Source: CharterS98

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Description

Ęthelbald, king of the Mercians, to Milred, bishop, and Worcester, St Peter's Minster; remission of the toll due on two ships at London.

Charter information
Sawyer 98
Birch 171
Kemble 95
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Worcester
Source Information
Language Old English
Scholarly Source Dating 743 x 745

Notes

*Turner 1916, p. xxxiii, citing Stevenson, dubious; Robertson, Charters, pp. 259-60, a translation from a Latin original; Vleeskruyer 1953, p. 47; Dyer and Clarke 1968-9, p. 28; Brooke and Keir 1975, p. 367, probably authentic; Gelling, ECTV, no. 199, authentic; Scharer 1982, pp. 201-2, authentic basis, but not genuine in present form; Wormald 1985, p. 25, broadly trustworthy; Sims-Williams 1990, pp. 146-7, 328; Kelly 1992, on ship-toll privileges; Kelly, St Augustine's, pp. lxxxv-xc, on diplomatic; John of Worcester, pp. 192-3 n. 4, on the difficulty that the witnesses include Milred's predecessor as bishop of Worcester.

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Jones, Arthur Edward Ernest Anglo-Saxon Worcester Worcester 1958 67