At the survey this hundred was in the King's hands, and paid 40s.
to the King, and 20s. to the Earl of Norfolk. (fn. 1)
King Henry I. directed his writ to Ralph Basset, and Aub. de Ver,
to his sheriff and barons of Norfolk, certifying that he had granted to
Eborard Bishop of Norwich, for life 100s. rent per ann. of this hundred and that of Blofield, out of the rent of 13l. that they used to pay,
the remaining 100s. being to be paid to the King; witnesses, Robert
de Sigillo, &c.
William de St. Omer farmed the aforesaid two hundreds, and that
of Taverham, in the 52d of Henry III. as in Blofield hundred.
Nicholas de Castello farmed them in the 10th of Edward I paying
20l. per ann. into the Exchequer, and John de Clavering, in the 9th
of Edward II. had the hundred of Blofield, and this; when it appears,
that one court was held for both those hundreds.
King James I. granted it to Sir Charles Cornwaleys, as in Blofield
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