Source: CharterS891

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King Æthelred to Winchester, Old Minster; restoration of 100 hides (mansae), comprising 55 at Downton and 45 at Ebbesborne, Wilts. The land had been granted by King Cenwealh (cf. S 229), confirmed (?) by King Cynewulf, restored by King Ecgberht (cf. S 275) and again by King Eadred (cf. S 540) and King Edgar (cf. S 819, 821).

Charter information
Sawyer 891
Birch ---
Kemble 698
British Academy ---
Source Used Kemble
Archive(s) Winchester, Old Minster
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 997
Scholarly Source Dating 997

Notes

*Hill 1910, pp. 52-6, on bounds; Grundy, Wilts. 1919, p. 150, on bounds, cf. S 229; Darlington 1955, pp. 8, 84; Watkin 1956, p. 229 and n. 47; Whitelock 1959, p. 80 n., spurious; Finberg, ECW, no. 329 and p. 236, authentic; John 1965, pp. 411-12, very respectable; Hart 1970/1, p. 26 (no. 29), authentic; Stenton 1971, p. 455 n. 1, on witness-list; HRH, p. 232 (citing wrong S no.), subscriptions are consistent; PN Berks., i. 163; Keynes 1980, pp. 96, 101-2, 180, 193, 196, 255, authentic; Sawyer 1983, pp. 291, 297, on meeting-places; O'Donovan, Sherborne, p. xix, on a witness

Factoid List

View Factoid Type Source Ref Primary Person Short Description
Transaction S891    King Æthelred 32 to Winchester, Old Minster 1; restoration of 100 hides (mansae), comprising 55 at Downton and 45 at Ebbesborne, Wilts. The land had been granted by King Cenwealh 2 (cf. S 229), confirmed (?) by King Cynewulf 4, restored by King Ecgberht 10 (cf. S 275) and again by King Eadred 16 (cf. S 540) and King Edgar 11 (cf. S 819, 821)
Personal Relationship S891    Eadwig 11 was Son of Æthelred 32
Personal Relationship S891    Eadred 1 was Son of Æthelred 32
Personal Relationship S891    Edmund 24 was Son of Æthelred 32
Personal Relationship S891    Ecgberht 25 was Son of Æthelred 32
Personal Relationship S891    Æthelstan 62 was Son of Æthelred 32
Personal Relationship S891    Ælfthryth 8 was Mother of Æthelred 32
Office S891    Leofwine 49 held office of Dux (dux of the Hwiccian province)
Office S891    Ælfric 46 held office of Abbot (abbot of the church of Evesham)
Office S891    Beorhtric 21 held office of Minister
Office S891    Æthelwine 6 held office of Minister
Office S891    Wynnhelm 7 held office of Minister
Office S891    Wulfgar 32 held office of Minister
Office S891    Leofwine 36 held office of Minister
Office S891    Beorhthere 4 held office of Minister
Office S891    Leofwine 52 held office of Minister
Office S891    Ælfnoth 22 held office of Minister
Office S891    Wulfweard 8 held office of Minister
Office S891    Ælfgar 37 held office of Minister
Office S891    Wulfmær 15 held office of Minister
Office S891    Æthelweard 42 held office of Minister
Office S891    Æthelric 43 held office of Minister
Office S891    Leofric 31 held office of Minister
Office S891    Fræna 4 held office of Minister
Office S891    Beorhtmær 8 held office of Minister
Office S891    Wulfgeat 9 held office of Minister
Office S891    Leofric 37 held office of Minister
Office S891    Wulfric 52 held office of Minister
Office S891    Wulfheah 13 held office of Minister
Office S891    Æthelmær 22 held office of Minister
Office S891    Ordwulf 4 held office of Minister
Office S891    Beorhtwald 14 held office of Minister
Office S891    Leofsige 17 held office of Dux (dux of the East Saxons)
Office S891    Ælfhelm 17 held office of Dux (dux of the Northumbrian province)
Office S891    Ælfric 87 held office of Dux (dux of the province of Winchester)
Office S891    Æthelweard 34 held office of Dux (dux of the West province)
Office S891    Germann 4 held office of Abbot (abbot of the church of Cholsey)
Office S891    Ælfhere 15 held office of Abbot (abbot of the church of Bath)
Office S891    Ælfwig 11 held office of Abbot (abbot of Westminster)
Office S891    Leofric 30 held office of Abbot (abbot fo the church of St Albans)
Office S891    Wulfric 56 held office of Abbot (abbot of the church of St Augustine)
Office S891    Ælfric 46 held office of Abbot (abbot of Malmesbury)
Office S891    Cenwulf 6 held office of Abbot (abbot of the church of Peterborough)
Office S891    Leofric 36 held office of Abbot (abbot of Muchelney)
Office S891    Beorhtstan 2 held office of Abbot (abbot of the church of Exeter)
Office S891    Lyfing 7 held office of Abbot (abbot of the church of Chertsey)
Office S891    Ælfsige 81 held office of Abbot (abbot of the new church of Winchester)
Office S891    Wulfgar 31 held office of Abbot (abbot of the church of Abingdon)
Office S891    Ælfweard 30 held office of Abbot (abbot of the church of Glastonbury)
Office S891    Ealdred 42 held office of Bishop (bishop of the church of Ramsbury)
Office S891    Sigefrith 20 held office of Bishop (bishop of the church of Lichfield)
Office S891    Ælfwald 55 held office of Bishop (bishop of the church of Crediton)
Office S891    Æthelstan 56 held office of Bishop (bishop of the East Saxons)
Office S891    Ælfwine 31 held office of Bishop (bishop of the church of Wells)
Office S891    Wulfsige 36 held office of Bishop (bishop of the church of Sherborne)
Office S891    Godwine 23 held office of Bishop (bishop of the church of Rochester)
Office S891    Æthulf 3 held office of Bishop (bishop of the church of Hereford)
Office S891    Ordberht 4 held office of Bishop (bishop of the South Saxons)
Office S891    Æscwig 3 held office of Bishop (bishop of the church of Dorchester)
Office S891    Ælfheah 45 held office of Bishop (bishop of the church of Lichfield)
Office S891    Wulfstan 41 held office of Bishop (bishop of the church of London)
Office S891    Ælfheah 44 held office of Bishop (bishop of the church of Winchester)
Office S891    Ealdwulf 18 held office of Archbishop (archbishop of the church of York)
Office S891    Ælfric 46 held office of Archbishop (archbishop of the church of Canterbury)
Office S891    Eadwig 11 held office of
Office S891    Ecgberht 25 held office of
Office S891    Æthelstan 62 held office of
Office S891    Edgar 11 held office of King
Office S891    Eadred 16 held office of King
Office S891    Ecgberht 10 held office of King
Office S891    Cenwealh 2 held office of King
Office S891    Æthelred 32 held office of King (king of the English)
Event S891    King Æthelred 32 to Winchester, Old Minster 1; restoration of 100 hides (mansae), comprising 55 at Downton and 45 at Ebbesborne, Wilts. The land had been granted by King Cenwealh 2 (cf. S 229), confirmed (?) by King Cynewulf 4, restored by King Ecgberht 10 (cf. S 275) and again by King Eadred 16 (cf. S 540) and King Edgar 11 (cf. S 819, 821).
RecordedNames S891    Cynewulf 4 (Kynewulf)
Office S891    Cynewulf 4