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King Edgar to Ælfthryth, his queen; grant of 10 hides (mansae) at Aston Upthorpe, Berks.

Charter information
Sawyer 725
Birch 1143
Kemble 1253
British Academy Kelly, Abingdon No. 101
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Abingdon
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 964
Scholarly Source Dating 964


*Stevenson 1904, p. 202 n. 3, more or less suspicious; Grundy, Berks. 1922, pp. 169-71, on bounds, identifies as Aston Upthorpe; Harmer, Writs, p. 551; Ekwall, DEPN, p. 16, identifies as Aston Tirrold; John 1960, p. 98, trustworthy; HRH, ? suspicious, subscriptions consistent if Ælfthryth was queen in 964; PN Berks., i. 10, 152, ii. 511-12, iii. 752, 766-7, bounds describe modern parish of Aston Upthorpe; Gelling, ECTV, no. 101, authentic; John of Worcester, p. 417 n., on Ælfthryth's subscription; Kelly, Abingdon, no. 101, diplomatically unconventional, but probably authentic