Source: CharterS335

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Description

Ęthelred, king of the West Saxons, to Ęthelwulf, princeps; grant of 10 hides (cassati) at (Little) Wittenham, Berks.

Charter information
Sawyer 335
Birch 504
Kemble 286
British Academy Kelly, Abingdon No. 15
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Abingdon
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 862
Scholarly Source Dating 862

Notes

*Field 1906, pp. 85-6, spurious, bounds discussed; Grundy, Berks. 1927, pp. 128-31, on bounds; O'Donovan 1973, p. 108, on date; PN Berks., ii. 427, iii. 750, 753-4, on bounds; Gelling, ECTV, no. 25, authentic basis; Brooks 1982, p. 216 n. 41; Wormald 1982, p. 141, cited; Keynes 1988, p. 185 n. 3; Keynes 1994/2, pp. 1123-34, esp. pp. 1129-31, likely to be authentic, perhaps drafted by royal scribe, Ęthelred may have enjoyed some power in his brother's lifetime; Smyth 1995, p. 7; Kelly, Abingdon, no. 15, probably authentic

Event/Transaction List

Factoid Type Source Reference Short Description
1 Event S335    Ęthelred 15, king of the West Saxons, to Ęthelwulf 16, princeps; grant of 10 hides (cassati) at (Little) Wittenham, Berks
2 Transaction S335    Ęthelred 15, king of the West Saxons, to Ęthelwulf 16, princeps; grant of 10 hides (cassati) at (Little) Wittenham, Berks