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King Edmund to ∆thelstan, his faithful comes; grant of 2 hides (mansae) at Brampford Speke, Devon, in return for 80 mancuses of gold.

Charter information
Sawyer 498
Birch 799
Kemble ---
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Glastonbury
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 944
Scholarly Source Dating 944


*Stevenson 1914, p. 703, spurious; Rose-Troup 1938, pp. 256-7, a confection based on a genuine set of bounds, pp. 262-70, a topographical discussion, p. 271, argues that MS 2 is based on MS 1; Forsberg 1950, pp. 205-6; Finberg, ECDC, p. 11 (no. 29); Olson 1989, pp. 54-5, on estate; Hooke 1994, pp. 147-51, bounds seem to describe most of present parish of Upton Pyne; Abrams 1996, pp. 29, 37, 38, on MS sources, pp. 72-3, on estate, p. 73 n. 142, criticises Rose-Troup's reconstruction of estate history


Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Rose-Troup, F. The Anglo-Saxon Charter of Brentford (Bampton), Devon Transactions of the Devonshire Assocation 1938 261