Source: CharterS1179

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Hean to Cilla, his sister; grant for life of 48 hides (cassati) at Bradfield, 55 at Escesdun (i.e. the Berkshire Downs) and 73 at Earmundeslea (cf. Bessels Leigh), Berks., with reversion to himself or the minster (probably at Bradfield).

Charter information
Sawyer 1179
Birch 29
Kemble 998
British Academy Kelly, Abingdon No. 3
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Abingdon ex Bradfield
Source Information
Language Latin
Scholarly Source Dating 705 x 726


Stevenson 1904, p. 235 n. 3, spurious; Stenton 1913, p. 9, spurious; Sims-Williams 1975, p. 6, fabrication, probably based on S 239; Gelling, ECTV, no. 13, spurious; Wormald 1985, p. 25, broadly trustworthy; Edwards 1988, pp. 170-2, probably substantially authentic; Abrams 1996, p. 48, on Escesdun; Kelly, Abingdon, no. 3, authentic basis, details of land granted probably altered