Source: CharterS294a

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Description

Ęthelwulf, king of the West Saxons, to the Church; general grant of lands and privileges ('First Decimation').

Charter information
Sawyer 294a
Birch 483
Kemble 275
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Malmesbury and Crowland
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 5th November
Scholarly Source Dating 844

Notes

*HS, pp. 638, 641, doubtful; Stevenson 1904, p. 190, spurious; Hervey 1907, p. 584; Stenton 1918, p. 445 n. 57, spurious (= Stenton 1970, p. 59 n. 3); Finberg, ECW, chapter vi, esp. pp. 193-6, may have authentic basis; Brooks 1974, pp. 230-1, rejects Finberg's assessment; Keynes 1980, p. 114 n. 103, spurious; Keynes and Lapidge 1983, p. 233, spurious; O'Donovan, Sherborne, pp. 15-18, spurious; Keynes 1994/2, pp. 1115-16, probably spurious, witness-list and date from genuine charter of 844; cf. S 294, 294b.

Note. Previously listed as S 314.