Oswulf was slain by his household at a place called Mechil Wongtun in 759.
The feudal assembly of the tenants-in-chief; but it assumed a more definite character during the reign of Henry I., when its members, fewer in number, were the officials of the royal household and other friends and attendants of the king.
Next to the grandmother, the most important person in the household at Nohant was Deschatres.
In general they are characterized by a firm adherence to the fundamental articles of Catholic orthodoxy, tempered by a tolerant attitude towards those not of "the household of the faith."
WILLIAM COXE (1747-1828), English historian, son of Dr William Coxe, physician to the royal household, was born in London on the 7th of March 1747.