Cynewulf 4 (Male) King of the West Saxons, 757-786
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Factoid List

Recorded Name (31)
Cenulf (3)
 Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.Cap.
 Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.18 (p. 24)
 Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.Cap.
Cenulfus (1)
 S1258   
Chuniulfus (1)
 George.Ep  p. 20 line 26
Cyneuulf (4)
 S108   
 Cynewulf.Ep.T139   
 S540   
 Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.19
Cynewlphus (1)
 S262   
Cynewulf (8)
 S1257   
 S264   
 ASC  755 ACDEF(OE and Lat.)G, <755> B
 ASC  <755> B
 ASC  777 ACDEG, <777> B
 ASC  784 ADEG, <783/4> B, 783 C
 ASC  Pref. AG
 NewMinster.LiberVitae  Fol 14r.3.vi
Cynewulfus (1)
 S263   
Cyniuulfus (1)
 Annals.ContBedae  574.757
Cynulf (4)
 S96   
 Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.17
 Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.18 (p. 22)
 Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.19
Cynulfus (1)
 S265   
Kineuul (1)
 S269   
Kinewlf (2)
 S1256   
 S260   
Kynewlf (2)
 S260   
 S261   
Kynewulf (1)
 S891   
Authorship (1)
 Author of a letter to Lull (Letter): Cynewulf.Ep.T139   
Office (29)
King (29)
 Annals.ContBedae  574.757 (King of the West Saxons)
 S96    (king of the West Saxons)
 S1258    (king of the West Saxons)
 S108    (king of the West Saxons)
 S1256   
 S1257    (king of the West Saxons)
 S260   
 S261    (king of the West Saxons)
 S262    (king of the West Saxons)
 S263   
 S264    (king of the Saxons)
 S265    (king of the Saxons)
 S269   
 ASC  755 ACDEG, <755> B
 ASC  Pref. AG
 ASC  755 ACDEG, <755> B
 ASC  784 ADE, <783/4> B, 783 C
 ASC  Pref. AG
 Cynewulf.Ep.T139    (King of the Western Saxons)
 S540   
 Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.Cap.
 Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.17
 Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.18 (p. 23)
 Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.19
 Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.19
 George.Ep  p. 20 line 26 (King of the West Saxons)
 NewMinster.LiberVitae  Fol 14r.3.vi (King of the West Saxons)
 S891   
 NorthernAnnals.FirstSet  53
Status (3)
Dominus (3)
 Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.18 (p. 23)
 Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.18 (p. 23)
 Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.18 (p. 23)
Personal Relationship (16)
~ Companion (General relationship) of Cynewulf 4 (2)
 Anonymi 2541: of Cynewulf 4: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.18 (p. 24)
 Anonymi 2445: of Cynewulf 4: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.18 (p. 23)
Cynewulf 4 Descendant (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (2)
 of Cerdic 1: ASC  Pref. AG
 of Cerdic 1: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.18 (p. 24)
~ Kinsman (Generic kinship) of Cynewulf 4 (1)
 Sigeberht 4: of Cynewulf 4: ASC  755 DE
Cynewulf 4 Lord (General relationship) of ~ (2)
 of Anonymi 821: ASC  755 ACDEG, <755> B
 of Osric 6: NorthernAnnals.FirstSet  53
~ Mistress (General relationship) of Cynewulf 4 (1)
 Anonymous 304: of Cynewulf 4: ASC  A 784
Cynewulf 4 Paternal kin (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (1)
 of Cerdic 1: ASC  755 AG
Cynewulf 4 Successor (General relationship) of ~ (4)
 of Sigeberht 4: ASC  Pref. AG
