Source: CharterS1066

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Description

Writ of King Edward declaring that Abbot Ordric and all the community of Abingdon minster are to possess the hundred of Hormer, Berks., in perpetuity.

Charter information
Sawyer 1066
Birch ---
Kemble 840
British Academy Kelly, Abingdon No. 149
Source Used BA
Archive(s) Abingdon
Source Information
Language Latin and Old English
Scholarly Source Dating 1053 x 1066

Notes

Harmer, Writs, pp. 123-31, 429, spurious, but may be based on authentic writ; Stenton 1971, pp. 499, 501, cited; PN Berks., ii. 431; Gelling, ECTV, no. 134, interpolated; Keynes 1980, p. 143 n. 210, spurious; Wormald 1995, pp. 128, 129, likely to be a forgery, exclusionary clause extremely suspicious; Wormald 1996, p. 123; Kelly, Abingdon, no. 149, deeply suspicious.