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Writ of King Edward declaring that the monks of Westminster Abbey are to have the land at Chalkhill, Middx., given by Thurstan, his housecarl.

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Sawyer 1121
Birch ---
Kemble 843
British Academy ---
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Scholarly Source Dating 1044 x 1051


Hickes, Inst. Gramm., pp. 158-9, describes a seal, now lost, attached by silken tie; PN Middx, p. 62; Harmer, Writs, pp. 308-9, 496-9, possibly an authentic writ, enlarged and embellished; Finberg 1972, p. 491 n. 4, doubtful; Brooke and Keir 1975, pp. 193-4, 369, 371; Gelling, ECTV, no. 240, citing Harmer, may be genuine with later additions; Nightingale 1987, p. 565; Lawson 1993, p. 163 n. 10.