Source: CharterS79

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Cenred, king of the Mercians, to Ecgwine, bishop; grant, for life, of 12 agri at Oldberrow, Warwicks., with reversion to Evesham, St Mary's; prefixed by a statement that Beorhtwulf, king (of Mercia), gave the land to Evesham (A.D. 840 x 852).

Charter information
Sawyer 79
Birch 124
Kemble 60
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Evesham
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 709
Scholarly Source Dating 709


*HS, p. 280; spurious; Stevenson 1914, p. 695 n. 33, spurious, p. 702, a late and clumsy fabrication; Davies 1972, p. 465, spurious; Finberg, ECWM, no. 204, spurious, the witness-list appears to have been copied from a genuine charter, but the bounds belong to the reign of Berhtwulf (840-52); Hooke 1978, bounds appear to date from mid 9th century; Scharer 1982, p. 156, spurious; Hooke 1985, pp. 63, 191-2, on boundary marks; Hooke 1991-2, p. 90, with map p. 96; Lapidge 1993, p. 293 n., spurious; Hooke 1996, p. 109 and map p. 110.