Source: CharterS198

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Beorhtwulf, king of the Mercians, to Heahberht, bishop, and his familia in Worcester; grant of exemption for the minster of Ufera Stretford (Stratford upon Avon, Warwicks.), assessed at 20 hides (manentes), in return for 10 pounds of silver.

Charter information
Sawyer 198
Birch 450
Kemble 258
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Worcester
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 845
Scholarly Source Dating 844

Notes

*Stenton 1918, p. 445 n. 57, suspicious (Stenton 1970, p. 59 n. 3); Whitelock 1972, p. 18 n. 1, emends witness-list; Hart, ECNE, no. 50, authentic; Sims-Williams 1990, pp. 136-7, 150, 162, treats as authentic; Pelteret 1995, p. 167 n. 16; Hooke 1996, p. 106.