Ęthelwig 15 (Male) Abbot of Evesham, d. 1077
l xi

Notes: He was succeeded as abbot by Walter.

Factoid List

Recorded Name (12)
Ab'elwinus (1)
 Bates131   
Adelwinus (1)
 Bates132   
Ageluinus (1)
 Bates345  Version I
Agilwius (1)
 Bates133   
Ailwius (1)
 S1479   
Aluuinus (1)
 GDB  177v (Worcestershire 26:15)
Eluuius (1)
 Bates68   
Ęgelwi (1)
 Bates292   
Ęgelwig (1)
 TRW Non-royal charters/Wells2   
Ęgelwius (3)
 S1238   
 Bates181   
 Bates303   
Personal Information (2)
reputation (2)
 ASC (C-F) 1042-1087  D 1077 (world-wise)
 Hemming.Codicellus  271 (had a great secular power and surpassed everyone by his intelligence, shrewdness and knowledge of secular laws)
Office (55)
Abbot (54)
 ASC (C-F) 1042-1087  D 1077; E 1076 (abbot of Evesham)
 S1479   
 S1238    (abbot of St Mary's, Evesham)
 Bates68    (abbot of Evesham)
 Bates131    (abbot of Evesham)
 Bates132   
 Bates133   
 Bates181   
 Hemming.Codicellus  250
 Bates292   
 Bates303   
 Bates345  Version I
 TRW Non-royal charters/Wells2   
 GDB  165v (Gloucestershire 12:2) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  165v (Gloucestershire 12:3) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  166 (Gloucestershire 12:4) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  166 (Gloucestershire 12:9) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  166 (Gloucestershire 12:8) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  165v (Gloucestershire 12:1) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey))
 GDB  166 (Gloucestershire 12:5) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  166 (Gloucestershire 12:7) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  166 (Gloucestershire 12:6) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  166 (Gloucestershire 12:6) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  166 (Gloucestershire 12:10) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey))
 GDB  219 (Northamptonshire B:7) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey))
 GDB  239 (Warwickshire 11:3) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  239 (Warwickshire 11:4) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  239 (Warwickshire 11:2) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  239 (Warwickshire 11:5) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:13) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  176 (Worcestershire 11:1) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey))
 GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:14) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:7) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:12) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:15) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  175v (Worcestershire 9:5c) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey))
 GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:9) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:16) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  173 (Worcestershire 2:42) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey))
 GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:1) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  174 (Worcestershire 2:74) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey))
 GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:11) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  177v (Worcestershire 26:17) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey))
 GDB  173 (Worcestershire 2:41) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey))
 GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:2) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:3) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:8) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:5) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:4) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:10) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  177v (Worcestershire 26:15) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey))
 GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:6) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
 GDB  177v (Worcestershire 26:16) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey))
 GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:17) (abbot of Evesham, St Mary's (abbey)?)
Judge (1)
 Hemming.Codicellus  279
Personal Relationship (4)
~ Father (Consanguineal kinship) of Ęthelwig 15 (1)
 Ordwig 2: of Ęthelwig 15: S1479   
~ Lord (General relationship) of Ęthelwig 15 (2)
 Wulfstan 55: of Ęthelwig 15: GDB  173 (Worcestershire 2:42)
 Wulfstan 55: of Ęthelwig 15: GDB  173 (Worcestershire 2:41)
~ Successor (General relationship) of Ęthelwig 15 (1)
 Walter 7: of Ęthelwig 15: Hemming.Codicellus  273
Possession (41)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 7 hides in Adlestrop, Gloucestershire (in 1066): GDB  165v (Gloucestershire 12:2)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 10 hides in Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire (in 1066): GDB  165v (Gloucestershire 12:3)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 10 hides in Broadwell, Gloucestershire (in 1066): GDB  166 (Gloucestershire 12:4)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 3 hides in Hidcote Bartrim, Gloucestershire (in 1066): GDB  166 (Gloucestershire 12:9)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 2 hides in Lark Stone, Gloucestershire (in 1066): GDB  166 (Gloucestershire 12:8)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 8 hides in Maugersbury, Gloucestershire (in 1066): GDB  165v (Gloucestershire 12:1)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 3 hides in Upper Swell, Gloucestershire (in 1066): GDB  166 (Gloucestershire 12:5)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 