Source: CharterS151

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Description

Ecgfrith, king of Mercians, to Willegod, abbot, and St Alban's Abbey; grant of 5 hides (manentes) at Pinnelesfeld (Pinesfield Farm in Rickmansworth, Herts.).

Charter information
Sawyer 151
Birch 280
Kemble 172
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) St Alban's
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 796
Scholarly Source Dating 796

Notes

*Stevenson 1914, p. 702, spurious; Brooke and Keir 1975, p. 367, doubtful authenticity; Gelling, ECTV, no. 164, spurious; Sawyer 1983, p. 292, on meeting-place; Yorke 1985, p. 24; Keynes 1993, pp. 264, 269, on MSS 1 and 2, pp. 272-3, fabrication in part modelled on genuine charter of late 8th century; Kitson 1993, p. 647, on bounds; Cubitt 1995, pp. 275-6, spurious; cf. S 150.