Source: CharterS658

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Description

King Eadwig to Abingdon Abbey; grant of privileges and confirmation of lands.

Charter information
Sawyer 658
Birch 1046
Kemble 1224
British Academy Kelly, Abingdon No. 83
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Abingdon
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 17 May 959
Scholarly Source Dating 959

Notes

*Stubbs, Memorials, pp. xciv-v, no decisive mark of forgery, MS omits the difficult subscription of Archbishop Oda; Plummer 1899, p. 151, doubtful; Stevenson 1912, p. 6, n. 17, suspicious; John 1966, pp. 186-209, esp. 188-94, substantially authentic, discusses Orthodoxorum formulation; HRH, p. 229, doubtful; O'Donovan 1972, pp. 33-4, on dating difficulties; Whitelock 1973, p. 244 n. 47, suspicious; Brooks 1974, pp. 229-30, charter-type suspicious; Gelling, ECTV, no. 93, authentic; Keynes 1980, p. 11 nn. 16, 17, p. 27 n. 40, pp. 98-100, spurious, based on S 876; Lapidge 1993, pp. 127, 188; Kelly, Abingdon, no. 83, almost certainly authentic; cf. S 673, 786, 788, 812, 876