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Beorhtwulf, king (of the Mercians), to Forthred, his thegn; grant of 9 hides at Wotton Underwood, Bucks., in return for 30 mancuses and 900 shillings.

Charter information
Sawyer 204
Birch 452
Kemble 243
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church
Source Information
Language Latin
Scholarly Source Dating 844 x 845


*Harmer, SEHD, pp. 81-2, authentic, cf. p. vi; PN Bucks., pp. 1, 113-14, for identification, p. 103, doubtless written locally; Stenton 1955, p. 46, authentic, may be contemporary; PN Oxon., i. 9; O'Donovan 1972, pp. 40-1, dates 843 x 845, perhaps a slightly later copy, attestation of Bishop Deorlaf of Hereford is a problem; O'Donovan 1973, p. 112; Keynes 1978, p. 172 n. 4, on chrismon; Baines 1979, authentic, discusses bounds; Gelling, ECTV, no. 146, authentic, may be original; Reed 1979, pp. 184-7, on bounds; Brooks 1984, pp. 174, 362 n. 94, original, written in very poor English; Kelly 1990, pp. 55-6; BA Facs., p. 12.


Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Harmer, Florence Elizabeth Select English Historical Documents of the Ninth and Tenth Centuries Cambridge 1914 42-3
Baines, A. H. J. The Boundaries of Wotton Underwood Records of Buckinghamshire 1979 142-3
Reed, Michael Buckinghamshire Anglo-Saxon Charter Boundaries Leicester 1979 186