Source: CharterS1250

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Statement by Ecgwine, bishop of the Hwicce, of the lands he acquired for the minster at Evesham, including the minster at Fladbury, Worcs. [obtained from King Æthelred (of Mercia) in exchange for the minster at Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwicks.]; 20 hides (mansae) at Twyford, Worcs. [granted by Osweard, Æthelred's brother]; 84 hides on both banks of the river Avon [granted by Cenred, king of Mercia]; 8 hides [granted by Æthelric, adolescens]; and land at the following places: Evesham, Bengeworth, Hampton, Lenchwick, Mortun (probably for Norton), Offenham, Littleton, 'the other Littleton', Badsey, Wickhamford, Church Honeybourne, Bretforton, all in Worcs.; Willersey, Gloucs.; Weethley, Sambourne, Kinwarton, Salford Priors and Abbots Salford, Warwicks.; Ombersley, Oldberrow, Abbots Morton, Worcs.; Bourton-on-the-Water, Maugersbury, Adlestrop, (Lower) Swell, Gloucs.; Mappleborough, Warwicks.; and Childswickham, Worcs.

Charter information
Sawyer 1250
Birch 130
Kemble 64
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Evesham
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 714
Scholarly Source Dating 714


*Galton 1855, pp. 370-1; HS, p. 281, spurious; Finberg, ECWM, no. 11 (pp. 33, 89-90) and p. 214, authentic basis; Hart, ECNE, no. 45, authentic basis, S 1251 is an expanded; Fleming 1985, pp. 252, 256; Hooke 1990, pp. 23-4; Sims-Williams 1990, pp. 92, 133 n. 84, p. 141, can be disregarded; Dumville 1992, pp. 41-2 n. 58, spurious, discusses history of estates.


Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Hooke, Della Worcestershire Anglo-Saxon Charter-Bounds London 1990 24