A.D. 1058 x 1066. Writ of King Edward declaring that he has granted to Wulfwold, abbot of Chertsey, sake and soke over his lands in London and over his own men. English




1. London, British Library, Cotton Vitellius A. XIII, ff. 50v-51r (s. xiii)
2. London, Public Record Office, C 52, 4, no. 9 (s. xiii)
3. Oxford, Bodleian Library, James 24 (S.C. 3861), p. 33 (s. xvii)
4. London, British Library, Harley 84, f. 41v (s. xvii; ex 2)


K, 856, ex MS 1; Mon. Angl. (rev. edn), i. 430 (no. 8), ex MS 1

Printed and Translated:

Harmer, Writs, no. 43 (p. 211), ex MS 2


Harmer, Writs, pp. 201-2, 461, authentic; Stenton 1970, pp. 33-4, cited; Brooke and Keir 1975, p. 368, genuine; Gelling, ECTV, no. 245, authentic; Dumville 1992, pp. 52-3, may be authentic

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    • Eadward cing gret Willelm bisceop 7 Swetman minne portgerefe 7 ealle mine buruhware on Lundene freondlice/. 7 ic ki∂e eow ˇæt ic wille ˇæt Wlwold abbot at Certeseige beo his saca wur∂e 7 his socna ofer his hagan land her binnan 7 ofer his agene man swa ful 7 swa for∂ swa hit anig his forgengea toforen him fyrmest heuede into ˇan halgan minstre on ealle ˇinge. 7 ic nelle geˇafian ˇæt him anig man fram hande teo anig ˇare gerihte ˇes ˇe he mid richte to habbene ah 7 ic him geunnen habbe.