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THE HOLDERS OF LANDS and Herbert 9 of the land of the villeins. There are 2 ploughs in demesne, and 7 serfs and (there are) I villein and 16 bordars. There is a mill yielding 2 shillings. The whole in the time of king Edward was worth 20 pounds. Now the demesne (is worth) 10 pounds, and the rest no shillings. XXXIV. THE LAND OF ALBERT IN WALETON [WALLINGTON] HUNDRED Albert the Clerk holds of the King EDDINTONE [Addington]. 1 Osward held it of king Edward. It was then assessed for 8 hides, now for 2. The land is for 4 ploughs. In demesne there are 2 ploughs ; and (there are) 5 villeins and 4 cottars with i-J- ploughs. Wood worth 20 hogs. In the time of king Edward, and now, (it was and is worth) 100 shillings. XXXV. THE LAND OF ODARD IN AMELEBRIGE [EMLEYBRIDGE] HUNDRED Odard the crossbowman holds of the King 4 hides in AISSELA [Esher].* Tovi held them of king Edward. It is now assessed for I hide. There are 10 villeins with two ploughs ; and 2 acres of meadow. It is worth 40 shillings. The same Odard holds MOLESHAM [West Moulsey]. 3 Tovi held it of king Edward. It was then assessed for 6 hides and I virgate ; now for i hide. The land is for 3 ploughs. In demesne there is i ; and (there are) 10 villeins and 5 cottars with 4 ploughs. There is a church ; and two serfs. In the time of king Edward it was worth 100 shillings, afterwards 50 shillings; now 4 pounds. 1 Part of Addington ; see below.

  • Part of Esher ; see other manors, or

parts of manors, held by the Bishop of Bayeux, the Abbey of Chertsey, and the Church of the Cross of St. Leutfred under the same name. This might be Sandon (vulg. Sandown) in Esher, but there is no certainty. 8 Moulsey Matham, chiefly in West Moulsey. In 121217 Samson de Moulsey held half Moulsey by tenure of providing a crossbowman. This was Moulsey Matham ; for Moulsey Prior was then held by the Priory of Merton. XXXVI. THE LANDS OF OSWOLD AND OTHER THEGNS IN FINGEHAM [EFFINGHAM] HUNDRED Oswold holds of the King PECHINGEORDE.* He himself held it of king Edward. Then, and now, it (was and) is assessed for i hide. The land is for 3 ploughs. In demesne there is i plough ; and (there are) 3 villeins and 2 bordars with 2 ploughs. There are 2 serfs. ... In the time of king Ed- ward, and afterwards, and now, it (was and) is worth 40 shillings. The men of the Bishop of Bayeux claim from this land every year for the King's use 2 marks of gold 6 or 2 hawks, and this by grant of the Abbot, brother to Oswold, for the battle, to wit, which he ought to have fought against Geoffrey the Little. 6 IN COPEDEDORNE [CoPTHORNE] HUNDRED Seman holds i virgate of land which he held of king Edward. But from the time when king William came into England he has done service to Oswold, rendering him 20 pence. This man could seek what lord he pleased (se potuit vertere quo voluit) in the time of king Edward. 7 Oswold himself holds FECEHAM [Fetcham]. He himself held it of king Edward. It was then assessed for 1 1 hides ; now for 3 hides. The land is . 8 In demesne there is I plough ; and (there are) 1 2 villeins and 6 bor- dars with 5 ploughs. From a mill, 6 shillings and 6 pence. There are i o acres of meadow. Wood worth 4 hogs. In the time of king

  • Pechingeorde is not certainly known.

The name occurs in Chertsey charters of A.D. 812 and 1062 as belonging to the Abbey. Oswold, we may remember, was brother to the Abbot. Now, Pickets Hole, on the edge of the chalk downs, about half way between Effingham village and Wotton House, may preserve the name. The later manor of Polesden would be then included in it, and Oswold would hold a compact estate from Effingham to Wotton. i.*. 12 (7- H. R.). 3 Wulfwold, abbot of Chertsey, who ap- parently paid a composition in place of pro- viding a champion for a wager of battle. 7 See above, 35, b. ii., under Effingham, for Oswold's position. (And compare 35 b. i. for a holding of Seman's in this hundred. J. H. R.) 8 A blank in the MS. 327