3 hides in Weston Cantilupe, Gloucestershire (in 1066): GDB  166 (Gloucestershire 12:7)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 1 hide in Wickhamford, Gloucestershire (in 1066): GDB  166 (Gloucestershire 12:6)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 8 hides in Willersey, Gloucestershire (in 1066): GDB  166 (Gloucestershire 12:6)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 56 hides in Winchcombe, Gloucestershire (in 1066): GDB  166 (Gloucestershire 12:10)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 1 urban tenement in Northampton, Northamptonshire (in 1066): GDB  219 (Northamptonshire B:7)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 2 hides in Abbots Salford, Warwickshire (in 1066): GDB  239 (Warwickshire 11:3)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 3 hides in Kinwarton, Warwickshire (in 1066): GDB  239 (Warwickshire 11:4)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 3 hides in Sambourne, Warwickshire (in 1066): GDB  239 (Warwickshire 11:2)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 3 hides in Weethley, Warwickshire (in 1066): GDB  239 (Warwickshire 11:5)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 5 hides in Abbots Morton, Worcestershire (in 1066): GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:13)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 6 hides in Acton Beauchamp, Worcestershire (in 1066): GDB  176 (Worcestershire 11:1)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 4.50 hides in Atch Lench, Worcestershire (in 1066): GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:14)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 6.50 hides in Badsey, Worcestershire (in 1066): GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:7)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 5 hides in Bengeworth, Worcestershire (in 1066): GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:12)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 1 hide in Bevington, Worcestershire (in 1066): GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:15)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 0.30 hides in Bransford, Worcestershire (in 1066): GDB  175v (Worcestershire 9:5c)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 2.50 hides in Church Honeybourne, Worcestershire (in 1066): GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:9)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 4 hides in Church Lench, Worcestershire (in 1066): GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:16)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 3 hides in Daylesford, Worcestershire (in 1066): GDB  173 (Worcestershire 2:42)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 3 hides in Evesham, Worcestershire (in 1066): GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:1)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 5 hides in Hampton, Worcestershire (in 1066): GDB  174 (Worcestershire 2:74)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 5 hides in Hampton, Worcestershire (in 1066): GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:11)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 4 hides in Hampton Lovett, Worcestershire (in 1066): GDB  177v (Worcestershire 26:17)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 1 hide in Icomb, Worcestershire (in 1066): GDB  173 (Worcestershire 2:41)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 65 hides in In Fishborough hundred, Worcestershire (in 1066): GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:2)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 8 hides in Lenchwick and Norton, Worcestershire (in 1066): GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:3)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 7 hides in Middle, North and South Littleton, Worcestershire (in 1066): GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:8)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 14 hides in Offenham, Littleton, Bretforton, Aldington, Worcestershire (in 1066): GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:5)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 12 acres in Oldberrow, Worcestershire (in 1066): GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:4)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 15 hides in Ombersley, Worcestershire (in 1066): GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:10)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 3 hides in Upton Warren, Worcestershire (in 1066): GDB  177v (Worcestershire 26:15)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 9 hides in Wichamford and Bretforton, Worcestershire (in 1066): GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:6)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 0.50 hides in Witton, Worcestershire (in 1066): GDB  177v (Worcestershire 26:16)
 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 28 urban tenements in Worcester, Worcestershire (in 1066): GDB  175v (Worcestershire 10:17)
Event (22)
Agreement (2)
 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)
 Witnessing confraternity agreement between Worcester, Evesham, Chertsey, Bath, Pershore, Winchcombe, Gloucester: Confraternity agreement between Bishop Wulfstan 55, Ęthelwig 15, abbot of Evesham, Wulfwald 1, abbot of Chertsey, Ęlfsige 91, abbot of Bath, Edmund 30, abbot of Pershore, Ralph 22, abbot of Winchcombe, Serlo 1, abbot of Gloucester, and Ęlfstan 81, dean of Worcester.: TRW Non-royal charters/Wells2    (1077)
Assembly (2)
 Bates131 - writ of William 1 to Ęthelwig 15: King William 1 orders Abbot Ęthelwig 15 of Evesham to summon all who are under his authority and jurisdiction to have as many milites as they owe to the king ready in the king’s presence at Clarendon at the octave of Whitsun. Ęthelwig 15 is also to come on that day and bring with him the five knights [milites] whom he owes from his abbey.: Bates131    (1066 x 1076)
