Source: CharterS811

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Description

King Edgar to Eadgifu, his grandmother; renewal of a charter concerning 65 hides (mansae) at Meon, Hants., the old landbook having disappeared while in Edgar's custody.

Charter information
Sawyer 811
Birch 1319
Kemble 597
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Winchester, Old Minster
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Scholarly Source Dating 959 x 963

Notes

*Grundy, Hants. 1926, pp. 196-205, covers land at East Meon, Farnfield in Privett, Froxfield, Steep and Langrish; Finberg, ECW, no. 92, authentic, anachronistic subscription of Archbishop Wulfhelm (d. 941) perhaps derived from the lost landbook; Hart 1970/1, p. 27 (no. 62), authentic; Keynes 1980, p. 32 n. 53, p. 71 n. 140, p. 101 n. 52, suspicious; Dumville 1987, p. 13; Lapidge 1988, p. 93 n. 31 (= 1993, p. 187 n. 31), on unusual grecism