Source: CharterS933

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King Æthelred to Sherborne Abbey; grant of 13 or 16 hides (mansiunculae) at Corscombe, Dorset. The estate had belonged to Sherborne in Edgar's reign, been leased out for two lives and then sold to Ealdorman [dux] Eadric, and later bought back by Wulfgar, famulus of Sherborne.

Charter information
Sawyer 933
Birch ---
Kemble 1309
British Academy O'Donovan, Sherborne No. 15
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Sherborne
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 1014
Scholarly Source Dating 1014


*Grundy, Dorset 1935, pp. 130-5, bounds describe modern parish of Corscombe, excluding Benville and Tollor Whelme; Finberg, ECW, no. 617, authentic; Barlow 1970, p. 30 n. 1, doubtful and irregular; HRH, p. 235, probably genuine, subscriptions are consistent; Keynes 1980, p. 89 n. 23, pp. 97, 115, 267, authenticity uncertain, cf. links with S 969; O'Donovan, Sherborne, pp. xxviii-ix, xxxv-vi, 53-4, may be authentic; Lawson 1993, p. 239, on formulation; Barnard 1994, esp. pp. 1-5, on bounds