Source: CharterS334

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Description

Æthelred, king of the Saxons, to Ælfstan, princeps; grant of 2 hides (cassati) at Cheselbourne, Dorset.

Charter information
Sawyer 334
Birch 525
Kemble 300
British Academy Kelly, Shaftesbury No. 5
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Shaftesbury
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 859
Scholarly Source Dating 869 x 870

Notes

*Stevenson 1914, p. 692 n. 16, p. 694 n. 32, p. 698 n. 44, doubtful or spurious; Grundy, Dorset 1934, pp. 122-9, on bounds; Robertson, Charters, pp. 281-2, dated 859 but 870 more probable, may be independent of S 342; Finberg, ECW, no. 574, authentic; Meyer 1981, p. 354, cited; Sawyer 1983, p. 298, on meeting-place; Keynes 1988, p. 185 n. 3, on formulation; Forsberg 1984, p. 6, on detail of bounds; PN Dorset, i. 303, 310, ii. 271, iii. 202-8, 218; Keynes 1994/2, pp. 1123-34, esp. p. 1125, authentic basis, perhaps drafted by royal scribe; Cubitt 1995, p. 310, on Woodyates; Kelly, Shaftesbury, pp. 27-8, authentic basis, but boundary clause is a later interpolation and other details may have been altered. S 342 is a translation

Event/Transaction List

Factoid Type Source Reference Short Description
1 Event S334    Æthelred 15, king of the Saxons, to Ælfstan 5, princeps; grant of 2 hides (cassati) at Cheselbourne, Dorset
2 Transaction S334    Æthelred 15, king of the Saxons, to Ælfstan 5, princeps; grant of 2 hides (cassati) at Cheselbourne, Dorset