Source: CharterS1148

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Description

Writ of King Edward declaring that he has given to Westminster Abbey the estate at Islip where he was born and a half hide at Marston, Oxon. He directs his kinsman Wigod of Wallingford to transfer the land to the abbey on his behalf.

Charter information
Sawyer 1148
Birch ---
Kemble 862
British Academy ---
Source Used  
Archive(s) Westminster
Source Information
Scholarly Source Dating 1065 x 1066

Notes

Harmer, Writs, pp. 336-7, 522-3, mixture of authentic and spurious material, no reason to doubt instruction to Wigod, some imitation of Anglo-Saxon script in MS 2; PN Oxon., i. 181, 221; Barlow 1970, p. 29 n. 2, some unsatisfactory features, but probably has an authentic basis; PN Berks., ii. 535; Harvey 1977, p. 356; Gelling, ECTV, no. 304, citing Harmer, interpolated; Blair 1994, pp. 110, 196 n. 97.