Source: CharterS295

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Description

Ęthelwulf, king of the West Saxons, to the church at Sherborne; grant of 2 hides (cassati) at Osanstoc.

Charter information
Sawyer 295
Birch ---
Kemble ---
British Academy O'Donovan, Sherborne No. 4
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Sherborne
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 844
Scholarly Source Dating 844

Notes

*Finberg, ECW, no. 642, spurious; O'Donovan, Sherborne, pp. xxii, xxv, xxxvi, 11-12, very poor forgery, probably produced after episcopal seat moved to Salisbury, formulation and witness-list a mixture of 7th- and 9th-century elements, Osanstoc possibly formed part of Stoke Abbott, Dorset.