Source: CharterS427

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King ∆thelstan to the familia of Winchester, Holy Trinity; grant of 30 hides (cassatae) at Enford, Wilts.; 10 (mansae) at Chilbolton and 10 (cassati) at Ashmanworth, Hants. Latin and English versions, the former with English bounds of Enford, Hants.

Charter information
Sawyer 427
Birch 705
Kemble 1110
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Winchester, Old Minster
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 934, December 16
Scholarly Source Dating 934

Notes

Stevenson 1904, p. 148 n. 1, suspicious; Grundy, Wilts. 1919, pp. 228-34, bounds difficult to locate; Robertson, Charters, pp. 304-7, neither version seems to be a direct translation of the other; John 1955, p. 154 n. 4, clause concerning support of clergy from bishop's portion is an interpolation in a genuine charter; John 1965, p. 418; Finberg, ECW, no. 51, authentic basis; Hart 1970/1, p. 34 (nos 164-5), authentic basis; O'Donovan 1972, p. 37, suspect, discusses dating problems; O'Donovan 1973, pp. 111-12; Richards 1973, pp. 138-9, on witnesses; PN Berks., ii. 346, on a boundary mark; Keynes 1985, p. 158 n. 75, not acceptable in received form; Pelteret 1995, pp. 307-8; cf. S 420