A.D. 1042 x 1066. Writ of King Edward declaring that he has given to St Peter of Westminster judicial and financial rights as fully and as completely as he himself possessed them. English




1. London, British Library, Cotton Faustina A. III, f. 111v (s. xiii)
2. London, Westminster Abbey, W. A. Muniment Book 11, f. 46r (s. xiv)


Mon. Angl. (rev. edn), i. 300 (no. 31), ex MS 1; Neufeldt 1907, no. 26

Printed and Translated:

Harmer, Writs, no. 83 (p. 349), ex MS 2


Harmer, Writs, pp. 318-19, 506, possibly copy of authentic writ, if S 1126 is accepted there is no reason for rejecting S 1127; Brooke and Keir 1975, p. 369, probably authentic; Gelling, ECTV, no. 250, citing Harmer, probably authentic.

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    • Edward kincg gret wel mine biscopes 7 mine eorles 7 ealle mine ˇeignes on ˇan sciren ˇar/ Seinte Petre into Westminstre haue∂ land inne 7 men frendlice. 7 ic kiˇe eow ˇat ic habbe gegifen him sace 7 socne, toll 7 theam, infangeneˇeof 7 flemenesfirmth, grithbrice/ 7 hamsocne 7 foresteal inne tid 7 ut of tid, on stræte 7 of stræte binnan burh 7 butan swa ful 7 swa for∂ swa hit me silfan on handa stod. 7 ic nelle geˇafian ˇat anig man anig onsting habbe ofer his land ne ofer his men be strande ne be lande butan se abbod to ˇæs minstres neode. God eow ealle gehealde, Amen.