Source: CharterS262

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Description

Cynewulf, king of the West Saxons, to Wells, St Andrew's minster; grant of 2 (or 11) hides (manentes) on the river Wellow, Somerset.

Charter information
Sawyer 262
Birch 200
Kemble 115
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Wells
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 766
Scholarly Source Dating 774

Notes

*Grundy, Somerset, pp. 197-8, on bounds; Ekwall 1962, p. 24, identifies with Radstock, Somerset; Finberg, ECW, no. 394, authentic, rejects Radstock identification; Finberg 1964, p. 104, cited; Whitelock, EHD, p. 497, date may be miscopied; Edwards 1988, pp. 252, 259-61, perhaps an authentic charter in favour of Sherborne, later altered at Wells.

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Whitelock, Dorothy English Historical Documents, c.400-1042 London and New York 1999 [reissue of 1979 edition] 497-8 [no. 70]