Source: CharterS247

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Description

Ine, king of the Saxons, to Beorhtwald, abbot of Glastonbury; grant of 20 hides (cassati) on the river Sheppey (formerly Doulting), Somerset.

Charter information
Sawyer 247
Birch 112
Kemble 49
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Glastonbury
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source June
Scholarly Source Dating 705 x 706

Notes

*HS, p. 307, spurious; Davidson 1884, p. 9, spurious, pp. 20-3, on bounds; B, p. 165 n. 11, on date; Stevenson 1914, p. 703, dubious or spurious; Robinson 1921, p. 31, not genuine in present form; PN Worcs., pp. 106-7, on bounds; Grundy, Somerset, pp. 79-86, bounds describe Pilton, Croscombe and the greater part of Shepton Mallett; Turner 1951; Watkin, Glastonbury Cart., ii, p. clv (no. 818), bounds describe Pilton; Finberg, ECW, no. 370, authentic basis, apparently adapted from S 248; Edwards 1988, pp. 33-4, revised version of S 248; Abrams 1991, pp. 121-2, adaptation of S 248, perhaps fabricated in later 10th century, pp. 127-9, discusses bounds, pp. 132-3; Costen 1992, p. 40, on estate; Abrams 1996, pp. 28, 35, 38, on MS sources, pp. 96-7, 113-14, 200-3, on estate history, p. 184, bounds may be pre-Conquest.