A.D. 1051 x 1066, perhaps 1057 x 1066. Writ of King Edward declaring that with his full permission Ailric has granted land at Greenford, Middx, to Westminster Abbey in accordance with the agreement that the brethren and he have made; and he grants them judicial and financial rights. English




1. London, Westminster Abbey, W. A. Muniment Book 11, f. 129v (s. xiv)

Printed and Translated:

Harmer, Writs, no. 89 (pp. 354-5)


Harmer, Writs, pp. 320-2, 510, probably spurious, interpolated version of S 1132; Brooke and Keir 1975, p. 369, dubious; Harvey 1977, p. 351; Gelling, ECTV, no. 252, spurious.

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    • Edward king gret wel Willem biscop 7 Leofwyne eorl 7 alle mine ˇeyngnes on Middelsexan frendlice. 7 icc kyˇe eou ˇat hit is min fulle unne ˇat Aylric hauet so gyfen ˇat land at Greneforde Crist ant Seinte Petre in to Westmenstre for ˇare forewarde ˇe ˇase broˇera 7 he se maked habba∂. 7 icc ann heom ˇar to saca 7 socna, toll 7 theam, infangeneˇef 7 alle ˇas rithe ˇe to me belunged. God eow so helde.