Medeshamstede 1 (Institution) see also Peterborough 1

Factoid List

Event (15)
Charter confirmation (1)
 Æthelred 2.S233 confirming lands of Ecgbald 1 and [Medeshamstede 1]: Confirmation by Æthelred 2, king of the Mercians of (a) Cædwalla 1, king of the (West) Saxons, to Ecgbald 1, abbot, and his familia [Medeshamstede 1]; grant of 40 hides (manentes) at Hoo (ad Hebureahg insulam), Kent. (b) Swæfheard, king of Kent, to Ecgbald 1, abbot; grant of adjoining 20 hides at Hoo and woodland at Fercanhamstede: S233    (687 x 691)
Charter-witnessing (2)
 S68 - Wulfhere 1 confirmation and granting of land St Peter's, Medeshamstede 1: Wulfhere 1, king of Mercians, to St Peter's Minster, Medeshamstede 1; confirmation and grant of land at many places: S68    (664)
 S72 - Æthelred 2 granting land to St Peter's, Medeshamstede 1: Æthelred 2, king, to St Peter's Minster, Medeshamstede 1; grant, appended to a bull of Pope Agatho 2, of land at Breedon on the Hill, Leics.; Hrepingas (? Repton, Derbys.); Cedenac; Swineshead, Lincs.; Heanbyrig; Lodeshale; Shifnal, Salop.; Costesford; Stretford (? Stretford, Salop.); Wattlesborough and Lizard, Salop.; Æthelhuniglond (? in Kent); and Bardney, Lincs: S72    (680)
Church/monastery/minster foundation/dedication/restoration (1)
 Frithuric 4.granting land to Medeshamstede: Frithuric 4, princeps of King Æthelred 2, to St Peter’s, Medeshamstede; grant of 20 manentes at Breedon (on the Hill), Leics., to St Peter's, Medeshamstede, for the foundation of a monastery.: S1803    (675 x 691)
Confirmation of land/privileges (6)
 Agatho 2.confirmation by writ of freedom of Medeshamstead: Agatho 2 confirmed [the freedom of Medeshamstead] in writing.: ASC (DEF)  963 E
 Deusdedit 1.confirmation of freedom of Medeshamstead: Deusdedit 1 confirmed [the freedom of Medeshamstead] in writing.: ASC (DEF)  963 E
 S68 - Wulfhere 1 confirmation and granting of land St Peter's, Medeshamstede 1: Wulfhere 1, king of Mercians, to St Peter's Minster, Medeshamstede 1; confirmation and grant of land at many places: S68    (664)
 Wulfhere 1.granting land to and confirming lands of St Peter's, Medeshamstede S68: Wulfhere 1, king of the Mercians and the inland and South Angles, to St Peter's, Medeshamstede; confirmation and grant of many estates: S68    (664)
 Æthelred 2.S233 confirming lands of Ecgbald 1 and [Medeshamstede 1]: Confirmation by Æthelred 2, king of the Mercians of (a) Cædwalla 1, king of the (West) Saxons, to Ecgbald 1, abbot, and his familia [Medeshamstede 1]; grant of 40 hides (manentes) at Hoo (ad Hebureahg insulam), Kent. (b) Swæfheard, king of Kent, to Ecgbald 1, abbot; grant of adjoining 20 hides at Hoo and woodland at Fercanhamstede: S233    (687 x 691)
 Æthelwold 1.showing of Medeshamstead documents to Edgar 11: The king [sc. Edgar 11] came and [Æthelwold 1] had him look at the writings which had earlier been found. The king then gave a grant of freedom to Medeshamstead.: ASC (DEF)  963 E
Freeing from dues (2)
 Agatho 2.confirmation by writ of freedom of Medeshamstead: Agatho 2 confirmed [the freedom of Medeshamstead] in writing.: ASC (DEF)  963 E
 Deusdedit 1.confirmation of freedom of Medeshamstead: Deusdedit 1 confirmed [the freedom of Medeshamstead] in writing.: ASC (DEF)  963 E
Grant and Gift (13)
 Agatho 2.granting bull to Medeshamstede 1 S72: Bull of Pope Agatho (678-81) addressed to Æthelred, king of the Mercians, Theodore and Seaxwulf, bishops, granting privileges to the monastery of Medeshamstede 1: S72   
 Cædwalla 1.granting land to Ecgbald 1 S233: Cædwalla 1, king of the Saxons, to Ecgbald 1, abbot, and his familia [Medeshamstede 1]; grant of 40 hides (manentes) at Hoo (ad Hebureahg insulam), Kent: S233    (687)
 Deusdedit 1.confirmation of freedom of Medeshamstead: Deusdedit 1 confirmed [the freedom of Medeshamstead] in writing.: ASC (DEF)  963 E
 Ealdwulf 18.endowment of Medeshamstead: Ealdwulf 18 bought very many lands and endowed the minster [sc. at Medeshamstead] with goods.: ASC (DEF)  963 E
 Edgar 11.selling land to Æthelwold 1: a place once called Medshamstede : Wulfstan Cantor.VitÆthelwoldi  24