 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 confirmation (1)
 Bates133 - writ of William 1 in favour of Ęthelwig 15 and Evesham: King William 1 informs Archbishop Lanfranc 1, Bishop Odo 3 of Bayeux, Bishop Wulfstan 55 of Worcester, Urse 1 the sheriff and all his French and English barons of England that he has granted the abbey of Evesham to Abbot Ęthelwig 15 with whatever belongs to it, so that he and all his successors may have it with great honour and peace, with its lands and men, and with such law, custom and liberty, sake and soke, toll and team, and infangenetheof, without town and within, as any of his predecessors and as he himself held them in the time of King Edward 15 and before. The church shall have all lands and possessions as set out in royal charters of King Edward 15 and any other predecessors, and in the ancient precepts written and confirmed for the church. Abbot Ęthelwig 15 and all his successors shall have the hundred of Fishborough in free and pure alms, with everything belonging to the hundred. No sheriff or his officers shall enter, plead or exact anything. William 1 also confirms King Edward 15’s gift to Abbots Manni 1 and Ęthelwig 15 that the abbey shall have a port and market in Evesham, and shall have there all the customs which the king has in his ports and towns. The abbey may purchase food and clothing anywhere in England without paying toll.: Bates133    (1070 x 1078)
Charter-witnessing (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)
 Bates345 - William 1 granting land to Wulfstan 55: King William 1 grants 2 hides in Cookley Wood near Kingsford in Wolverley, Worcs., to Bishop Wulfstan 55 for the use of the monks of St Mary’s, Worcs..: Bates345  Version I (1066 x 1068)
 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)
 Witnessing Robert 42 granting land to Ęthelwig 15 and Evesham: Robert 42 of Stafford to Abbot Ęthelwig 15 and the monastery of Evesham; grant of land at Wrottesley.: TRW Non-royal charters/Evesham1    (1072)
 Witnessing confraternity agreement between Worcester, Evesham, Chertsey, Bath, Pershore, Winchcombe, Gloucester: Confraternity agreement between Bishop Wulfstan 55, Ęthelwig 15, abbot of Evesham, Wulfwald 1, abbot of Chertsey, Ęlfsige 91, abbot of Bath, Edmund 30, abbot of Pershore, Ralph 22, abbot of Winchcombe, Serlo 1, abbot of Gloucester, and Ęlfstan 81, dean of Worcester.: TRW Non-royal charters/Wells2    (1077)
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 (3)
 Bates133 - writ of William 1 in favour of Ęthelwig 15 and Evesham: King William 1 informs Archbishop Lanfranc 1, Bishop Odo 3 of Bayeux, Bishop Wulfstan 55 of Worcester, Urse 1 the sheriff and all his French and English barons of England that he has granted the abbey of Evesham to Abbot Ęthelwig 15 with whatever belongs to it, so that he and all his successors may have it with great honour and peace, with its lands and men, and with such law, custom and liberty, sake and soke, toll and team, and infangenetheof, without town and within, as any of his predecessors and as he himself held them in the time of King Edward 15 and before. The church shall have all lands and possessions as set out in royal charters of King Edward 15 and any other predecessors, and in the ancient precepts written and confirmed for the church. Abbot Ęthelwig 15 and all his successors shall have the hundred of Fishborough in free and pure alms, with everything belonging to the hundred. No sheriff or his officers shall enter, plead or exact anything. William 1 also confirms King Edward 15’s gift to Abbots Manni 1 and Ęthelwig 15 that the abbey shall have a port and market in Evesham, and shall have there all the customs which the king has in his ports and towns. The abbey may purchase food and clothing anywhere in England without paying toll.: Bates133    (1070 x 1078)
 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)
 Bates292 - writ of William 1 in favour of Westminster, St Peter's: King William 1 notifies Bishop Leofwine 72 of Lichfield, Earl Edwin 33 of Mercia and all his thegns in Staffordshire that he land of Perton, Staffs., belongs to the abbey of Westminster as fully as King Edward 15 gave it. He orders that Abbot Ęthelwig 15 of Evesham and Thurkil 8 the sheriff should protect the land under the king’s authority.: Bates292    (1066 x 1071)
Confraternity (1)
 Witnessing confraternity agreement between Worcester, Evesham, Chertsey, Bath, Pershore, Winchcombe, Gloucester: Confraternity agreement between Bishop Wulfstan 55, Ęthelwig 15, abbot of Evesham, Wulfwald 1, abbot of Chertsey, Ęlfsige 91, abbot of Bath, Edmund 30, abbot of Pershore, Ralph 22, abbot of Winchcombe, Serlo 1, abbot of Gloucester, and Ęlfstan 81, dean of Worcester.: TRW Non-royal charters/Wells2    (1077)
Council-meeting, ecclesiastical (2)
 Bates303 - writ of William 1 in favour of Westminster, St Peter's: Writ from a synod at Westminster at which King William 1 ordered that the bishop of London should not oppress the monks of Westminster.: Bates303    (1075)
 Lanfranc 1.summoning the council of London: In 1075 there was a council at London summoned and presided over by Lanfranc 1.: Lanfranc, Ep. no. 11    (1075)
Death/dying (2)
 Worcester 1.despoiled of land: Land in Acton Beachamp was held by Ordwig 2 from Worcester 1, but taken from it, on his death, by abbot Ęthelwig 15 and later taken from him by Urse 1 who gave the land to his daughter [Emmeline 1] as her dowry.: Hemming.Codicellus  250-1
 Ęthelwig 15.death: MS D: Ęthelwig 15, the abbot of Evesham, who was skilled in secular affairs, died on St Juliana’s day.

