Ælfwald 55 (Male) EITHER Ælfwald 53 II of Crediton OR Ælfwald 58 III of Crediton
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Notes: Ælfwald 53 II, 985x988-986x?; Ælfwald 58 III, bishop of Crediton, 986x?-1011x1015. Two Ælfwald's followed each other at Crediton whilst a third was bishop of Sherborne, see also Bishop Ælfwald 32 of Sherborne.

Factoid List

Recorded Name (2)
Alfwold (1)
 NewMinster.LiberVitae  Fol 17r.12.vi
Ædelwoldus (1)
 S872   
Office (37)
Bishop (37)
 NewMinster.LiberVitae  Fol 17r.12.vi (Bishop of the Church of Crediton)
 S863   
 S870    (bishop of the church of Crediton)
 S872   
 S873   
 S876    (bishop of the church of Crediton)
 S877    (bishop of Devonshire)
 S877    (bishop of the church of Crediton)
 S878    (bishop of the church of Crediton)
 S880   
 S881   
 S883    (bishop of the church of Crediton)
 S885    (bishop of the church of Crediton)
 S887    (bishop of the church of Crediton)
 S889   
 S890   
 S891    (bishop of the church of Crediton)
 S892   
 S893   
 S896   
 S899    (bishop of the church of Crediton)
 S900   
 S901   
 S904   
 S905    (bishop of the church of Crediton)
 S909    (bishop of the church of Crediton)
 S910   
 S911   
 S912   
 S915   
 S917   
 S918   
 S922   
 S923   
 S924   
 S942   
 S944   
Event (38)
Adultery (1)
 S901 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Ælfric 46: King Æthelred 32 to Ælfric 46, archbishop; grant of 24 hides (mansae) at Dumbleton, Gloucs., including land comprising 17 hides to the west of the river Isbourne (i.e. at Dumbleton), 2 hides in the common land at Aston Somerville, Gloucs., and 5 hides of woodland at Fleferth (? Kington near Flyford Flavell, Worcs.), in return for 50 talents. The land had been forfeited by a woman [Anonymous 927] for adultery.: S901    (1002)
Advice/counsel (1)
 S876 - Æthelred 32 confirming privileges of Abingdon 1: King Æthelred 32 mentioned the [unspecified ] difficulties which he and his kingdom had faced since the death of his mentor, Æthelwold 1. The king was penitent for the decisions taken in his youth with the counsel of greedy men - Bishop Wulfgar 28, Ealdorman Ælfric 87 - and for being persuaded to infringe on the liberty of Abingdon 1 in return for money. This liberty Æthelwold had acquired for the monastery from the kings Eadred 16, Eadwig 4, and Edgar 11. A synod was conveyed in Winchester at Pentecost to renew / restore the lost liberty. Æthelred 32 here renounces the payment he accepted from Ælfric 87 in return for awarding Edwin 15, Ælfric 87's brother, the abbacy. The confirmation of the synod's conclusions was made in the oratory at Gillingham after the celebration of mass in the presence of the king, Abbot Ælfsige 81, Æthelmær 22, and Ordwulf 4, the king's uncle. Æthelred 32 gave lordship of Abingdon to Abbot Wulfgar 28; his successor was to be chosen by the brethren in accordance with : S876    (993)
Assembly (1)
 S877 - seizure of Wulfbald 3's property and it donation to the king: Charter from a great moot at London detailing and condemning the crimes of Wulfbald 3. The judgement is embedded in a grant by Æthelred 32 to his mother, Ælfthryth 8, of land forfeited by Wulfbald 3.: S877    (989)
Bequeathing/will-making (2)
 S889 - Æthelred 32 restoring land to Winchester, Old Minster: King Æthelred 32 to Winchester, Old Minster; restoration of a messuage (haga) in Winchester with a fishery at Bræge (Brentford, Middx.). Ælfswith 9, matrona, had promised the Winchester haga to Old Minster after her death, but the bequest had been blocked.: S889    (996)
 S911 - Æthelred 32 confirming foundation endowment of Eynsham 1: King Æthelred 32 to Eynsham 1 Abbey; confirmation of the foundation by Æthelmær 22, the endowment including (a) 30 hides (mansiunculae) at Eynsham 1 [acquired from his father Æthelweard 23 in exchange for 3 hides at Upottery, Devon; 10 at Little Compton, Warwicks.; 10 at Lawling in Latchingdon, Essex; and 13 at Scildforda]; (b) 5 hides at Shipton-on-Cherwell and the vill at Shifford, Oxon [granted by King Edgar 11 to Byrhtnoth 1, dux, and bequeathed by Leofwine 32 to Æthelmær 22]; (c) Mickleton, Gloucs. [granted by charter by King Edgar 11 to Byrhtnoth 1, and bequeathed by Byrhtnoth 1 to Æthelmær 22]; (d) 5 hides at Burton [given to Æthelmær 22 by Æthelweard 23]; (e) 1.5 hides at Marlcliff in Bidford-on-Avon and 2 at Bentley in Holt, Worcs. [among lands forfeited by Leofflæd 3, for which Æthelmær 22 gave 30 pounds to King Edgar 11]; (f) 10 hides at Yarnton, Oxon. [acquired from Godwine 34, in exchange for 5 hides at Studley, Warwicks. or Oxon., and 10 at Chesterton, Warwicks. or Oxon.]; (g) 20 hides at Esher, Surrey [granted by Beorhthelm 29, bishop, to Æthelweard, and bequeathed by Æthelweard 23 to his son, Æthelmær 22]; (h) land at Thames Ditton, Surrey (cf. S 847); and (i) Rameslege (lost, corresponds with Brede, Sussex) [bequeathed to Eynsham by Wulfin (Wulfwynn 5), Æthelmær 22's kinswoman]: S911    (1005)
Charter-witnessing (36)
 S863 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Æthelsige 23: King Æthelred 32 to Æthelsige 23, his minister; grant of 12 hides (mansae) at Æsce: S863    (987)
 S870 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Æthelnoth 39: King Æthelred 32 to Æthelnoth 39, his faithful minister; grant of a messuage (curtis) in Wilton, Wilts., associated with St Benedict's church: S870    (988)
 S872 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Leofstan 16: King Æthelred 32 to Leofstan 16, his minister; grant of 4 hides (mansae) at Colworth in Oving, Sussex, and a messuage (haga) in Chichester: S872    (988)
 S873 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Northman 3: King Æthelred 32 to Northman 3, his minister; grant of 5 hides (manentes) at Hampton, near Evesham, Worcs.: S873    (988)
