Source: CharterS1284

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Description

Denewulf, bishop of Winchester, and his brethren there, to Ordlaf, comes; grant of 10 hides (manentes) at Lydiard, Wilts. [given to Winchester by Ordlaf's grandfather, Eanwulf]; in exchange Ordlaf gives the bishop 10 hides at Fonthill, Wilts., and the bishop gives his familia 3 hides at Ebincgtun (Yavington in Avington, Hants.).

Charter information
Sawyer 1284
Birch 1076
Kemble 590
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Winchester, Old Minster
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 900
Scholarly Source Dating 900

Notes

Stevenson 1898, p. 73, suspicious features; Plummer 1899, p. 112; Stevenson 1904, p. 199, dubious; Harmer, SEHD, pp. 115-16, cited; Darlington 1955, p. 86; Finberg, ECW, no. 30, authentic; Hart 1970/1, p. 31 (no. 113), authentic; Dumville 1992, pp. 44-5; Keynes 1992, p. 56 n. 18, pp. 57, 89-90, authenticity uncertain, but represents a genuine tradition; Gretsch 1994, pp. 93-4, on link with S 1445; Keynes 1994/2, pp. 1141-2, not authentic, but transaction probably genuine; Boynton and Reynolds 1996, on Ordlaf.