Source: CharterS729

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King Edgar to Muchelney Abbey; confirmation of liberties, including the right of the community to elect its own abbot after the death of Bishop Ælfwold (of Sherborne).

Charter information
Sawyer 729
Birch ---
Kemble ---
British Academy ---
Source Used  
Archive(s) Muchelney
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 964
Scholarly Source Dating 964

Notes

*Stevenson 1899, pp. 41-3, doubtful authenticity; Finberg, ECW, no. 489, authentic; HRH, p. 237 and n. 1, doubtful, subscriptions probably consistent for 964 x 970; Keynes 1980, p. 72 n. 145, probably spurious; Edwards 1988, p. 207, suspicious; Kelly, Abingdon, probably authentic

Edition(s)

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Two Cartularies of the Benedictine Abbeys of Muchelney and Athelney in the County of Somerset Bates, Edward Harbin Two Cartularies of the Benedictine Abbeys of Muchelney and Athelney in the County of Somerset   1899 40-1