Source: CharterS1166

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Cenfrith, comes Merciorum, to Aldhelm, abbot; grant of 10 hides (cassati) at Wootton Bassett, Wilts.

Charter information
Sawyer 1166
Birch 54
Kemble ---
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Malmesbury
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 680
Scholarly Source Dating 680


*Stenton 1918, p. 438, 'of ill repute' (= Stenton 1970, p. 52); Darlington 1955, p. 3; Watkin 1956, p. 211 and n. 20, citing Ehwald, authentic basis but altered; John 1960, p. 69, spurious; Bullough 1972, p. 472 n. 39, on Latin vocabulary; Finberg, ECW, no. 182, authentic basis; Hart, ECNE, p. 383, spurious, formulas are those of Athelstan's charters; Lapidge and Herren 1979, p. 173; Edwards 1988, pp. 87-90, fabricated.


Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Lapidge, Michael, and Herren, Michael Aldhelm: the Prose Works Ipswich and Cambridge 1979 175