Source: CharterS245

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Description

Ine, king, to the churches and monasteries (of Wessex); grant of exemption from secular burdens.

Charter information
Sawyer 245
Birch 108
Kemble 50
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Malmesbury and Glastonbury
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 26th May 704
Scholarly Source Dating 704

Notes

*HS, p. 247, not genuine; Chadwick 1905, p. 286 n., may be spurious but witnesses are unlikely to have been invented; Stenton 1913, p. 16, forged but with authentic witness-list; Stevenson 1914, p. 692 n. 16, dubious or spurious; Whitelock 1951, p. 27, questionable, contains a genuine witness-list of 705 x 709; Watkin 1956, p. 211 and n. 45, spurious; Finberg, ECW, no. 368, authentic; Brooks 1971, p. 75 n. 1, may be authentic in substance, date impossible; Hart, ECNE, p. 383, discusses dating problems; Lapidge and Herren 1979, p. 204, patently spurious; Wormald 1985, p. 25, broadly trustworthy; Edwards 1986, authentic; Edwards 1988, pp. 26, 107-14, strong probability of authenticity; O'Donovan, Sherborne, pp. 2-3, may have authentic substratum; PN Dorset, iii. 390; Kelly 1990/1, pp. 88-9, on relationship with S 228; Sims-Williams 1990, p. 225, spurious, but witness-list in part from authentic document of 704 x 709, p. 357, on identification of a witness; Abrams 1996, pp. 31, 34, 128 n. 24, on MSS at Glastonbury.