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King Cnut to Sherborne Abbey; grant of 16 hides (mansae) at Corscombe, Dorset.

Charter information
Sawyer 975
Birch ---
Kemble 1322
British Academy O'Donovan, Sherborne No. 16
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Sherborne
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 1035
Scholarly Source Dating 1035


Larson 1910, p. 725 n. 28, cited; Grundy, Dorset 1935, pp. 136-9, bounds describe Corscombe parish, excluding Benville but including Tollor Whelme; Finberg, ECW, no. 623, authentic; HRH, p. 235, probably genuine, subscriptions are consistent; Keynes 1980, p. 126 n. 136, possibly regional formulation; O'Donovan, Sherborne, pp. xxviii-xxxi, xxxv-vi, 57-8, authentic, cf. S 979 from Athelney; Lawson 1993, pp. 239, 240, local production; Barnard 1994, esp. pp. 5-8, on bounds; Keynes 1994/1, pp. 51-2 and n. 50, possible regional production