Source: CharterS154

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Description

King Cenwulf to Balthun, abbot; grant of 30 hides (manentes) belonging to Kempsey minster, Worcs., in exchange for 12 hides at Harvington, Worcs.

Charter information
Sawyer 154
Birch 295
Kemble 176
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Worcester
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 799
Scholarly Source Dating 802

Notes

*Stevenson 1914, p. 692 n. 16, cited; Robinson 1919, p. 9, authenticity uncertain; Stenton 1955, pp. 27-8, fragments of ancient formulas but the date impossible, incarnation year agrees with indiction but is incompatible with reference to Ecgberht of Wessex; Finberg, ECWM, no. 233, authentic, suggests Ecberht is an error for Berhtric; Hooke 1983, p. 23, on meeting-place; Hooke 1990, p. 91, on estate; Sims-Williams 1990, p. 171, accepts date and rejects allusion to peace treaty as antiquarian addition, for the beneficiary cf. S 1262 and pp. 356-7.