Source: CharterS786

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King Edgar to Pershore Abbey; grant of privileges and restoration of land at many estates in Worcs., Gloucs., Herefords., and Warwicks., as well as sites for vats and furnaces in Worcs.

Charter information
Sawyer 786
Birch 1282
Kemble 570
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Worcester ex Pershore
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 972
Scholarly Source Dating 972

Notes

*Bond 1878, p. 7, MS 1 is contemporary; Taylor, 1894/1, p. 297, original; Stevenson 1899, p. 42, may be contemporary, but somewhat doubtful; Stevenson 1904, p. 202 n. 3, more or less suspicious; VCH Worcs., iv, p. 151 and n., citing Stenton, hand of MS 1 places it a century later; Stevenson 1912, p. 6 n. 17, hand appears to be mid-11th century; Grundy, Gloucs., pp. 24-31, on bounds of Sture, identified as Alderminster, pp. 118-24, on bounds of Dyrham; PN Beds., pp. 17, 23, 55, 87, on details of bounds; PN Hunts., p. 182; Grundy, Worcs. 1927, pp. 7-9, on bounds of Acton Beauchamp, pp. 27-8, on bounds of Beoley, pp. 40-3, on bounds of Broadway, pp. 45-8, on bounds of Chaceley, Eldersfield and Staunton, pp. 164-5, on bounds of Leigh, pp. 177-8, on bounds of Martin Hussingtree; Grundy, Worcs. 1928, pp. 18-19, on bounds of Naunton Beauchamp, pp. 30-2, on identification of places in the charter, pp. 32-40, on bounds of Pershore, pp. 43-7, on bounds of Powick, pp. 121-3, on bounds of Yardley; Forsberg 1950, pp. 212-13, on bounds in Cromban and of Longdon; PN Gloucs., cf. pt iv, pp. 220-1; Chaplais 1966/1, p. 165, MS 1 apparent original, perhaps tampered with but script contemporary, may have been writtten at Abingdon (= 1973, p. 49); John 1966, pp. 181-209, esp. pp. 199-206, authentic, MS 1 original; Skipp 1970, pp. 9-15, on Yardley estate and bounds; Finberg, ECWM, no. 120 (pp. 59, 116-17, 143), authentic, discusses identification and bounds of South Stoke, cf also no. 236 and addendum, p. 238; HRH, p. 230, MS 1 very early copy but suspicious, subscriptions would be consistent if Kinsige = Wynsige, bishop of Lichfield; Cox 1975, p. 39, on estates; PN Berks., ii. 356, on a boundary mark; Hooke 1980, p. 45, on boundary mark; Keynes 1980, pp. 98-100, forgery; Hooke 1981, pp. 356-7, on bounds; Hooke 1987, pp. 96-9, on boundary mark; Hooke 1990, pp. 177-230, on bounds; Sims-Williams 1990, p. 95; Keynes 1993/2, p. 315 n. 68; Abrams 1996, p. 213 n. 133, citing Kitson, bounds may be from 990s; Bassett 1996, p. 166 n. 37; Kelly, Abingdon, pp. 000-000, most likely to be authentic and original