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King Edward confirms the sale by Hungyth to Wigfrith of 5 hides (manentes) at Water Eaton, Oxon., the earlier landbook having been lost.

Charter information
Sawyer 361
Birch 607
Kemble ---
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Worcester
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 600
Scholarly Source Dating 604


*Grundy, Oxon., pp. 85-9; PN Oxon., i. 6, 17, ii. 268, 421, 489, on bounds and place-names; Stenton 1955, p. 52, no obvious anachronism; Stenton 1971, p. 252 n. 1, cited; O'Donovan 1972, p. 41, dated 900 with indiction for 904, may belong to late 900 with indiction misread; O'Donovan 1973, p. 94; Gelling, ECTV, no. 267, authentic, bounds describe modern parish of Water Eaton, the 'lost' earlier landbook was evidently S 210; Keynes 1980, p. 32 n. 53, cited; Cooper 1985, pp. 20-1, with map p. 22, on bounds; Keynes 1993/2, p. 313, cited; Blair 1994, p. 128, on detail of bounds.

Notes: The land had been purchased by Ealhhun, bishop of Worcester, from King Burgred and Queen Ăthelswith, later sold by Bishop WŠrferth to King Ceolwulf II, given by the king to Hungyth and then sold by Hungyth to Wigfrith