Source: CharterS121

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Offa, king of the Mercians, to the church of St Mary, Worcester; grant of 8 hides (cassati) at Icomb, Gloucs., in exchange for land at Sapey, Worcs.

Charter information
Sawyer 121
Birch 240
Kemble 142
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Worcester
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 26th December 781
Scholarly Source Dating 780

Notes

*Stevenson 1914, p. 697 n. 37, spurious; Stenton 1918, p. 444 n. 54, either spurious or remodelled (= Stenton 1970, pp. 58-9 n. 6); Robinson 1919, p. 27, spurious; Grundy, Worcs. 1927, p. 155; Grundy, Gloucs., pp. 143-4, on bounds; John 1960, p. 75 n. 1, spurious; John 1966, p. 52, formulation based on 8th-century material; Whitelock 1966, p. 102, not above suspicion, discussed reference to royal palace at Tamworth; PN Gloucs., i. 221-2; Finberg, ECWM, no. 43 (pp. 41, 95), authentic basis; Scharer 1982, p. 252, spurious; Hooke 1990, p. 32, on Sapey.