Source: CharterS1179

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Description

Hean to Cilla, his sister; grant for life of 48 hides (cassati) at Bradfield, 55 at Escesdun (i.e. the Berkshire Downs) and 73 at Earmundeslea (cf. Bessels Leigh), Berks., with reversion to himself or the minster (probably at Bradfield).

Charter information
Sawyer 1179
Birch 29
Kemble 998
British Academy Kelly, Abingdon No. 3
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Abingdon ex Bradfield
Source Information
Language Latin
Scholarly Source Dating 705 x 726

Notes

Stevenson 1904, p. 235 n. 3, spurious; Stenton 1913, p. 9, spurious; Sims-Williams 1975, p. 6, fabrication, probably based on S 239; Gelling, ECTV, no. 13, spurious; Wormald 1985, p. 25, broadly trustworthy; Edwards 1988, pp. 170-2, probably substantially authentic; Abrams 1996, p. 48, on Escesdun; Kelly, Abingdon, no. 3, authentic basis, details of land granted probably altered

Factoid List

View Factoid Type Source Ref Primary Person Short Description
Transaction S1179    Hha 1 to Ceolswith 1, his sister; grant for life of 48 hides (cassati) at Bradfield, 55 at Escesdun (i.e. the Berkshire Downs) and 73 at Earmundeslea (cf. Bessels Leigh), Berks., with reversion to himself or the minster (probably at Bradfield)
RecordedNames S1179    Ine 1 (Ini)
RecordedNames S1179    Daniel 1 (Daniel)
RecordedNames S1179    Ceolswith 1 (Cilla)
RecordedNames S1179    Hha 1 (Hean)
Personal Relationship S1179    Ceolswith 1 was Sister of Hha 1
Office S1179    Daniel 1 held office of Bishop
Office S1179    Ine 1 held office of King
Office S1179    Hha 1 held office of Abbot
Event S1179    Hha 1, abbot, to Ceolswith 1, his sister; grant for life of 48 hides (cassati) at Bradfield, 55 at Escesdun (i.e. the Berkshire Downs) and 73 at Earmundeslea (cf. Bessels Leigh), Berks., with reversion to himself or the minster (probably at Bradfield)