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A HISTORY OF SURREY of meadow. Wood worth 4 hogs. In the time of king Edward, and afterwards, and now, it (was and) is worth 40 shillings. The Bishop himself holds in demesne FERNECOME [Farncombe]. Ansgot held it in the time of king Edward and could put it under the protection of what lord he pleased (cum eo potuit ire quo voluit). It was then assessed for 3^ hides ; now for nothing. The land is for 2 ploughs. There are 8 villeins p. 3ib, col. i. and 3 cottars with 2 ploughs; and 15 acres of meadow. Wood for 3 hogs. It is worth, and was worth, 24 shillings. A certain reeve of the King, named Lofus, claims this manor, and the men of the Hun- dred bear witness for him, because he was holding it of the King when the King was in Wales, 1 and he afterwards held it until the Bishop of Bayeux took his journey into Kent. The said Bishop has transferred REDDESOL- HAM [Rodsell] and FERNECOME [Farncombe] to the land which he has out in farm at (con- vertit ad firmam de Bronlei) Bronlei [Bramley]. IN TENRIGE [TANDRIDGE] HUNDRED ANSCHITIL DE Ros holds of the Bishop TATELEFELLE [Tatsfield]. Alvric held it of king Edward. Then, and now, it (was and) is assessed for half a hide. The land is .* In demesne there is i plough ; and (there are) 5 villeins and 9 bordars with I plough. There are 12 serfs. In the time of king Edward it was worth 30 shillings, and after- wards 40 shillings ; now 60 (shillings). Hugh holds of the Bishop a manor 3 which Cana held of king Edward. It was then assessed for 4 hides ; now for half (a hide). The land is for 4 ploughs. In demesne there is I plough ; and (there are) 5 villeins and 2 bordars. In the time of king Edward it was worth 4 pounds ; and afterwards 2O shillings ; now 40 shillings. 1 1 08 1 A.D., the only year William was in Wales. Odo was disgraced in 1082, so his progress into Kent must have been also in 1 08 1 or 1082. Probably it was part of his preparation for his foreign expedition, which the King frustrated by his arrest.

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3 Possibly Caterham, but see p. 315. Caterham was De Clare land ; and Lether- head, where Hugh held Pachesham of the Bishop, became De Clare land also. Testa de Nevill, p. 219. IN WALETONE [WALLINGTON] HUNDRED The Canons of Bayeux hold of the Bishop MICHELHAM [Mitcham] 4 for 5 hides. Brictric held it of king Edward. He himself had 6^ 6 hides, but Otbert holds one, which Brictric mortgaged to his predecessor for (quam antecessor eius tenuit in vadio de Brictricd) half a mark of gold. In the land of the Canons there are 4 villeins and i cottar with 2 ploughs, and with i serf ; 8 and (there are) 40 acres of meadow. The land is for 2 ploughs. It is worth, and was worth, 40 shillings. In Ot- bert's land there are 4 acres of meadow. They are worth 7 shillings. (There is) nothing more. Ansgot holds half a hide of the Bishop. It is worth 5 shillings. In the same manor the Canons themselves hold of the Bishop 2| hides, which 2 homa- gers held of king Edward. There is I plough in demesne ; with I villein and 2 bordars, and i serf ; 7 and (there are) half a plough, and 1 2 acres of meadow. (It was) always (worth) 20 shillings. The selfsame Canons hold of the Bishop WiTFORD. 8 Edmaer held it of king Edward. Then, and now, it (was and) is assessed for 3 hides. The land is for 2 ploughs. In demesne there is i plough ; and (there are) 2 villeins and 6 cottars with 2 ploughs ; and 4 acres of meadow. In the time of king Ed- ward, and now, it (was and) is worth 30 shillings; when he received it, 10 shillings. Richard holds of the Bishop BENESTEDE [Banstead]. 9 Alnod held it of king Edward. It was then assessed for 29 hides ; now for 9^ hides. The land is for 16 ploughs. In demesne there are 2 ploughs ; and (there are) 28 villeins and 15 cottars with 15 ploughs. There is a church ; and 7 serfs ; and a mill 4 The manor called Mitcham or Canon. Mitcham or Canon was granted by Edward III. to St. Mary Overie. Manning and Bray suppose that it was confiscated from the Canons of Bayeux with other lands of alien priories. 6 ' Et dimidiam ' is interlined. 6 Una servo, as if the villani had a servus. 7 The servus again associated with the villeins. 8 Wykford Lane in Mitcham has been assumed to be the sole relic of this lost manor. See also 35, b. 2. 9 Banstead is put in Wallington Hundred as late as Speed's map of 1616. It is now reckoned in Copthorne, to which Borough and North and South Tadworth, all in Ban- stead parish, are attributed in 1086. 302