S 1074

A.D. 1044 x 1047. Writ of King Edward announcing that he has granted the land at Pakenham, Suffolk, to St Edmund as fully and completely as Osgot had it. English.

Archive: Bury St Edmunds

MSS: 1. Cambridge, U.L., Ff. 2. 33, 23rv (s. xiii2)
2. BL Add. 14847, 31v (s. xiv)

Printed: K 851 ex MS 1; Hervey 1907, p. 610, with translation, p. 611; Harmer, Writs, no. 14 (p. 158) ex MS 1, with translation.

Comments: Arnold, Memorials, i. 364; Harmer, Writs, pp. 148, 438-9, authentic; Robertson, Charters, p. 445, Osgot is probably Osgod Clapa; Hart, ECEE, no. 111, authentic; Lawson 1993, p. 163 n. 8, on Osgod Clapa.

Eadward kyng gret Stigand bisscop and Harold erl and alle mine þeynes on Estangle frendlike. And ic kithe ou þat ic habbe unnen Seynt Eadmund mine meye þat lond at Pakenham so ful and so forth so it Osgote on honde stod.