Source: CharterS672

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Description

King Edgar to Ælfstan, miles; grant of [7 hides at] Harwell, Berks.

Charter information
Sawyer 672
Birch 1183
Kemble 1273
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Winchester, Old Minster
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 956
Scholarly Source Dating 956

Notes

*Stevenson 1904, p. 150 and n. 3, obviously spurious; Grundy, Berks. 1925, pp. 215-18, on bounds; Hart 1970/1, p. 14, Edgar's name substituted for Eadwig's, p. 29 (no. 83), authentic basis; PN Berks., i. 11, ii. 480, 484, 521, iii. 752, 764-5, bounds describe modern parish of Harwell; Gelling, ECTV, no. 81, authentic basis; Keynes 1980, p. 63, forgery modelled on authentic instrument of 956.

Notes: No assessment is given in the text, but the rubric and bounds mention 7 hides