Source: CharterS877

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King Æthelred to Ælfthryth, his mother; grant of 3.5 (sulunga) at Brabourne, 3.5 at Evegate, 2 at Burhwarefelda, 3 at Nackington, 3 at Chalk and 1 at Wirigenn (? Perry), Kent, forfeited by Wulfbald 10 for many crimes. Ælfthryth gives in exchange land at Cholsey, Berks.

Charter information
Sawyer 877
Birch ---
Kemble ---
British Academy Miller, New Minster No. 31
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Winchester, New Minster
Source Information
Date from Source 996
Scholarly Source Dating 996

Notes

*Wallenberg, KPN, pp. 336-51, on place-names; Robertson, Charters, pp. 372-7; Whitelock 1959, p. 82, on a witness; HRH, p. 236, probably genuine, subscriptions are consistent, dates 989 x 990; Whitelock, EHD, p. 575; Keynes 1980, pp. 97, 104, 130 n. 158, p. 201 n. 178, pp. 249, 254, authentic; Vollrath 1985, pp. 300-5, on synodal aspects; Wormald 1988, nos 57-8; Keynes 1991, pp. 78-9, on background; Keynes 1996, p. 33, Queen Ælfthryth may have consignd the charter to New Minster for safe-keeping.

Notes: The date 993 earlier associated with S 877 arose from a misreading of the MS.

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Edwards, E. Liber Monasterii de Hyda London 1866 242-53
Robertson, Agnes Jane Anglo-Saxon Charters Cambridge 1956 128-31