Source: CharterS570

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King Eadred to Beorhtric, minister; grant of 5 hides (caracti) at Henstridge, Somerset.

Charter information
Sawyer 570
Birch 923
Kemble 455
British Academy Kelly, Shaftesbury No. 18
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Shaftesbury
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 956
Scholarly Source Dating 953 x 955


*Grundy, Somerset, pp. 109-12, on bounds; Forsberg 1942, p. 158, bounds probably cover parish of Abbas Combe and Temple Combe; Barker 1949, p. 73; Forsberg 1950, p. 159, on bounds; Finberg, ECW, no. 467, authentic; Whitelock 1973, pp. 241, 246 n. 80, on subscription of Archbishop Wulfstan of York; Hart, ECNE, pp. 19-22, discusses charter-type, which he terms 'Dunstan B'; Dumville 1979, p. 8, on terminology; Keynes 1980, pp. 46-8, on charter-type; Keynes 1994, on charter-type, esp. pp. 174, 187-8, 192 n. 109, charter has been for some reason redated; Abrams 1996, pp. 137-9, discusses relationship with Gl 83 (S 1740a), another Henstridge charter in favour of Brihtric, apparently preserved at Glastonbury; Kelly, Shaftesbury, pp. 74-6, probably authentic, estate likely to be Abbas Combe; cf. S 571, another misdated charter in favour of the same beneficiary