Source: CharterS1043

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King Edward to Westminster Abbey, First Charter; confirmation of privileges and of lands, comprising (a) 17.5 hides at Westminster, 20 at Hendon, 5 at Hampstead, 12 hides and 1 uirga at Greenford, 8 hides at Hanwell, 8 at Shepperton, 7 at Sunbury, Middx.; 10 at Aldenham, 4 hides and 1 uirga at Datchworth, 4.5 hides at Watton(-at-Stone), 6.5 at Holwell, Herts.; 2 at Ham, 4 at Wennington, 5 at Kelvedon (?), 4 at Fanton in North Benfleet, Essex; 10 at Morden, Surrey; 2 at Ewell, Kent; 7 at Parham, 3 at Chollington in Eastbourne, 4 at (West) Chiltington, Sussex; (b) Moulsham [granted by Leofcild], Kelvedon Hatch (?) [granted by Æthelric], Maplestead [granted by Wulfwine], Kelvedon, Rayne and Latchingdon [granted by Guthmund), Wanstead [granted by Ælfric], Leyton [granted by Ætsere Swearte], Paglesham [granted by Ingulf], Essex; Lessness, Kent [granted by Ætsere]; Claygate, Surrey [granted by Tostig]; Ayot St Lawrence, Herts. [granted by Ælfwine]; Denham [granted by Wulfstan], a half hide at Amersham and 1 hide at Weedon, Bucks. [granted by Siward]; 2.5 hides at Wormley, Herts. [granted by Leofsige of London]; and (c) grant of land at Launton, Islip, Oxon.; Staines, Middx; Windsor, Berks.; Wheathampstead, Herts.; Stevenage, Ashwell, Herts.; Deene, Sudborough, Northants.; Perton, Staffs.; Rutland [after the death of Queen Edith]; Pershore, Worcs.; and Deerhurst, Gloucs.

Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 1066, December 28
Scholarly Source Dating 1066

Notes

Madden 1862, p. 176; Dep. Keep. 29, Appendix, pp. 24-5; Stevenson 1896, p. 732 n. 1; Napier and Stevenson, p. 92, spurious; Plummer 1899, p. 213 n. 1 and p. 233, spurious; Robinson 1909, pp. 13-14; Essex Arch. Soc., xvii (1926), pp. 10-22; Harmer 1936, p. 102 n. 1, spurious; D'Ardenne 1939, pp. 160-4; PN Middx, pp. 17, 33, 35, 56, 165; Harmer, Writs, pp. 60, 289-91, spurious; Oleson 1955, p. 154, spurious; John 1960, p. 102, false; Chaplais 1962, pp. 91-2, scribe of MS 1 identified, pp. 92-5, composed by Osbert de Clare before 1139 (= 1981, XVIII pp. 91-5); Hart, ECE, no. 68, spurious; Finberg, ECWM, no. 183 (pp. 78, 132-3), spurious; HRH, p. 234, spurious, but subscriptions are consistent; Brooke and Keir 1975, p. 369, forgery; Hart, ECNE, no. 30 (pp. 66, 100-1), spurious; Harvey 1977, pp. 24, 339, 342, 343, 346, 347, 355; Gelling, ECTV, no. 242 (pp. 68, 79, 92-3, 117, 144, 165), spurious; Keynes 1980, p. 113 n. 29, spurious; Keynes 1988, pp. 198-9, 206, 209-10, spurious; Hooke 1990, pp. 338-9, cited; BA Facs., p. 11, MS 2 the pretended original, MS 1 a copy; Wormald 1993, p. 18, on Deerhurst.

Event/Transaction List

Factoid Type Source Reference Short Description
1 Event S1043    King Edward 15 to Westminster 1 Abbey, First Charter; confirmation of privileges and of lands.
2 Transaction S1043    Leofcild 2 granted Moulsham to Westminster 1.
3 Transaction S1043    Æthelric 66 granted Kelvedon Hatch (?) to Westminster 1.
4 Transaction S1043    Wulfwine 11 granting Maplestead to Westminster 1.
5 Transaction S1043    Guthmund 5 granted Kelvedon, Rayne, and Latchingdon to Westminster 1.
6 Transaction S1043    Atsere 3 Swearte granted Leyton to Westminster 1.
7 Transaction S1043    Ælfric 131 granted Wanstead to Westminster 1.
8 Transaction S1043    Ingulf 1 granted Paglesham to Westminster 1.
9 Transaction S1043    Atsere 4 granted Lessness to Westminster 1.
10 Transaction S1043    Tosti 3 granted land to Westminster 1.
11 Transaction S1043    Ælfwine 63 granting land to Westminster 1.
12 Transaction S1043    Wulfstan 58 granted Denham to Westminster 1.
13 Transaction S1043    Siweard 17 granted half a hide at Amersham, and 1 hide at Weedon, Bucks. to Westminster 1.
14 Transaction S1043    Leofsige 38 of London granted 2.5 hides at Wormley to Westminster 1.
15 Transaction S1043    King Edward 15 to Westminster 1, grant of land at Launton, Islip, Oxon.; Staines, Middx; Windsor, Berks.; Wheathampstead, Herts.; Stevenage, Ashwell, Herts.; Deene, Sudborough, Northants.; Perton, Staffs.; Rutland [after the death of Queen Eadgyth 3]; Pershore, Worcs.; and Deerhurst, Gloucs..
16 Transaction S1043    King Edward 15 to Westminster 1 Abbey, First Charter; confirmation of lands, comprising 17.5 hides at Westminster, 20 at Hendon, 5 at Hampstead, 12 hides and 1 uirga at Greenford, 8 hides at Hanwell, 8 at Shepperton, 7 at Sunbury, Middx.; 10 at Aldenham, 4 hides and 1 uirga at Datchworth, 4.5 hides at Watton(-at-Stone), 6.5 at Holwell, Herts.; 2 at Ham, 4 at Wennington, 5 at Kelvedon (?), 4 at Fanton in North Benfleet, Essex; 10 at Morden, Surrey; 2 at Ewell, Kent; 7 at Parham, 3 at Chollington in Eastbourne, 4 at (West) Chiltington, Sussex. (b) Moulsham [granted by Leofcild 2], Kelvedon Hatch (?) [granted by Æthelric 66], Maplestead [granted by Wulfwine 11], Kelvedon, Rayne and Latchingdon [granted by Guthmund 5), Wanstead [granted by Ælfric 131], Leyton [granted by Atsere 3 Swearte], Paglesham [granted by Ingulf 1], Essex; Lessness, Kent [granted by Atsere 4]; Claygate, Surrey [granted by Tosti 3]; Ayot St Lawrence, Herts. [granted by Ælfwine 63]; Denham [granted by Wulfstan 58], a half hide at Amersham and 1 hide at Weedon, Bucks. [granted by Siweard 17]; 2.5 hides at Wormley, Herts. [granted by Leofsige 38 of London].