Source: CharterS1217

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Description

Æthelmær, satrap of King Æthelred and son of Æthelweard, founds Cerne Abbey, the endowment including land at Cerne and Æscere, 6 hides (cassati) at Mintern, 10 at Winterborne Abbas, 6 and 12 at Little and Long Bredy and 3 at Renscombe [to pass to the minster after Æthelmær's death], land at Poxwell [granted by Leofric of Poxwell, clericus], and the reversion of 4 hides at Affpuddle [granted by Ælfrith of Bincombe, Æthelmær's propinquus, after the death of Leofwine] and of 5 hides (mansae) at Bloxworth [granted by Ælfwald, after the death of his wife], and tithes from Cerne and Cheselbourne, all in Dorset

Charter information
Sawyer 1217
Birch ---
Kemble 656
British Academy ---
Source Used Kemble
Archive(s) Cerne
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 987
Scholarly Source Dating 987

Notes

Napier and Stevenson, pp. 88, 120, spurious; Stevenson in Salter, Eynsham Cart., p. 22 n. 3, spurious; Finberg, ECW, no. 613, authentic; Squibb 1988, contains genuine information; PN Dorset, i. 65, 143, 197, 288, ii. 75, iii. 202; Hinton 1994,p. 11, on topography.