Source: CharterS242

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Ine, king of the West Saxons, to Hean, patricius, and to Ceolswith; grant of 45 hides (cassati) at Bradfield, Bestlesford (near Basildon) and Streatley, all in Berks., for the construction of a monastery.

Charter information
Sawyer 242
Birch 102
Kemble 997
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Winchester, Old Minster
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 701
Scholarly Source Dating 701


*Stevenson 1904, p. 216 n. 3, spurious, cf. S 309 for same formulas, immunity clause from Edgar's chancery; Grundy, Hants. 1921, pp. 69-77, bounds describe Old and New Alresford, Medstead and part of Wield; Robinson 1921, p. 37, spurious; Forsberg 1950, p. 211, on bounds; Finberg, ECW, no. 2, spurious; Edwards 1988, pp. 137-8, fabrication, 10th-century vocabulary and style.