 S876 - Æthelred 32 confirming privileges of Abingdon 1: King Æthelred 32 mentioned the [unspecified ] difficulties which he and his kingdom had faced since the death of his mentor, Æthelwold 1. The king was penitent for the decisions taken in his youth with the counsel of greedy men - Bishop Wulfgar 28, Ealdorman Ælfric 87 - and for being persuaded to infringe on the liberty of Abingdon 1 in return for money. This liberty Æthelwold had acquired for the monastery from the kings Eadred 16, Eadwig 4, and Edgar 11. A synod was conveyed in Winchester at Pentecost to renew / restore the lost liberty. Æthelred 32 here renounces the payment he accepted from Ælfric 87 in return for awarding Edwin 15, Ælfric 87's brother, the abbacy. The confirmation of the synod's conclusions was made in the oratory at Gillingham after the celebration of mass in the presence of the king, Abbot Ælfsige 81, Æthelmær 22, and Ordwulf 4, the king's uncle. Æthelred 32 gave lordship of Abingdon to Abbot Wulfgar 28; his successor was to be chosen by the brethren in accordance with : S876    (993)
 S877 - seizure of Wulfbald 3's property and it donation to the king: Charter from a great moot at London detailing and condemning the crimes of Wulfbald 3. The judgement is embedded in a grant by Æthelred 32 to his mother, Ælfthryth 8, of land forfeited by Wulfbald 3.: S877    (989)
 S877 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Ælfthryth 8: King Æthelred 32 to Ælfthryth 8, his mother; grant of 3.5 (sulunga) at Brabourne, 3.5 at Evegate, 2 at Burhwarefelda, 3 at Nackington, 3 at Chalk and 1 at Wirigenn (? Perry), Kent, forfeited by Wulfbald 3 for many crimes. Ælfthryth 8 gives in exchange land at Cholsey, Berks.: S877    (996)
 S878 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Wulfric 52: King Æthelred 32 to Wulfric 52, his minister; grant of 3 hides (cassati) at Abbots Bromley, Staffs.: S878    (996)
 S880 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Ealdred 42: King Æthelred 32 to Ealdred 42, bishop of Cornwall; grant of privileges: S880    (994)
 S881 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Wilton: King Æthelred 32 to Wilton, St Mary's Church; grant of 10 hides (cassati) at Fovant, Wilts.: S881    (994)
 S883 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Æthelwig 3: King Æthelred 32 to Æthelwig 3, his miles; grant of 5 hides (mansi) at Ardley, Oxon., forfeited by three brothers [Ælfnoth 20, Ælfric 77, Æthelwine 22]: S883    (995)
 S885 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Rochester 1: King Æthelred 32 to the bishopric of Rochester 1; restoration of 6 hides or sulungs (mansae or sulunga) at Wouldham and 1 hide (mansa) at Littlebrook, Kent, with swine-pastures in the Weald: S885    (995)
 S887 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Eadric 35, Eadwig 14 and Ealdred 39: King Æthelred 32 to Eadric 35, Eadwig 14 and Ealdred 39, brothers; grant of 2 hides (mansae) at Bynsingtun land (? Benson, Oxon.): S887    (996)
 S889 - Æthelred 32 restoring land to Winchester, Old Minster: King Æthelred 32 to Winchester, Old Minster; restoration of a messuage (haga) in Winchester with a fishery at Bræge (Brentford, Middx.). Ælfswith 9, matrona, had promised the Winchester haga to Old Minster after her death, but the bequest had been blocked.: S889    (996)
 S890 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Ælfwald 55: King Æthelred 32 to Ælfwald 55, bishop; grant of 2 hides (cassati) at Sandford, Devon: S890    (997)
 S891 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Winchester, Old Minster: King Æthelred 32 to Winchester, Old Minster 1; restoration of 100 hides (mansae), comprising 55 at Downton and 45 at Ebbesborne, Wilts. The land had been granted by King Cenwealh 2 (cf. S 229), confirmed (?) by King Cynewulf 4, restored by King Ecgberht 10 (cf. S 275) and again by King Eadred 16 (cf. S 540) and King Edgar 11 (cf. S 819, 821).: S891    (997)
 S892 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Leofwine 49: King Æthelred 32 to Leofwine 49, dux: grant of 7.5 hides (tributarii), comprising 3 hides (mansae) at Southam and 4.5 hides (manentes) at Ladbroke and Radbourne, Warwicks. The land had been forfeited by Wistan 4 for murder.: S892    (998)
 S893 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Rochester, St Andrew's: King Æthelred 32 to Rochester, St Andrew's 1 church; restitution of 6 sulungs at Bromley, Kent, with swine-pastures in the Weald: S893    (993)
 S896 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Abingdon, St Mary's: King Æthelred 32 to Abingdon, St Mary's; grant of 15 hides (cassati) at South Cerney, Gloucs.: S896    (999)
 S899 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Shaftesbury 1: King Æthelred 32 to Shaftesbury 1 Abbey; grant of the cenobium of Bradford-on-Avon, Wilts., with land at Bradford: S899    (1001)
 S900 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Ælfhelm 8: (a) King Æthelred 32 to Ælfhelm 8, his faithful minister; grant of 5 hides (mansae) at Codicote, Herts., in return for 152 mancuses of gold. (b) Ælfhelm grants the land to St Albans: S900    (1002)
 S901 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Ælfric 46: King Æthelred 32 to Ælfric 46, archbishop; grant of 24 hides (mansae) at Dumbleton, Gloucs., including land comprising 17 hides to the west of the river Isbourne (i.e. at Dumbleton), 2 hides in the common land at Aston Somerville, Gloucs., and 5 hides of woodland at Fleferth (? Kington near Flyford Flavell, Worcs.), in return for 50 talents. The land had been forfeited by a woman [Anonymous 927] for adultery.: S901    (1002)
 S904 - Æthelred 32 granting privileges to Wherwell 1 and Heanflæd 1: King Æthelred 32 to Abbess Heanflæd 1 and Wherwell 1 Abbey; grant of privileges and confirmation of 70 hides (mansae) in the vicinity of the abbey, and grant of 60 hides (cassati) at Æthelingadene (East and West Dean, Sussex), previously belonging to Queen Ælfthryth 8. With note, dated 1008, confirming 29 messuages in Winchester to the abbey and granting 10 hides (mansae) at Bullington, Hants.: S904    (1002)
 S905 - Æthelred 32 leasing land to Æthelred 35: King Æthelred 32 to Æthelred 35, his faithful man; lease, for the lives of himself and his wife [Anonymous 949], of land in Canterbury and of 6 agri outside the city, in return for 7 pounds, with reversion to Canterbury, Christ Church: S905    (1002)
 S909 - Æthelred 32 confirming land of Oxford, St Frideswide's: King Æthelred 32 to Oxford, St Frideswide's 1 Abbey; confirmation of 10 hides at Upper Winchendon, Bucks., and 3 at Whitehill in Tackley, 3 at Cowley, 3 at Cutslow, and land at Headington, all Oxon.: S909    (1004)
