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King Edgar to Wilton Abbey; confirmation of land given to the church by Wulfthryth, consisting of 10 hides at South Newton, 10 at Sherrington, 20 at (? Kingston) Deverill, 3 at Baverstock and 3 at Frustfield (lost), Wilts.; and 10 at Watchingwell in Calbourne, Isle of Wight.

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Sawyer 766
Birch ---
Kemble ---
British Academy ---
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Archive(s) Wilton
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Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 968
Scholarly Source Dating 968


*Hoare, Modern Wilts., ii. 84; Grundy, Wilts. 1919, pp. 268-9, on bounds of Baverstock, pp. 274-6, on bounds of South Newton; Grundy, Wilts. 1920, pp 109-11, 268, 277, on bounds of Deverill and Sherrington; PN Wilts., p. 388, Frustfield bounds probably describe Abbotstone in Whiteparish, in former hundred of Frustfield; Kökeritz 1940, pp. 87-91, on bounds of Watchingwell; Forsberg 1950, p. 171, on a boundary mark; Stenton 1955, p. 3 n. 1, unusual form not fatal to authenticity; Darlington 1955, pp. 92-3, on estates; Whitelock 1959, p. 77 n., cited, with reference to witnesses; Finberg, ECW, no. 108 (pp. 51, 96), authentic; Taylor 1964, on Frustfield bounds; HRH, p. 237, subscriptions consistent, possibly authentic; Keynes 1980, pp. 77-9, 'Edgar A' formulation, proem also in S 762; Meyer 1981, p. 353, cited; Abrams 1996, p. 108, on Deverill


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Ingulf and the Historia Croylandensis Searle, W.G. Ingulf and the Historia Croylandensis Cambridge 1894 211-13