Source: CharterS756

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Description

King Edgar to Abingdon Abbey; grant of 72 hides (cassati) at Bedwyn, Wilts.

Charter information
Sawyer 756
Birch 1213
Kemble 1266
British Academy Kelly, Abingdon No. 108
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Abingdon
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Scholarly Source Dating 958 x 968

Notes

*Grundy, Wilts. 1920, pp. 75-80, bounds cover Great Bedwyn, Grafton, Burbage and part of Brimslade and Cadley; Crawford 1921, pp. 282-3, bounds cover Great Bedwyn and Burbage; Darlington 1955, p. 97, possibly authentic; Finberg, ECW, no. 303, authentic, reference to Oswald probably a copyist's mistake for Oscytel; Whitelock, EHD, p. 582, authenticity uncertain; Keynes 1980, p. 11 nn. 16, 17, spurious, probably modelled in part on S 876; Dumville 1992, pp. 107-12, probably authentic, discusses estate history; Kelly, Abingdon, no. 10, spurious, probably modelled on S 673 and originally dated 958 (as in MS 2); cf. S 937