 S910 - Æthelred 32 exchanging with Eadsige 10: King Æthelred 32 to Eadsige 10, his minister (gerefa in rubric); grant of 1 hide (mansa) at Seaton, Devon, in return for 100 mancuses of gold: S910    (1005)
 S911 - Æthelred 32 confirming foundation endowment of Eynsham 1: King Æthelred 32 to Eynsham 1 Abbey; confirmation of the foundation by Æthelmær 22, the endowment including (a) 30 hides (mansiunculae) at Eynsham 1 [acquired from his father Æthelweard 23 in exchange for 3 hides at Upottery, Devon; 10 at Little Compton, Warwicks.; 10 at Lawling in Latchingdon, Essex; and 13 at Scildforda]; (b) 5 hides at Shipton-on-Cherwell and the vill at Shifford, Oxon [granted by King Edgar 11 to Byrhtnoth 1, dux, and bequeathed by Leofwine 32 to Æthelmær 22]; (c) Mickleton, Gloucs. [granted by charter by King Edgar 11 to Byrhtnoth 1, and bequeathed by Byrhtnoth 1 to Æthelmær 22]; (d) 5 hides at Burton [given to Æthelmær 22 by Æthelweard 23]; (e) 1.5 hides at Marlcliff in Bidford-on-Avon and 2 at Bentley in Holt, Worcs. [among lands forfeited by Leofflæd 3, for which Æthelmær 22 gave 30 pounds to King Edgar 11]; (f) 10 hides at Yarnton, Oxon. [acquired from Godwine 34, in exchange for 5 hides at Studley, Warwicks. or Oxon., and 10 at Chesterton, Warwicks. or Oxon.]; (g) 20 hides at Esher, Surrey [granted by Beorhthelm 29, bishop, to Æthelweard, and bequeathed by Æthelweard 23 to his son, Æthelmær 22]; (h) land at Thames Ditton, Surrey (cf. S 847); and (i) Rameslege (lost, corresponds with Brede, Sussex) [bequeathed to Eynsham by Wulfin (Wulfwynn 5), Æthelmær 22's kinswoman]: S911    (1005)
 S912 - Æthelred 32 granting land to St Albans: King Æthelred 32 to St Albans 1 Abbey; grant of 1 hide (cassata) at Flamstead and 5 at St Albans, Herts., with renewal of extensive liberties granted by King Offa 7. Abbot Leofric 37 had given 200 pounds of gold and silver to the king to pay off the Danes [Anonymi 2653], receiving in exchange these 6 hides and 55 hides at Eadulfinctun; but now he has returned Eadulfinctun: S912    (1005)
 S915 - Æthelred 32 exchanging with Ælfgar 32: King Æthelred 32 to Ælfgar 32, his prepositus; grant of 8 hides (mansi) at Waltham St Lawrence, Berks., in return for 300 mancuses of gold and silver: S915    (1007)
 S917 - Æthelred 32 granting land to unnamed minster: King Æthelred 32 to an unnamed minister [Anonymous 960] ; grant of land at an unspecified place: S917    (1007)
 S918 - Æthelred 32 restoring land to Abingdon, St Mary's: King Æthelred 32 to Abingdon, St Mary's 1; restitution of 20 hides (mansi) at Moredon in Rodbourne Cheney, Wilts., and grant of a prediolum at Cricklade, Wilts.: S918    (1008)
 S922 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Morcar 2: King Æthelred 32 to Morcar 2, his minister; grant of 8 hides (manentes) at Weston upon Trent, 1 at Marley, 1 at Smalley and Kidsley, 1 at Crich, and 1 at Ingleby, Derbys.: S922    (1009)
 S923 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Elemod 1: King Æthelred 32 to Elemod 1, his minister; grant of 2 hides (cassatae) at Hallam, Derbys., in return for 21 pounds of gold: S923    (1011)
 S924 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Morcar 2: King Æthelred 32 to Morcar 2, his minister; grant of 5 hides (mansae) at Ufre (? Mickleover, Derbys.): S924    (1011)
 S942 - Æthelred 32 granting land to South Stoneham: King Æthelred 32 to the church of South Stoneham, St Peter and All Saints; grant of 10 hides (mansae) at Hinton Ampner, Hants.: S942    (990)
 S944 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Anonymous 971: King Æthelred 32 to ? [Anonymous 971]; grant of 8 hides (mansae) at Weston in South Stoneham, Hants.: S944    (990)
Confirmation of land/privileges (6)
 S876 - Æthelred 32 confirming privileges of Abingdon 1: King Æthelred 32 mentioned the [unspecified ] difficulties which he and his kingdom had faced since the death of his mentor, Æthelwold 1. The king was penitent for the decisions taken in his youth with the counsel of greedy men - Bishop Wulfgar 28, Ealdorman Ælfric 87 - and for being persuaded to infringe on the liberty of Abingdon 1 in return for money. This liberty Æthelwold had acquired for the monastery from the kings Eadred 16, Eadwig 4, and Edgar 11. A synod was conveyed in Winchester at Pentecost to renew / restore the lost liberty. Æthelred 32 here renounces the payment he accepted from Ælfric 87 in return for awarding Edwin 15, Ælfric 87's brother, the abbacy. The confirmation of the synod's conclusions was made in the oratory at Gillingham after the celebration of mass in the presence of the king, Abbot Ælfsige 81, Æthelmær 22, and Ordwulf 4, the king's uncle. Æthelred 32 gave lordship of Abingdon to Abbot Wulfgar 28; his successor was to be chosen by the brethren in accordance with : S876    (993)
 S891 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Winchester, Old Minster: King Æthelred 32 to Winchester, Old Minster 1; restoration of 100 hides (mansae), comprising 55 at Downton and 45 at Ebbesborne, Wilts. The land had been granted by King Cenwealh 2 (cf. S 229), confirmed (?) by King Cynewulf 4, restored by King Ecgberht 10 (cf. S 275) and again by King Eadred 16 (cf. S 540) and King Edgar 11 (cf. S 819, 821).: S891    (997)
 S904 - Æthelred 32 granting privileges to Wherwell 1 and Heanflæd 1: King Æthelred 32 to Abbess Heanflæd 1 and Wherwell 1 Abbey; grant of privileges and confirmation of 70 hides (mansae) in the vicinity of the abbey, and grant of 60 hides (cassati) at Æthelingadene (East and West Dean, Sussex), previously belonging to Queen Ælfthryth 8. With note, dated 1008, confirming 29 messuages in Winchester to the abbey and granting 10 hides (mansae) at Bullington, Hants.: S904    (1002)
 S909 - Æthelred 32 confirming land of Oxford, St Frideswide's: King Æthelred 32 to Oxford, St Frideswide's 1 Abbey; confirmation of 10 hides at Upper Winchendon, Bucks., and 3 at Whitehill in Tackley, 3 at Cowley, 3 at Cutslow, and land at Headington, all Oxon.: S909    (1004)
