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Cenwealh, king of the West Saxons, to Beorhtwald, abbot; grant of 1 hide (cassatus) and two small islands, with a fishery, at Meare, Somerset.

Charter information
Sawyer 227
Birch 25
Kemble 7
British Academy ---
Source Used  
Archive(s) Glastonbury
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 670
Scholarly Source Dating 670


*HS, p. 164 n., spurious; Robinson 1921, pp. 49-53, authentic basis, but has undergone more than one modification; Turner 1950; Finberg, ECW, no. 353, authentic basis; Scott 1981, pp. 90, 187 n. 80; Carley, Glast. Chron., p. 88, identifies islands as Westhay and Godney; Edwards 1988, pp. 20-3, spurious, perhaps 10th-century fabrication partly based on S 257 and 1249; Costen 1992, p. 38, on estate; Abrams 1996, pp. 28, 31, 38, on MS sources, pp. 46-7, 124-5, probably a forgery but contains genuine 7th-century elements, p. 131, on Godney, pp. 169-71, on Meare.

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