The oldest charter now on record is one belonging to the 6th year of Edward I.; and it refers to previous documents of the time of Edward the Confessor and William the Conqueror.
Addressing the gathering, Langton referred to the laws of Edward the Confessor as "good laws," which the king ought to observe, and then mentioned the charter granted by Henry I.
It was exceedingly burdensome, and its abolition by Edward the Confessor in 1051 was welcomed as a great relief.
The manor of Ottery belonged to the abbey of Rouen in the time of Edward the Confessor.
1093), count of Boulogne, was the husband of Goda, daughter of the English king 'Ethelred the Unready, and aunt of Edward the Confessor.