The early history of Oxford, 727-1100; preceded by a sketch of the mythical origin of the city and university Volume 3

 
9780217383691: The early history of Oxford, 727-1100; preceded by a sketch of the mythical origin of the city and university Volume 3

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...Of the Fundation of the Chapelt of Seynte George. It is to be myndyd that Robert Doyly and Roger of Ivory, sworne brethren and iconfederyd or ibownde everich to other by feythe and sacrament come to the conquest of Inglonde with Kyng William bastarde. This Kyng gafe to the said Robte Iveyrie baronyes of Doylybys and of Saynte Walerye. In the yere fro the Incarnation of our Lorde A. M.kxij, was ibelde the castell of Oxonforde in the tyme of Kyng William aforsaide. This Robt. Doylly gafe to his sworn brother Roger aforsaide a baronye the which is nowe icallid of Seynte Walerye. In the yere off our Lorde A. M.thre score and xiiij 1074 was ifounded the church of Saynte George in the castell of Oxonforde of Robt Doylly the firste, and of Roger of Ivory, in the tyme of Kyng William bastarde, the which sett in the seyde church seculer chanons, and certeyne rentes of the tweyne baronyes afore saide to the seyde chanons asseyned of churchis, londis, tithis, and possessions, and other thyngs. Then follows the charter of Robert D'Oilgy. It is probably called rightly that of the first Robert, but since he died early in William Rufus's reign the reference to King Henry must be an interpolation from a confirmation charter. A Charter of Robert Doylly the First of the Fundacion of the Church of Seynte George, igefe to the Seculere Chanons; the luhich undurfolwujetb. Be hit iknowe to the feythfull men of holy Church both present and to be tht I Robert Doylly, willyng and grauntyng Aldithe my wiffe and my brethren Nigelle and Gilberte, gafe and graunted and with this presente charter confirmed into pure and perpetualle almes to God, and to the church of Seynte George in the castell of Oxonforde; and to the chanons in hit servyng God, and to ther successourcs, the...

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