Source: CharterS540

Show associated factoids  Show associated events Show associated persons

Description

King Eadred to the church of Winchester, SS Peter and Paul, Winchester; confirmation of 55 hides (mansae) at Downton and 45 at Ebbesborne, Wilts.

Charter information
Sawyer 540
Birch 862
Kemble 421
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Winchester, Old Minster
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 948
Scholarly Source Dating 948

Notes

*Bond 1878, p. 7, contemporary; Hill 1910; Stevenson 1914, p. 689 n. 2, contemporary; Grundy, Wilts. 1919, p. 150, on bounds, cf. S 229; Drögereit 1935, p. 424, suspicious; Darlington 1955, p. 84; Finberg, ECW, no. 268, spurious; John 1965, p. 411, authentic, although MS 1 probably not contemporary; Hart 1970/1, p. 26 (no. 28), spurious; Keynes 1980, p. 103 n. 60, forgery; Dumville 1994, p. 146 n. 71, script of MS 1 is imitative