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Reference Name BNLW/1/1/62/4

Robert, son of Stephen camerarius
God and the Church of St Mary of Kirkstead, and the monks there, in perpetual alms

All his land of Westlaby with all the appertenances as specified in his father's charter; this he has done in the presence of dom Walter, Archbishop of Rouen, and affirmed in the hand of Osbert son of Hervey.
Witnesses: The aforementioned Archbishop, Philip son of Robert, Reginald son of Elsi, James de Holm, Ralph de Fenn', Gilbert de Well, William de Wilgebi, Hugh de Merle, Robert son of Robert de Tatersale, Alan d'Aggetorph [Acthorpe], Ralph de Doching, Thomas de Wilgebi, John son of James de Holm, Helto de Snelleslund, Alan de Merstun.
seal in black wax, 40mm in diam.; device of an eagle with displayed wings; legend: SIGILL' ROBERTI CAMBERLANI

Endorsed: .xli. (13th century); Westlaby (16th century)

Date: [Nov 1184-1200]

Notes: The numbers relate to the order in the Kirkstead Cartulary (British Library MS Vespasian E xvij). Romfar appears in several Lincoln charters and other Kirkstead documents printed by Stenton in Documents Illustrative of the Social and Economic History of the Danelaw, London, British Academy 1920. The date range is defined by the translation of Walter of Coutances from Lincoln to the Archbishopric of Rouen in November 1184 and the known dates for Robert de Tatersale. Reginald son of Elsi was the father of Adam, the first Mayor of Lincoln and James de Holm was his son in law. Several charters of Helto relating to Snelland are printed in Danelaw Charters.

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