 of Sigeberht 4: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.17
 of Sigeberht 4: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.19
 of Sigeberht 4: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  v.234
~ Successor (General relationship) of Cynewulf 4 (2)
 Beorhtric 1: of Cynewulf 4: ASC  784 ADEG, <783/4> B, 783 C
 Beorhtric 1: of Cynewulf 4: ASC  Pref. AG
~ Wife (Affinal kinship) of Cynewulf 4 (1)
 Seaxburg 2: of Cynewulf 4: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.7
Event (65)
Agreement (1)
 Ęthelheard 13-Cynethryth 2.agreement over Cookham: Ęthelheard 13, archbishop of Canterbury, to Cynethryth 2, abbess; grant of the minsters at Cookham, Berks., and at Pectanege, in exchange for 60 hides (cassati) at Fleet, 30 at Teynham and 20 at the source of the Cray, Kent.: S1258    (798)
Appointment/consecration/elevation/ordination of king (1)
 Cynewulf 4.accession to kingdom: The Cynewulf 4 acceded to the kingdom.: ASC  Pref. AG (757)
Assembly (2)
 Cynewulf 4-Anonymi 817.depriving of Sigeberht 4 of kingdom: Here Cynewulf 4 and the West Saxon witan (Anonymi 817) deprived Sigeberht 4 of his kingdom except for Hampshire.: ASC  755 ACDEF(OE and Lat.)G, <755> B (757)
 Offa 7-Cynewulf 4.council: Offa 7 and Cynewulf 4 met together in council and promised to rectify vices.: George.Ep  p. 20 (786)
Battle (7)
 Cynewulf 4-Offa 7.fighting at Bensington: Here Cynewulf 4 and Offa 7 fought around Bensington and Offa 7 took the place.: ASC  777 ACDE, 775 G, <777> B (779)
 Cynewulf 4-Offa 7.mutual war over Benson: Cynewulf 4 and Offa 7 waged war amongst themselves over Bensington, which fell to Offa 7.: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.19 (779)
 Cynewulf 4.driving of Sigeberht 4 into Weald: Cynewulf 4 drove Sigeberht 4 with an armed attack into trackless parts of the place called the Weald.: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.17
 Cynewulf 4.frequent fighting against the Bretwalas (Anonymi 818): Cynewulf 4 often fought in great battles against the Bretwalas (Anonymi 818): ASC  755 ACDEG, <755> B
 Cynewulf 4.frequent fighting against the Britons (Anonymi 2442): Cynewulf 4 quite often waged major battles against the Britons (Anonymi 2442).: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.18 (p. 22)
 Cynewulf 4.killing by Cyneheard 3: After Cyneheard 3 surrounded Cynewulf 4 on Merantune, Cynewulf 4 was killed.: ASC  755 ACDEG, <755> B (786)
 Offa 7.defeating Cynewulf 4: Offa 7 defeated Cynewulf 4 in a battle near the village of Besington and took over most of the West Saxon territories.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  v.235.1
Burial (1)
 Cynewulf 4.burial: The body of Cynewulf 4 lay entombed in the city of Winchester.: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.18 (p. 24)
Charter-witnessing (11)
 S108 - Offa 7 granting land to Oswald 5: Offa 7, rex Anglorum, to Oswald 5, bishop; grant, for the foundation of a minster, of 8 hides (cassati) at Bexhill, Sussex, with reversion to the bishopric of Selsey 1: S108    (772)
 S1256 - Cyneheard 2 & Cynewulf 4 confirming land of Ecgwald 6 & Tisbury Minster: Cyneheard 2, bishop (of Winchester), and Cynewulf 4, king, to Ecgwald 6, abbot, and his familia at Tisbury Minster, Wilts.; confirmation of 30 hides by Fontmell Brook, Dorset, acquired by a predecessor of Ecgwald 6 from another monastery: S1256    (759)
