Event: Patronage, Writ-issuing/sendingBates305 - writ of William 1 in favour of Westminster, St Peter's

Scholarly Info
Description King William 1 notifies all his archbishops, bishops, abbots, earls, sheriffs, and all his barons and officers, both French and English, throughout England in all the shires in which Westminster has lands and men that he has taken the abbey under his protection.
Year 1076
Primary Source Info
Date from Source 1076, 29 December


The writ is a forgery.

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