 S911 - Æthelred 32 confirming foundation endowment of Eynsham 1: King Æthelred 32 to Eynsham 1 Abbey; confirmation of the foundation by Æthelmær 22, the endowment including (a) 30 hides (mansiunculae) at Eynsham 1 [acquired from his father Æthelweard 23 in exchange for 3 hides at Upottery, Devon; 10 at Little Compton, Warwicks.; 10 at Lawling in Latchingdon, Essex; and 13 at Scildforda]; (b) 5 hides at Shipton-on-Cherwell and the vill at Shifford, Oxon [granted by King Edgar 11 to Byrhtnoth 1, dux, and bequeathed by Leofwine 32 to Æthelmær 22]; (c) Mickleton, Gloucs. [granted by charter by King Edgar 11 to Byrhtnoth 1, and bequeathed by Byrhtnoth 1 to Æthelmær 22]; (d) 5 hides at Burton [given to Æthelmær 22 by Æthelweard 23]; (e) 1.5 hides at Marlcliff in Bidford-on-Avon and 2 at Bentley in Holt, Worcs. [among lands forfeited by Leofflæd 3, for which Æthelmær 22 gave 30 pounds to King Edgar 11]; (f) 10 hides at Yarnton, Oxon. [acquired from Godwine 34, in exchange for 5 hides at Studley, Warwicks. or Oxon., and 10 at Chesterton, Warwicks. or Oxon.]; (g) 20 hides at Esher, Surrey [granted by Beorhthelm 29, bishop, to Æthelweard, and bequeathed by Æthelweard 23 to his son, Æthelmær 22]; (h) land at Thames Ditton, Surrey (cf. S 847); and (i) Rameslege (lost, corresponds with Brede, Sussex) [bequeathed to Eynsham by Wulfin (Wulfwynn 5), Æthelmær 22's kinswoman]: S911    (1005)
 S912 - Æthelred 32 granting land to St Albans: King Æthelred 32 to St Albans 1 Abbey; grant of 1 hide (cassata) at Flamstead and 5 at St Albans, Herts., with renewal of extensive liberties granted by King Offa 7. Abbot Leofric 37 had given 200 pounds of gold and silver to the king to pay off the Danes [Anonymi 2653], receiving in exchange these 6 hides and 55 hides at Eadulfinctun; but now he has returned Eadulfinctun: S912    (1005)
Council-meeting, ecclesiastical (1)
 S876 - Æthelred 32 confirming privileges of Abingdon 1: King Æthelred 32 mentioned the [unspecified ] difficulties which he and his kingdom had faced since the death of his mentor, Æthelwold 1. The king was penitent for the decisions taken in his youth with the counsel of greedy men - Bishop Wulfgar 28, Ealdorman Ælfric 87 - and for being persuaded to infringe on the liberty of Abingdon 1 in return for money. This liberty Æthelwold had acquired for the monastery from the kings Eadred 16, Eadwig 4, and Edgar 11. A synod was conveyed in Winchester at Pentecost to renew / restore the lost liberty. Æthelred 32 here renounces the payment he accepted from Ælfric 87 in return for awarding Edwin 15, Ælfric 87's brother, the abbacy. The confirmation of the synod's conclusions was made in the oratory at Gillingham after the celebration of mass in the presence of the king, Abbot Ælfsige 81, Æthelmær 22, and Ordwulf 4, the king's uncle. Æthelred 32 gave lordship of Abingdon to Abbot Wulfgar 28; his successor was to be chosen by the brethren in accordance with : S876    (993)
Crime (3)
 S876 - Æthelred 32 confirming privileges of Abingdon 1: King Æthelred 32 mentioned the [unspecified ] difficulties which he and his kingdom had faced since the death of his mentor, Æthelwold 1. The king was penitent for the decisions taken in his youth with the counsel of greedy men - Bishop Wulfgar 28, Ealdorman Ælfric 87 - and for being persuaded to infringe on the liberty of Abingdon 1 in return for money. This liberty Æthelwold had acquired for the monastery from the kings Eadred 16, Eadwig 4, and Edgar 11. A synod was conveyed in Winchester at Pentecost to renew / restore the lost liberty. Æthelred 32 here renounces the payment he accepted from Ælfric 87 in return for awarding Edwin 15, Ælfric 87's brother, the abbacy. The confirmation of the synod's conclusions was made in the oratory at Gillingham after the celebration of mass in the presence of the king, Abbot Ælfsige 81, Æthelmær 22, and Ordwulf 4, the king's uncle. Æthelred 32 gave lordship of Abingdon to Abbot Wulfgar 28; his successor was to be chosen by the brethren in accordance with : S876    (993)
 S877 - seizure of Wulfbald 3's property and it donation to the king: Charter from a great moot at London detailing and condemning the crimes of Wulfbald 3. The judgement is embedded in a grant by Æthelred 32 to his mother, Ælfthryth 8, of land forfeited by Wulfbald 3.: S877    (989)
 S877 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Ælfthryth 8: King Æthelred 32 to Ælfthryth 8, his mother; grant of 3.5 (sulunga) at Brabourne, 3.5 at Evegate, 2 at Burhwarefelda, 3 at Nackington, 3 at Chalk and 1 at Wirigenn (? Perry), Kent, forfeited by Wulfbald 3 for many crimes. Ælfthryth 8 gives in exchange land at Cholsey, Berks.: S877    (996)
Death/dying (1)
 S876 - Æthelred 32 confirming privileges of Abingdon 1: King Æthelred 32 mentioned the [unspecified ] difficulties which he and his kingdom had faced since the death of his mentor, Æthelwold 1. The king was penitent for the decisions taken in his youth with the counsel of greedy men - Bishop Wulfgar 28, Ealdorman Ælfric 87 - and for being persuaded to infringe on the liberty of Abingdon 1 in return for money. This liberty Æthelwold had acquired for the monastery from the kings Eadred 16, Eadwig 4, and Edgar 11. A synod was conveyed in Winchester at Pentecost to renew / restore the lost liberty. Æthelred 32 here renounces the payment he accepted from Ælfric 87 in return for awarding Edwin 15, Ælfric 87's brother, the abbacy. The confirmation of the synod's conclusions was made in the oratory at Gillingham after the celebration of mass in the presence of the king, Abbot Ælfsige 81, Æthelmær 22, and Ordwulf 4, the king's uncle. Æthelred 32 gave lordship of Abingdon to Abbot Wulfgar 28; his successor was to be chosen by the brethren in accordance with : S876    (993)
Forfeiture (6)
 S877 - seizure of Wulfbald 3's property and it donation to the king: Charter from a great moot at London detailing and condemning the crimes of Wulfbald 3. The judgement is embedded in a grant by Æthelred 32 to his mother, Ælfthryth 8, of land forfeited by Wulfbald 3.: S877    (989)
 S877 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Ælfthryth 8: King Æthelred 32 to Ælfthryth 8, his mother; grant of 3.5 (sulunga) at Brabourne, 3.5 at Evegate, 2 at Burhwarefelda, 3 at Nackington, 3 at Chalk and 1 at Wirigenn (? Perry), Kent, forfeited by Wulfbald 3 for many crimes. Ælfthryth 8 gives in exchange land at Cholsey, Berks.: S877    (996)
 S883 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Æthelwig 3: King Æthelred 32 to Æthelwig 3, his miles; grant of 5 hides (mansi) at Ardley, Oxon., forfeited by three brothers [Ælfnoth 20, Ælfric 77, Æthelwine 22]: S883    (995)
