Source: CharterS1184

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Description

Oslac, dux of the South Saxons, to the church of Selsey?, St Paul's; grant of land at Earnley, Sussex, and Tielęsora; with confirmation by Offa, king of Mercia, A.D. 787 x 796.

Charter information
Sawyer 1184
Birch 237
Kemble 1012
British Academy Kelly, Selsey No. 11
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Selsey
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 780
Scholarly Source Dating 780

Notes

*Gibbons 1860, p. 76, on ineffectual search for MS 1; Birch 1892, on MS 1 and its discovery; Parsons 1939, pp. 22-5, on endorsements; Barker 1947, pp. 97-8; Stenton 1955, pp. 37-8; Bruckner 1965, pp. 24, 27, 40, 42 n. 160, p. 45, on script etc.; John 1966, p. 25, cited; Ch.L.A., iv, pp. xvi, xvii, xviii, xxiii, on script etc., no. 236, contemporaneous, very probably original; Chaplais 1968, pp. 333-5, MS 1 original, written on leaf discarded from psalter (= 1973, pp. 85-6); Stenton 1970, p. 130, MS 1 original, discusses Offa's confirmation; Stenton 1971, p. 211; Bischoff 1976, pp. 692-3, on script; Sawyer 1978, p. 102, cited; Whitelock, EHD, p. 504, MS 1 contemporary; Rogers 1981; Scharer 1982, pp. 260-1; BA Facs., p. 3, MS 1 original; Making of England, pp. 202-3 (no. 157); Kelly, Selsey, pp. 48-53, MS 1 original.

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Heron-Allen, Edward Selsey Bill: Historic and Prehistoric London 1911 119-20
Barker, Eric Ernest Sussex Anglo-Saxon Charters Sussex Archaeological Collections 1947 96-7
Whitelock, Dorothy English Historical Documents, c.400-1042 London and New York 1999 [reissue of 1979 edition] 504-5 [no.76]