Source: CharterS668

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King Edgar to Eadric, his faithful minister; grant of 10 hides (mansae) at Winterburnan (Winterbourne Bassett, Wilts.), of which 5 hides lie in the common land.

Charter information
Sawyer 668
Birch 1145
Kemble ---
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Winchester, Old Minster
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 922
Scholarly Source Dating 975

Notes

*B 1145 n., perhaps Winterbourne Monkton, Wilts.; Napier and Stevenson, p. 119, on date; Grundy, Wilts. 1920, pp. 24-5, fails to trace bounds; Darlington 1955, p. 13, on identification; Ekwall, DEPN, p. 525, identifies as Winterbourne Bassett and Monkton, Wilts.; Finberg, ECW, no. 654, authentic; Hart, ECEE, pp. 253-4, identifies as Winterbourne Bassett, discusses bounds; Finberg 1972, pp. 488, 493, on reference to common land; HRH, p. 230, possibly genuine, subscriptions consistent with 964 x 974