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King Æthelred to Leofric, his faithful minister; grant of 10 hides (cassati) at Whitchurch, Oxon., forfeited by a different Leofric.

Charter information
Sawyer 927
Birch ---
Kemble 1307
British Academy Kelly, Abingdon No. 136
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Abingdon
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 1012 / 1013, June / July
Scholarly Source Dating 1012 x 1013


*Grundy, Oxon., pp. 73-5, bounds describe modern parish of Whitchurch; Robertson, Charters, p. 382, on Leofric; PN Oxon., i. 45, 62, 64; HRH, p. 235, subscriptions are consistent, except perhaps for Bishop Lyfing; Gelling, ECTV, no. 292, authentic; Keynes 1980, pp. 97, 115 n. 106, p. 130 n. 158, p. 201 n. 178, p. 265, spurious, witness-list not compatible with others of the period; Wormald 1988, no. 76; Blair 1994, pp. 78, 102; Kelly, Abingdon, no. 136, authenticity uncertain, the problems of the witness-list are not insuperable and there are no other suspicious features