Event: Charter-witnessing, Church-adornmentBates207 - William 1 and Robert 9 granting land to Marmoutier

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Description A record, compiled between 1087 and 1094, of how King William 1 and his brother, Count Robert 9 of Mortain, saddened by the death of Robert 9’s wife Matilda 5, distributed all she had possessed in manors, gold, silver and ornaments to monasteries and the needy. As a result the king and his brother gave Piddlehinton in Dorset, a manor of 10 hides, to the church of Notre-Dame outside the castle of Mortain, which the monks of Marmoutier hold.
Year 1082 x 1083
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