Source: CharterS565

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Description

King Eadred to Ælfsige, bishop of Winchester; grant, for four lives, of 10 hides (mansiunculae) at Highclere, Hants., with reversion to St Peter's (Old Minster), Winchester.

Charter information
Sawyer 565
Birch 905
Kemble 1170
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Winchester, Old Minster
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 955
Scholarly Source Dating 955

Notes

*Crawford 1922, p. 76; Grundy, Hants. 1926, pp. 133-5, on bounds; Barker 1949, p. 73, probably spurious; Finberg, ECW, no. 77, authentic, original extant at Winchester in 1643; Hart 1970/1, p. 27 (no. 57), authentic; Dumville 1979, p. 8, on terminology; Keynes 1980, p. 33 n. 54; Edwards 1988, p. 142, cited; Keynes 1994, pp. 174-5, spurious in received form, but certain elements derive from an authentic 'Dunstan B' charter; cf. S 1491