Source: CharterS1429

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Decree of a synod under Archbishop Nothhelm concerning the succession of a monastery (at Withington, Gloucs.) built on 20 hides (cassati) by the river Tillath (Coln) given for the purpose by Æthelred, king of Mercians.

Charter information
Sawyer 1429
Birch 156
Kemble 82
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Worcester
Source Information
Language Latin
Scholarly Source Dating 736 x 737

Notes

*HS, p. 338; Turner 1916, p. xxxiii, citing Stevenson, genuine; John 1960, p. 47, on legal background; Whitelock 1960-1, p. 1010; Finberg 1964, pp. 21-2; John 1966, pp. 85-6, on legal background; Finberg, ECWM, no. 21, authentic; Lapidge 1975, pp. 815-16; Whitelock, EHD, p. 494; Keynes 1980, p. 34 n. 59, cited with reference to legal background; Wormald 1985, p. 25, broadly trustworthy; Wormald 1988, no. 1; Sims-Williams 1990, pp. 130-4; Cubitt 1995, pp. 41, 80, 265, authentic; Bassett 1996, p. 166; cf. S 1255.

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Whitelock, Dorothy English Historical Documents, c.400-1042 London and New York 1999 [reissue of 1979 edition] 494-5 [no. 68]
Adams, Henry; Lodge, H. Cabot Essays in Anglo-Saxon Law Boston 1876