Source: CharterS261

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Description

Cynewulf, king, to Eadwald, abbot, and Muchelney Abbey; grant of 8 hides (cassati) between the rivers Earn (now the Fivehead) and Isle, probably at Isle Abbotts, Somerset.

Charter information
Sawyer 261
Birch ---
Kemble ---
British Academy ---
Source Used  
Archive(s) Muchelney
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 762
Scholarly Source Dating 762

Notes

*Stevenson 1899, p. 47, possibly authentic; Stenton 1955, p. 15 n. 1, authentic; Finberg, ECW, no. 392, authentic; Stenton 1971, p. 286 n. 2, cited; Whitelock, EHD, p. 498, probably abbreviated; Edwards 1988, pp. 206-7, entirely authentic, most likely refers to Isle Abbotts; PN Dorset, ii. 235.

Edition(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
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Two Cartularies of the Benedictine Abbeys of Muchelney and Athelney in the County of Somerset Bates, Edward Harbin Two Cartularies of the Benedictine Abbeys of Muchelney and Athelney in the County of Somerset   1899 47

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Whitelock, Dorothy English Historical Documents, c.400-1042 London and New York 1999 [reissue of 1979 edition] 498-9 [no. 71]

Factoid List

View Factoid Type Source Ref Primary Person Short Description
RecordedNames S261    Herewald 3 (Herewald)
RecordedNames S261    Hemele 2 (Hemele)
RecordedNames S261    Heahfrith 3 (Heaheahfrith)
RecordedNames S261    Eoppa 6 (Eoppa)
RecordedNames S261    Eadwald 5 (Edwald)
RecordedNames S261    Cynewulf 4 (Kynewlf)
RecordedNames S261    Cyneheard 2 (Kyneheard)
RecordedNames S261    Cerdic 4 (Cerdic)
RecordedNames S261    Æthelric 7 (Ethelric)
Office S261    Wigfrith 4 held office of Praefectus
Office S261    Scilling 1 held office of Praefectus
Office S261    Herewald 3 held office of Bishop
Office S261    Hemele 2 held office of Praefectus
Office S261    Heahfrith 3 held office of Praefectus
Office S261    Eadwald 5 held office of Abbot (abbot of Muchelney)
Office S261    Cynewulf 4 held office of King (king of the West Saxons)
Office S261    Cyneheard 2 held office of Bishop
Office S261    Cerdic 4 held office of Praefectus
Office S261    Æthelric 7 held office of Praefectus
Event S261    Cynewulf 4, king, to Eadwald 5, abbot, and Muchelney 1 Abbey; grant of 8 hides (cassati) between the rivers Earn (now the Fivehead) and Isle, probably at Isle Abbotts, Somerset
RecordedNames S261    Scilling 1 (Scilling)
RecordedNames S261    Wigfrith 4 (Wigfrith)
Transaction S261    Cynewulf 4, king, to Eadwald 5, abbot, and Muchelney 1 Abbey; grant of 8 hides (cassati) between the rivers Earn (now the Fivehead) and Isle, probably at Isle Abbotts, Somerset