Source: CharterS265

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Cynewulf, king of the Saxons, to the brethren of Bath, St Peter's Minster; grant of 5 hides (mansiones) at North Stoke, Somerset.

Charter information
Sawyer 265
Birch 327
Kemble 193
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Bath
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 808
Scholarly Source Dating 757 x 758

Notes

*Hunt, Bath Carts., p. xxxiv, may originally have been a charter of Coenwulf of Mercia; Stenton 1933, p. 325 n. 3, on a witness (= Stenton 1970, p. 191 n. 2); Grundy, Somerset, pp. 230-2, on bounds; Finberg, ECW, no. 388, authentic, date 808 probably error for 758; John 1966, p. 88, on history of Bath; Sims-Williams 1975, pp. 8-9, authentic, discusses history of Bath minster; Whitelock, EHD, pp. 374, 498, authentic; Scharer 1982, p. 214, doubtful; Wormald 1983, p. 117, cited; Cunliffe 1984, p. 349, cited; Edwards 1988, pp. 223-7, probably authentic, with some corruption and minor alterations; O'Donovan, Sherborne, p. 5, dates 757 x 760; Sims-Williams 1990, pp. 160-1, probably belongs to 758; Cubitt 1995, p. 268, substantially authentic, probably 758.

Factoid List

View Factoid Type Source Ref Primary Person Short Description
RecordedNames S265    Herewald 3 (Herewardus)
RecordedNames S265    Ecgwulf 1 (Egculfus)
RecordedNames S265    Eata 5 (Eata)
RecordedNames S265    Eardwulf 3 (Eardulfus)
RecordedNames S265    Eanfrith 5 (Eanfirdus)
RecordedNames S265    Eardwulf 3 (Aldulfus)
RecordedNames S265    Ealhfrith 2 (Alhfirş)
RecordedNames S265    Ealdberht 7 (Aldberht)
RecordedNames S265    Eadbald 5 (Eadbald)
RecordedNames S265    Deora 1 (Diere)
RecordedNames S265    Cynewulf 4 (Cynulfus)
RecordedNames S265    Cyneheard 2 (Cyneardus)
RecordedNames S265    Cuthbert 7 (Cuğbertus)
RecordedNames S265    Botwine 1 (Bootwine)
RecordedNames S265    Acca 4 (Acca)
Office S265    Torhthelm 2 held office of Bishop
Office S265    Offa 7 held office of King (king of the Mercians)
Office S265    Milred 1 held office of Bishop
Office S265    Herewald 3 held office of Bishop
Office S265    Ecgwulf 1 held office of Bishop
Office S265    Eardwulf 3 held office of Bishop
Office S265    Eanfrith 5 held office of Bishop
Office S265    Eardwulf 3 held office of Bishop
Office S265    Cynewulf 4 held office of King (king of the Saxons)
Office S265    Cyneheard 2 held office of Bishop
Office S265    Cuthbert 7 held office of Archbishop
Office S265    Botwine 1 held office of Abbot
Office S265    Acca 4 held office of Bishop
Event S265    Cynewulf 4, king of the Saxons, to the brethren of Bath, St Peter's Minster; grant of 5 hides (mansiones) at North Stoke, Somerset
RecordedNames S265    Milred 1 (Milredus)
RecordedNames S265    Offa 7 (Offa)
RecordedNames S265    Torhthelm 2 (Torhthelmus)
Transaction S265    Cynewulf 4, king of the Saxons, to the brethren of Bath, St Peter's 1 Minster; grant of 5 hides (mansiones) at North Stoke, Somerset
RecordedNames S265    Ealdwulf 10 (Aldulfus)
Office S265    Ealdwulf 10