Source: CharterS1454

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Description

Record of a dispute between Wynnflęd and Leofwine about land at Hagbourne and Bradfield, Berks., and at Datchet, Bucks., which was settled at the shire-moot at Cwicelmshlęwe (Scutchamer Knob, Berks.).

Charter information
Sawyer 1454
Birch ---
Kemble 693
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church
Source Information
Language Old English
Scholarly Source Dating 990 x 992

Notes

Bond 1878, p. 7, contemporary; Stevenson 1912, p. 5 and n. 13, contemporary; PN Bucks., p. 234; Robertson, Charters, pp. 379-82; Harmer, Writs, pp. 47, 541 (no. 1); Chaplais 1966, p. 172 (= 1973, p. 56); Whitelock et al. 1968, p. 127 n. 8; Stenton 1971, p. 395, cited; HRH, p. 236, probably original; PN Berks., i. 200, ii. 481-2, 519; Dumville 1979, p. 5, on a witness; Gelling, ECTV, no. 123 (pp. 62-3, 76), original; Keynes 1980, p. 138 n. 186, p. 187 n. 115; Kennedy 1985, pp. 187-8, on lawsuit; Wormald 1986, pp. 160, 162-3, on legal background, dates 990; Wormald 1988, no. 49; Baines 1990; Keynes 1990, pp. 245-6, 249-50, on legal background, p. 250 n. 94, citing Chaplais, on solution to cutword; Keynes 1992, p. 76 n. 95; Lawson 1993, p. 69, cited; Kennedy 1995, pp. 167 n., 170 n., 171 n., 181 n., 182-3, on legal background.

Notes: Upper portion of chirograph (CPILREOTGVRMAEFSVTM = CIROGRAFVM PLETVM EST).

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Robertson, Agnes Jane Anglo-Saxon Charters Cambridge   136-9 [no.66]

Event/Transaction List

Factoid Type Source Reference Short Description
1 Event S1454    A dispute between Wynnflęd 5 and Leofwine 34 about land at Hagbourne and Bradfield, Berks., and at Datchet, Bucks., which was settled at the shire-moot at Cwicelmshlęwe (Scutchamer Knob, Berks.). Wynnflęd 5 produced various witness to adduce her proof of ownership.
2 Event S1454    Wynnflęd 5 produced her witnesses at Woolmer before King Ęthelred 32 to bear witness that Ęlfric 81 gave her land at Hagbourne and Bradfield, Berks., in return for land at Datchet, Bucks.. The king then sent to Leofwine 34 by the archbishop and those who acted as witnesses along with him, and informed him of this but he would not agree, unless the matter were referred to the shire court.
3 Transaction S1454    Ęlfric 81 gave Wynnflęd 5 land at Hagbourne and Bradfield, Berks. in exchange for land at Datchet, Bucks.
4 Transaction S1454    Ęlfric 81 gave Wynnflęd 5 land at Hagbourne and Bradfield, Berks. in exchange for land at Datchet, Bucks.