Source: CharterS206

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Burgred, king of Mercia, to Ealhhun, bishop, and his familia at Worcester; grant of privileges for 10 hides (manentes) at Ablington by the River Coln, Gloucs.; for 8 hides (cassati) at Poulton, Wilts.; for 6 hides (cassati) at Barnsley, Gloucs.; for 5 hides (manentes) at Eisey, Wilts.; and for 3 hides (manentes) at Bentley, Worcs.; in return for two bradiolae weighing 45 (or 48) mancuses.

Charter information
Sawyer 206
Birch 487
Kemble 277
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Worcester
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 855
Scholarly Source Dating 855


*Stevenson 1911/1, pp. 3-4, authentic; Stevenson 1914, p. 698 n. 44, authentic; Stenton 1971, p. 243, cited; Finberg, ECWM, no. 77 (pp. 48, 104), authentic, MS 2 gives some variant readings and omits Ablington and Barnsley; Finberg 1972, p. 497, on exemption for Bentley; O'Donovan 1973, p. 112, on beneficiary; Whitelock, EHD, p. 526; Hooke 1985, pp. 108, 156, 168; Hooke 1990, pp. 100-1; Sims-Williams 1990, p. 152, on Ablington.


Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Stevenson, William Henry; Duignan, William Henry Anglo-Saxon Charters relating to Shropshire Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological and Natural History Society 1911 3-4
Whitelock, Dorothy English Historical Documents, c.500-1042 London and New York 1999 [reprint of 1979 edition] 526-7 [no. 80]