Source: CharterS574

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King Eadred to Wulfhelm, his minister; grant of 5 hides (mansiunculae) at Little Aston and Great Barr, Staffs.

Charter information
Sawyer 574
Birch 987
Kemble 1155
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Winchester, Old Minster
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 957
Scholarly Source Dating 957


*B 987 n., suggests it is a charter of Eadwig; Grundy, Hants. 1921, p. 64; Ekwall 1925, suggests identification with Little Aston and Great Barr, Staffs.; Ekwall, DEPN, p. 450, identifies the stręt lea, stret lie of the bounds as Streetly, Warwicks.; Forsberg 1970, pp. 20, 27-31, 43, on element in bounds; Hart 1970/1, p. 32 (no. 129), authentic basis; Hart 1972, p. 126, on formulation; Hart, ECNE, no. 87, authentic charter of Eadwig which has been tampered with, perhaps drawn up by Abingdon scribe, accepts Ekwall's identifications; Keynes 1978, p. 171; Keynes 1980, p. 48 n. 89, on charter-type; Hooke 1983, pp. 31, 100, 102-3, 104, on bounds; Chaplais 1985, p. 50, perhaps drafted by Bishop Cenwald; Forsberg 1987, on bounds; Gould 1987, on bounds; Hart 1992, p. 435, forgery; Keynes 1994, pp. 176, 192 n. 109, spurious in received form, but based in part on a charter of the 'Dunstan B' type