Source: CharterS356

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Alfred, king of the Anglo-Saxons, with the consent of the familia of the church of Malmesbury, to Dudig, his minister; lease, for four lives, of 4 hides (cassati) at Chelworth, near Crudwell, Wilts., with reversion to the church of Malmesbury.

Charter information
Sawyer 356
Birch 568
Kemble 341
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Malmesbury
Source Information
Language Latin
Scholarly Source Dating 871 x 899

Notes

*Stevenson 1904, p. lxvii, spurious; Watkin 1956, p. 213 and n. 62; Finberg, ECW, no. 213, authentic; John 1966, p. 45, on royal style; O'Donovan 1973, pp. 97, 104, spurious; Whitelock 1979, pp. 84-5, abbrevaited but may be authentic, cf. S 1205; Keynes and Lapidge 1983, pp. 227-8 n. 1, cited; Fleming 1985, p. 252; Dumville 1992, pp. 43-4, on Chelworth; Keynes 1992, p. 57 n. 24; Keynes 1994/2, pp. 1138-9, authentic basis, but probably substantially rewritten at Malmesbury; Abrams 1996, p. 85, on Chelworth; cf. S 1205