Source: CharterS283

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Description

Ecgberht, king of the West Saxons, to Wulfheard, præfectus; grant of 22 hides (manentes) on the river Meon, Hants.

Charter information
Sawyer 283
Birch 377
Kemble 1031
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Winchester, Old Minster
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 924
Scholarly Source Dating 824

Notes

*Grundy, Hants. 1926, pp. 209-17, identifies the estate as in East Meon and Froxfield; Finberg, ECW, no. 10, authentic; Hart 1970/1, p. 28 (no. 67); O'Donovan 1973, p. 103, witness-list not above suspicion; Edwards 1988, pp. 146-50, substantially authentic, bounds not contemporary, p. 163, genuine; Keynes 1994/2, pp. 1111-12, esp. p. 1111 n. 2, spurious, some details from a charter of mid 820s, proem from a 10th-century model.