Source: CharterS1257

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Hathored, bishop of the Hwicce, with the consent of his familia at Worcester, to Offa, king of the Mercians; surrender of 90 hides (manentes) with the minster at Bath and also 30 hides (cassati) by the river Avon, in exchange for the confirmation of 30 hides at Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwicks., 38 at Sture (? Kidderminster Worcs., or Alderminster, Warwicks.), 14 (manentes) at Stour in Ismere and 12 at Bredon, Worcs., and 17 (cassati) at Hampton Lucy, Warwicks.

Charter information
Sawyer 1257
Birch 241
Kemble 143
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Worcester
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 781
Scholarly Source Dating 781

Notes

*PN Middx, p. 31; Whitelock 1960-1, p. 1010; John 1966, pp. 24, 86-9, on background; Finberg, ECWM, no. 228, authentic; Hart, ECNE, no. 47, authentic; Sims-Williams 1975, pp. 8-9, on Bath; Whitelock, EHD, pp. 505-6; Wormald 1982, pp. 122-3; Wormald 1983, p. 116, cited; Cunliffe 1984, p. 379, cited; Vollrath 1985, p. 140; Edwards 1988, p. 226; Wormald 1988, no. 3; Hooke 1990, pp. 32-3; Sims-Williams 1990, pp. 159-65, on background; Bullough 1993, pp. 106-7 n. 46, on reference to 3-year immunity from food-rent; Cubitt 1995, pp. 80, 269, 306-7, authentic; John of Worcester, p. 213 n.; Hooke 1996, p. 112; King 1996/1, Sture probably Kidderminster, Worcs.

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Whitelock, Dorothy English Historical Documents, c.500-1042 London and New York 1999 [reissue of 1979 edition] 505-7 [no. 77]

Event/Transaction List

Factoid Type Source Reference Short Description
1 Event S1257    Hathored 3, bishop of the Hwicce, with the consent of his familia at Worcester 1, to Offa 7, king of the Mercians; surrender of 90 hides (manentes) with the minster at Bath and also 30 hides (cassati) by the river Avon, in exchange for the confirmation of 30 hides at Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwicks., 38 at Sture (? Kidderminster Worcs., or Alderminster, Warwicks.), 14 (manentes) at Stour in Ismere and 12 at Bredon, Worcs., and 17 (cassati) at Hampton Lucy, Warwicks.
2 Transaction S1257    Hathored 3, bishop of the Hwicce, with the consent of his familia at Worcester 1, to Offa 7, king of the Mercians; surrender of 90 hides (manentes) with the minster at Bath and also 30 hides (cassati) by the river Avon, in exchange for the confirmation of 30 hides at Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwicks., 38 at Sture (? Kidderminster Worcs., or Alderminster, Warwicks.), 14 (manentes) at Stour in Ismere and 12 at Bredon, Worcs., and 17 (cassati) at Hampton Lucy, Warwicks.
3 Transaction S1257    Cynewulf 4, king of the West Saxons, to Hathored 3 and Worcester 1; grant of 30 hides by the River Avon in exchange for a 'proper price'.
4 Transaction S1257    Cynewulf 4, king of the West Saxons, to Hathored 3 and Worcester 1; grant of land in exchange for a 'proper price'
5 Transaction S1257    Hathored 3, bishop of the Hwicce, with the consent of his familia at Worcester 1, to Offa 7, king of the Mercians; surrender of 90 hides (manentes) with the minster at Bath and also 30 hides (cassati) by the river Avon, in exchange for the confirmation of 30 hides at Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwicks., 38 at Sture (? Kidderminster Worcs., or Alderminster, Warwicks.), 14 (manentes) at Stour in Ismere and 12 at Bredon, Worcs., and 17 (cassati) at Hampton Lucy, Warwicks.