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The Count Of Brittany And Other Knights In Armour, In The Register Of The Honour Of Richmond

The Count Of Brittany And Other Knights In Armour, In The Register Of The Honour Of Richmond

Medium: Ink and pigments on vellum

Date: 1480

Shelfmark: Cotton MS Faustina B VII

Item number: f.73r

Length: 25.7

Width: 16.5

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Illuminated Manuscript

At the Battle of Hastings in 1066 William the Conqueror was aided by Alan Rufus, Count of Brittany, and subsequently rewarded him with extensive estates in the north of England, which were formed into the honour of Richmond. This manuscript contains a record of this property. This page has the beginning of a list of the property granted to Alan by William; The knight in the middle of the image at the top of the page is identified by his coat of arms and his coronet as Alan. The rubric explains that this is a list of the property as it appears in Domesday Book, beginning with Gilling ('Gylling').

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