Source: CharterS1071

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Description

Writ of King Edward declaring that Abbot Leofstan and the brethren in Bury St Edmunds are to have sake and soke over all their own men both within borough and without.

Charter information
Sawyer 1071
Birch ---
Kemble 894
British Academy ---
Source Used Harmer, Writs, no. 11
Archive(s) Bury St Edmunds
Source Information
Scholarly Source Dating 1044 x 1065

Notes

Harmer, Writs, pp. 139, 437-8, authentic; Bishop and Chaplais 1957, textual authenticity reasonably certain, physical authenticity of MS 1 difficult to establish; Hart, ECNE, p. 385, original; Keynes 1988, p. 215, original, p. 216 n. 183, on formulation, cf. S 1157.