Source: CharterS1226

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Leofric, comes of Chester, founds Coventry Abbey; grant of land at Coventry, Honington, Kings Newnham, Chadshunt, Bishops Itchington, Ufton, Southam, Grandborough, Birdingbury, Marston in Wolston, Priors Hardwick, Wasperton, Chesterton, Snohham, Ryton, Walsgrave on Sowe, Long Marston, Warwicks.; Salwarpe, Worcs.; Eaton, Ches.; Kilsby and Winwick, Northants.; Burbage, Barwell, Scraptoft and Packington, Leics..

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Sawyer 1226
Birch ---
Kemble 939
British Academy ---
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Archive(s) Coventry
Source Information
Scholarly Source Dating 1043


Napier and Stevenson, p. 112; Harmer, Writs, p. 215; Lancaster 1954, spurious; Oleson 1955, spurious; Davis 1971, pp. 539-45, forged c. 1145 x 1154; Finberg, ECWM, no. 159 (pp. 69, 129), spurious; HRH, p. 234, spurious, subscriptions are few but probably consistent; Hart, ECNE, no. 22 (pp. 64, 71, 87, 129), spurious; Hooke 1990, pp. 332-3; Brandt 1994, p. 38, spurious.