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THE HOLDERS OF LANDS Brunlei [Bramley] wrongfully, as the men of the Hundred testify. 1 The Abbey itself holds HENLEI [Henley in Ash]. Azor* held it until he died, and gave it to the church for his soul in the time of king William, as the monks say, and they have the King's writ therefor. In the time of king Edward it was assessed for 8 hides; now for s hides. The land is for 5 ploughs. In demesne there is one plough ; and (there are) i o villeins and 6 bordars with 5 ploughs. There is a church ; and 2 serfs ; and 4 acres of meadow. Wood worth 50 hogs from the pannage. In the time of king Edward it was worth 6 pounds; now 100 shillings. THE LAND OF ST. WANDRILLE 8 IN BRIXIESTAN [BRIXTON] HUNDRED IX. The Abbot of St. Wandrille holds WANDESORDE [Wandsworth], the gift of (per) Ingulf the monk. Suein held it of the King, and could seek what lord he pleased (potuit ire quo voluit). It was then assessed for i hide ; now for nothing. There are 3 villeins and 2 bordars with i plough. It was worth 20 shillings, and is worth (the same). THE LAND OF ST. LEUTFRED * IN AMELEBRIGE [EMLEYBRIDGE] HUNDRED X. The Abbot of the Cross of St. Leutfred holds 7 hides and 3 virgates of land in AISSELE* (Esher) by gift of king William. Tovi held it of king Edward. The land is for 2 ploughs. In demesne there is I ; and (there are) 4 villeins and 1 1 cottars with 2 ploughs. It is worth 3 pounds. Since the Saint has held it, it has never paid geld. THE LAND OF THE CHURCH OF BATTLE IN TENRIGE [TANDRIDGE] HUNDRED XI. The Abbot of Battle (Labatailge) holds 1 See 31, a. 2. Where following the rest of Bramley they have a cottar.

  • This Azor, or others of the name, held

land from the time of king Edward. 8 The Abbey of St. Wandrille [Wandregi- silus] in the diocese of Rouen, near Caudebec. The land was perhaps the manor of Dunsfold, in Wandsworth, which afterwards belonged to the Canons of Merton.

  • The Abbey of La Croix Saint Leufroy

[Leofridus] in the diocese of Evreux. 5 This was the principal manor of Esher, conveyed to the See of Winchester in 1284. LIMENESFELD [Limpsfield] . Harold held it in the time of king Edward. It was then as- sessed for 25 hides. Now, since the Abbot received it, it is not assessed. The land is for 12 ploughs. In demesne there are 5 ploughs; and 25 villeins and 6 bordars with 14 ploughs. There is a mill worth 2 shillings ; and a fishery ; and i church ; and 4 acres of meadow. Wood worth 150 hogs from the pannage. Two stone quarries 6 (fossts Lapidum) worth 2 shillings ; and 3 nests of hawks in the wood, and 10 serfs. In the time of king Edward it was worth 20 pounds, and afterwards 15 pounds ; now 24 pounds. Brameselle 7 be- longed to this manor in the time of king Edward, as the men of the Hundred say. THE LAND OF THE CHURCH OF BARKING IN AMELEBRIGE [EMLEYBRIDGE] HUNDRED XII. The Abbey of BARKING has 7 hides at WESTONE 8 [Weston]. It is now assessed for 3 hides and one virgate. The land is for 3 ploughs. There are 9 villeins with 3 ploughs. It is worth 40 shillings, and was worth (the same). The Abbey itself has 2 hides of land in WALETONE [Wellington] Hundred. 9 In the time of king Edward it was assessed for 2 hides ; now for i. There are 2 villeins with half a plough ; and 6 acres of meadow. In the time of king Edward it was worth i mark of silver ; 10 now 20 shillings. THE LAND OF ST. PAUL OF LONDON IN BRIXISTAN [BRIXTON] HUNDRED XIII. The Canons of St. Paul of London hold 6 No doubt in the Upper Green Sand, of Malmstone or Firestone, as it is locally called. 7 Brameselle is not certainly recoverable. It may be represented by Broomland in Titsey, a farm. 3 Weston, in Thames Ditton, which belonged to the Nunnery at Barking till shortly before the Dissolution, when Henry VIII. bought it to add to the Honour of Hampton Court. 9 Not known where. A manor in Wands- worth had the alternative names of Alfarthing or Barking Fee ; but it is in Brixton Hundred, and is not recorded as Barking property. i.e. 13 shillings and 4 pence.