A.D. 1043 x 1047. Agreement between the abbey and community of Bury St Edmunds, and Wulfgeat and his wife, concerning land at Gislingham, Suffolk, and Fakenham, Norfolk. English


Bury St Edmunds


1. Cambridge, University Library, Ff.2.33, f. 49v (s. xiii 2)
2. London, British Library, Add. 14847, f. 19r-v (s. xiii/xiv)


K, 1340

Printed and Translated:

Thorpe, pp. 593-4; Robertson, Charters, no. 100 (pp. 186-7)


Robertson, Charters, pp. 435-6; Hart, ECEE, no. 107, authentic

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    • [H]er switeleˇ on ˇise write ˇe forwarde ˇe Wlfgeat and his wif wrouhten with ˇan Abbot on sancte Eadmundes biri 7 alle ˇe hirde . ˇat is ˇat he nimen ˇat lond at Gyselingham to ˇe forwarde ˇat ˇat ilke lond go into sancto Eadmunde after Aelfwines day and his wiues . and ˇat lond at ffakenham so ful and so forth so Wlgeat it oh ; go it into seynt Eadmundes after here boˇere day buten alken gentale . ˇise write sinden ˇre on haui∂ Wlfgeat himself . oˇer is in seynt Eadmundes biri . ˇride hauid Stigand bisscop.