45. Matilda de la More

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Name: Matilda de la More
Class: anchorite
Known as:
Gender: female
Evidence: documentary
Date: 21 Aug. 1237.
Summary: Royal grant of timber to build reclusory
Location: Cassington
Details: Mandate to Thomas de Langley to supply Matilda de la More, who is to be enclosed at Cassington, with one oak for the building of her dwelling (ad se hospitandum), of the King’s gift.
Reference: Close 1234-7, 489.
Noted: VCH Oxon xii.50; Warren, Anchorites and their Patrons, 159 (incorrectly identifying it as a grant of firewood).
Listed: Jones, \\\'Oxfordshire\\\', no. 3.
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