Source: CharterS150

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Ecgfrith, king of Mercians, to St Alban's Abbey; grant of 10 hides (manentes) at Turville, Bucks.

Charter information
Sawyer 150
Birch 281
Kemble 173
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) St Alban's
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 796
Scholarly Source Dating 796


*PN Bucks., p. 196; Page, VCH Herts., iv. 368 n. 13, on location; Gelling, ECTV, no. 145, spurious; Baines 1981, on estate; Sawyer 1983, p. 292, on meeting-place; Keynes 1993, pp. 264, 269, on MSS 1 and 2, pp. 272-3, fabrication in part modelled on genuine charter of late 8th century; Cubitt 1995, pp. 275-6, spurious; cf. S 151.
Note: The duplicate texts in the Brussels MS (not yet printed) begin with different chrismons and were perhaps copied from separate pseudo-originals.