Source: CharterS1043

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King Edward to Westminster Abbey, First Charter; confirmation of privileges and of lands, comprising (a) 17.5 hides at Westminster, 20 at Hendon, 5 at Hampstead, 12 hides and 1 uirga at Greenford, 8 hides at Hanwell, 8 at Shepperton, 7 at Sunbury, Middx.; 10 at Aldenham, 4 hides and 1 uirga at Datchworth, 4.5 hides at Watton(-at-Stone), 6.5 at Holwell, Herts.; 2 at Ham, 4 at Wennington, 5 at Kelvedon (?), 4 at Fanton in North Benfleet, Essex; 10 at Morden, Surrey; 2 at Ewell, Kent; 7 at Parham, 3 at Chollington in Eastbourne, 4 at (West) Chiltington, Sussex; (b) Moulsham [granted by Leofcild], Kelvedon Hatch (?) [granted by ∆thelric], Maplestead [granted by Wulfwine], Kelvedon, Rayne and Latchingdon [granted by Guthmund), Wanstead [granted by ∆lfric], Leyton [granted by ∆tsere Swearte], Paglesham [granted by Ingulf], Essex; Lessness, Kent [granted by ∆tsere]; Claygate, Surrey [granted by Tostig]; Ayot St Lawrence, Herts. [granted by ∆lfwine]; Denham [granted by Wulfstan], a half hide at Amersham and 1 hide at Weedon, Bucks. [granted by Siward]; 2.5 hides at Wormley, Herts. [granted by Leofsige of London]; and (c) grant of land at Launton, Islip, Oxon.; Staines, Middx; Windsor, Berks.; Wheathampstead, Herts.; Stevenage, Ashwell, Herts.; Deene, Sudborough, Northants.; Perton, Staffs.; Rutland [after the death of Queen Edith]; Pershore, Worcs.; and Deerhurst, Gloucs.

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Language Latin
Date from Source 1066, December 28
Scholarly Source Dating 1066

Notes

Madden 1862, p. 176; Dep. Keep. 29, Appendix, pp. 24-5; Stevenson 1896, p. 732 n. 1; Napier and Stevenson, p. 92, spurious; Plummer 1899, p. 213 n. 1 and p. 233, spurious; Robinson 1909, pp. 13-14; Essex Arch. Soc., xvii (1926), pp. 10-22; Harmer 1936, p. 102 n. 1, spurious; D'Ardenne 1939, pp. 160-4; PN Middx, pp. 17, 33, 35, 56, 165; Harmer, Writs, pp. 60, 289-91, spurious; Oleson 1955, p. 154, spurious; John 1960, p. 102, false; Chaplais 1962, pp. 91-2, scribe of MS 1 identified, pp. 92-5, composed by Osbert de Clare before 1139 (= 1981, XVIII pp. 91-5); Hart, ECE, no. 68, spurious; Finberg, ECWM, no. 183 (pp. 78, 132-3), spurious; HRH, p. 234, spurious, but subscriptions are consistent; Brooke and Keir 1975, p. 369, forgery; Hart, ECNE, no. 30 (pp. 66, 100-1), spurious; Harvey 1977, pp. 24, 339, 342, 343, 346, 347, 355; Gelling, ECTV, no. 242 (pp. 68, 79, 92-3, 117, 144, 165), spurious; Keynes 1980, p. 113 n. 29, spurious; Keynes 1988, pp. 198-9, 206, 209-10, spurious; Hooke 1990, pp. 338-9, cited; BA Facs., p. 11, MS 2 the pretended original, MS 1 a copy; Wormald 1993, p. 18, on Deerhurst.