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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


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.