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Notification to John bishop of Norwich and Geoffrey fitz Peter that it has been established by inquest that the church of Orford is a chapel belonging to the mother church of Sombourne which is of the gift of the bishop and church of Ely

Identity

B104A2

Title

Notification to John bishop of Norwich and Geoffrey fitz Peter that it has been established by inquest that the church of Orford is a chapel belonging to the mother church of Sombourne which is of the gift of the bishop and church of Ely

Beneficiary

Orford, church of (Institutions)

Date of issue

27 February 1202

Place of issue

Caen (Places)

Sources

A2 = EDC/1/B/27
A.i. (s.xiii)
34 (s.xvii)

Printed

Rotuli Litterarum Patentium, ed. T.D. Hardy (London 1835), 6

Comment

survives in original - link

Transcription

Iohannes Dei gratia rex Angl(ie) dominus Hybernie dux Norm(annie) Aquit(anie) comes Andeg(auie) venerabili in Cristo patri I(ohanni) Norwic’ episcopo et Gaufr(ido) fil(io) Petri com(iti) Essex’ salutem.  Sciatis quod ex inquisitione quam nobis misistis quam fecistis fieri per preceptum nostrum de ecclesia de Oreford’ bene perpendimus ecclesiam illam esse capellam pertinentem ad matricem ecclesiam de Suburn’ que est de donatione episcopi Elyen’, et ideo ius patronatus illius reddidimus eidem episcopo et ecclesie Elyen’ tamquam ius suum.  T(este) me ipso apud Cadom’ xxvii. die Febr(uarii).

Calendar

Notification to John bishop of Norwich and Geoffrey fitz Peter earl of Essex that it has been established by inquest that the church of Orford is a chapel belonging to the mother church of Sombourne which is of the gift of the bishop and church of Ely, and that the king has restored the right of patronage to the bishop of Ely.

Charters not found in surviving rolls