Bates306 - writ of William 1 in favour of Westminster, St Peter's: King William 1 notifies Bishop Hugh 7 of London and all the bishops who will succeed him, Geoffrey 5 de Mandeville, and the sheriff and all future sheriffs, French and English nobles, barons and citizens of London that he has confirmed to the abbey of Westminster all the lands and customs in London which King Edward 15 had granted to the abbey.: Bates306    (1081)
 Bates39 - writ of William 1 concerning the adjudication of a dispute between Herfast and Bury St Edmunds: King William 1 informs all the faithful men of his kingdom that Bishop Herfast 1’s claim that the abbey of Bury St Edmunds should be his episcopal church has been brought to his attention and that he has decided that the matter should be heard in his court. On the set day, the bishop made his case eloquently, but produced neither written documents nor witnesses. Abbot Baldwin 5 then told how King Cnut 3 expelled the clerks and introduced monks, how the church had then been dedicated to on that king’s order by Archbishop Æthelnoth 43 of Canterbury, how the first abbot [Ufi 4] had been consecrated by the bishop of London [Ælfwig 13], the second [Leofstan 24] by the bishop of Winchester [Ælfwine 45], and Baldwin 5 himself by the archbishop of Canterbury [Stigand 1], and how the monks had been ordained by the bishops of their choice over a period of fifty-three years without any objection from Herfast 1’s predecessors. He also produced orders of King Cnut 3 and Edward 15 the Confessor which granted that the monastery should be free of all episcopal domination. Those present then decided in Bury St Edmunds favour.: Bates39    (1081)
 Wulfstan 55.recovery of land: Half of Charlton belongs to the monastery of Worcester 1, the other half, 7 hides, is alienated. The latter was acquired by a certain wealthy man [Anonymous 10102] for the lives of three men. It was held by him and his son [Anonymous 10103], and then by Godric 34 Finc. it was recovered by Wulfstan 55, claimed by the Normans, but the bishop obtained a writ (breve) from the King [William 1], putting him in possession. Later, Robert 20, brother of Urse 1, supported by the Queen [Matilda 2], seized it.: Hemming.Codicellus  268-9
Factoids linked indirectly to Matilda 2 (1)
Office (1)
Praepositus of Matilda 2 (1)
 Ælfgar 55: Bates117