s. xiv, Westminster

Type of MS.: Cartulary
Davis no.: 1012
Bibliography: Tite, Early Records, p. 191
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Comment: Bound with unconnected material
Provenance: Parker. Ex dono Arthur Agarde. Cotton: lent to Agarde, John Bradshaw, Robert Bowyer, Selden? In 1696/7 in hands of Robert Peacock, executor of Richard Perrincheif (d. 1673), who had borrowed it previously.

Charters contained:

S774, ff. 5v-7r: A.D. 969 (15 May). King Edgar to St Peter's, Thorney (i.e. Westminster Abbey); confirmation, reciting a bull of Pope John, of liberties and of land at Ham (in East Ham), Wennington, Essex; Morden, Surrey; Fanton (Hall) in North Benfleet, Essex; Aldenham, Herts.; Bleccenham and Lothereslege (both lost, in Hendon), Middx; Holwell, Datchworth and Watton-at-Stone, Herts.; Chollington in Eastbourne, Sussex; Staines, with Teddington, Halliford, Feltham and Ashford, Middx. s. xiv

S1293, ff. 7r-9r: A.D. 959 (1 April). Dunstan, bishop of London, proclaims the confirmation and grant by King Edgar to the church of St Peter, Westminster, of extensive privileges and lands, comprising 5 hides (mansae) at Westminster [for which Dunstan gave Edgar 120 mancuses of gold, cf. S 670], 5 hides at Blecenham (lost, in Hendon, Middx) and 6 at Lothereslege (lost, in Hendon) [for which Dunstan gave Edgar 10 mancuses of gold]; 10 hides at Hendon, Middx, and another 10 hides there [purchased from Æthelwold, bishop of Winchester, and Wulfnoth, miles, for 80 pounds of silver, cf. S 1295]; 3 hides (cassati) at Codenhleaw [purchased from Eadnoth, minister, for 12 pounds]; 8 hides (mansae) at Hanwell, Herts. [acquired from Ælfwine, minister, in return for 30 pounds of silver needed for a pilgrimage to Rome]; 10 hides at Sunbury, Middx [purchased from Ælfheah, dux, for 200 mancuses of gold, cf. S 702]; land at Shepperton, Middx [purchased from Ealhflæd, widow, for 60 bizanteis nummis]; 5 hides at Brickendon, Herts. [given to Westminster by Ælfhelm Polga, cf. S 1487]; 3 hides at Sullington, Sussex [given to Westminster by Ælfwine, prefectus in Kent]; the reversion of land at Parham, Sussex [purchased from Wulfnoth for 30 mancuses of gold]; land at Paddington, Cowley Peachey, Middx; and at Ewell, Kent. s. xiv

S1043, ff. 9r-11r: A.D. 1066 (Westminster, 28 Dec.). King Edward to Westminster Abbey, First Charter; confirmation of privileges and of lands, comprising (a) 17.5 hides at Westminster, 20 at Hendon, 5 at Hampstead, 12 hides and 1 uirga at Greenford, 8 hides at Hanwell, 8 at Shepperton, 7 at Sunbury, Middx.; 10 at Aldenham, 4 hides and 1 uirga at Datchworth, 4.5 hides at Watton(-at-Stone), 6.5 at Holwell, Herts.; 2 at Ham, 4 at Wennington, 5 at Kelvedon (?), 4 at Fanton in North Benfleet, Essex; 10 at Morden, Surrey; 2 at Ewell, Kent; 7 at Parham, 3 at Chollington in Eastbourne, 4 at (West) Chiltington, Sussex; (b) Moulsham [granted by Leofcild], Kelvedon Hatch (?) [granted by Æthelric], Maplestead [granted by Wulfwine], Kelvedon, Rayne and Latchingdon [granted by Guthmund), Wanstead [granted by Ælfric], Leyton [granted by Ætsere Swearte], Paglesham [granted by Ingulf], Essex; Lessness, Kent [granted by Ætsere]; Claygate, Surrey [granted by Tostig]; Ayot St Lawrence, Herts. [granted by Ælfwine]; Denham [granted by Wulfstan], a half hide at Amersham and 1 hide at Weedon, Bucks. [granted by Siward]; 2.5 hides at Wormley, Herts. [granted by Leofsige of London]; and (c) grant of land at Launton, Islip, Oxon.; Staines, Middx; Windsor, Berks.; Wheathampstead, Herts.; Stevenage, Ashwell, Herts.; Deene, Sudborough, Northants.; Perton, Staffs.; Rutland [after the death of Queen Edith]; Pershore, Worcs.; and Deerhurst, Gloucs. s. xiv

S1011, f. 11r-v: A.D. 1045 (London, 1 Aug.). King Edward to Westminster Abbey, Second Charter; confirmation of privileges. s. xiv

S1041, ff. 11v-13v: A.D. 1065 (Westminster, 28 Dec.). King Edward to Westminster Abbey, Third Charter; grant and confirmation of privileges. s. xiv