Source: CharterS676

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Description

Edgar, king of the Mercians, to ∆thelstan, his comes; grant of 5 hides (mansiunculae) at Ham, Essex.

Charter information
Sawyer 676
Birch 1037
Kemble 1220
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Winchester, Old Minster
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 958
Scholarly Source Dating 958

Notes

*B 1037, Ham is in Wilts.; Grundy, Wilts. 1919, p. 228, not in Wilts.; PN Essex, p. 94 n., on bounds; Hart, ECEE, p. 250; Hart 1970/1, p. 11 n. 1, on beneficiary, p. 33 (no. 144), authentic; Hart, ECE, no. 15, authentic; Hart, ECNE, pp. 19-22, discusses charter-type, which he terms 'Dunstan B'; Keynes 1980, p. 48 n. 85, on charter-type, p. 69, diplomatic links with S 678; Hart 1992, pp. 450-1; Keynes 1994, on charter-type, esp. p. 176