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King Edgar to the church of Bath, St Peter's; grant of 10 hides (cassati) at Clifton, near Bath, in exchange for 100 mancuses of gold and 10 hides (mansae) at Cumtun (Chilcompton or Compton Dando, Somerset). The land is to be for the use of the monks, just as Abbot Ęscwig obtained it.

Charter information
Sawyer 777
Birch 1257
Kemble 566
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Bath
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 970
Scholarly Source Dating 970


*Grundy, Somerset, pp. 211-13, on bounds; Finberg, ECW, no. 512, authentic; John 1966, pp. 202-3, authentic, discusses witnesses; Stenton 1970, p. 295 n.1, on detail of bounds; HRH, p. 230, probably genuine, subscriptions are consistent; Keynes 1980, p. 44 n. 77, pp. 77-8, 'Edgar A' formulation