Source: CharterS59

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Description

Uhtred, regulus of the Hwicce, with the permission of Offa, king of Mercians, to Ęthelmund, his faithful minister; grant, for three lives, of 5 hides (tributarii) at (Aston in Stoke Prior, Worcs.), with reversion to the church of Worcester.

Charter information
Sawyer 59
Birch 203
Kemble ---
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Worcester
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 770
Scholarly Source Dating 770

Notes

*Birch 1880; Sweet, OET, p. 431 (no. 13); Stevenson 1914, p. 692 n. 16, p. 696 and n. 37, 'unimpeachable'; Robinson 1919, p. 23, authentic; Stenton 1955, p. 57 n. 1, authentic; Bruckner 1965, pp. 24 28, 40; Ch.L.A , iv, no. 274, contemporaneous, probably original, p. xviii, on script; Brooks 1971, p. 78, on reservation clause; Stenton 1971, pp. 287, 292, cited; Finberg, ECWM, no. 218, authentic; Finberg 1972, p. 464, cited; Sawyer 1978, p. 102, cited; Whitelock, EHD, p. 502, undoubtedly genuine; Scharer 1982, p. 256; Wormald 1982, p. 123, cited; Brown 1986, p. 132, on script; Wormald 1986, pp. 156-7, may be forgery based on S 59; Abels 1988, p. 53; Hooke 1990, pp. 63-5, on bounds, with map p. 64; Sims-Williams 1990, p. 38, on beneficiary, pp. 154-5, may be a revised copy, not necessarily forged, of a lost charter of 770, itself an updated version of S 58; Wormald 1993, pp. 20-2, restates argument that S 59 is probably a forgery; Brown 1996, p. 165, on script, associates with S 114.

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Whitelock, Dorothy English Historical Documents, c.400-1042 London and New York 1999 [reissue of 1979 edition] 502-3 [no. 74]