A.D. 1062. Writ of King Edward declaring that he has granted to the monk Wulfstan the bishopric of Worcester. English




1. London, British Library, Add. Ch. 19802 (s. xi med.; BM Facs., iv. 41; Bishop and Chaplais 1957, pl. 26)


Brown 1984, p. 132 (no. 160)

Printed and Translated:

Harmer, Writs, no. 115 (pp. 410-11); Councils and Synods, no. 83 (pp. 560-1)


Harmer, Writs, pp. 407-9, 528, authentic; Bishop and Chaplais 1957, authentic; Finberg, ECWM, no. 363, original; Councils and Synods, p. 560; Keynes 1988, pp. 215, 216 n. 183; Hooke 1990, p. 337, cited; Crosby 1994, p. 235; Keynes 1997, p. 240 n

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    • Eadward kyning gret Harold eorl 7 ælfgar eorl 7 ealle ˇa ∂egnas on Wigeraceastrescire 7 on Gleaweceastrescire 7 on Wæringwicscire freondlice. 7 ic cy∂e eow ˇæt ic habbe geunnen Wulstane munuce ˇæt biscoprice into Wihgeraceastre mid sace 7 mid socne, toll 7 team, binnan burhge 7 butan swa full 7 swa for∂ swa hit ænig his foregenga fyrmæst on handa stode on eallan ˇingan. For ˇan ic nylle geˇafian ˇæt him ænig mann æt ænigan ˇingan misbeode o∂∂e him of hande drahge ænig ˇæra ∂inga ˇe he mid rihte into his biseoprice ahge to habbanne.