Source: CharterS116

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Offa, king of the Mercians, to St Peter's Minster, Bredon; grant of 5 hides (manentes) at Teddington, 10 hides (cassati) at Little Washbourne, 10 hides (mansiones) at Cutsdean, all in Gloucs., and 10 hides (manentes) at Bredons Norton, Worcs.

Charter information
Sawyer 116
Birch 236
Kemble 140
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Worcester
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 22nd September 780
Scholarly Source Dating 780

Notes

*Stenton 1918, pp. 444-6, suspicious but some early features, may be authentic (= Stenton 1970, pp. 58-60); Robinson 1919, p. 27, of ill-repute; Grundy, Gloucs., pp. 232-4; PN Gloucs., i. 4, 13, ii. pp. xi, 8-9, 12, 46; John 1966, p. 52, probably genuine; Chaplais 1968, p. 325, on use of Bedan indiction (= 1973, p. 75); Finberg, ECWM, no. 42 (pp. 40-1, 95), authentic; Harrison 1973, p. 116, on indiction; Harrison 1976, p. 116, on dating clause; Scharer 1982, pp. 247-9, probably spurious; Hooke 1985, p. 84, queries Bredons Norton identification, estate may be in Gloucs., pp. 87, 230, cited; Hooke 1990, p. 31; Sims-Williams 1990, pp. 153-4, 163, treats as authentic; Bassett 1996, p. 173, on assessment; cf. S 117, 118