Source: CharterS98

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Ăthelbald, king of the Mercians, to Milred, bishop, and Worcester, St Peter's Minster; remission of the toll due on two ships at London.

Charter information
Sawyer 98
Birch 171
Kemble 95
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Worcester
Source Information
Language Old English
Scholarly Source Dating 743 x 745

Notes

*Turner 1916, p. xxxiii, citing Stevenson, dubious; Robertson, Charters, pp. 259-60, a translation from a Latin original; Vleeskruyer 1953, p. 47; Dyer and Clarke 1968-9, p. 28; Brooke and Keir 1975, p. 367, probably authentic; Gelling, ECTV, no. 199, authentic; Scharer 1982, pp. 201-2, authentic basis, but not genuine in present form; Wormald 1985, p. 25, broadly trustworthy; Sims-Williams 1990, pp. 146-7, 328; Kelly 1992, on ship-toll privileges; Kelly, St Augustine's, pp. lxxxv-xc, on diplomatic; John of Worcester, pp. 192-3 n. 4, on the difficulty that the witnesses include Milred's predecessor as bishop of Worcester.

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Jones, Arthur Edward Ernest Anglo-Saxon Worcester Worcester 1958 67

Factoid List

View Factoid Type Source Ref Primary Person Short Description
Transaction S98    Ăthelbald 4, king of the Mercians, to Milred 1, bishop, and Worcester, St Peter's 1; remission of the toll due on two ships at London
RecordedNames S98    Alda 1 (Alda)
RecordedNames S98    Wilfrid 5 (Wilfri­)
RecordedNames S98    Ingwald 2 (Inguwald)
RecordedNames S98    Milred 1 (Milrede)
RecordedNames S98    Ăthelbald 4 (Ă­elbald)
Office S98    Alda 1 held office of Reeve
Office S98    Ingwald 2 held office of Bishop
Office S98    Milred 1 held office of Bishop
Office S98    Wilfrid 5 held office of Bishop
Office S98    Ăthelbald 4 held office of King (king of the Mercians)
Event S98    Ăthelbald 4, king of Mercians, to Milred 1, bishop, and St Peter's, Worcester Minster; remission of the toll due on two ships at London