Transaction: Bequeathing/will-making, Charter confirmation, Church/monastery/minster foundation/dedication/restoration, Confirmation of land/privileges, Forfeiture, Property-exchangingÆthelred 32.S911 confirming foundation of Eynsham 1

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Description 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 5, 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 23, 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].
Year 1005
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Date from Source 1005

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