A.D. 1051 x 1052 or 1053 x 1057. Writ of King Edward testifying to Ælfric Modercope's grant of Loddon, Norfolk, after his death to the monastery at Bury St Edmunds. English


Bury St Edmunds


1. Cambridge, University Library, Ff.2.33, ff. 22v-23r (s. xiii 2)
2. London, British Library, Add. 14847, f. 31r (s. xiii/xiv)


K, 882, ex MS 1

Printed and Translated:

Harmer, Writs, no. 22 (p. 163), ex MS 1


Douglas 1932, pp. cxi-ii; Harmer, Writs, pp. 149-50, 443, authentic; Hart, ECEE, no. 138, authentic

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    • Eadward kyng gret Aylmer bisscop 7 Alfger earl and alle mine ˇeynes into Norfolke frendlike. And ic kithe ihu ˇat ic am to withnesse ˇat Alfric Modercop hauede unnen after his day ˇat land at Lodne into ˇat halegan minstre at Eadmundes biri and alle ˇe ˇinge ˇat ˇer to bire∂ mid sake and mid sokene so ful and so forth so it him seluen on hande stod.