Source: CharterS1141

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Description

Writ of King Edward declaring that he has given to Westminster Abbey, Windsor, Berks., and Staines, Middx.

Charter information
Sawyer 1141
Birch ---
Kemble 886
British Academy ---
Source Used  
Archive(s) Westminster
Source Information
Scholarly Source Dating 1042 x 1066

Notes

Hickes, Inst. Gramm., p. 141, describes seal, no longer extant; Wanley, Catalogus, p. 265, suspect; Harmer, Writs, pp. 327-8, 516-17, late-11th-century copy of authentic writ; Bishop and Chaplais 1957, p. xxii n. 1, forged; Stenton 1971, p. 497, cited; Brooke and Keir 1975, p. 369, probably spurious copy of basically genuine writ; Harvey 1977, pp. 338, 354; Gelling, ECTV, no. 137, following Harmer, late copy of authentic writ; BA Facs., p. 11.