MS E: Ęthelwig 15, abbot of Evesham, died on 16 February.: ASC (C-F) 1042-1087  D 1077; E 1076
Dowering/Morning-gifting (1)
 Worcester 1.despoiled of land: Land in Acton Beachamp was held by Ordwig 2 from Worcester 1, but taken from it, on his death, by abbot Ęthelwig 15 and later taken from him by Urse 1 who gave the land to his daughter [Emmeline 1] as her dowry.: Hemming.Codicellus  250-1
Expulsion (1)
 Arngrim 1.transferring service from Worcester 1: A part of Bengeworth was held by Arngrim 1, who transferred service from Worcester 1 to Ęthelwig 15 abbot of Evesham, who encouraged him to do so. He was subsequently expelled from the land which passed fully to Evesham.: Hemming.Codicellus  269-70
Forfeiture (1)
 Arngrim 1.transferring service from Worcester 1: A part of Bengeworth was held by Arngrim 1, who transferred service from Worcester 1 to Ęthelwig 15 abbot of Evesham, who encouraged him to do so. He was subsequently expelled from the land which passed fully to Evesham.: Hemming.Codicellus  269-70
Grant and Gift (4)
 Bates345 - William 1 granting land to Wulfstan 55: King William 1 grants 2 hides in Cookley Wood near Kingsford in Wolverley, Worcs., to Bishop Wulfstan 55 for the use of the monks of St Mary’s, Worcs..: Bates345  Version I (1066 x 1068)
 Edward 15.granting privileges to Manni 1, Ęthelwig 15 and Evesham: King Edward 15 granted Abbots Manni 1 and Ęthelwig 15 that the monastery of Evesham should have a port and a market in Evesham and should have there all the the customs which the king has in his ports and towns.: Bates133    (1044 x 1066)
 Robert 42.granting land to Ęthelwig 15 and Evesham: Robert 42 of Stafford to Abbot Ęthelwig 15 and the monastery of Evesham; grant of land at Wrottesley.: TRW Non-royal charters/Evesham1    (1072)
 William 1.granting Evesham to Ęthelwig 15: King William 1 granted the abbey of Evesham to Abbot Ęthelwig 15 with whatever belongs to it.: Bates133    (1070 x 1078)
Hostility (1)
 Wulfstan 55-Ęthelwig 15.conflict over lands: Wulfstan 55 and Ęthelwig 15 had a long conflict over the following lands, lost by Worcester 1: Acton Beauchamp, Eastbury, Bengeworth; Milcot and Weston in Warwickshire; and Evenlode and Daylesford. : Hemming.Codicellus  270-3
Lease (1)
 Worcester 1.despoiled of land: Land in Acton Beachamp was held by Ordwig 2 from Worcester 1, but taken from it, on his death, by abbot Ęthelwig 15 and later taken from him by Urse 1 who gave the land to his daughter [Emmeline 1] as her dowry.: Hemming.Codicellus  250-1
Mustering (1)
 Bates131 - writ of William 1 to Ęthelwig 15: King William 1 orders Abbot Ęthelwig 15 of Evesham to summon all who are under his authority and jurisdiction to have as many milites as they owe to the king ready in the king’s presence at Clarendon at the octave of Whitsun. Ęthelwig 15 is also to come on that day and bring with him the five knights [milites] whom he owes from his abbey.: Bates131    (1066 x 1076)
Ordering (1)
 Bates303 - writ of William 1 in favour of Westminster, St Peter's: Writ from a synod at Westminster at which King William 1 ordered that the bishop of London should not oppress the monks of Westminster.: Bates303    (1075)
Restoration of land/property (2)
 S1238 - Ęlfgar 46 restoring land to Ęthelwig 15: Ęlfgar 46, dux, to Ęthelwig 15, abbot of Evesham; restitution of 7 hides at Daylesford, Gloucs., in return for 6 marks of gold. : S1238    (1061 x 1065)
 Ęlfgar 46.restoring land to Ęthelwig 15: Ęlfgar 46, dux, to Ęthelwig 15, abbot of Evesham; restitution of 7 hides at Daylesford, Gloucs., in return for 6 marks of gold. : S1238    (1061 x 1065)
Seizure of land (2)
 Worcester 1.despoiled of land: Land in Acton Beachamp was held by Ordwig 2 from Worcester 1, but taken from it, on his death, by abbot Ęthelwig 15 and later taken from him by Urse 1 who gave the land to his daughter [Emmeline 1] as her dowry.: Hemming.Codicellus  250-1