 Frithuric 4.granting land to Medeshamstede: Frithuric 4, princeps of King Æthelred 2, to St Peter’s, Medeshamstede; grant of 20 manentes at Breedon (on the Hill), Leics., to St Peter's, Medeshamstede, for the foundation of a monastery.: S1803    (675 x 691)
 S68 - Wulfhere 1 confirmation and granting of land St Peter's, Medeshamstede 1: Wulfhere 1, king of Mercians, to St Peter's Minster, Medeshamstede 1; confirmation and grant of land at many places: S68    (664)
 S72 - Æthelred 2 granting land to St Peter's, Medeshamstede 1: Æthelred 2, king, to St Peter's Minster, Medeshamstede 1; grant, appended to a bull of Pope Agatho 2, of land at Breedon on the Hill, Leics.; Hrepingas (? Repton, Derbys.); Cedenac; Swineshead, Lincs.; Heanbyrig; Lodeshale; Shifnal, Salop.; Costesford; Stretford (? Stretford, Salop.); Wattlesborough and Lizard, Salop.; Æthelhuniglond (? in Kent); and Bardney, Lincs: S72    (680)
 Wulfhere 1.granting land to and confirming lands of St Peter's, Medeshamstede S68: Wulfhere 1, king of the Mercians and the inland and South Angles, to St Peter's, Medeshamstede; confirmation and grant of many estates: S68    (664)
 Æthelred 2.S233 confirming lands of Ecgbald 1 and [Medeshamstede 1]: Confirmation by Æthelred 2, king of the Mercians of (a) Cædwalla 1, king of the (West) Saxons, to Ecgbald 1, abbot, and his familia [Medeshamstede 1]; grant of 40 hides (manentes) at Hoo (ad Hebureahg insulam), Kent. (b) Swæfheard, king of Kent, to Ecgbald 1, abbot; grant of adjoining 20 hides at Hoo and woodland at Fercanhamstede: S233    (687 x 691)
 Æthelred 2.granting land to Medeshamstede: Æthelred 2, king of the Mercians, to the minster of Medehamstede; grant of land at Leugttricdun (? Laughterton, Lincs.).: S1806    (675 x 691)
 Æthelred 2.granting land to St Peter's, Medeshamstede S72: Æthelred 2, king, to St Peter's, Medeshamstede; grant of land at Breedon on the Hill, Leics.; Hrepingas (? Repton, Derbys.); Cedenac; Swineshead, Lincs.; Heanbyrig; Lodeshale; Shifnal, Salop.; Costesford; Stretford (? Stretford, Salop.); Wattlesborough and Lizard, Salop.; Æthelhuniglond (? in Kent); and Bardney, Lincs.: S72    (680)
 Æthelwold 1.showing of Medeshamstead documents to Edgar 11: The king [sc. Edgar 11] came and [Æthelwold 1] had him look at the writings which had earlier been found. The king then gave a grant of freedom to Medeshamstead.: ASC (DEF)  963 E
Hospitality (1)
 Beonna 3.leasing land to Cuthbert 8 S1412: Beonna 3, abbot of Medeshamstede 1, to Cuthbert 8, princeps; lease of 10 hides (manentes) at Swineshead, Lincs., in return for 1000 shillings and annual hospitality (unius noctis pastum) valued at 30 sicli, with ultimate reversion to Medeshamstede 1: S1412    (786 x 796)
Lease (1)
 Beonna 3.leasing land to Cuthbert 8 S1412: Beonna 3, abbot of Medeshamstede 1, to Cuthbert 8, princeps; lease of 10 hides (manentes) at Swineshead, Lincs., in return for 1000 shillings and annual hospitality (unius noctis pastum) valued at 30 sicli, with ultimate reversion to Medeshamstede 1: S1412    (786 x 796)
Papal advice/audience/decision/privilege (3)
 Agatho 2.confirmation by writ of freedom of Medeshamstead: Agatho 2 confirmed [the freedom of Medeshamstead] in writing.: ASC (DEF)  963 E
 Agatho 2.granting bull to Medeshamstede 1 S72: Bull of Pope Agatho (678-81) addressed to Æthelred, king of the Mercians, Theodore and Seaxwulf, bishops, granting privileges to the monastery of Medeshamstede 1: S72   
 S72 - Æthelred 2 granting land to St Peter's, Medeshamstede 1: Æthelred 2, king, to St Peter's Minster, Medeshamstede 1; grant, appended to a bull of Pope Agatho 2, of land at Breedon on the Hill, Leics.; Hrepingas (? Repton, Derbys.); Cedenac; Swineshead, Lincs.; Heanbyrig; Lodeshale; Shifnal, Salop.; Costesford; Stretford (? Stretford, Salop.); Wattlesborough and Lizard, Salop.; Æthelhuniglond (? in Kent); and Bardney, Lincs: S72    (680)
Property-buying/purchasing (1)
 Ealdwulf 18.endowment of Medeshamstead: Ealdwulf 18 bought very many lands and endowed the minster [sc. at Medeshamstead] with goods.: ASC (DEF)  963 E