 S260 - Cynewulf 4 granting land to Malmesbury 1: Cynewulf 4, king, to Malmesbury 1 Abbey; grant of 30 hides (manentes) at Moredon and Rodbourne, Wilts.: S260    (758)
 S261 - Cynewulf 4 granting land to Eadwald 5: Cynewulf 4, king, to Eadwald 5, abbot, and Muchelney 1 Abbey; grant of 8 hides (cassati) between the rivers Earn (now the Fivehead) and Isle, probably at Isle Abbotts, Somerset: S261    (762)
 S262 - Cynewulf 4 granting land to St Andrew’s, Wells: Cynewulf 4, king of the West Saxons, to the minster of Wells, St Andrew's 1; grant of 2 (or 11) hides (manentes) on the river Wellow, Somerset: S262    (774)
 S263 - Cynewulf 4 granting land to the church at Sherborne 1: Cynewulf 4, king, to the church of Sherborne 1; grant of one hide (mansio) at Lyme, Dorset, to be used for saltmaking: S263    (774)
 S264 - Cynewulf 4 granting land to Bica 1: Cynewulf 4, king of the Saxons, to Bica 1, comes and minister; grant of 13 hides (manentes) at Little Bedwyn, Wilts.: S264    (778)
 S265 - Cynewulf 4 granting land to St Peter’s, Bath: Cynewulf 4, king of the Saxons, to the brethren of Bath, St Peter's Minster; grant of 5 hides (mansiones) at North Stoke, Somerset: S265    (757 x 758)
 S269 - Beorhtric 1 granting land to Hemele 2: Beorhtric 1, king, to Hemele 2, his princeps; grant of 36 hides (cassati) by the Hissaburna (the Bourne Rivulet), Hants., in exchange for 34 hides by the river Meon, granted to Hemele 2 by King Cynewulf 7: S269    (786 x 794)
 S891 - Ęthelred 32 granting land to Winchester, Old Minster: King Ęthelred 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)
 S96 - Ęthelbald 4 granting land to Eanberht 4: Ęthelbald 4, king of Mercians, to Eanberht 4, abbot; grant of 10 hides (cassati) near the wood called Toccan sceaga (Tockenham, Wilts.) and the tumulus called Reada beorg: S96    (757)
Church/monastery/minster foundation/dedication/restoration (1)
 S108 - Offa 7 granting land to Oswald 5: Offa 7, rex Anglorum, to Oswald 5, bishop; grant, for the foundation of a minster, of 8 hides (cassati) at Bexhill, Sussex, with reversion to the bishopric of Selsey 1: S108    (772)
Confirmation of land/privileges (3)
 Cyneheard 2-Cynewulf 4.S1256 confirming land to Ecgwald 6 and Tisbury 1: Cyneheard 2, bishop (of Winchester), and Cynewulf 4, king, to Ecgwald 6, abbot, and his familia at Tisbury 1 Minster, Wilts.; confirmation of 30 hides by Fontmell Brook, Dorset, acquired by a predecessor of Ecgwald 6 from another monastery: S1256    (759)
 S1256 - Cyneheard 2 & Cynewulf 4 confirming land of Ecgwald 6 & Tisbury Minster: Cyneheard 2, bishop (of Winchester), and Cynewulf 4, king, to Ecgwald 6, abbot, and his familia at Tisbury Minster, Wilts.; confirmation of 30 hides by Fontmell Brook, Dorset, acquired by a predecessor of Ecgwald 6 from another monastery: S1256    (759)
 S891 - Ęthelred 32 granting land to Winchester, Old Minster: King Ęthelred 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)
Conquest (2)
 Cynewulf 4-Offa 7.fighting at Bensington: Here Cynewulf 4 and Offa 7 fought around Bensington and Offa 7 took the place.: ASC  777 ACDE, 775 G, <777> B (779)
 Offa 7.defeating Cynewulf 4: Offa 7 defeated Cynewulf 4 in a battle near the village of Besington and took over most of the West Saxon territories.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  v.235.1
Conspiracy/intent to murder (1)