 Ęthelwig 15.seizing land of Worcester 1: Half of Milcote was seized from the monastery of Worcester 1 and its bishop Wulfstan 55 by abbot Ęthelwig 15. After his death the land passed to bishop Odo 3, brother of the king [William 1].: Hemming.Codicellus  279-80
Service (1)
 Arngrim 1.transferring service from Worcester 1: A part of Bengeworth was held by Arngrim 1, who transferred service from Worcester 1 to Ęthelwig 15 abbot of Evesham, who encouraged him to do so. He was subsequently expelled from the land which passed fully to Evesham.: Hemming.Codicellus  269-70
Writ-issuing/sending (5)
 Bates131 - writ of William 1 to Ęthelwig 15: King William 1 orders Abbot Ęthelwig 15 of Evesham to summon all who are under his authority and jurisdiction to have as many milites as they owe to the king ready in the king’s presence at Clarendon at the octave of Whitsun. Ęthelwig 15 is also to come on that day and bring with him the five knights [milites] whom he owes from his abbey.: Bates131    (1066 x 1076)
 Bates132 - writ of William 1 in favour of Evesham: King William 1 orders Bishop Wulfstan 55 and R 1 the sheriff that Abbot Ęthelwig 15 of Evesham is to have the lands of the abbey of Evesham in Warwickshire, honourably and in peace, and under the king’s protection, namely Abbots Salford, Atherstone-upon-Stour, Milcote, Ragley, Arrow, Exhall, Hillingborough in Temple Grafton, Temple Grafton, Wixford, and Little Dorsington, R. the sheriff is not to permit anyone to do anyone to do wrong to the abbot in any matter. The abbot is to hold with sake and soke and to hold his property fully with all customs. If anyone commits an injustice, the abbot should appeal to the king who will do him full right.: Bates132    (1066 x 1078)
 Bates133 - writ of William 1 in favour of Ęthelwig 15 and Evesham: King William 1 informs Archbishop Lanfranc 1, Bishop Odo 3 of Bayeux, Bishop Wulfstan 55 of Worcester, Urse 1 the sheriff and all his French and English barons of England that he has granted the abbey of Evesham to Abbot Ęthelwig 15 with whatever belongs to it, so that he and all his successors may have it with great honour and peace, with its lands and men, and with such law, custom and liberty, sake and soke, toll and team, and infangenetheof, without town and within, as any of his predecessors and as he himself held them in the time of King Edward 15 and before. The church shall have all lands and possessions as set out in royal charters of King Edward 15 and any other predecessors, and in the ancient precepts written and confirmed for the church. Abbot Ęthelwig 15 and all his successors shall have the hundred of Fishborough in free and pure alms, with everything belonging to the hundred. No sheriff or his officers shall enter, plead or exact anything. William 1 also confirms King Edward 15’s gift to Abbots Manni 1 and Ęthelwig 15 that the abbey shall have a port and market in Evesham, and shall have there all the customs which the king has in his ports and towns. The abbey may purchase food and clothing anywhere in England without paying toll.: Bates133    (1070 x 1078)
 Bates292 - writ of William 1 in favour of Westminster, St Peter's: King William 1 notifies Bishop Leofwine 72 of Lichfield, Earl Edwin 33 of Mercia and all his thegns in Staffordshire that he land of Perton, Staffs., belongs to the abbey of Westminster as fully as King Edward 15 gave it. He orders that Abbot Ęthelwig 15 of Evesham and Thurkil 8 the sheriff should protect the land under the king’s authority.: Bates292    (1066 x 1071)
 Bates303 - writ of William 1 in favour of Westminster, St Peter's: Writ from a synod at Westminster at which King William 1 ordered that the bishop of London should not oppress the monks of Westminster.: Bates303    (1075)