Source: CharterS443

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King ∆thelstan to Frithestan, bishop of Winchester; confirmation of privileges and of a grant to Taunton of 4 hides (mansae) at Withiel Florey, Somerset, and 3 at Cearn (? Charmouth, Dorset).

Charter information
Sawyer 443
Birch 727
Kemble 374
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Winchester, Old Minster
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 938
Scholarly Source Dating 938

Notes

*Bond 1878, p. 7, MS 1 a later imitation; Napier and Stevenson, p. 67, dubious; Plummer 1899, pp. 39, 141, spurious; Robertson, Charters, p. 297, spurious or wrongly dated; Forsberg 1942, on bounds, confirms identification of Withiel Florey and suggests that Cearn is Charmouth; Stenton 1955, p. 27, imitative copy, probably of 11th century, but the text is spurious; Finberg, ECW, no. 438, spurious, bounds as in S 254, cf. chapter vii; Whitelock, EHD, p. 373, spurious