A.D. 1042 x 1066. Writ of King Edward declaring that Regenbald his priest is to have judicial and financial rights over his land and over his men, as fully and completely as any of his predecessors in the days of King Cnut. English




1. Stowell Park, Northleach, Lady Vestey, Registrum A, p. 26 (s. xiii 2)


Ross, Cirencester Cart., p. 19


Douglas and Greenaway, EHD II, no. 34 (p. 461)

Printed and Translated:

Harmer, Writs, no. 44 (p. 214)


Harmer, Writs, pp. 211-13, 461, authentic; Finberg, ECWM, no. 169, authentic; Douglas and Greenaway, EHD II, p. 461; Keynes 1988, for the beneficiary; Keynes 1997, p. 240 n

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    • Edward king gret mine bissopes and mine eorles 7 mine schyrreuen 7 alle mine ˇeigenes on ˇam schyren ˇær Reinbold min Preost hæfe∂ lond 7 men inne freondliche. 7 ic cuˇe eow ˇæt ic wolle ˇæt he beo his saca wur∂ 7 his socnes ofer his lond 7 ofer his men 7 tolnes wrth 7 theames 7 infangeneˇeofes eægˇar ge binne buruh ge buten swa full 7 swa for∂ swa ænig his forgengena toforen him formest weren on Cnutes kinges daie 7 ˇæt his wite beo eall swa muchell swa ˇæt leodbiscopes æt ællan ˇingan. 7 ic nelle nenne man geˇauian ˇæt him from hond teo ænig ˇære ˇinga ˇæs ˇe ic him geunne habbe.