Source: CharterS433

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Description

King ∆thelstan to the minster of Exeter, St Peter's (MS 1; Exeter, St Mary's in MSS 2 and 3); grant of 1 hide (mansa) at Topsham, Devon.

Charter information
Sawyer 433
Birch 721
Kemble 369
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Exeter
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 937
Scholarly Source Dating 937

Notes

*Chadwick 1905, p. 183 n. 3, dates 938; Rose-Troup 1933, p. 57, on bounds; Robertson, Charters, p. 307, suspicious; Finberg, ECDC, no. 21; Bishop 1955, p. 196, MS 1 an apograph of s. xi med; Chaplais 1966, pp. 5-9 (nos 4-6), spurious, MS 3 written s. xi med by the same scribe as S 386, 387, 389; MS 2 a duplicate of MS 3, with addition in boundary clause, written c. 1069 in same hand as S 255 MS 1 and Exeter, D. & C., 2528; MS 1 probably written in third quarter of the 11th century; (= 1981 XV, pp. 5-9); Alcock and Coombes 1977, 1978, on bounds; Dumville 1979, p. 8, on terminology; Keynes 1980, p. 66 n. 123, forgery of mid 11th-century, diplomatic links with S 591; BA Facs., p. 9, spurious; Hooke 1994, pp. 122-7, on bounds; cf. S 386-7, 389