 S892 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Leofwine 49: King Æthelred 32 to Leofwine 49, dux: grant of 7.5 hides (tributarii), comprising 3 hides (mansae) at Southam and 4.5 hides (manentes) at Ladbroke and Radbourne, Warwicks. The land had been forfeited by Wistan 4 for murder.: S892    (998)
 S901 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Ælfric 46: King Æthelred 32 to Ælfric 46, archbishop; grant of 24 hides (mansae) at Dumbleton, Gloucs., including land comprising 17 hides to the west of the river Isbourne (i.e. at Dumbleton), 2 hides in the common land at Aston Somerville, Gloucs., and 5 hides of woodland at Fleferth (? Kington near Flyford Flavell, Worcs.), in return for 50 talents. The land had been forfeited by a woman [Anonymous 927] for adultery.: S901    (1002)
 S911 - Æthelred 32 confirming foundation endowment of Eynsham 1: King Æthelred 32 to Eynsham 1 Abbey; confirmation of the foundation by Æthelmær 22, the endowment including (a) 30 hides (mansiunculae) at Eynsham 1 [acquired from his father Æthelweard 23 in exchange for 3 hides at Upottery, Devon; 10 at Little Compton, Warwicks.; 10 at Lawling in Latchingdon, Essex; and 13 at Scildforda]; (b) 5 hides at Shipton-on-Cherwell and the vill at Shifford, Oxon [granted by King Edgar 11 to Byrhtnoth 1, dux, and bequeathed by Leofwine 32 to Æthelmær 22]; (c) Mickleton, Gloucs. [granted by charter by King Edgar 11 to Byrhtnoth 1, and bequeathed by Byrhtnoth 1 to Æthelmær 22]; (d) 5 hides at Burton [given to Æthelmær 22 by Æthelweard 23]; (e) 1.5 hides at Marlcliff in Bidford-on-Avon and 2 at Bentley in Holt, Worcs. [among lands forfeited by Leofflæd 3, for which Æthelmær 22 gave 30 pounds to King Edgar 11]; (f) 10 hides at Yarnton, Oxon. [acquired from Godwine 34, in exchange for 5 hides at Studley, Warwicks. or Oxon., and 10 at Chesterton, Warwicks. or Oxon.]; (g) 20 hides at Esher, Surrey [granted by Beorhthelm 29, bishop, to Æthelweard, and bequeathed by Æthelweard 23 to his son, Æthelmær 22]; (h) land at Thames Ditton, Surrey (cf. S 847); and (i) Rameslege (lost, corresponds with Brede, Sussex) [bequeathed to Eynsham by Wulfin (Wulfwynn 5), Æthelmær 22's kinswoman]: S911    (1005)
Gafol payment (1)
 S912 - Æthelred 32 granting land to St Albans: King Æthelred 32 to St Albans 1 Abbey; grant of 1 hide (cassata) at Flamstead and 5 at St Albans, Herts., with renewal of extensive liberties granted by King Offa 7. Abbot Leofric 37 had given 200 pounds of gold and silver to the king to pay off the Danes [Anonymi 2653], receiving in exchange these 6 hides and 55 hides at Eadulfinctun; but now he has returned Eadulfinctun: S912    (1005)
Grant and Gift (31)
 S863 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Æthelsige 23: King Æthelred 32 to Æthelsige 23, his minister; grant of 12 hides (mansae) at Æsce: S863    (987)
 S870 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Æthelnoth 39: King Æthelred 32 to Æthelnoth 39, his faithful minister; grant of a messuage (curtis) in Wilton, Wilts., associated with St Benedict's church: S870    (988)
 S872 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Leofstan 16: King Æthelred 32 to Leofstan 16, his minister; grant of 4 hides (mansae) at Colworth in Oving, Sussex, and a messuage (haga) in Chichester: S872    (988)
 S873 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Northman 3: King Æthelred 32 to Northman 3, his minister; grant of 5 hides (manentes) at Hampton, near Evesham, Worcs.: S873    (988)
 S877 - seizure of Wulfbald 3's property and it donation to the king: Charter from a great moot at London detailing and condemning the crimes of Wulfbald 3. The judgement is embedded in a grant by Æthelred 32 to his mother, Ælfthryth 8, of land forfeited by Wulfbald 3.: S877    (989)
 S877 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Ælfthryth 8: King Æthelred 32 to Ælfthryth 8, his mother; grant of 3.5 (sulunga) at Brabourne, 3.5 at Evegate, 2 at Burhwarefelda, 3 at Nackington, 3 at Chalk and 1 at Wirigenn (? Perry), Kent, forfeited by Wulfbald 3 for many crimes. Ælfthryth 8 gives in exchange land at Cholsey, Berks.: S877    (996)
 S878 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Wulfric 52: King Æthelred 32 to Wulfric 52, his minister; grant of 3 hides (cassati) at Abbots Bromley, Staffs.: S878    (996)
 S880 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Ealdred 42: King Æthelred 32 to Ealdred 42, bishop of Cornwall; grant of privileges: S880    (994)
 S881 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Wilton: King Æthelred 32 to Wilton, St Mary's Church; grant of 10 hides (cassati) at Fovant, Wilts.: S881    (994)
 S883 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Æthelwig 3: King Æthelred 32 to Æthelwig 3, his miles; grant of 5 hides (mansi) at Ardley, Oxon., forfeited by three brothers [Ælfnoth 20, Ælfric 77, Æthelwine 22]: S883    (995)
 S887 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Eadric 35, Eadwig 14 and Ealdred 39: King Æthelred 32 to Eadric 35, Eadwig 14 and Ealdred 39, brothers; grant of 2 hides (mansae) at Bynsingtun land (? Benson, Oxon.): S887    (996)
 S890 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Ælfwald 55: King Æthelred 32 to Ælfwald 55, bishop; grant of 2 hides (cassati) at Sandford, Devon: S890    (997)
 S891 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Winchester, Old Minster: King Æthelred 32 to Winchester, Old Minster 1; restoration of 100 hides (mansae), comprising 55 at Downton and 45 at Ebbesborne, Wilts. The land had been granted by King Cenwealh 2 (cf. S 229), confirmed (?) by King Cynewulf 4, restored by King Ecgberht 10 (cf. S 275) and again by King Eadred 16 (cf. S 540) and King Edgar 11 (cf. S 819, 821).: S891    (997)
 S892 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Leofwine 49: King Æthelred 32 to Leofwine 49, dux: grant of 7.5 hides (tributarii), comprising 3 hides (mansae) at Southam and 4.5 hides (manentes) at Ladbroke and Radbourne, Warwicks. The land had been forfeited by Wistan 4 for murder.: S892    (998)
 S896 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Abingdon, St Mary's: King Æthelred 32 to Abingdon, St Mary's; grant of 15 hides (cassati) at South Cerney, Gloucs.: S896    (999)
