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Will of King Alfred, including bequests of land at Lambourn and Wantage, Berks.; at Stratton in Trigg and elsewhere in Cornwall; at Axmouth, Branscombe, Cullompton, Exminster, Hartland, Lifton, Tiverton, Whitchurch, Devon; at Sturminster Marshall, Dorset; at Candover, Crondall, Hurstbourne Priors, Hurstbourne Tarrant, Kingsclere, Meon, Hants.; at Arreton in the Isle of Wight; in Kent; at Cannington, Carhampton, Chewton Mendip, Crewkerne, Kilton, Wedmore and Yeovil, Somerset; at Eashing, Godalming, Guildford, Leatherhead and Thunderfield Castle, Surrey; at Aldingbourne, Angmering, Beckley, Beeding, Beddingham, Dean, Ditchley, Felpham, Lyminster, Rotherfield, Sutton and Steyning, Sussex; at Amesbury, Ashton Keynes, Bedwyn, Chippenham, Chisledon, Edington and Pewsey, Wilts.; also Št Suttune (Sutton, Hants. or Wilts.), Št Aweltune (Alton, Hants., or Alton Priors, Wilts.), Št Deone (? East and West Dean, Sussex, or West Dean, Wilts.), Št Sutheswyrth (? Lustleigh in Devon), Št Mylenburnam (? Silverton, Devon), Št Welewe and Št Welig (Wellow in Hants., Wilts. or Somerset), Št Cumtune (Compton) and Št Burnham (Somerset); the beneficiaries including Winchester (Cathedral) and the king's children.

Charter information
Sawyer 1507
Birch 553
Kemble 314
British Academy Miller, New Minster No. 1
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Winchester, New Minster
Source Information
Language Old English
Scholarly Source Dating 873 x 888


Harmer, SEHD, pp. 91-103; PN Sussex, p. 426, suggests Burnham is Eastbourne; Alexander 1931, on Lifton; Finberg, ECDC, no. 16; Darlington 1955, pp. 31, 87; Finberg, ECW, no. 25 (pp. 32, 76, 126, 166), authentic; John 1966, pp. 42-3; Stenton 1971, p. 553, cited; PN Berks., ii. 333; Jones 1976, p. 28, on Sussex estates; Gelling, ECTV, no. 28 (pp. 30, 155), authentic; Whitelock, EHD, p. 534; Hill 1981, map no. 148 (p. 84); Keynes and Lapidge 1983, pp. 173-4, 313-26; Wormald 1988, no. 20; PN Dorset, ii. 45; Dumville 1992, pp. 110-11 n. 263, on Lambourn; Making of England, pp. 264-5 (no. 240); Lowe 1993a, pp. 15-19, on MSS 3-5; Lowe 1993b, on terminology; Hooke 1994, pp. 17, 103-4; Kennedy 1995, pp. 178, 183; Pelteret 1995, pp. 110-11, 267; Smyth 1995, pp. 264-6, 401-20, composite document with later additions and revisions to earlier versions; Abrams 1996, pp. 52-3, 71, 92, on Chisledon, Burnham and Wedmore; Blair 1996, p. 117, on internal reference to Cheddar; Keynes 1996, pp. 98-9, on MS 1.


Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
  EHD     534-7 [no.96]