S 1082

A.D. 1051 x 1052 or 1053 x 1057. Writ of King Edward testifying to Ælfric Modercope's grant of Loddon, Norfolk, after his death to the monastery at Bury St Edmunds. English.

Archive: Bury St Edmunds

MSS: 1. Cambridge, U.L., Ff. 2. 33, 22v-23r (s. xiii2)
2. BL Add. 14847, 31r (s. xiv)

Printed: K 882 ex MS 1; Harmer, Writs, no. 22 (p. 163) ex MS 1, with translation.

Comments: Douglas 1932, pp. cxi-ii; Harmer, Writs, pp. 149-50, 443, authentic; Hart, ECEE, no. 138, authentic.

Eadward kyng gret Aylmer bisscop 7 Alfger earl and alle mine þeynes into Norfolke frendlike. And ic kithe ihu þat ic am to withnesse þat Alfric Modercop hauede unnen after his day þat land at Lodne into þat halegan minstre at Eadmundes biri and alle þe þinge þat þer to bireð mid sake and mid sokene so ful and so forth so it him seluen on hande stod.