Source: CharterS52

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Description

Oshere, king, to Frithuwald, monk of Bishop Winfrid (? for Wilfrid); grant of 30 hides (manentes) at Ripple, Worcs.

Charter information
Sawyer 52
Birch 51
Kemble 17
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Worcester
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 680
Scholarly Source Dating 680

Notes

*Stevenson 1914, p. 692 n. 16, p. 698 n. 44, doubtful authenticity; Stenton 1918, p. 438 n. 29, spurious (= Stenton 1970, p. 53 n. 3); Finberg, ECWM, no. 196, authentic basis, indiction points to 678 or 693, text 'improved' by interpolation of extended immunity clause; Harrison 1973/1, pp. 552-3, cannot be regarded as authentic, but based on early source, possible that indiction miscopied; Harrison 1976, p. 67, use of incarnation date may be contemporary; Wormald 1985, p. 25, unreliable later copy, possibly genuine elements; Sims-Williams 1988, pp. 174-83, authentic basis, Winfrith perhaps error for Wilfrid; Hooke 1990, p. 20, on estate; Sims-Williams 1990, pp. 104-5, perhaps drawn up by Wilfrid or an associate, p. 375, on topography of Ripple estate.

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Jones, Arthur Anglo-Saxon Worcester Worcester 1958 53