Source: CharterS673

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King Edgar to Abingdon Abbey; confirmation of privileges and restoration of 10 hides (mansae) at Ginge, 15 at Goosey, 30 at Longworth and 5 at Bessels Leigh, Berks.

Charter information
Sawyer 673
Birch 1047
Kemble 1221
British Academy Kelly, Abingdon No. 84
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Abingdon
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 958
Scholarly Source Dating 959

Notes

*Field 1907, pp. 44-6, on bounds; Stevenson 1912, p. 6 n. 17, suspicious; Grundy, Berks. 1922, pp. 118-19, 146-7, 195-8; Robinson 1923, p. 169, obviously forged; Grundy, Berks. 1926, pp. 117-20, on bounds; Barker 1949, p. 78, spurious; Chaplais 1966, p. 23, dubious (= 1981 XV, p. 23); Chaplais 1966/1, p. 165, not authentic (= 1973, p. 49); John 1966, pp. 181-209, esp. pp. 194-8, interpolated; HRH, p. 229, doubtful; Whitelock 1973, p. 245 n. 54, dubious; PN Berks., i. 5, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, ii. 389, 393, 411, 438, 443-4, 469, iii. 700, 707-8, 717, 724-5, 739-40, 745, on bounds; Forsberg 1979, p. 149, on bounds; Gelling, ECTV, no. 94, fabrication; Keynes 1980, p. 11 nn. 16, 17, p. 27 n. 40, pp. 98-100, spurious, based on S 876; Blair and Millard 1992, p. 348, cited; Lapidge 1993, pp. 127, 188; Kelly, Abingdon, no. 84, more likely than not to be authentic