Confirmation of Grant

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Richard Fitz Henri confirms the grant made by Aelis de Thaon, the widow of his brother Henri, and afterwards of Raoul de Thaon, to the Abbey of Notre Dame in Ardenne, of the lands she received as dowry from the said Henri, her first husband, in Venoix (Calvados, Canton of Caen).

On another piece of vellum is written: 'Isti interfuerunt elemosine Richardi filii Henrici: Walterus de Agnellis, Gillebertus Le Sesne, Ricardus de Agnellis, milites, Willelmus filius Alani... de Tribus Montibus, Willelmus de Magnevilla, Ricardus Corbin, Laurentius Repin, Raginaldus de Novilla, clericus, Thomas de Sancto Laudo, Stephanus Blancmouton, Goscelinus de Buron, Wichart, Tustinus de Mesnillo, Ranulphus de Babevilla,... de sancto Georgio, Rolinus de Brai, nepos Nicholai abbatis, Robertus filius Durandi de Cusseio. Et hoc concosserunt (sic) Henricus... et Radulphus etiam prior de Plesseiz et Thomas canonicus ejus, Magister Ranulphus de Aetreio, hoc audierunt... cartam sigillatam non viderunt. Et hoc fuit de terra de dote Aaliz de Thaon.'

Former reference: 71-72.

Acquisition Information

Rylands accession no. R48420.