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(London, 1 Aug.). King Edward to Westminster Abbey, Second Charter; confirmation of privileges.

Charter information
Sawyer 1011
Birch ---
Kemble 779
British Academy ---
Source Used Kemble
Archive(s) Wilton
Source Information
Date of composition 1045
Language Latin and Old English
Date from Source 1045
Scholarly Source Dating 1045


Bond 1878, p. 7, doubtful if contemporary; Robinson 1909, p. 14, spurious; Robertson, Charters, p. 433, spurious; Harmer, Writs, p. 59 and n. 1, spurious; Oleson 1955, p. 151, spurious; Scholz 1961, spurious, main text derived from a charter of Philip I for France for Saint-Denis, dated 1 Aug. 1068; Chaplais 1962, pp. 91-5, spurious, MS 1 shows no sign of sealing and may not be pretended original, forged by Osbert de Clare before 1139 (= 1981, XVIII, pp. 91-5); HRH, p. 233, spurious, but subscriptions are probably consistent; Brooke and Keir 1975, p. 369, forgery; Gelling, ECTV, no. 239, spurious; Keynes 1988, pp. 198-9, 206, fabrication but witness-list derives from authentic charter of early 1045, discusses subscription of Wulfwig, cancellarius.