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King Æthelred to St Albans Abbey; grant of land at Norton, 1 hide (mansa) at Rodanhangra and land at Oxhey, Herts., originally granted to the abbey by King Offa but subsequently lost, and later forfeited to King Æthelred by Leofsige, dux, and purchased for St Albans by Archbishop Ælfric and Abbot Leofric.

Charter information
Sawyer 916
Birch ---
Kemble 1304
British Academy ---
Source Used  
Archive(s) St Alban's
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 1007
Scholarly Source Dating 1007


*Napier and Stevenson, pp. 133-5, authentic; Price 1897; Andrews 1912; PN Herts., pp. 106, 114, on bounds; Stenton 1955, pp. 78-9; Bishop 1971, p. 15 (no. 17), original, probably written at St Albans; Gelling, ECTV, no. 177, MS 1 original; Keynes 1980, pp. 122-3, 262, original, may have been drawn up at St Albans; Doggett 1984, on bounds; Wormald 1988, no. 71; BA Facs., p. 6; Heslop 1992, p. 308 n. 33, on red initials in MS 1; Dumville 1993, p. 135, on script; Keynes 1993, pp. 265-6, 270, 273, on MSS 2, 3


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The Crawford Collection of Early Charters and Documents Napier, A.S. and Stevenson, W.H. The Crawford Collection of Early Charters and Documents Oxford 1895 24-7 (no. 11)