 S899 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Shaftesbury 1: King Æthelred 32 to Shaftesbury 1 Abbey; grant of the cenobium of Bradford-on-Avon, Wilts., with land at Bradford: S899    (1001)
 S900 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Ælfhelm 8: (a) King Æthelred 32 to Ælfhelm 8, his faithful minister; grant of 5 hides (mansae) at Codicote, Herts., in return for 152 mancuses of gold. (b) Ælfhelm grants the land to St Albans: S900    (1002)
 S901 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Ælfric 46: King Æthelred 32 to Ælfric 46, archbishop; grant of 24 hides (mansae) at Dumbleton, Gloucs., including land comprising 17 hides to the west of the river Isbourne (i.e. at Dumbleton), 2 hides in the common land at Aston Somerville, Gloucs., and 5 hides of woodland at Fleferth (? Kington near Flyford Flavell, Worcs.), in return for 50 talents. The land had been forfeited by a woman [Anonymous 927] for adultery.: S901    (1002)
 S904 - Æthelred 32 granting privileges to Wherwell 1 and Heanflæd 1: King Æthelred 32 to Abbess Heanflæd 1 and Wherwell 1 Abbey; grant of privileges and confirmation of 70 hides (mansae) in the vicinity of the abbey, and grant of 60 hides (cassati) at Æthelingadene (East and West Dean, Sussex), previously belonging to Queen Ælfthryth 8. With note, dated 1008, confirming 29 messuages in Winchester to the abbey and granting 10 hides (mansae) at Bullington, Hants.: S904    (1002)
 S910 - Æthelred 32 exchanging with Eadsige 10: King Æthelred 32 to Eadsige 10, his minister (gerefa in rubric); grant of 1 hide (mansa) at Seaton, Devon, in return for 100 mancuses of gold: S910    (1005)
 S911 - Æthelred 32 confirming foundation endowment of Eynsham 1: King Æthelred 32 to Eynsham 1 Abbey; confirmation of the foundation by Æthelmær 22, the endowment including (a) 30 hides (mansiunculae) at Eynsham 1 [acquired from his father Æthelweard 23 in exchange for 3 hides at Upottery, Devon; 10 at Little Compton, Warwicks.; 10 at Lawling in Latchingdon, Essex; and 13 at Scildforda]; (b) 5 hides at Shipton-on-Cherwell and the vill at Shifford, Oxon [granted by King Edgar 11 to Byrhtnoth 1, dux, and bequeathed by Leofwine 32 to Æthelmær 22]; (c) Mickleton, Gloucs. [granted by charter by King Edgar 11 to Byrhtnoth 1, and bequeathed by Byrhtnoth 1 to Æthelmær 22]; (d) 5 hides at Burton [given to Æthelmær 22 by Æthelweard 23]; (e) 1.5 hides at Marlcliff in Bidford-on-Avon and 2 at Bentley in Holt, Worcs. [among lands forfeited by Leofflæd 3, for which Æthelmær 22 gave 30 pounds to King Edgar 11]; (f) 10 hides at Yarnton, Oxon. [acquired from Godwine 34, in exchange for 5 hides at Studley, Warwicks. or Oxon., and 10 at Chesterton, Warwicks. or Oxon.]; (g) 20 hides at Esher, Surrey [granted by Beorhthelm 29, bishop, to Æthelweard, and bequeathed by Æthelweard 23 to his son, Æthelmær 22]; (h) land at Thames Ditton, Surrey (cf. S 847); and (i) Rameslege (lost, corresponds with Brede, Sussex) [bequeathed to Eynsham by Wulfin (Wulfwynn 5), Æthelmær 22's kinswoman]: S911    (1005)
 S912 - Æthelred 32 granting land to St Albans: King Æthelred 32 to St Albans 1 Abbey; grant of 1 hide (cassata) at Flamstead and 5 at St Albans, Herts., with renewal of extensive liberties granted by King Offa 7. Abbot Leofric 37 had given 200 pounds of gold and silver to the king to pay off the Danes [Anonymi 2653], receiving in exchange these 6 hides and 55 hides at Eadulfinctun; but now he has returned Eadulfinctun: S912    (1005)
 S915 - Æthelred 32 exchanging with Ælfgar 32: King Æthelred 32 to Ælfgar 32, his prepositus; grant of 8 hides (mansi) at Waltham St Lawrence, Berks., in return for 300 mancuses of gold and silver: S915    (1007)
 S917 - Æthelred 32 granting land to unnamed minster: King Æthelred 32 to an unnamed minister [Anonymous 960] ; grant of land at an unspecified place: S917    (1007)
 S918 - Æthelred 32 restoring land to Abingdon, St Mary's: King Æthelred 32 to Abingdon, St Mary's 1; restitution of 20 hides (mansi) at Moredon in Rodbourne Cheney, Wilts., and grant of a prediolum at Cricklade, Wilts.: S918    (1008)
 S922 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Morcar 2: King Æthelred 32 to Morcar 2, his minister; grant of 8 hides (manentes) at Weston upon Trent, 1 at Marley, 1 at Smalley and Kidsley, 1 at Crich, and 1 at Ingleby, Derbys.: S922    (1009)
 S923 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Elemod 1: King Æthelred 32 to Elemod 1, his minister; grant of 2 hides (cassatae) at Hallam, Derbys., in return for 21 pounds of gold: S923    (1011)
 S924 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Morcar 2: King Æthelred 32 to Morcar 2, his minister; grant of 5 hides (mansae) at Ufre (? Mickleover, Derbys.): S924    (1011)
 S942 - Æthelred 32 granting land to South Stoneham: King Æthelred 32 to the church of South Stoneham, St Peter and All Saints; grant of 10 hides (mansae) at Hinton Ampner, Hants.: S942    (990)
 S944 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Anonymous 971: King Æthelred 32 to ? [Anonymous 971]; grant of 8 hides (mansae) at Weston in South Stoneham, Hants.: S944    (990)
 Æthelred 32.S890 grant of land to Ælfwald 55: King Æthelred 32 to Ælfwald 55, bishop (of Crediton); grant of 2 hides (cassati) at Sandford, Devon: S890    (997)
Judicial decision/review (2)
 S876 - Æthelred 32 confirming privileges of Abingdon 1: King Æthelred 32 mentioned the [unspecified ] difficulties which he and his kingdom had faced since the death of his mentor, Æthelwold 1. The king was penitent for the decisions taken in his youth with the counsel of greedy men - Bishop Wulfgar 28, Ealdorman Ælfric 87 - and for being persuaded to infringe on the liberty of Abingdon 1 in return for money. This liberty Æthelwold had acquired for the monastery from the kings Eadred 16, Eadwig 4, and Edgar 11. A synod was conveyed in Winchester at Pentecost to renew / restore the lost liberty. Æthelred 32 here renounces the payment he accepted from Ælfric 87 in return for awarding Edwin 15, Ælfric 87's brother, the abbacy. The confirmation of the synod's conclusions was made in the oratory at Gillingham after the celebration of mass in the presence of the king, Abbot Ælfsige 81, Æthelmær 22, and Ordwulf 4, the king's uncle. Æthelred 32 gave lordship of Abingdon to Abbot Wulfgar 28; his successor was to be chosen by the brethren in accordance with : S876    (993)
