Source: CharterS1104

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Description

Writ of King Edward declaring that his priests in St Pauls's minster shall be entitled to sake and soke within borough and without, and to as good laws as they ever had in the time of any king or any bishop; and they shall not receive into their community any more priests than their estates can bear and they themselves desire.

Charter information
Sawyer 1104
Birch ---
Kemble 887
British Academy ---
Source Used  
Archive(s) London, St Paul's
Source Information
Scholarly Source Dating 1042 x 1066

Notes

Gibbs 1939, p. xxi; Harmer, Writs, pp. 237-9, 469-70, probably an authentic basis with interpolation; Gelling, ECTV, no. 253, citing Harmer, some tampering, but authentic; Keynes 1988, p. 216 n. 183; Crosby 1994, p. 314.

Notes: MS 3 is a 'facsimile' copy of the original, with reproduction of its seal (see also MS 15).