Source: Textual EditionBates207

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A record, compiled between 1087 and 1094, of how King William and his brother, Count Robert of Mortain, saddened by the death of Robert’s wife Matilda, 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.

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Scholarly Source Dating 1082 x 1083

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Event Bates207    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.
Office Bates207    Alfred 64 held office of Pincerna
RecordedNames Bates207    Alfred 64 (Aluredus)
Office Bates207    Vitalis 2 held office of Pincerna
RecordedNames Bates207    Vitalis 2 (pincerna)
Office Bates207    Ęthelwulf 35 held office of Sheriff
RecordedNames Bates207    Ęthelwulf 35 (Aigulfus)