Writ of King Edward declaring that the sokes of the eight and half Thingoe hundreds are to belong to St Edmunds. English


Bury St Edmunds


1. London, British Library, Add. 14847, f. 30r (s. xiii/xiv)


K, 1342


Douglas and Greenaway, EHD II, no. 31 (p. 460)

Printed and Translated:

Hervey 1907, pp. 610-11; Harmer, Writs, no. 10 (p. 155)


Harmer, Writs, pp. 147, 437, spurious; Sharpe 2003, pp. 264-5, part of sequence of writs

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    • Edward king gret Grimketel biscop and Alfger eerl 7 Toly and alle mine theines on Suthfolk frendlike. And ic kithe ihu ˇat ic wille ˇat ˇe half nigende hundred sokne ˇe in to ˇinghowe lige in to Seint ædmunde mid sake and mid sokne so ful and so forth so it mine moder on hande istod. & ic nelle thafien that hem oni man abrede ani ˇere ˇinge ˇat ic her uthe.