Event: Charter-witnessing, Confirmation of land/privileges, Grant and Gift, Pilgrimage, Property-buying/purchasing, Property-giving/sellingS1293 - Dunstan 1’s proclamation

Scholarly Info
Description Dunstan 1, bishop of London, proclaims the confirmation and grant by King Edgar 11 to the church of Westminster, St Peter's, of extensive privileges and lands, comprising 5 hides (mansae) at Westminster [for which Dunstan 1 gave Edgar 11 120 mancuses of gold, cf. S 670], 5 hides at Blecenham (lost, in Hendon, Middx) and 6 at Lothereslege (lost, in Hendon) [for which Dunstan 1 gave Edgar 11 10 mancuses of gold]; 10 hides at Hendon, Middx, and another 10 hides there [purchased from Æthelwold 1, bishop of Winchester, and Wulfnoth 5, miles, for 80 pounds of silver, cf. S 1295]; 3 hides (cassati) at Codenhleaw [purchased from Eadnoth 1, minister, for 12 pounds]; 8 hides (mansae) at Hanwell, Herts. [acquired from Ælfwine 14, minister, in return for 30 pounds of silver needed for a pilgrimage to Rome]; 10 hides at Sunbury, Middx [purchased from Ælfheah 33, dux, for 200 mancuses of gold, cf. S 702]; land at Shepperton, Middx [purchased from Ealhflæd 2, widow, for 60 bizanteis nummis]; 5 hides at Brickendon, Herts. [given to Westminster by Ælfhelm 8 Polga, cf. S 1487]; 3 hides at Sullington, Sussex [given to Westminster by Ælfwine 15, prefectus in Kent]; the reversion of land at Parham, Sussex [purchased from Wulfnoth 5 for 30 mancuses of gold]; land at Paddington, Cowley Peachey, Middx; and at Ewell, Kent
Year 959
Primary Source Info
Date from Source 959, April 1

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