Source: CharterS1488

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Will of Ælfric, archbishop, including bequests pf land at Westwell and Burnan (? Bishopsbourne), Kent, and Monks Risborough, Bucks., to Christ Church; at Cingesbyrig (probably consisting of land at Flamstead, Herts., and at St Albans) to St Albans Abbey; at Dumbleton, Gloucs., part to Abingdon Abbey and part to Ælfnoth, for life, with reversion to Abingdon; at Wallingford, Berks., to Ceolweard, for life, with reversion to Cholsey minster; at (Great) Tew and Osney, Oxon., and at London to St Albans; at Fiddington and at Newton (in Ashchurch), Gloucs., to his sisters and their children.

Charter information
Sawyer 1488
Birch ---
Kemble 716
British Academy Kelly, Abingdon No. 133
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Abingdon
Source Information
Scholarly Source Dating 1002 x 1005


Wallenberg, KPN, p. 314, on Kentish place-names; Whitelock, Wills, pp. 160-3; PN Oxon., i. 22, ii. 289; Finberg, ECW, p. 249; Stenton 1971, p. 431 n. 2, cited; Finberg, ECWM, no. 145, authentic, with addendum, p. 237; HRH, p. 236, genuine, dates 1002 x 1005 (probably 1003 x 1004); Brooke and Keir 1975, p. 368, cited; Gem 1978, p. 105, on Cholsey; PN Berks., i. 162, ii. 535; Gelling, ECTV, no. 126 (pp. 64, 78, 114, 137), authentic; Whitelock, EHD, p. 589; Councils and Synods, pp. 237-8; Keynes 1980, pp. 109 n., 124 n., 225 n., 261; Brooks 1984, pp. 286-7, 385 n. 89; Lawson 1984, pp. 725-6, 728, cited; Dumville 1993, pp. 82-3; Pelteret 1995, pp. 121-2, 130, 328-9; Kelly, Abingdon, no. 133, authentic.


Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
  Wills     no.18