Source: CharterS904

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Description

King Æthelred to Abbess Heanflæd and Wherwell Abbey; grant of privileges and confirmation of 70 hides (mansae) in the vicinity of the abbey, and grant of 60 hides (cassati) at Æthelingadene (East and West Dean, Sussex), previously belonging to Queen Ælfthryth. With note, dated 1008, confirming 29 messuages in Winchester to the abbey and granting 10 hides (mansae) at Bullington, Hants.

Charter information
Sawyer 904
Birch ---
Kemble 707
British Academy ---
Source Used Kemble
Archive(s) Wherwell
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 1002
Scholarly Source Dating 1002

Notes

*Stevenson 1904, p. 202 n. 2, doubtful; PN Sussex, i. p. xlv; Harmer, Writs, p. 551, cited; Finberg, ECW, no. 149, authentic basis; HRH, p. 232, subscriptions are consistent in MS 1; Hart, ECNE, p. 382, note on witness-list; Biddle et al. 1976, p. 457 n. 6, dubious; Keynes 1980, pp. 104-7, on formulation, compare S 899, pp. 133-4, on witnesses, p. 258, apparently authentic, witness-list in K 707 is hopelessly corrupt, much better version in MSS 1, 7; Meyer 1981, pp. 343-5, cited; Meyer 1993, pp. 99-100; Kelly, Selsey, p. 28, on Æthelingadene

Translation(s)

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 214