Source: Textual EditionBates117

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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 of Coutances and Remigius of Lincoln, Earl Waltheof, and the sheriffs Picot and Ilbert on King William's order.

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Scholarly Source Dating 1071 x 1075

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1 Event Bates117    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 15’s day and then returned them to the demesne no matter who held them.
2 Transaction Bates117    Æthelric 79 and his son Æthelmær 42 granted Chedburgh, Suffolk, to Ely.