 S877 - seizure of Wulfbald 3's property and it donation to the king: Charter from a great moot at London detailing and condemning the crimes of Wulfbald 3. The judgement is embedded in a grant by Æthelred 32 to his mother, Ælfthryth 8, of land forfeited by Wulfbald 3.: S877    (989)
Killing/murder (1)
 S892 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Leofwine 49: King Æthelred 32 to Leofwine 49, dux: grant of 7.5 hides (tributarii), comprising 3 hides (mansae) at Southam and 4.5 hides (manentes) at Ladbroke and Radbourne, Warwicks. The land had been forfeited by Wistan 4 for murder.: S892    (998)
Lease (1)
 S905 - Æthelred 32 leasing land to Æthelred 35: King Æthelred 32 to Æthelred 35, his faithful man; lease, for the lives of himself and his wife [Anonymous 949], of land in Canterbury and of 6 agri outside the city, in return for 7 pounds, with reversion to Canterbury, Christ Church: S905    (1002)
Liturgical celebration (1)
 S876 - Æthelred 32 confirming privileges of Abingdon 1: King Æthelred 32 mentioned the [unspecified ] difficulties which he and his kingdom had faced since the death of his mentor, Æthelwold 1. The king was penitent for the decisions taken in his youth with the counsel of greedy men - Bishop Wulfgar 28, Ealdorman Ælfric 87 - and for being persuaded to infringe on the liberty of Abingdon 1 in return for money. This liberty Æthelwold had acquired for the monastery from the kings Eadred 16, Eadwig 4, and Edgar 11. A synod was conveyed in Winchester at Pentecost to renew / restore the lost liberty. Æthelred 32 here renounces the payment he accepted from Ælfric 87 in return for awarding Edwin 15, Ælfric 87's brother, the abbacy. The confirmation of the synod's conclusions was made in the oratory at Gillingham after the celebration of mass in the presence of the king, Abbot Ælfsige 81, Æthelmær 22, and Ordwulf 4, the king's uncle. Æthelred 32 gave lordship of Abingdon to Abbot Wulfgar 28; his successor was to be chosen by the brethren in accordance with : S876    (993)
Monastery, violation of (1)
 S876 - Æthelred 32 confirming privileges of Abingdon 1: King Æthelred 32 mentioned the [unspecified ] difficulties which he and his kingdom had faced since the death of his mentor, Æthelwold 1. The king was penitent for the decisions taken in his youth with the counsel of greedy men - Bishop Wulfgar 28, Ealdorman Ælfric 87 - and for being persuaded to infringe on the liberty of Abingdon 1 in return for money. This liberty Æthelwold had acquired for the monastery from the kings Eadred 16, Eadwig 4, and Edgar 11. A synod was conveyed in Winchester at Pentecost to renew / restore the lost liberty. Æthelred 32 here renounces the payment he accepted from Ælfric 87 in return for awarding Edwin 15, Ælfric 87's brother, the abbacy. The confirmation of the synod's conclusions was made in the oratory at Gillingham after the celebration of mass in the presence of the king, Abbot Ælfsige 81, Æthelmær 22, and Ordwulf 4, the king's uncle. Æthelred 32 gave lordship of Abingdon to Abbot Wulfgar 28; his successor was to be chosen by the brethren in accordance with : S876    (993)
Penance (1)
 S876 - Æthelred 32 confirming privileges of Abingdon 1: King Æthelred 32 mentioned the [unspecified ] difficulties which he and his kingdom had faced since the death of his mentor, Æthelwold 1. The king was penitent for the decisions taken in his youth with the counsel of greedy men - Bishop Wulfgar 28, Ealdorman Ælfric 87 - and for being persuaded to infringe on the liberty of Abingdon 1 in return for money. This liberty Æthelwold had acquired for the monastery from the kings Eadred 16, Eadwig 4, and Edgar 11. A synod was conveyed in Winchester at Pentecost to renew / restore the lost liberty. Æthelred 32 here renounces the payment he accepted from Ælfric 87 in return for awarding Edwin 15, Ælfric 87's brother, the abbacy. The confirmation of the synod's conclusions was made in the oratory at Gillingham after the celebration of mass in the presence of the king, Abbot Ælfsige 81, Æthelmær 22, and Ordwulf 4, the king's uncle. Æthelred 32 gave lordship of Abingdon to Abbot Wulfgar 28; his successor was to be chosen by the brethren in accordance with : S876    (993)
Property-buying/purchasing (1)
 S912 - Æthelred 32 granting land to St Albans: King Æthelred 32 to St Albans 1 Abbey; grant of 1 hide (cassata) at Flamstead and 5 at St Albans, Herts., with renewal of extensive liberties granted by King Offa 7. Abbot Leofric 37 had given 200 pounds of gold and silver to the king to pay off the Danes [Anonymi 2653], receiving in exchange these 6 hides and 55 hides at Eadulfinctun; but now he has returned Eadulfinctun: S912    (1005)
Property-exchanging (3)
 S877 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Ælfthryth 8: King Æthelred 32 to Ælfthryth 8, his mother; grant of 3.5 (sulunga) at Brabourne, 3.5 at Evegate, 2 at Burhwarefelda, 3 at Nackington, 3 at Chalk and 1 at Wirigenn (? Perry), Kent, forfeited by Wulfbald 3 for many crimes. Ælfthryth 8 gives in exchange land at Cholsey, Berks.: S877    (996)
 S911 - Æthelred 32 confirming foundation endowment of Eynsham 1: King Æthelred 32 to Eynsham 1 Abbey; confirmation of the foundation by Æthelmær 22, the endowment including (a) 30 hides (mansiunculae) at Eynsham 1 [acquired from his father Æthelweard 23 in exchange for 3 hides at Upottery, Devon; 10 at Little Compton, Warwicks.; 10 at Lawling in Latchingdon, Essex; and 13 at Scildforda]; (b) 5 hides at Shipton-on-Cherwell and the vill at Shifford, Oxon [granted by King Edgar 11 to Byrhtnoth 1, dux, and bequeathed by Leofwine 32 to Æthelmær 22]; (c) Mickleton, Gloucs. [granted by charter by King Edgar 11 to Byrhtnoth 1, and bequeathed by Byrhtnoth 1 to Æthelmær 22]; (d) 5 hides at Burton [given to Æthelmær 22 by Æthelweard 23]; (e) 1.5 hides at Marlcliff in Bidford-on-Avon and 2 at Bentley in Holt, Worcs. [among lands forfeited by Leofflæd 3, for which Æthelmær 22 gave 30 pounds to King Edgar 11]; (f) 10 hides at Yarnton, Oxon. [acquired from Godwine 34, in exchange for 5 hides at Studley, Warwicks. or Oxon., and 10 at Chesterton, Warwicks. or Oxon.]; (g) 20 hides at Esher, Surrey [granted by Beorhthelm 29, bishop, to Æthelweard, and bequeathed by Æthelweard 23 to his son, Æthelmær 22]; (h) land at Thames Ditton, Surrey (cf. S 847); and (i) Rameslege (lost, corresponds with Brede, Sussex) [bequeathed to Eynsham by Wulfin (Wulfwynn 5), Æthelmær 22's kinswoman]: S911    (1005)
