Transaction: Grant and Gift, Restoration of land/propertyÆthelred 32.S918 granting land to Abingdon, St Mary's 1

Scholarly Info
Description 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.
Year 1008
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Date from Source 1008


The land had been seized in the time of Abbot Edwin 15 by Ælfgar 32, the king's prepositus, with Æthelred 32's permission but illegally. Ælfgar 32 gave the land to his wife, Ælfgifu 18, who survived him and married Wulfgeat 6. Later the property of Ælfgifu 18 and Wulfgeat 6 was forfeited to the king, and Abbot Wulfgar 31made a request for the return of the estate.

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