Location: Benfleet / Essex

Factoid List

View Factoid Type Source Ref. Primary Person Short Description
Event ASC  893 A (p. 57), <894> B (p. 42), 894 C (p. 67), 894 D (p. 32), 894 G (p. 63)   Alfred 8 and Ęthelred 1 had received the family of Hęsten 1 before the latter came to Benfleet.
Event ASC  893 A (p. 57), <894> B (p. 42), 894 C (p. 67), 894 D (p. 32), 894 G (p. 63)   Anonymi 1008 with others removed Anonymi 979 and the booty to London, and some of the ships to London and Rochester.
Event ASC  893 A (p. 57), <894> B (p. 42), 894 C (p. 67), 894 D (p. 32), 894 G (p. 63)   Anonymi 1008 and others put [the great here] (Anonymi 968) to flight.
Event ASC  893 A (p. 57), <894> B (p. 42), 894 C (p. 67), 894 D (p. 32), 894 G (pp. 63-4)   Hęsten 1 was away harrying.
Event ASC  893 A (pp. 56-7), <894> B (p. 42), 894 C (p. 67), 894 D (p. 32), 894 G (p. 63)   Hęsten 1 had earlier built a fortification at Benfleet.
Event ASC  893 A (p. 56), <894> B (p. 42), 894 C (p. 67), 894 D (p. 32), 894 G (p. 63)   Hęsten 1 and two hergas (Anonymi 970 and Anonymi 968) had come to Benfleet.
Event ASC  893 A (p. 56), <894> B (p. 42), 894 C (p. 67), 894 D (p. 31), 894 G (p. 63)   Anonymi 1008 went with the inhabitants of London (Anonymi 977) and those who came from the west (Anonymi 978) to Benfleet.
Status ASC  893 A (p. 57), <894> B (p. 42), 894 C (p. 67), 894 D (p. 32), 894 G (p. 63) Anonymi 979 held status of Woman / Woman
Status ASC  893 A (p. 57), <894> B (p. 42), 894 C (p. 67), 894 D (p. 32), 894 G (p. 63) Anonymi 979 held status of Child / Child
Event Byrhtferth.VitOswaldi  iii.12   Oswald 8 entered confidently into Edgar 11's audience and asked him for a place where he could assemble his disciples (Anonymi 1675). Edgar 11 gave him a choice of three monasteries: St Albans, Ely and Benfleet. Oswald 8 went to inspect all the three of them.
Office Byrhtferth.VitOswaldi  iv.3 Dunstan 1 held office of Archbishop
PersonInfo Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.3 (p. 50) Anonymi 2569 held status of Inhabitant / Inhabitant
Event Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.3 (p. 50)   The Danish stockaded earthwork at Benfleet collapsed, having been demolished by the inhabitants (Anonymi 2569).
Event Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.3 (p. 50)   Hęsten 1, breaking out from Benfleet, attacked with others the lands of the Mercians up to the borders of the British.
Event Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.3 (p. 44-5)   There [at Benfleet] there was violent disagreement between Anonymi 2507 and Anonymi 2523. Some remained, some went overseas.
Event Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.3 (p. 44)   Those (Anonymi 2507) who held the East Angles (Anonymi 2530) suddenly made a journey to Benfleet.
Occupation Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.3 (p. 45) Anonymi 2507 Military band
Occupation Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.3 (p. 45) Anonymi 2523 Military band
Occupation Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.3 (p. 50) Anonymi 2564 Military band
Transaction Bates290      In exchange for the estate of Windsor, which King Edward 15 had granted to St Peter’s, Westminster, King William 1 granted to Edwin 38, abbot of Westminster, and St Peter’s, Westinster: Ockendon and Feering, Essex, 14 sokemen, a free man in Thurstable Hundred who held a virgate of land, and 3 houses in Colchester. In order to redeem King Edward 15’s crown and other items of regalia, King William 1 granted Battersea, Wandsworth, and Pyrford, Surrey. They had been held by Earl Harold 3. He granted the tithe of Wick-by-Pershore, Worcs., and restored that part of Wick, which King Edward 15 gave and which had been unjustly taken from the abbey. He also granted: the mother-church of Benfleet, Essex; the mother-church of Bloxham, Oxfordshire; the two mother-churches of Oakham and Hambleton, Rutland, with the church of St Peter in Stamford; the mother-churches of Uppingham and Wardley, Rutland, and the houses of Wulfwine 16 the priest and the sokeland he holds; he ordered the return of the manor of Chollington, Sussex, which Boscelin de Dives had taken by force, and the land and house of Osbern 14 the chamberlain in London. William 1 is also said to have confirmed many lands.
Possession LDB  1v (Essex 1:1) William 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 8 hides in Benfleet, Essex (in 1086)
Possession LDB  1v (Essex 1:1) Harold 3 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 8 hides in Benfleet, Essex (in 1066)
Possession LDB  4 (Essex 1:14) William 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 1 hide in Benfleet, Essex (in 1086)
Possession LDB  4 (Essex 1:14) Leofweard 4 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 1 hide in Benfleet, Essex (in 1066)