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King Eadwig to the nuns of Wilton; grant of 100 hides (mansiunculae) at Chalke, Wilts.

Charter information
Sawyer 582
Birch 917
Kemble 436
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Wilton
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 955
Scholarly Source Dating 955


*Hoare, Modern Wilts., ii. 82-3; Grundy, Wilts. 1920, pp. 25-42, bounds relate to the lands of Broad Chalke, Bower Chalke, Ebbesborne Wake, ? Alvediston, Berwick St John and Tollard Royal, with appended surveys of land in Berwick St John, parcel of land in Broad Chalke, and Semley; Forsberg 1950, p. 126; Darlington 1955, pp. 81, 91; Finberg, ECW, no. 274, authentic; Keynes 1980, pp. 49-50, treats as authentic, discusses date; Meyer 1981, p. 352, cited; PN Dorset, iii. 116, 123; Lapidge 1993, pp. 289-90, on witness-list; Kelly, Shaftesbury, p. 88, authenticity uncertain, bounds may have been compiled later, perhaps in conjunction with compilation of bounds in S 630, covering adjacent property