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Norman customs - Politics and Military links
Normandy had laid down in writing a set of legal rules, called the Très ancien coutumier de Normandie  in the late part of the 12th century.
Charter of Edward the Third, confirming the Archbishop of Rouen as the owner of Bentworth - Politics and Military links

This charter, sent to Carlisle, demonstrates that Norman institutions continued to hold possessions in England, as it confirms the grants previously made to the Archbishopric of Rouen by Henry the

Seal of Rye - Maritime and Trade links

 

Certificate for payment by Henry abbot of Tréport to the abbot and convent of Robertsbridge - Politics and Military links

 

Charter of Henry the Second (Henry Plantagenet) granting the estate of Bentworth to Rouen Cathedral - Politics and Military links
Like many Norman religious establishments, the Archbishopric of Rouen benefited from the generosity of the duke-kings in England.
Agreement between Fécamp Abbey and its men of Rye - Politics and Military links
Confirmation by Henry Count of Eu to the Battle Abbey of what his men have given or shall give to the church. - Politics and Military links
Confirmation by Henry Count of Eu to the church of St. Martin in Battle (Battle Abbey) of what his men, both in England and Normandy have given or shall give to the church.
Grant by Henry I to Battle Abbey - Politics and Military links
Grant by Henry I to Battle Abbey, which was founded after the Battle of Hastings by his father, William the Conqueror.
A page from Domesday Book, the survey of lands which was drawn up on the orders of William the Conqueror in 1086 - Politics and Military links

A page from Domesday Book, the survey of lands which was drawn up on the orders of William the Conqueror in 1086.  The page begins with the lands of William de Warenne and the entry for the Boroug

Confirmation charter of William the Conqueror in favour of Fécamp Abbey - Politics and Military links
Fécamp had an important role as early as the reign of William Longsword (927-942), the son of Rollo, thanks to the existence of a ducal residence near the former abbey which had been abandoned a

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