 Cynewulf 4.killing by Cyneheard 3: In 786 Cynewulf 4, king of the West Saxons, was killed with a miserable death by a treacherous tyrant Cyneheard 3, and the cruel slayer was himself killed without pity by Ealdorman Osric 6 in vengeance for his lord, and Beorhtric 1 received the kingdom of the West Saxons.: NorthernAnnals.FirstSet  53 (786)
Correspondence (1)
 Cynewulf 4.letter to Lull 1: Cynewulf 4 and his bishops (Anonymi 2145) wrote to Lull 1, wishing to renew the relationship established with Boniface 5. They would remember each other in their prayers.: Cynewulf.Ep.T139    ([757] x [786])
Decision-making (1)
 Offa 7-Cynewulf 4.council: Offa 7 and Cynewulf 4 met together in council and promised to rectify vices.: George.Ep  p. 20 (786)
Deposition of king (2)
 Cynewulf 4-Anonymi 817.depriving of Sigeberht 4 of kingdom: Here Cynewulf 4 and the West Saxon witan (Anonymi 817) deprived Sigeberht 4 of his kingdom except for Hampshire.: ASC  755 ACDEF(OE and Lat.)G, <755> B (757)
 Cynewulf 4.depriving of Sigeberht 4 of his kingdom: Cynewulf 4 seized the kingdom from Sigeberht 4.: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.19 (757)
Exile (1)
 Cynewulf 4.driving of Sigeberht 4 into Weald: Cynewulf 4 drove Sigeberht 4 with an armed attack into trackless parts of the place called the Weald.: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.17
Expulsion (1)
 Cynewulf 4.attempted expulsion of Cyneheard 3: Cynewulf 4 tried to expel Cyneheard 3 from his territory.: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.18 (pp. 22-3) (786)
Grant and Gift (27)
 Cynewulf 4 OR Cenwulf 3.?granting land : Cynewulf 4 (king of Wessex) OR Cenwulf 3 (king of the Mercians), to —; concerning land at Horuton. : S1689    (757 x 821)
 Cynewulf 4 OR Cenwulf 3.granting land to ?: Cynewulf 4 (king of Wessex) OR Cenwulf 3 (king of the Mercians), to —; grant of land at Mertone.: S1690    (757 x 821)
 Cynewulf 4 OR Cenwulf 3.granting land to Cuthbert 17: Cynewulf 4 (king of Wessex) OR Cenwulf 3 (king of the Mercians), to Cuthbert 17; grant of land at Culum (?Culmstock, Devon). : S1687    (756 x 821)
 Cynewulf 4 OR Cenwulf 3.granting land to Ęthelheard 22: Cynewulf 4 OR Cenwulf 3, king, to Ęthelheard 22, his minister; grant of 3 hides at Cedern or Elenbearo (Elborough in Hutton, Somerset). : S1681    (760 x 821)
 Cynewulf 4.S260 granting land to Malmesbury 1: Cynewulf 4, king, to Malmesbury 1 Abbey; grant of 30 hides (manentes) at Moredon and Rodbourne, Wilts.: S260    (758)
 Cynewulf 4.S261 granting land to Eadwald 5 & Muchelney 1: Cynewulf 4, king, to Eadwald 5, abbot, and Muchelney 1 Abbey; grant of 8 hides (cassati) between the rivers Earn (now the Fivehead) and Isle, probably at Isle Abbotts, Somerset: S261    (762)
 Cynewulf 4.S262 granting land to Wells, St Andrew's 1: Cynewulf 4, king of the West Saxons, to the minster of Wells, St Andrew's 1; grant of 2 (or 11) hides (manentes) on the river Wellow, Somerset: S262    (774)
 Cynewulf 4.S263 granting land to Sherborne 1: Cynewulf 4, king, to the church of Sherborne 1; grant of one hide (mansio) at Lyme, Dorset, to be used for saltmaking: S263    (774)
 Cynewulf 4.S264 granting land to Bica 1: Cynewulf 4, king of the Saxons, to Bica 1, comes and minister; grant of 13 hides (manentes) at Little Bedwyn, Wilts.: S264    (778)
 Cynewulf 4.S265 granting land to Bath, St Peter's 1: Cynewulf 4, king of the Saxons, to the brethren of Bath, St Peter's 1 Minster; grant of 5 hides (mansiones) at North Stoke, Somerset: S265    (757 x 758)
