Event: Judicial decision/review, Restoration of land/property, Seizure of landVarious.reviewing lands seized from Ely

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Description A record of the lands which were identified as having been unjustly taken from the abbey of Ely at a plea convened by Bishop Geoffrey 2 of Coutances and Remigius 1 of Lincoln, Earl Waltheof 2, and the sheriffs Picot 1 and Ilbert 1 on King William 1's order. When they had assembled the entire shire as William 1 had ordered, they determined which lands had been held in demesne by the abbey in King Edward 15ís day and then returned them to the demesne no matter who held them.
Year 1071 x 1075
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