Writ of King Edward declaring that Bishop Giso is to discharge the obligations on his land now at the same rate as his predecessor had done. English




1. Wells, DC., Liber Albus II, ff. 21v-22r (s. xiv/xv)
2. Wells, DC., Liber Fuscus, ff. 1-28, f. 14r (s. xiv)


Hickes, Inst. Gramm., p. 162 n; K, 834

Printed and Translated:

Harmer, Writs, no. 67 (pp. 280-1)


Harmer, Writs, pp. 273, 488, probably spurious, version of S 1113 with the place-name omitted; Finberg, ECW, no. 538, spurious; Crosby 1994, pp. 48-50, on background; Keynes 1997, p. 255, spurious version of S 1113.

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    • Edward kynge gret Harold eorl 7 Egelnold abbod 7 Godwyne scherreue 7 alle mynes ˇoegenes on Somerseten froendlych. 7 ich cuˇe hou ˇæt ich wolle ˇat Gyso bisschop werie now his lond also his forgenge aforen hym er dude. And ich nelle suˇˇen ˇat man hym eny unlawe boede.