A.D. 1053 x 1057. Writ of King Edward declaring that he has granted to the monastery of Saint-Denis beyond the sea land at Taynton, Oxon., and the bishop (of Dorchester) is to draw up a charter (boc) concerning it with his full permission. English


Paris, Saint-Denis


1. Paris, Archives nationale, Cartons de rois, K 19, no 6 (BA Facs., 20; Barlow 1970, pl. 6, opp. p. 105; Bishop and Chaplais 1957, p. 18; Harmer, Writs, pl. 2)
2. Paris, Archives nationale, LL 1156, ff. 83r-84r (s. xiii)


Sweet, Reader, p. 59


Brown 1984, pp. 131-2 (no. 158)

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Harmer, Writs, no. 55 (p. 245)


Doüet D'Arcq, no. 9997; Harmer, Writs, pp. 243-4, 470-1, authentic; PN Oxon., ii. 385; Bishop and Chaplais 1957, authentic; Sweet, Reader, pp. 248-9; Brooke and Keir 1975, pp. 296-7, cited; Gelling, ECTV, no. 299, original; Keynes 1988, pp. 199, 215, 216 n. 183; BA Facs., p. 7; Heslop 1992, p. 302 nn. 9 & 10, on seal; Thompson 2006, p. 110, on script

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    • Eadward cingc grett Wulfwig biscop 7 Raulf eorl 7 ealle mine ˇegenas on Oxnafordescire freondlice. 7 ic cy∂e eow ˇæt ic hæbbe geunnan Criste 7 Sancte Dionisie into his halgan mynstre begeondan sæ ˇæt land æt Tengctune 7 ælc ˇæra ˇinga ˇæs ˇe ˇær inn mid rihte to gebyraˇ on wude 7 on felde mid sace 7 mid socne swa full 7 swa for∂ swa hitt me sylfan on hande stod on dæge 7 æfter for minre sawle hæle. 7 wite he wi∂ God se ˇe hitt of ˇære haligan stowe geutige. 7 ic wille ˇæt se biscop dihte boc ˇær to be minan fullan geleafan.