Source: CharterS1187

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Æthelric, son of Æthelmund, declares his intention to bequeath land at Todenham, Gloucs.; Sture; Shrawley, Worcs.; and at Cohhanlea to Deerhurst; at Bromsgrove and Feckenham, Worcs., to Wærferth for life with reversion to Worcester; and land under Over, Gloucs., at Westmynster (Westbury-on-Trym) and at Stoce (Stoke Bishop, Gloucs. or Stoke Prior, Worcs.), to Ceolburg, his mother, for life, with reversion to the church at Worcester.

Charter information
Sawyer 1187
Birch 313
Kemble 186
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Worcester
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 804
Scholarly Source Dating 804

Notes

*Stenton 1955, p. 43, cited; PN Gloucs., i. 254, suggests at Sture refers to Preston-on-Stour; Chaplais 1968, p. 316, example of document issued in more than one exemplar (= 1973, p. 65); Finberg, ECWM, no. 53 (pp. 43, 97-8), authentic; Whitelock, EHD, p. 512; Wormald 1982, p. 123; Fleming 1985, p. 256 n. 7, authentic; Wormald 1986, pp. 154-7, on background; Wormald 1988, no. 11; Hooke 1990, pp. 92-3; Sims-Williams 1990, pp. 174-6, Stoce is Stoke Bishop; Wormald 1993, pp. 2-7, 20-2, Stoce is probably Stoke Prior; Stafford 1994, p. 241 n. 82; Cubitt 1995, pp. 67-71, 80, 83 n. 28, pp. 84, 281, authentic but date causes problems; Bassett 1996, p. 166; John of Worcester, p. 233 n.

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Whitelock, Dorothy English Historical Documents, c.400-1042 London and New York 1999 [reprint of 1979] 512-3 [no. 81]

Event/Transaction List

Factoid Type Source Reference Short Description
1 Event S1187    Æthelric 8, son of Æthelmund 2, declares his intention to bequeath land at Todenham, Gloucs.; Sture; Shrawley, Worcs.; and at Cohhanlea to Deerhurst; at Bromsgrove and Feckenham, Worcs., to Wærfrith 2 for life with reversion to Worcester 1; and land under Over, Gloucs., at Westmynster (Westbury-on-Trym) and at Stoce (Stoke Bishop, Gloucs. or Stoke Prior, Worcs.), to Ceolburg 1, his mother, for life, with reversion to the church at Worcester.
2 Transaction S1187    Æthelric 8, son of Æthelmund 2, declares his intention to bequeath land at Todenham, Gloucs.; Sture; Shrawley, Worcs.; and at Cohhanlea to Deerhurst 1; the land was given on condition that the community carries out their vows as they have promised.
3 Transaction S1187    Æthelric 8, son of Æthelmund 2, declares his intention to bequeath 11 manentes at Bromsgrove and Feckenham, Worcs., to Wærfrith 2 for life with reversion to Worcester 1
4 Transaction S1187    Æthelric 8, son of Æthelmund 2, declares his intention to bequeath 30 manentes under Over, Gloucs. to Gloucester 1
5 Transaction S1187    Æthelric 8, son of Æthelmund 2, declares his intention to bequeath Westmynster (Westbury-on-Trym) and at Stoce (Stoke Bishop, Gloucs. or Stoke Prior, Worcs.), to Ceolburg 1, his mother, for life, with reversion to the church at Worcester 1. She was to have protection and defence there against the claims of the Berkeley people.
6 Event S1187    Æthelric 8, son of Æthelmund 1, sought St Peter & St Paul [Rome].
7 Event S1187    Æthelric 8, son of Æthelmund 2, having with the knowledge if the synod being summoned to the synod and to appear for judgement in the place which is called Clofesho with the deeds of the estate, i.e. ‘Westminster’ [Westbury-on-Trym], which previously his kinsmen delivered and granted to him, Archbishop Æthelheard 13 directed him and gave judgment there with the witness of King Cenwulf 3 and his chief men in front of the whole synod when they perused his documents, that he was free to give his land and title-deeds wherever he wished.
8 Event S1187    Æthelric 8 expressed his wish to be buried at Deerhurst.