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Eye, Suffolk, England



 


Latitude: 52.3217939, Longitude: 1.1459567


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Following the Norman Conquest, Sir William Malet de Graville was granted the Honour of Eye, which consisted of 227 manors in Suffolk. His seat was in the town of Eye and he built a castle there.

When William died, his son Robert inherited his father's lands, including Eye. Robert started a market there making it one of the oldest market towns in England, and he also founded a small monastery, linked to a religious order in Normandy.

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Birth    Person ID   Tree 
1 HALSEY, Frances  1845Eye, Suffolk, England I5063 East Anglia 
2 MALET, William  Est 1070Eye, Suffolk, England I6945 Southwest