 Cynewulf 4.S269 granting land to Hemele 2: Cynewulf 4, king, to Hemele 2; grant of 34 hides (cassati) by the river Meon: S269    (757 x 786)
 Cynewulf 4.granting land to Bica 1: Cynewulf 4 (king of Wessex), to Bica 1; grant of land at Mildenhall, Wilts.. : S1682    (757 x 786)
 Cynewulf 4.granting land to Guba 1: Cynewulf 4, king of Wessex, to Guba 1, abbot of Glastonbury; grant of 5 hides at Wootton, Somerset.: S1684    (760)
 Cynewulf 4.granting land to Malmesbury 1: Cynewulf 4, king, to Malmesbury 1 Abbey; grant of 30 hides (manentes) at Moredon and Rodbourne, Wilts.: WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  v.234 (758)
 Cynewulf 4.granting land to Wealdhun 1: Cynewulf 4, king of Wessex, to Wealdhun 1, abbot of Glastonbury; grant of 5 hides at Cumtun. : S1685    (762)
 Cynewulf 4.selling land to Hathored 3 & Worcester 1 S1257: Cynewulf 4, king of the West Saxons, to Hathored 3 and Worcester 1; grant of 30 hides by the River Avon in exchange for a 'proper price'.: S1257    (757 x 781)
 Hathored 3-Worcester 1.purchasing land from Cynewulf 4 S1257: Cynewulf 4, king of the West Saxons, to Hathored 3 and Worcester 1; grant of land in exchange for a 'proper price': S1257    (757 x 781)
 S108 - Offa 7 granting land to Oswald 5: Offa 7, rex Anglorum, to Oswald 5, bishop; grant, for the foundation of a minster, of 8 hides (cassati) at Bexhill, Sussex, with reversion to the bishopric of Selsey 1: S108    (772)
 S260 - Cynewulf 4 granting land to Malmesbury 1: Cynewulf 4, king, to Malmesbury 1 Abbey; grant of 30 hides (manentes) at Moredon and Rodbourne, Wilts.: S260    (758)
 S261 - Cynewulf 4 granting land to Eadwald 5: Cynewulf 4, king, to Eadwald 5, abbot, and Muchelney 1 Abbey; grant of 8 hides (cassati) between the rivers Earn (now the Fivehead) and Isle, probably at Isle Abbotts, Somerset: S261    (762)
 S262 - Cynewulf 4 granting land to St Andrew’s, Wells: Cynewulf 4, king of the West Saxons, to the minster of Wells, St Andrew's 1; grant of 2 (or 11) hides (manentes) on the river Wellow, Somerset: S262    (774)
 S263 - Cynewulf 4 granting land to the church at Sherborne 1: Cynewulf 4, king, to the church of Sherborne 1; grant of one hide (mansio) at Lyme, Dorset, to be used for saltmaking: S263    (774)
 S264 - Cynewulf 4 granting land to Bica 1: Cynewulf 4, king of the Saxons, to Bica 1, comes and minister; grant of 13 hides (manentes) at Little Bedwyn, Wilts.: S264    (778)
 S265 - Cynewulf 4 granting land to St Peter’s, Bath: Cynewulf 4, king of the Saxons, to the brethren of Bath, St Peter's Minster; grant of 5 hides (mansiones) at North Stoke, Somerset: S265    (757 x 758)
 S269 - Beorhtric 1 granting land to Hemele 2: Beorhtric 1, king, to Hemele 2, his princeps; grant of 36 hides (cassati) by the Hissaburna (the Bourne Rivulet), Hants., in exchange for 34 hides by the river Meon, granted to Hemele 2 by King Cynewulf 7: S269    (786 x 794)
 S891 - Ęthelred 32 granting land to Winchester, Old Minster: King Ęthelred 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)
 Ęthelheard 13-Cynethryth 2.agreement over Cookham: Ęthelheard 13, archbishop of Canterbury, to Cynethryth 2, abbess; grant of the minsters at Cookham, Berks., and at Pectanege, in exchange for 60 hides (cassati) at Fleet, 30 at Teynham and 20 at the source of the Cray, Kent.: S1258    (798)
Invasion (1)
