Source: CharterS1271

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Description

(a) Ceolred, bishop (of Leicester), to Beorhtwulf, king of Mercia; grant of 14 hides (manentes) at Pangbourne, Berks., in return for the freedom of certain minsters. (b) King Beorhtwulf grants the land to Ęthelwulf, dux.

Charter information
Sawyer 1271
Birch 443
Kemble 257
British Academy Kelly, Abingdon No. 12
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Abingdon
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 844
Scholarly Source Dating 843

Notes

*Stenton 1913, pp. 25-7, authentic; Robertson, Charters, p. 273, probably 843; Stenton 1955, p. 29 n. 2, 'a characteristic piece of Mercian draftmanship'; Stenton 1971, p. 234, cited with reference to history of Berkshire; O'Donovan 1972, p. 44, indiction for 843, regnal year for 842 x 843; PN Berks., i. 167; Sawyer 1978, pp. 88-9, cited with reference to oblications of hospitality; Gelling, ECTV, no. 22, authentic; Whitelock, EHD, p. 521; Wormald 1982, p. 141; Kelly 1990, p. 56; Blair 1994, p. 93, cited with reference to the history of Berkshire; Pelteret 1995, p. 167 n. 16; Kelly, Abingdon, no. 12, authentic basis, but abbreviated and perhaps composite

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
  EHD     521-2 [no. 87]