Source: CharterS104

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Description

Offa, rex Anglorum, to the church of Worcester, St Peter's; grant of 40 hides (cassati) at Readanoran (Pyrton, Oxon.).

Charter information
Sawyer 104
Birch 216
Kemble 123
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Worcester
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 759
Scholarly Source Dating 777 x 781

Notes

*Stenton 1918, p. 448 n. 67, spurious (= Stenton 1970, pp. 62-3 n. 2); Ekwall 1932, p. 51 n. 1, on bounds; Grundy, Oxon., pp. 47-8; Forsberg 1950, pp. 168, 201, on bounds; PN Oxon., i. 86-9, on bounds, the charter is a late 10th-century forgery, see also i. 2, 84, 92, 123; Stenton 1955, p. 74 n. 1, on identification; Davies 1972, pp. 462, 469, spurious; Gelling, ECTV, no. 260, spurious, perhaps fabricated in 10th or 11th century; Scharer 1982, pp. 175, 234-5, forgery; Blair 1994, pp. xx, 128, on topography; cf. S 1568.

Note. Witness-list from a document of 777 x c. 781.