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Hathored, bishop of the Hwicce, with the consent of his familia at Worcester, to Offa, king of the Mercians; surrender of 90 hides (manentes) with the minster at Bath and also 30 hides (cassati) by the river Avon, in exchange for the confirmation of 30 hides at Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwicks., 38 at Sture (? Kidderminster Worcs., or Alderminster, Warwicks.), 14 (manentes) at Stour in Ismere and 12 at Bredon, Worcs., and 17 (cassati) at Hampton Lucy, Warwicks.

Charter information
Sawyer 1257
Birch 241
Kemble 143
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Worcester
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 781
Scholarly Source Dating 781

Notes

*PN Middx, p. 31; Whitelock 1960-1, p. 1010; John 1966, pp. 24, 86-9, on background; Finberg, ECWM, no. 228, authentic; Hart, ECNE, no. 47, authentic; Sims-Williams 1975, pp. 8-9, on Bath; Whitelock, EHD, pp. 505-6; Wormald 1982, pp. 122-3; Wormald 1983, p. 116, cited; Cunliffe 1984, p. 379, cited; Vollrath 1985, p. 140; Edwards 1988, p. 226; Wormald 1988, no. 3; Hooke 1990, pp. 32-3; Sims-Williams 1990, pp. 159-65, on background; Bullough 1993, pp. 106-7 n. 46, on reference to 3-year immunity from food-rent; Cubitt 1995, pp. 80, 269, 306-7, authentic; John of Worcester, p. 213 n.; Hooke 1996, p. 112; King 1996/1, Sture probably Kidderminster, Worcs.

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Whitelock, Dorothy English Historical Documents, c.500-1042 London and New York 1999 [reissue of 1979 edition] 505-7 [no. 77]

Factoid List

View Factoid Type Source Ref Primary Person Short Description
RecordedNames S1257    Jænberht 1 (Iænbert)
RecordedNames S1257    Jænberht 1 (Iamberht)
RecordedNames S1257    Hygeberht 1 (Hygeberht)
RecordedNames S1257    Hathored 3 (Heaþoredus)
RecordedNames S1257    Hathored 3 (Heaðoredus)
RecordedNames S1257    Heardred 3 (Heardred)
RecordedNames S1257    Gislhere 1 (Gislhere)
RecordedNames S1257    Esne 1 (Esne)
RecordedNames S1257    Ecgbald 3 (Ecgbald)
RecordedNames S1257    Ealdberht 11 (Aldberht)
RecordedNames S1257    Eadberht 20 (Eadberht)
RecordedNames S1257    Eadberht 23 (Eadberht)
RecordedNames S1257    Eadberht 16 (Eadberht)
RecordedNames S1257    Eadbald 9 (Eadbald)
RecordedNames S1257    Eadbald 6 (Eadbald)
RecordedNames S1257    Deora 2 (Diera)
RecordedNames S1257    Cynewulf 4 (Cynewulf)
RecordedNames S1257    Ceolwulf 4 (Eeoluulf)
RecordedNames S1257    Brorda 2 (Brorda)
RecordedNames S1257    Beorhtwald 7 (Berhtuuald)
RecordedNames S1257    Æthelwulf 3 (Æþeluulf)
RecordedNames S1257    Æthelmod 3 (Æþelmod)
RecordedNames S1257    Æthelbald 4 (Æðelbald)
Personal Relationship S1257    Æthelbald 4 was Propinquus of Offa 7
Office S1257    Offa 7 held office of King (king of the Mercians)
Office S1257    Jænberht 1 held office of Archbishop
Office S1257    Hygeberht 1 held office of Bishop
Office S1257    Hathored 3 held office of Bishop
Office S1257    Hathored 3 held office of Bishop (bishop of the Hwicce)
Office S1257    Heardred 3 held office of Bishop
Office S1257    Gislhere 1 held office of Bishop
Office S1257    Esne 1 held office of Princeps
Office S1257    Ecgbald 3 held office of Bishop
Office S1257    Eadberht 20 held office of Princeps
Office S1257    Ealdberht 11 held office of Bishop
Office S1257    Eadberht 16 held office of Bishop
Office S1257    Eadbald 9 held office of Princeps
Office S1257    Eadbald 6 held office of Princeps
Office S1257    Deora 2 held office of Bishop
Office S1257    Cynewulf 4 held office of King (king of the West Saxons)
Office S1257    Ceolwulf 4 held office of Bishop
Office S1257    Brorda 2 held office of Princeps
Office S1257    Beorhtwald 7 held office of Princeps
Office S1257    Æthelwulf 3 held office of Bishop
Office S1257    Æthelmod 3 held office of Bishop
Office S1257    Æthelbald 4 held office of King
Event S1257    Hathored 3, bishop of the Hwicce, with the consent of his familia at Worcester 1, to Offa 7, king of the Mercians; surrender of 90 hides (manentes) with the minster at Bath and also 30 hides (cassati) by the river Avon, in exchange for the confirmation of 30 hides at Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwicks., 38 at Sture (? Kidderminster Worcs., or Alderminster, Warwicks.), 14 (manentes) at Stour in Ismere and 12 at Bredon, Worcs., and 17 (cassati) at Hampton Lucy, Warwicks.
RecordedNames S1257    Offa 7 (Offa)
Transaction S1257    Hathored 3, bishop of the Hwicce, with the consent of his familia at Worcester 1, to Offa 7, king of the Mercians; surrender of 90 hides (manentes) with the minster at Bath and also 30 hides (cassati) by the river Avon, in exchange for the confirmation of 30 hides at Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwicks., 38 at Sture (? Kidderminster Worcs., or Alderminster, Warwicks.), 14 (manentes) at Stour in Ismere and 12 at Bredon, Worcs., and 17 (cassati) at Hampton Lucy, Warwicks.
Transaction S1257    Cynewulf 4, king of the West Saxons, to Hathored 3 and Worcester 1; grant of 30 hides by the River Avon in exchange for a 'proper price'.
Transaction S1257    Cynewulf 4, king of the West Saxons, to Hathored 3 and Worcester 1; grant of land in exchange for a 'proper price'
Transaction S1257    Hathored 3, bishop of the Hwicce, with the consent of his familia at Worcester 1, to Offa 7, king of the Mercians; surrender of 90 hides (manentes) with the minster at Bath and also 30 hides (cassati) by the river Avon, in exchange for the confirmation of 30 hides at Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwicks., 38 at Sture (? Kidderminster Worcs., or Alderminster, Warwicks.), 14 (manentes) at Stour in Ismere and 12 at Bredon, Worcs., and 17 (cassati) at Hampton Lucy, Warwicks.