Source: CharterS53

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Oshere, king of the Hwicce, to Cuthswith, abbess; grant of 15 hides (tributarii) at Penintanham (probably Inkberrow, Worcs.) and Dyllawidu (?), for the foundation of a minster.

Charter information
Sawyer 53
Birch 85
Kemble 36
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Worcester
Source Information
Language Latin
Scholarly Source Dating 692

Notes

*HS, pp. 232, 241, unquestioned; Turner 1916, p. xxxii, citing Stevenson, authentic; Stenton 1918, p. 436 n. 18, commands respect (= Stenton 1970, p. 51 n. 4); Davies 1972, p. 466, spurious elements; Finberg, ECW, p. 251, reading should be Penintanham, not Penitanham, identifies with Inkberrow; Finberg, ECWM, no. 382, authentic, and p. 239; Cox 1976, pp. 20, 35, on place-names; Sims-Williams 1976, pp. 8-13, agrees with Inkberrow identification; Gelling 1978/1, p. 212, disputes Inkberrow identification; Wormald 1985, p. 25, broadly trustworthy; Hooke 1990, p. 21, on estate; Sims-Williams 1990, p. 35 n. 99, pp. 191, 193-4, authentic; Cubitt 1995, pp. 40, 259, authentic; John of Worcester, p. 164 n., on two witnesses; Kelly, Selsey, p. xlix, on formulation.