Event: Battle, Confiscation, Killing/murder, Writ-issuing/sendingBates37 - writ of William 1 seizing lands from Bury St Edmunds

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Description King William 1 notifies Bishop Æthelmær 35 of Elmham, Earl Ralph 3, and all his thegns of Suffolk and Norfolk that it is his will that Abbot Baldwin 5 of Bury St Edmunds hand over to him all the land of men of St Edmund’s soke who stood in battle against him and were slain. All those who were the men of the abbot’s predecessor [Leofstan 24] are to hold of him as before.
Year 1066 x 1070
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