Source: CharterS1171

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Hodilredus (Æthelred) to Hedilburg (Æthelburg), abbess, for her minster called Beddanhaam (Barking); grant of 40 hides (manentes) at Ricingahaam, Budinhaam, Dagenham, Angenlabeshaam and Widmundes felt (Wyfields in Great Ilford), all probably in Essex.

Charter information
Sawyer 1171
Birch 81
Kemble 35
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Barking
Source Information
Language Latin
Scholarly Source Dating 685 x 693

Notes

Bond 1878, p. 7, contemporary; Sweet 1885, p. 426 (no. 1); Stenton 1918, p. 435 n. 11, p. 438, probably contemporary (= Stenton 1970, pp. 49-50 n. 8, p. 52); Stenton 1918/1, p. 257 n. 6, authentic; Barker 1948, p. 116, original; Hart 1953, pp. 30-1, authentic, dates 685 x 687, pp. 36-44, topographical discussion; Sisam 1953, p. 3 n. 1, copy of late 8th century; Stenton 1955, p. 10, imitative copy, p. 92, spurious in context, dates c. 682; Lowe, Uncial, p. 21, the wide separation of words favours a date in the 8th century; Ch.L.A., iii, no. 187, MS 1 is a copy of the 2nd half of the 8th century; Bruckner 1965, pp. 24, 26-7, late-8th-century copy; Ch.L.A., iv, pp. xvi, xvii, late-8th-century copy; Wright 1967, pp. 56, 58, on script; Chaplais 1968, pp. 327-32, original charter left incomplete, then bounds, blessing and witness-list added s. viii2, perhaps from a schedule formerly stitched to the parchment, dates ? 687 (= 1973, pp. 78-83); Chaplais 1969, pp. 541-2, on Italian origins of formulation (= 1973, p. 106); Dodgson and Khaliq 1969-70, pp. 39, 41, 44, on Writolaburna; Stenton 1970, p. 102, probably authentic; Hart, ECE, no. 4, authentic, dates c. 687, identifies Ricingahaam as Rainham and Budinhaam as Barking; Stenton 1971, p. 287, cited; Whitelock 1975, pp. 7-8, dates ? 686 x 688; Bischoff 1976, p. 691, on script, probably original, with witness-list added; Harrison 1976, p. 71, on witnesses; Sawyer 1978, p. 143, cited; Cox 1976, pp. 28, 29-30, 32, 36, 46, 47, on place-names; Whitelock, EHD, p. 486, earliest extant East Saxon charter; Scharer 1982, pp. 26-7, 129-41; Wormald 1985, pp. 9, 25, original, probably drafted by Bishop Eorcenwald; Yorke 1985, pp. 5, 21, 30 n., 33; Making of England, pp. 44-5 (no. 28); Vince 1990, p. 65, cited; John of Worcester, p. 112 n., on date; Faith 1997, p. 29, cited.

Date is probably 686 x 688

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Whitelock, Dorothy English Historical Documents, c.400-1042 London and New York 1999 [reissue of 1979 edition] 486-8 [no. 60]