S 1233

A.D. 1054 x 1057. Godiva (Godgifu), wife of Leofric, to St Mary's, Stow; grant of land at Newark, Fledborough, Notts.; Brampton in Torksey, and Marton in Well Wapentake, Lincs., with papal confirmation. Latin.

Archive: Eynsham

MSS: 1. BL Harley 258, 3v (s. xvii)
2. Bodleian, Dodsworth 55, 12r (s. xvii)
3. Bodleian, Dugdale 21, 3v (s. xvii)
4. Oxford, Christ Church, Chapter Library, Eynsham Cartulary, 10v (s. xii)

Printed: Mon. Angl., i. 263; K 818; Mon. Angl. (rev. edn), iii. 14 (no. 6); Salter, Eynsham Cart., pp. 31-2.

Comments: Stevenson in Salter, Eynsham Cart., p. 31 n. 1, spurious; Oleson 1955, p. 155, spurious; Hart, ECEE, no. 156, spurious, but list of estates may be based on a reliable tradition of Godgifu's endowment of Stow; Hart, ECNE, no. 117, spurious.