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King Æthelred to Abbess Heanflæd and Wherwell Abbey; grant of privileges and confirmation of 70 hides (mansae) in the vicinity of the abbey, and grant of 60 hides (cassati) at Æthelingadene (East and West Dean, Sussex), previously belonging to Queen Ælfthryth. With note, dated 1008, confirming 29 messuages in Winchester to the abbey and granting 10 hides (mansae) at Bullington, Hants.

Charter information
Sawyer 904
Birch ---
Kemble 707
British Academy ---
Source Used Kemble
Archive(s) Wherwell
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 1002
Scholarly Source Dating 1002

Notes

*Stevenson 1904, p. 202 n. 2, doubtful; PN Sussex, i. p. xlv; Harmer, Writs, p. 551, cited; Finberg, ECW, no. 149, authentic basis; HRH, p. 232, subscriptions are consistent in MS 1; Hart, ECNE, p. 382, note on witness-list; Biddle et al. 1976, p. 457 n. 6, dubious; Keynes 1980, pp. 104-7, on formulation, compare S 899, pp. 133-4, on witnesses, p. 258, apparently authentic, witness-list in K 707 is hopelessly corrupt, much better version in MSS 1, 7; Meyer 1981, pp. 343-5, cited; Meyer 1993, pp. 99-100; Kelly, Selsey, p. 28, on Æthelingadene

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Rumble, Alexander R. Property and Piety in Early Medieval Winchester: documents relating to the topography of the Anglo-Saxon and Norman city and its minsters Oxford 2002 214

Factoid List

View Factoid Type Source Ref Primary Person Short Description
Transaction S904    King Æthelred 32 to Abbess Heanflæd 1 and Wherwell 1 Abbey; confirmation of 70 hides (mansae) in the vicinity of the abbey
Transaction S904    Æthelred 32 to Abbess Heanflæd 1 and Wherwell 1 Abbey; grant of privileges and 60 hides (cassati) at Æthelingadene (East and West Dean, Sussex), previously belonging to Queen Ælfthryth 8
Personal Relationship S904    Ælfthryth 8 was Mother of Æthelred 32
Personal Relationship S904    Eadwig 11 was Son of Æthelred 32
Personal Relationship S904    Edgar 11 was Father of Æthelred 32
Personal Relationship S904    Edgar 13 was Son of Æthelred 32
Personal Relationship S904    Eadred 1 was Son of Æthelred 32
Personal Relationship S904    Ecgberht 25 was Son of Æthelred 32
Personal Relationship S904    Edmund 24 was Son of Æthelred 32
Personal Relationship S904    Æthelstan 62 was Son of Æthelred 32
Office S904    Æthelsige 34 held office of Minister
Office S904    Leofwine 36 held office of Minister
Office S904    Leofwine 52 held office of Minister
Office S904    Beorhtsige 20 held office of Minister
Office S904    Sigeweard 2 held office of Minister
Office S904    Sigered 11 held office of Minister
Office S904    Lyfing 11 held office of Minister
Office S904    Æthelric 43 held office of Minister
Office S904    Beorhtric 21 held office of Minister
Office S904    Wulfric 52 held office of Minister
Office S904    Eadric 35 held office of Minister
Office S904    Wulfgeat 9 held office of Minister
Office S904    Wulfheah 13 held office of Minister
Office S904    Æthelmær 22 held office of Minister
Office S904    Ordwulf 4 held office of Minister
Office S904    Ælfhelm 17 held office of Dux
Office S904    Leofwine 49 held office of Dux
Office S904    Ælfric 46 held office of Abbot
Office S904    Leofric 36 held office of Abbot
Office S904    Ælfric 87 held office of Dux
Office S904    Wulfric 56 held office of Abbot
Office S904    Ælfgar 36 held office of Abbot
Office S904    Æthelnoth 40 held office of Abbot
Office S904    Cenwulf 6 held office of Abbot
Office S904    Ælfwald 54 held office of Abbot
Office S904    Godemann 6 held office of Abbot
Office S904    Wulfgar 31 held office of Abbot
Office S904    Ælfsige 81 held office of Abbot
Office S904    Sigefrith 20 held office of Bishop
Office S904    Ælfhere 15 held office of Abbot
Office S904    Ælfsige 82 held office of Abbot
Office S904    Ælfgar 31 held office of Bishop
Office S904    Ælfweard 30 held office of Abbot
Office S904    Æthelric 41 held office of Bishop
Office S904    Godwine 23 held office of Bishop
Office S904    Ælfwald 55 held office of Bishop
Office S904    Ordberht 4 held office of Bishop
Office S904    Æthulf 3 held office of Bishop
Office S904    Ælfric 46 held office of Archbishop
Office S904    Heanflæd 1 held office of Abbess (abbess of Wherwell)
Office S904    Lyfing 9 held office of Bishop
Office S904    Ælfheah 45 held office of Bishop
Office S904    Æscwig 3 held office of Bishop
Office S904    Ælfheah 44 held office of Bishop
Office S904    Wulfstan 41 held office of Bishop
Office S904    Ealdwulf 18 held office of Archbishop
Office S904    Æthelred 32 held office of King (king of the English)
Office S904    Æthelred 32 held office of Coregulus (gubernator of the English people and coregulus of the whole island of Britain and of the surrounding islands)
Office S904    Æthelred 32 held office of Gubernator (gubernator of the English people and coregulus of the whole island of Britain and of the surrounding islands)
Event S904    King Æthelred 32 to Abbess Heanflæd 1 and Wherwell 1 Abbey; grant of privileges and confirmation of 70 hides (mansae) in the vicinity of the abbey, and grant of 60 hides (cassati) at Æthelingadene (East and West Dean, Sussex), previously belonging to Queen Ælfthryth 8. With note, dated 1008, confirming 29 messuages in Winchester to the abbey and granting 10 hides (mansae) at Bullington, Hants.
Possession S904    Ælfthryth 8 60 hides (cassati) at Æthelingadene (East and West Dean, Sussex)