Charte de confirmation de Guillaume le Conquérant en faveur de l'abbaye de Fécamp

1085
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Confirmation charter of William the Conqueror (patronus of the Normans and King of the English) to Fécamp Abbey of Steyning (Estaninges), West Sussex, which King Edward (the Confessor) made to the abbey.  He also grants the manor of Bury to the abbey in compensation for the claim which they made against him for the property which they had in Hastings (Hastinges) in king Edward’s time.

 

The witnesses include William himself, his son William (the future King William Rufus) and Lanfranc, archbishop of Canterbury.

 

Original copy of the charter 7 H 2151 - dated 1085

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