Source: CharterS239

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Description

Ine, king of the West Saxons, to Hean, abbot; grant of 15 hides (cassati) at Bradfield, 15 at Bestlesforda (near Basildon), 25 at Streatley and 80 at ∆aromundeslee, all in Berks.

Charter information
Sawyer 239
Birch 100
Kemble 45
British Academy Kelly, Abingdon No. 2
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Abingdon
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 5 July 687
Scholarly Source Dating 687

Notes

*Stenton 1913, p. 11, partly or wholly a post-Conquest fabrication, using early material; Levison 1946, p. 228, on 'notarial' subscription; Chaplais 1965, p. 56, undoubtedly spurious (= 1973, p. 37); PN Berks., i. 200, ii. 443, 512-13, 531; Gelling, ECTV, no. 10, not genuine but incorporates early material; Fleming 1985, p. 252 n. 3, cited; Wormald 1985, p. 25, unreliable later copy, possibly genuine elements; Edwards 1988, pp. 172-4, probably a fabrication; Dumville 1992, p. 40 n. 55, not genuine in present form; Kelly, Abingdon, no. 2, fabrication largely based on genuine early charter; cf. S 241, 252, 1179.