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King Edward to Malmesbury Abbey; confirmation of privileges and of land, consisting of (a) 30 hides at Long Newnton [granted by King Ăthelred], (b) 30 at Kemble of which 4 were at Chelworth in Crudwell, and 35 at Purton [granted by King CŠdwalla to Abbot Aldhelm], (c) 40 at Crudwell, including Eastcourt, Hankerton and Murcott, 20 at Charlton near Malmesbury, and 10 at Dauntsey [granted by King Ăthelwulf], (d) 10 at Wootton Bassett, 38 at Bremhill, including Euridge in Colerne, Spirthill in Bremhill, Chedecotun, Foxham and Avon in Bremhill, 5 at Norton, Wilts.; 5 at Somerford (? Somerford Keynes), Gloucs. [all granted by King Athelstan]; (e) 50 at Brokenborough [granted by King Eadwig], (f) 50 (?) at Grittenham, 10 at Sutton Benger, 10 at Rodbourne, 10 at Corston, 3 at Cusfalde (Cole Park), 2 at Bremilham, (g) 5 at Brinkworth [granted by Leofsige, uir nobilis], (h) and 11 at Highway in Hilmartin [granted by King Ăthelred], all in Wilts.; (i) and 5 at Littleton on Severn, Gloucs. [granted by Wernoth, with the consent of King Ăthelred].

Charter information
Sawyer 1038
Birch ---
Kemble 817
British Academy ---
Source Used Kemble
Archive(s) Malmesbury
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 1065
Scholarly Source Dating 1065

Notes

Akerman 1857/1, no. 26; Forsberg 1950, p. 216; Harmer, Writs, pp. 37, 39 n. 3, doubtful, p. 127 n. 2, not authentic in present form but possibly founded on genuine material; Darlington 1955, pp. 87-90, doubtful; Oleson 1955, p. 154, doubtful; Finberg, ECWM, no. 180, spurious; HRH, p. 234, doubtful, subscriptions are few but not definitely inconsistent; Keynes 1980, p. 27 n. 40, p. 126 n. 136; Fleming 1985, p. 252 n. 9, authenticity uncertain but may have some authentic basis; Edwards 1988, p. 89, probably spurious; Keynes 1988, p. 214 n. 174, seemingly disreputable, but perhaps produced in unusual circumstances; Dumville 1992, p. 41 n. 57, p. 43, forged; Abrams 1996, p. 85, on Chelworth, p. 254 n. 72, on Corston; Keynes 1997, pp. 234-5, may have authentic basis.

Factoid List

View Factoid Type Source Ref Primary Person Short Description
Office S1038    Edward 15 held office of King
RecordedNames S1038    Edward 15 (Eadwardus)
Office S1038    Eadgyth 3 held office of Queen
RecordedNames S1038    Eadgyth 3 (Eadgi­)
Event S1038    King Edward 15 to Malmesbury 1 Abbey; confirmation of privileges and of land.
Office S1038    Ealdred 37 held office of Archbishop
RecordedNames S1038    Ealdred 37 (Ealdsi­)
Office S1038    Stigand 1 held office of Archbishop
RecordedNames S1038    Stigand 1 (Stigand)
Office S1038    Herman 2 held office of Bishop
RecordedNames S1038    Herman 2 (Hereman)
Office S1038    Leofric 60 held office of Bishop
RecordedNames S1038    Leofric 60 (Leofric)
Office S1038    William 2 held office of Bishop
RecordedNames S1038    William 2 (Wyllelm)
Office S1038    Harold 3 held office of Dux
RecordedNames S1038    Harold 3 (Harold)
Office S1038    Tosti 2 held office of Dux
RecordedNames S1038    Tosti 2 (Tosti)
Office S1038    Gyrth 1 held office of Dux
RecordedNames S1038    Gyrth 1 (Gyr­)
Office S1038    Leofwine 69 held office of Dux
RecordedNames S1038    Leofwine 69 (Leofwyne)
Office S1038    Ăthelnoth 46 held office of Abbot
RecordedNames S1038    Ăthelnoth 46 (Ă­elno­us)
Office S1038    Ălfwig 21 held office of Abbot
RecordedNames S1038    Ălfwig 21 (Alwy)
Office S1038    Ordric 3 held office of Abbot
RecordedNames S1038    Ordric 3 (Alwy)
Office S1038    Ăthelsige 43 held office of Abbot
RecordedNames S1038    Ăthelsige 43 (Ă­elsige)
Office S1038    Wulfric 71 held office of Abbot
RecordedNames S1038    Wulfric 71 (Wlfric)
Office S1038    Beorhtric 31 held office of Abbot
RecordedNames S1038    Beorhtric 31 (Brihtricus)
Transaction S1038    King Ăthelred 2 to Malmesbury 1, grant of 30 hides at Long Newnton.
Transaction S1038    King CŠdwalla 1 to Aldhelm 3, grant of at Kemble of which 4 were at Chelworth in Crudwell, and 35 at Purton.
Transaction S1038    King Ăthelwulf 1 to Malmesbury 1, grant of 40 hides at Crudwell, including Eastcourt, Hankerton and Murcott, 20 at Charlton near Malmesbury, and 10 at Dauntsey.
Transaction S1038    King Ăthelstan 18 to Malmesbury 1, grant of 10 hides at Wootton Bassett, 38 at Bremhill, including Euridge in Colerne, Spirthill in Bremhill, Chedecotun, Foxham and Avon in Bremhill, 5 at Norton, Wilts.; 5 at Somerford (? Somerford Keynes), Gloucs..
Transaction S1038    King Eadwig 4 to Malmesbury 1, grant of 50 hide at Brokenborough.
Transaction S1038    Leofsige 37, vir nobilis, to Malmesbury 1, grant of 5 hides at Brinkworth.
Transaction S1038    King Ăthelred 32 to Malmesbury 1, grant of 11 hides at Highway in Hilmarton, Wilts..
Transaction S1038    Wenoth 1 to Malmesbury 1, grant of 5 hides at Littleton on Severn, Gloucs. with the consent of King Ăthelred 32.
RecordedNames S1038    Wenoth 1 (Uueno­us)
Transaction S1038    King Edward 15 to Malmesbury 1 Abbey; confirmation of privileges and of land.
Status S1038    Leofsige 37 held status of Noble
Office S1038    Ăthelred 2 held office of King
Office S1038    CŠdwalla 1 held office of King
Office S1038    Aldhelm 3 held office of Abbot
PersonInfo S1038    Aldhelm 3
Office S1038    Ăthelwulf 1 held office of King
Office S1038    Beorhtric 34 held office of Abbot
Office S1038    Ăthelstan 18 held office of King
Office S1038    Eadwig 4 held office of King