Event: Charter-witnessing, Church/monastery/minster foundation/dedication/restoration, Confirmation of land/privilegesBates181 - William 1 confirming foundation of London, St Martin-le-Grand

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Description 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.
Year 1068
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Date from Source 1068, 11 May

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The grant was made at Christmas, and afterwards confirmed at Whitsun, when King William 1's wife Matilda 2 was consecrated queen in the church of St Peter at Westminster.

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