Source: CharterS517

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Description

King Eadred to ∆thelgeard, his faithful minister; grant of 10 hides (mansae) at Brightwell, 15 at Sotwell, 5 at Mackney, and land at Wallingford, Berks.

Charter information
Sawyer 517
Birch 810
Kemble 1154
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Winchester, Old Minster
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 945
Scholarly Source Dating 945

Notes

*Field 1905, p. 110; Field 1906, pp. 82-5, topographical discussion; Stevenson 1914, p. 692 n. 16, doubtful or spurious; Grundy, Berks. 1923, pp. 214-17, on bounds; Hart 1970/1, pp. 15-17, on beneficiary and his estates, p. 17 n. 3, spurious, may be heavily modified version of lost authentic charter from 957 x 958; PN Berks., i. 12, 62, ii. 515, 516, 529, iii. 751, 761-2, bounds describe parishes of Brightwell and Sotwell; Gelling, ECTV, no. 50, spurious; Keynes 1996, pp. 86-7, not acceptable, discusses beneficiary; Faith 1997, p. 149, cited; cf. S 523, 536