Source: CharterS341

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Description

Æthelred, king of the West Saxons, to Wulfhere, his princeps; grant of 25 hides (cassati) at Winterbourne (Monkton), Wilts.

Charter information
Sawyer 341
Birch 886
Kemble ---
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Glastonbury
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 869
Scholarly Source Dating 869

Notes

*B 886 n., correctly identifies donor and date, Bishop Edmund probably for Heahmund; Darlington 1955, pp. 7, 96, probably refers to West Monkton; Grundy, Wilts. 1920, p. 23, fails to trace bounds; Finberg, ECW, no. 211, authentic basis possible; Scott 1981, pp. 112, 201 n. 106; Keynes 1988, p. 185 n. 3, on formulation; Keynes 1994/2, pp. 1123-34, esp. p. 1125, authentic, perhaps drafted by royal scribe; Abrams 1996, pp. 30, 34, 36, 39, on MS sources, pp. 249-52, on estate history