Source: CharterS543

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Description

King Eadred to Ćlfsige, gold- and silver-smith, his man; grant of 1 hide (mansa) on the Isle of Wight and 1 at Winterburnan in the land of the Gewisse (possibly Winterborne, Berks.).

Charter information
Sawyer 543
Birch 879
Kemble 428
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Wilton
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 949
Scholarly Source Dating 949

Notes

*Hoare, Modern Wilts., ii. 81-2; Grundy, Wilts. 1920, pp. 22-3, unable to trace bounds, unconvinced by identification of the Winterburnan hide with Laverstock; Drögereit 1935, pp. 389-90; Kökeritz 1940, p. 207, for bounds of Ningwood, Isle of Wight; Forsberg 1950, pp. 38-9, on a boundary mark; PN Wilts., p. xli, Laverstock identification is probably untenable; Darlington 1955, p. 93, queries Laverstock identification; Finberg, ECW, no. 70 (pp. 43-4, 89-90), authentic