Source: CharterS889

Show associated factoids  Show associated events Show associated persons


King Æthelred to Winchester, Old Minster; restoration of a messuage (haga) in Winchester with a fishery at Bræge (Brentford, Middx.). Ælfswith, matrona, had promised the Winchester haga to Old Minster after her death, but the bequest had been blocked.

Charter information
Sawyer 889
Birch ---
Kemble 1291
British Academy ---
Source Used Kemble
Archive(s) Winchester, Old Minster
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 996
Scholarly Source Dating 996


*Finberg, ECW, no. 142, authentic, discusses bounds; Hart 1970/1, p. 24 (no. 4), authentic; Biddle and Hill 1975, p. 75, on Winchester topography; Biddle et al. 1976, pp. 234, 235, 340; Keynes 1980, pp. 96, 102-3, 123, 255, authentic


Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Rumble, Alexander R. Property and Piety in Early Medieval Winchester: documents relating to the topography of the Anglo-Saxon and Norman city and its minsters Oxford 2002 209-12