S 1070

Writ of King Edward declaring that the sokes of the eight and half Thingoe hundreds are to belong to St Edmunds. English.

Archive: Bury St Edmunds

MSS: BL Add. 14847, 30r (s. xiv)

Printed: K 1342; Hervey 1907, p. 610, with translation, p. 611; Harmer, Writs, no. 10 (p. 155), with translation.

Translated: Douglas and Greenaway, EHD II, no. 31 (p. 460).

Comments: Harmer, Writs, pp. 147, 437, spurious.

Edward king gret Grimketel biscop and Alfger eerl 7 Toly and alle mine theines on Suthfolk frendlike.

And ic kithe ihu þat ic wille þat þe half nigende hundred sokne þe in to þinghowe lige in to Seint ædmunde mid sake and mid sokne so ful and so forth so it mine moder on hande istod.

& ic nelle thafien that hem oni man abrede ani þere þinge þat ic her uthe.