Documents relating to Theobald Walter


The following documents mention Theobald Walter and members of his family

Grant in frankalmoign by Theobald Walter for the health of the souls of King Henry II., King Richard, his son John, Count of Mortain, Ranulf de Glanvill, his dear friend, Hubert, Archbishop of Canterbury, his brother, Hervey Walter, his father, Maud de Valoines, his mother and of all his friends, benefactors, predecessors and successors, to God and St Mary and to the abbot and canons of the Premonstratensian order, serving God there, and for the establishment of an abbey of that order, of his whole Hay of Pilling to hold with all the appurtenances and boundaries, free, quit, and discharged from all secular exaction and service and from deerward of the Forester and every other thing as freely as any alms can be given which is situate in a free Hay; in wood and plain, in meadows and feeding grounds, in waters and pools, in vivaries and mills, in fishing, salt pits and marshes in dry land and wet and in all liberties and easements of that Hay, both existing and prospective.

Witnesses: William [le] Poer, Benedict Gernet, Ralph de Beetham, Roger his brother, Gilbert de Kentwell, Hubert Bastard, Roger de Leicester, Robert de Bury, Warin Banistre, Thurstan his brother, William son of Martin, Elias son of Roger [de Hutton] Adam de Kellet, Adam son of Osbert, William de Winwick, Geoffrey de Barton, William de Ashton, Richard his brother and Walter de Shrewsbury. [S.D. 1194-1199]

[The Chartulary of Cockersand Abbey of the Premonstratensian Order, transcribed by William Farrer, Volume II, Part I p.376]


Theobald Walter had received the wapentake of Amounderness, in which grant Pilling was included, from Richard I in 1194. [Lancashire Pipe Rolls & Early Lancashire Charters p. 81]

© Malcolm Bull 2023
Revised 19:54 / 1st March 2023 / 4273

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