Event: Advice/counsel, Grant and Gift, Property-exchanging, Writ-issuing/sendingBates317 - writ of William 1 in favour of Westminster, St Peter's

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Description King William 1 informs Swein 9 the sheriff and all his French and English faithful men and officials that he has granted to the abbey of Westminster the manor of Feering, Essex, with the three houses in Colchester which are subject to it. All is to be held as Earl Harold 3 held it on the day on which King Edward 15 was alive and dead and as William 1 afterwards held it. The grant is made on the advice of William 1ís barons on account of an agreement and exchange involving Windsor.
Year 1066 x 1086
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