Location: Monks Risborough / Buckinghamshire

Factoid List

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Transaction S367      King Edward 2, with Æthelred 1 and Æthelflæd 4 of the Mercians, at the request of Æthelfrith 3, dux, renews the charter of a grant by Athulf [Æthelwulf 30] to Æthelgyth 1, his daughter, of 30 hides (cassati) at Monks Risborough, Bucks.
Transaction S1488      Ælfric 46, archbishop, to Canterbury, Christ Church 1; bequest of land at Westwell and Burnan (? Bishopsbourne), Kent, and Monks Risborough, Bucks.
Transaction S882      King Æthelred 32 to Æscwig 3, bishop (of Dorchester); confirmation of 30 hides (mansiunculae) at Monks Risborough, Bucks. The land had been sold to Æscwig 3 by Sigeric 9, archbishop of Canterbury, for 90 pounds of silver and 200 mancuses of gold, in order to raise money to pay off the pagans threatening Canterbury.
Event S1464      Wulfnoth 20 bequeathed the land at Halton, Bucks. to Æthelflæd 24, wife of Toki 3, for her life with reversion to Canterbury, Christ Church 1. After both Wulfnoth 20 and Æthelflæd 24 had died, Toki 3 went to Archbishop Æthelnoth 43 and asked him to extend the lease for his life. The Archbishop agreed, praising him for his honesty.
Transaction S1378      Æscwig 3, bishop of Dorchester, to Ælfric 46, archbishop, and Canterbury, Christ Church 1; return of land at Monks Risborough, Bucks., mortgaged to him by Archbishop Sigeric 9
Transaction S1378      Archbishop Sigeric 9 to Æscwig, bishop of Dorchester; mortgage of land at Monks Risborough, Bucks.
Transaction S882      Sigeric 9, archbishop of Canterbury, to Æscwig 3, bishop (of Dorchester); sale of 30 hides (mansiunculae) at Monks Risborough, Bucks. for 90 pounds of silver and 200 mancuses of gold. Sigeric 9 sold the land in order to raise money to pay off the pagans threatening Canterbury.
Transaction S1047      King Edward 15 to Christ Church, Canterbury; grant of land at Chartham, Kent, and Walworth, Surrey, and confirmation of land at Sandwich, Eastry, Folkestone, Thanet, Adisham, Ickham, Chartham, Godmersham, Westwell, East Chart, the other Chart, Berwick, Brook, Warehorne, Appledore, Mersham, Orpington, Preston, Meopham, Cooling, Farningham, Hythe, Hollingbourne, Farleigh, Peckham, all in Kent; at Patching and Wootton in Sussex; at Walworth, Merstham, Cheam, and Horsley in Surrey; at Southchurch, Laver, Milton (Hall) in Prittlewell, Lawling in Latchingdon, Bocking, St Osyth and Stisted in Essex; at Hadleigh and Monks Eleigh, Suffolk; at Monks Risborough in Bucks.; and at Newington and Britwell Prior, Oxon..
Possession GDB  143v (Buckinghamshire 2:3) Canterbury, Christ Church 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 30 hides in Monks Risborough, Buckinghamshire (in 1086)
Possession GDB  143v (Buckinghamshire 2:3) Esger 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 30 hides in Monks Risborough, Buckinghamshire (in 1066)