 Cynewulf 4.invasion of kingdom of Sigeberht 4: Cynewulf 4 invaded the kingdom of Sigeberht 4.: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.17 (757)
Killing/murder (5)
 Anonymi 2444.killing of Cynewulf 4: After Cyneheard 3 besieged Cynewulf 4 at Merantune, the former's companions (Anonymi 2444) killed Cyneheard 3.: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.18 (p. 23) (786)
 Anonymi 2445-Osric 6-Wigfrith 7.killing of Cyneheard 3 and Anonymi 2444, except for Anonymous 915.: Anonymi 2445 killed Cyneheard 3 and Anonymi 2444 with the exception of a godson of Osric 5 (Anonymous 915).: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.18 (pp. 23-4) (786)
 Cyneheard 3.killing of Cynewulf 4: Cyneheard 3 killed Cynewulf 4.: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.19 (786)
 Cyneheard 3.killing of Cynewulf 4.: Here Cyneheard 3 slew Cynewulf 4.: ASC  784 ADEG, <783/4> B, 783 C (786)
 Cynewulf 4.killing by Cyneheard 3: In 786 Cynewulf 4, king of the West Saxons, was killed with a miserable death by a treacherous tyrant Cyneheard 3, and the cruel slayer was himself killed without pity by Ealdorman Osric 6 in vengeance for his lord, and Beorhtric 1 received the kingdom of the West Saxons.: NorthernAnnals.FirstSet  53 (786)
Kingdom - accession to (2)
 Cynewulf 4.accession to kingdom: The Cynewulf 4 acceded to the kingdom.: ASC  Pref. AG (757)
 Cynewulf 4.killing by Cyneheard 3: In 786 Cynewulf 4, king of the West Saxons, was killed with a miserable death by a treacherous tyrant Cyneheard 3, and the cruel slayer was himself killed without pity by Ealdorman Osric 6 in vengeance for his lord, and Beorhtric 1 received the kingdom of the West Saxons.: NorthernAnnals.FirstSet  53 (786)
Lease (1)
 S108 - Offa 7 granting land to Oswald 5: Offa 7, rex Anglorum, to Oswald 5, bishop; grant, for the foundation of a minster, of 8 hides (cassati) at Bexhill, Sussex, with reversion to the bishopric of Selsey 1: S108    (772)
Property-exchanging (4)
 Cynewulf 4.selling land to Hathored 3 & Worcester 1 S1257: Cynewulf 4, king of the West Saxons, to Hathored 3 and Worcester 1; grant of 30 hides by the River Avon in exchange for a 'proper price'.: S1257    (757 x 781)
 Hathored 3-Worcester 1.purchasing land from Cynewulf 4 S1257: Cynewulf 4, king of the West Saxons, to Hathored 3 and Worcester 1; grant of land in exchange for a 'proper price': S1257    (757 x 781)
 S269 - Beorhtric 1 granting land to Hemele 2: Beorhtric 1, king, to Hemele 2, his princeps; grant of 36 hides (cassati) by the Hissaburna (the Bourne Rivulet), Hants., in exchange for 34 hides by the river Meon, granted to Hemele 2 by King Cynewulf 7: S269    (786 x 794)
 Ęthelheard 13-Cynethryth 2.agreement over Cookham: Ęthelheard 13, archbishop of Canterbury, to Cynethryth 2, abbess; grant of the minsters at Cookham, Berks., and at Pectanege, in exchange for 60 hides (cassati) at Fleet, 30 at Teynham and 20 at the source of the Cray, Kent.: S1258    (798)
Property-giving/selling (2)
 Cynewulf 4.selling land to Hathored 3 & Worcester 1 S1257: Cynewulf 4, king of the West Saxons, to Hathored 3 and Worcester 1; grant of 30 hides by the River Avon in exchange for a 'proper price'.: S1257    (757 x 781)
 Hathored 3-Worcester 1.purchasing land from Cynewulf 4 S1257: Cynewulf 4, king of the West Saxons, to Hathored 3 and Worcester 1; grant of land in exchange for a 'proper price': S1257    (757 x 781)
