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




1. London, British Library, Cotton Faustina A. III, f. 105r (s. xiii)


K, 860; Mon. Angl. (rev. edn), i. 298 (no.11); Neufeldt 1907, no. 5

Printed and Translated:

Harmer, Writs, no. 88 (p. 354)


Harmer, Writs, pp. 320-1, 510, probably authentic; Chaplais 1966a, pp. 170-1, cited and quoted (= 1973, p. 55); Gelling, ECTV, no. 251, authentic

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    • Edward king gret wel Willem biscop 7 Leofwine eorll 7 alle mine ˇeggnes onn Middelsexan frendlik. 7 ic kyˇe eou ˇæt it is min fulle unne ˇæt Ailric hafet gegyfen ˇat land at Greneford Crist 7 Sainte Petre in to Westminstre for ˇare forewarde ˇe ˇase bro∂era 7 he gemaked habbet. God eou gehealde.