Source: CharterS120

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Offa, king of the Mercians, to the church of St Peter's, Worcester; grant of privileges for 12 hides (manentes) at Hampton Lucy, Warwicks., and 5 at Fhha leage, leased by Bishop Heathored and the community of Worcester to Eanburg, abbess, Offa's kinswoman, for life.

Charter information
Sawyer 120
Birch 239
Kemble 141
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Worcester
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 26th December 781
Scholarly Source Dating 780

Notes

*Stenton 1955, p. 74 n. 1, cited; Davies 1972, p. 469, spurious elements; Finberg 1972, p. 414, cited; Hart, ECNE, no. 48, authentic, Eanburh perhaps abbess of Bath, p. 81, Fhha leage is the Fachanlea of S 1310 and the Faccanlea of S 1318, located in the vicinity of Teddington; Gelling 1978, p. 14, on Fhha leage; Scharer 1982, pp. 251-2, not genuine in present form; Sims-Williams 1990, p. 139 n. 110, on date, pp. 163-4, on background, Eanburh's house may have been at Hampton Lucy.