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King Eadred to Æthelstan, his faithful minister; grant of 10 hides (mansi) at Eatun, in return for 60 mancuses of gold.

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Sawyer 545
Birch 885
Kemble ---
British Academy Sawyer, Burton No. 10
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Burton
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 949
Scholarly Source Dating 949


*Bridgeman 1916, p. 89; Hart, ECNE, no. 84, probably a post-Conquest forgery, suggests connection with Church Eaton, Staffs.; Sawyer, Burton, p. 16, too many unusual features to be accepted without question as authentic; Keynes 1980, p. 112, on notification formula; Gelling 1981, p. 6, not Church Eaton; Hooke 1983, pp. 32, 56 n. 99, insufficient evidence to confirm identification with Water Eaton, near Penkridge, Staffs.; Hart 1992, p. 313, post-Conquest forgery; Keynes 1994/2, p. 1140 n. 1, cited with reference to formulation


Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Bridgeman, Charles George Orlando Staffordshire Pre-Conquest Charters   1916  

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