 S912 - Æthelred 32 granting land to St Albans: King Æthelred 32 to St Albans 1 Abbey; grant of 1 hide (cassata) at Flamstead and 5 at St Albans, Herts., with renewal of extensive liberties granted by King Offa 7. Abbot Leofric 37 had given 200 pounds of gold and silver to the king to pay off the Danes [Anonymi 2653], receiving in exchange these 6 hides and 55 hides at Eadulfinctun; but now he has returned Eadulfinctun: S912    (1005)
Property-giving/selling (6)
 S900 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Ælfhelm 8: (a) King Æthelred 32 to Ælfhelm 8, his faithful minister; grant of 5 hides (mansae) at Codicote, Herts., in return for 152 mancuses of gold. (b) Ælfhelm grants the land to St Albans: S900    (1002)
 S901 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Ælfric 46: King Æthelred 32 to Ælfric 46, archbishop; grant of 24 hides (mansae) at Dumbleton, Gloucs., including land comprising 17 hides to the west of the river Isbourne (i.e. at Dumbleton), 2 hides in the common land at Aston Somerville, Gloucs., and 5 hides of woodland at Fleferth (? Kington near Flyford Flavell, Worcs.), in return for 50 talents. The land had been forfeited by a woman [Anonymous 927] for adultery.: S901    (1002)
 S910 - Æthelred 32 exchanging with Eadsige 10: King Æthelred 32 to Eadsige 10, his minister (gerefa in rubric); grant of 1 hide (mansa) at Seaton, Devon, in return for 100 mancuses of gold: S910    (1005)
 S911 - Æthelred 32 confirming foundation endowment of Eynsham 1: King Æthelred 32 to Eynsham 1 Abbey; confirmation of the foundation by Æthelmær 22, the endowment including (a) 30 hides (mansiunculae) at Eynsham 1 [acquired from his father Æthelweard 23 in exchange for 3 hides at Upottery, Devon; 10 at Little Compton, Warwicks.; 10 at Lawling in Latchingdon, Essex; and 13 at Scildforda]; (b) 5 hides at Shipton-on-Cherwell and the vill at Shifford, Oxon [granted by King Edgar 11 to Byrhtnoth 1, dux, and bequeathed by Leofwine 32 to Æthelmær 22]; (c) Mickleton, Gloucs. [granted by charter by King Edgar 11 to Byrhtnoth 1, and bequeathed by Byrhtnoth 1 to Æthelmær 22]; (d) 5 hides at Burton [given to Æthelmær 22 by Æthelweard 23]; (e) 1.5 hides at Marlcliff in Bidford-on-Avon and 2 at Bentley in Holt, Worcs. [among lands forfeited by Leofflæd 3, for which Æthelmær 22 gave 30 pounds to King Edgar 11]; (f) 10 hides at Yarnton, Oxon. [acquired from Godwine 34, in exchange for 5 hides at Studley, Warwicks. or Oxon., and 10 at Chesterton, Warwicks. or Oxon.]; (g) 20 hides at Esher, Surrey [granted by Beorhthelm 29, bishop, to Æthelweard, and bequeathed by Æthelweard 23 to his son, Æthelmær 22]; (h) land at Thames Ditton, Surrey (cf. S 847); and (i) Rameslege (lost, corresponds with Brede, Sussex) [bequeathed to Eynsham by Wulfin (Wulfwynn 5), Æthelmær 22's kinswoman]: S911    (1005)
 S915 - Æthelred 32 exchanging with Ælfgar 32: King Æthelred 32 to Ælfgar 32, his prepositus; grant of 8 hides (mansi) at Waltham St Lawrence, Berks., in return for 300 mancuses of gold and silver: S915    (1007)
 S923 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Elemod 1: King Æthelred 32 to Elemod 1, his minister; grant of 2 hides (cassatae) at Hallam, Derbys., in return for 21 pounds of gold: S923    (1011)
Restoration of land/property (6)
 S876 - Æthelred 32 confirming privileges of Abingdon 1: King Æthelred 32 mentioned the [unspecified ] difficulties which he and his kingdom had faced since the death of his mentor, Æthelwold 1. The king was penitent for the decisions taken in his youth with the counsel of greedy men - Bishop Wulfgar 28, Ealdorman Ælfric 87 - and for being persuaded to infringe on the liberty of Abingdon 1 in return for money. This liberty Æthelwold had acquired for the monastery from the kings Eadred 16, Eadwig 4, and Edgar 11. A synod was conveyed in Winchester at Pentecost to renew / restore the lost liberty. Æthelred 32 here renounces the payment he accepted from Ælfric 87 in return for awarding Edwin 15, Ælfric 87's brother, the abbacy. The confirmation of the synod's conclusions was made in the oratory at Gillingham after the celebration of mass in the presence of the king, Abbot Ælfsige 81, Æthelmær 22, and Ordwulf 4, the king's uncle. Æthelred 32 gave lordship of Abingdon to Abbot Wulfgar 28; his successor was to be chosen by the brethren in accordance with : S876    (993)
 S885 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Rochester 1: King Æthelred 32 to the bishopric of Rochester 1; restoration of 6 hides or sulungs (mansae or sulunga) at Wouldham and 1 hide (mansa) at Littlebrook, Kent, with swine-pastures in the Weald: S885    (995)
 S889 - Æthelred 32 restoring land to Winchester, Old Minster: King Æthelred 32 to Winchester, Old Minster; restoration of a messuage (haga) in Winchester with a fishery at Bræge (Brentford, Middx.). Ælfswith 9, matrona, had promised the Winchester haga to Old Minster after her death, but the bequest had been blocked.: S889    (996)
 S891 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Winchester, Old Minster: King Æthelred 32 to Winchester, Old Minster 1; restoration of 100 hides (mansae), comprising 55 at Downton and 45 at Ebbesborne, Wilts. The land had been granted by King Cenwealh 2 (cf. S 229), confirmed (?) by King Cynewulf 4, restored by King Ecgberht 10 (cf. S 275) and again by King Eadred 16 (cf. S 540) and King Edgar 11 (cf. S 819, 821).: S891    (997)
 S893 - Æthelred 32 granting land to Rochester, St Andrew's: King Æthelred 32 to Rochester, St Andrew's 1 church; restitution of 6 sulungs at Bromley, Kent, with swine-pastures in the Weald: S893    (993)
 S918 - Æthelred 32 restoring land to Abingdon, St Mary's: King Æthelred 32 to Abingdon, St Mary's 1; restitution of 20 hides (mansi) at Moredon in Rodbourne Cheney, Wilts., and grant of a prediolum at Cricklade, Wilts.: S918    (1008)