Source: CharterS1291

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Beorhthelm, bishop, records the restoration to the bishopric and minster of Selsey by King Eadwig of lands fraudulently seized by Ælfsige. The lands recovered comprise 42 hides (tributarii) at Selsey, Wittering, Itchenor, Birdham, Egesawyda, Brinfast and Sidlesham, 7 hides (cassati) at Aldingbourne and Lidsey, 8 at [Amberley and] Houghton, 4 at Coldwaltham and 9 at (North) Mundham, all in Sussex.

Charter information
Sawyer 1291
Birch 997
Kemble 464
British Academy Kelly, Selsey No. 20
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Selsey
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 957
Scholarly Source Dating 957


*Barker 1949, pp. 86-8; Whitelock 1973, p. 235, cannot be accepted as it stands; Keynes 1980, p. 69 n. 134, on detail of formulation; Brooks 1984, pp. 240-1, p. 376 n. 113; Kelly, Selsey, pp. lxix-lxxiii, 88-91, some authentic basis but details of transation may reflect later tampering and revisions, reference to Amberley a later interpolation; cf. S 232