Source: CharterS1533

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Description

Will of Wulfgar, including bequests of land at Collingbourne Kingston, Wilts., to his wife Æffe, for life, with reversion to New Minster, Winchester; at Inkpen, Berks., to Æffe, for life, with reversion to the church at Kintbury, Berks.; at Cræft to Wynsige and Ælfsige; at Denford, Berks., to Æthelstan and Cynestan; 2 hides at Buttermere, Wilts., to Beorhtsige and one of Ceolstan's sons; at Æscmere (cf. Ashmanworth, Hants.) 'to such of my young kinsmen as obey me best'; and at Ham, Wilts., to Æffe, for life, with reversion to Old Minster, Winchester.

Charter information
Sawyer 1533
Birch 678
Kemble 353
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Winchester, Old Minster
Source Information
Language Old English
Scholarly Source Dating 931 x 939

Notes

Bond 1878, p. 7, MS 1 contemporary; Robertson, Charters, pp. 307-9; Darlington 1955, pp. 85, 87, 94; Finberg, ECW, no. 246, authentic; Chaplais 1965, pp. 59-60, script of MS 1 likened to that of a passage in Parker Chronicle (= 1973, pp. 41-2); Bonney 1969, p. 61, land at Collingbourne Kingston was probably at Aughton, cf. S 379; Hart 1970/1, p. 33 (no. 143), original; Sawyer 1974, p. 113; PN Berks., ii. 309, 313, 314; Gelling, ECTV, no. 38, original; Keynes 1980, p. 21 n. 21; Parkes 1983, p. 137 n. 51, on scribe; Dumville 1987, p. 174, on script; Keynes 1990, p. 252 n. 102; Dumville 1992, pp. 78-82, 110, on script, provisions on dorse may have been added at a later stage; Lowe 1993a, pp. 3-10, on MS 2; Gretsch 1994, pp. 76-7, on orthography; Keynes 1996, p. 21. Notes: S 1533 originally separate strip of parchment ,now attached to S 416. Scribe also wrote a document in Bern, Burgerbibliothek 671, 76v.

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Robertson, Agnes Jane Anglo-Saxon Charters Cambridge 1956 52-3 [no.26]