Source: CharterS1038

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King Edward to Malmesbury Abbey; confirmation of privileges and of land, consisting of (a) 30 hides at Long Newnton [granted by King Ęthelred], (b) 30 at Kemble of which 4 were at Chelworth in Crudwell, and 35 at Purton [granted by King Cędwalla to Abbot Aldhelm], (c) 40 at Crudwell, including Eastcourt, Hankerton and Murcott, 20 at Charlton near Malmesbury, and 10 at Dauntsey [granted by King Ęthelwulf], (d) 10 at Wootton Bassett, 38 at Bremhill, including Euridge in Colerne, Spirthill in Bremhill, Chedecotun, Foxham and Avon in Bremhill, 5 at Norton, Wilts.; 5 at Somerford (? Somerford Keynes), Gloucs. [all granted by King Athelstan]; (e) 50 at Brokenborough [granted by King Eadwig], (f) 50 (?) at Grittenham, 10 at Sutton Benger, 10 at Rodbourne, 10 at Corston, 3 at Cusfalde (Cole Park), 2 at Bremilham, (g) 5 at Brinkworth [granted by Leofsige, uir nobilis], (h) and 11 at Highway in Hilmartin [granted by King Ęthelred], all in Wilts.; (i) and 5 at Littleton on Severn, Gloucs. [granted by Wernoth, with the consent of King Ęthelred].

Charter information
Sawyer 1038
Birch ---
Kemble 817
British Academy ---
Source Used Kemble
Archive(s) Malmesbury
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 1065
Scholarly Source Dating 1065

Notes

Akerman 1857/1, no. 26; Forsberg 1950, p. 216; Harmer, Writs, pp. 37, 39 n. 3, doubtful, p. 127 n. 2, not authentic in present form but possibly founded on genuine material; Darlington 1955, pp. 87-90, doubtful; Oleson 1955, p. 154, doubtful; Finberg, ECWM, no. 180, spurious; HRH, p. 234, doubtful, subscriptions are few but not definitely inconsistent; Keynes 1980, p. 27 n. 40, p. 126 n. 136; Fleming 1985, p. 252 n. 9, authenticity uncertain but may have some authentic basis; Edwards 1988, p. 89, probably spurious; Keynes 1988, p. 214 n. 174, seemingly disreputable, but perhaps produced in unusual circumstances; Dumville 1992, p. 41 n. 57, p. 43, forged; Abrams 1996, p. 85, on Chelworth, p. 254 n. 72, on Corston; Keynes 1997, pp. 234-5, may have authentic basis.

Event/Transaction List

Factoid Type Source Reference Short Description
1 Event S1038    King Edward 15 to Malmesbury 1 Abbey; confirmation of privileges and of land.
2 Transaction S1038    King Ęthelred 2 to Malmesbury 1, grant of 30 hides at Long Newnton.
3 Transaction S1038    King Cędwalla 1 to Aldhelm 3, grant of at Kemble of which 4 were at Chelworth in Crudwell, and 35 at Purton.
4 Transaction S1038    King Ęthelwulf 1 to Malmesbury 1, grant of 40 hides at Crudwell, including Eastcourt, Hankerton and Murcott, 20 at Charlton near Malmesbury, and 10 at Dauntsey.
5 Transaction S1038    King Ęthelstan 18 to Malmesbury 1, grant of 10 hides at Wootton Bassett, 38 at Bremhill, including Euridge in Colerne, Spirthill in Bremhill, Chedecotun, Foxham and Avon in Bremhill, 5 at Norton, Wilts.; 5 at Somerford (? Somerford Keynes), Gloucs..
6 Transaction S1038    King Eadwig 4 to Malmesbury 1, grant of 50 hide at Brokenborough.
7 Transaction S1038    Leofsige 37, vir nobilis, to Malmesbury 1, grant of 5 hides at Brinkworth.
8 Transaction S1038    King Ęthelred 32 to Malmesbury 1, grant of 11 hides at Highway in Hilmarton, Wilts..
9 Transaction S1038    Wenoth 1 to Malmesbury 1, grant of 5 hides at Littleton on Severn, Gloucs. with the consent of King Ęthelred 32.
10 Transaction S1038    King Edward 15 to Malmesbury 1 Abbey; confirmation of privileges and of land.