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Documents relating to Orm son of Magnus

[10??-11??]


The following documents mention Orm son of Magnus and members of his family.


A gift (undated, 1146-53; perhaps 1151-53) by William son of Duncan, nephew of the king of Scotland, and Alice his wife, to Fountains Abbey of 2½ carucates of land in Kilnsey (Parish of Burnsall). At Skipton.

Witnessed by Orm son of Magnus, William son of Essolf, Jordan son of Essolf and others.

Fountains Chartulary Add. MS. 37770, f.112

 

In the Inquest of co. Lancaster, AD 1212:


Theobald Walter holds the fee of half a knight and thereof Hervey father of Hervey Walter gave to Orm son of Magnus in marriage with his daughter Alice four carucates of land in Rawcliffe, Thistleton and Greenhalgh
 


Grant (undated, 1153-1160) by Richard Bussel to the Abbey of Evesham of the Church of Leyland and its appurtenances was witnessed by Orm son of Magnus; Warin his son, and others

Lancashire Pipe Rolls 1130-1216 & Early Lancashire Charters by William Farrer

 


Confirmation (undated, 1153-1160) by Richard Bussel to the Abbey of Evesham of his father's grants, with the addition of the Church of Leyland, land in Longton and Penwortham, and the fourth fish of his fishery, and the chapel of Northmeoles, was witnessed, with many others, by Orm son of Magnus, Warin his son.

Lancashire Pipe Rolls 1130-1216 & Early Lancashire Charters by William Farrer

 


Grant (undated, 1159-1164) by Richard Bussel, Baron of Penwortham, to Richard Fitton of 8 carucates of land in Elswick, Clayton-le-Woods, Whittle-le-Woods, Wheelton, Withnell, Hoghton and Roddlesworth were witnessed by Orm son of Magnus, and others

Lancashire Charters by William Farrer

 

It is possible that Agnes daughter of Orm de Holdsworth may have been the daughter of this Orm. She was involved in a dispute with John son of Essolf de Holdsworth

In the 1240s, John de Thornhill, is recorded as holding lands in Rawcliffe, Thistleton and Greenhalgh




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