A.D. 1051 x 1066, probably 1057 x 1066. Writ of King Edward declaring that he has given to Westminster Abbey the land at Shepperton, Middx, as fully and completely as St Dunstan bought it and granted it by charter to the abbey (cf. S 1293). English




1. London, British Library, Cotton Faustina A. III, f. 108r-v (s. xiii)
2. London, Westminster Abbey, W. A. Muniment Book 11, f. 154v (s. xiv)


K, 858, ex MS 1; Mon. Angl. (rev. edn), i. 299 (no. 22), ex MS 1; Neufeldt 1907, no. 16, ex MS 1

Printed and Translated:

Harmer, Writs, no. 86 (p. 353), ex MS 2


PN Middx, p. 17; Harmer, Writs, pp. 319-20, 509, dubious; Brooke and Keir 1975, pp. 369, 371, authenticity uncertain; on sheriff; Harvey 1977, p. 354; Gelling, ECTV, no. 246, citing Harmer, authenticity uncertain, reference to Dunstan perhaps an addition

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    • Edward cing gret Willem biscop 7 Leofwine eorl 7 Ælfgæt scirrefan frendlice. 7 ic kiˇe eow ˇæt ic habbe gegifan Criste 7 Sancte Peter into Westminstre ˇat land æt Scepertune mid all ˇæt ˇer to herdet 7 mid sace 7 mid socne, scotfreo 7 gafulfreo on hundred 7 on scire swa full 7 swa for∂ swa Sancte Dunstan hit gebohte 7 into ˇam minstre Wulsi abbode 7 ˇam bro∂eran gebocede. God eow gehelde.