A.D. 1061 x 1066. King Edward to Peterborough Abbey; confirmation of an agreement concerning land at Scotton, Scotter and Manton, Lincs., acquired by the monk Brand and leased by him to his brother Askytel, with reversion after his death to Peterborough Abbey (when an estate at Northorpe, Lincs., is to be substituted for Manton). Latin




1. London, British Library, Egerton 2733, ff. 31v-33v (s. xiii med.)
2. London, Society of Antiquaries, 60, f. 26r-v (s. xii med.)
3. Peterborough, DC., 1, f. 109r (s. xiii med.)
4. Peterborough, DC., 5, f. 20r (s. xiii med.)


K, 819; Pierquin, Recueil, pt 6, no. 42


Stenton 1924, p. xli; Oleson 1955, p. 154, authentic; Lennard 1959, pp. 167-9, on background; Hart, ECEE, no. 159, not authentic, but transaction probably has a genuine basis; Sawyer 1998, p. 234

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    • + Cum uniuersorum dominus et iudex dicit, 'Iudicate pupillo, defendite uiduam,' quanto magis nos oportet iudicare aecclesiae suae et in omnibus eius causas et iudicia adiuuare et ipsi testes adesse sine qua nec Christiani esse nec ad deum possumus pertine