Property-transacting (1)
 S1256 - Cyneheard 2 & Cynewulf 4 confirming land of Ecgwald 6 & Tisbury Minster: Cyneheard 2, bishop (of Winchester), and Cynewulf 4, king, to Ecgwald 6, abbot, and his familia at Tisbury Minster, Wilts.; confirmation of 30 hides by Fontmell Brook, Dorset, acquired by a predecessor of Ecgwald 6 from another monastery: S1256    (759)
Prostitution (1)
 Cynewulf 4.visit to a prostitute (Anonymous 304) at Merantune: Cynewulf 4 was visiting a prostitute (Anonymous 304) at Merantun accompanied by only a few men (Anonymi 2443).: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.18 (p. 23) (786)
Restoration of land/property (1)
 S891 - Ęthelred 32 granting land to Winchester, Old Minster: King Ęthelred 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)
Seizure of charter (1)
 Dęgheah 1-Osberht 1.S1258 stealing charters from Canterbury, Christ Church 1: Dęgheah 1 and Osberht 1 from Canterbury, Christ Church 1; theft of charters granting ownership of the monastery of Cookham, Berks.. The charters were handed over to Cynewulf 4, king of the West Saxons.: S1258    (760 x 786)
Seizure of land (1)
 Offa 7.seizing land from Cynewulf 4 S1258: Offa 7, king of the Mercians, from Cynewulf 4, king of the West Saxons; seizure of the monastery of Cookham, Berks. and many other towns: S1258    (760 x 797)
Siege (1)
 Anonymi 2444.killing of Cynewulf 4: After Cyneheard 3 besieged Cynewulf 4 at Merantune, the former's companions (Anonymi 2444) killed Cyneheard 3.: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.18 (p. 23) (786)
Theft/attempted theft (1)
 Dęgheah 1-Osberht 1.S1258 stealing charters from Canterbury, Christ Church 1: Dęgheah 1 and Osberht 1 from Canterbury, Christ Church 1; theft of charters granting ownership of the monastery of Cookham, Berks.. The charters were handed over to Cynewulf 4, king of the West Saxons.: S1258    (760 x 786)
Visit (1)
 Cynewulf 4.visit to a prostitute (Anonymous 304) at Merantune: Cynewulf 4 was visiting a prostitute (Anonymous 304) at Merantun accompanied by only a few men (Anonymi 2443).: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.18 (p. 23) (786)
War (3)
 Cynewulf 4-Offa 7.mutual war over Benson: Cynewulf 4 and Offa 7 waged war amongst themselves over Bensington, which fell to Offa 7.: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.19 (779)
 Cynewulf 4.frequent fighting against the Britons (Anonymi 2442): Cynewulf 4 quite often waged major battles against the Britons (Anonymi 2442).: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.18 (p. 22)
 Cynewulf 4.warfare: Cynewulf 4 engaged in war.: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.Cap.
Factoids linked indirectly to Cynewulf 4 (10)
Office (6)
Bishop of Cynewulf 4 (1)
 Anonymi 2145: Cynewulf.Ep.T139   
Dux of Cynewulf 4 (1)
 Osric 6: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.18 (p. 23)
Ealdorman of Cynewulf 4 (1)
 Osric 6: ASC  755 ACDEG, <755> B
Thegn of Cynewulf 4 (3)
 Anonymi 819: ASC  755 ACDEG, <755> B
 Anonymi 821: ASC  755 ACDEG, <755> B
 Wigfrith 7: ASC  755 ACDEG, <755> B
Occupation (3)
Warrior of Cynewulf 4 (3)
 Anonymi 2443: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.18 (p. 23)
 Anonymi 2445: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.18 (p. 23)
 Wigfrith 7: Ęthelweard.Chron  ii.18 (p. 23)
Status (1)
Comes of Cynewulf 4 (1)
 Fadol 1: S264