Capitulum quinquagesimum quartum.
HIT is to be attended that the Este Saxones were obe|diente from the begynnenge vn to this tyme presente to the bishop of London. But a byschop, Felix by name, Page 125, vol.2 borne in Burguyn, was firste bischop ad Dommic, a cite of the prouince of Este Englische men by xvij. yere; after whom Thomas was v. yere, after hym Bonefacius xvij. yere; after whom Besy, institute by Theodorus, gouernede that prouince allon while he was in heale. After whom ij. by|schopes reignede c.xliij yere, gouernenge the prouince vn to the tymes of Egberte, kynge of Weste Saxones, oon of theym at Dommic, that other at Elyngham, vn to the vthe yere of William Conquerour, when Herfastus, the xxiijti bischop of the este, did translate the seete of Hely to Ted|forde. And Herebertus Losinga, his successor, remouede that seete from Tedforde to Norwiche, thro licence of Wil|liam Rufus. Kynge Henry the firste ordeynede that seete of Hely the ixthe yere of his reigne, subduede to hit the prouince of Cantebrigge, whiche pertenede a fore that tyme to the byschopryche of Lincolne; in a recompensacion þer of he ȝafe to the bischop of Lincolne the towne of Spal|denge.