Source: CharterS781

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King Edgar to Ely Abbey; grant of 10 hides (cassati) at Stoke near Ipswich, Suffolk.

Charter information
Sawyer 781
Birch 1269
Kemble 1270
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Ely
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 970
Scholarly Source Dating 970


*B 1269, identifies the place as Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk; Ekwall, DEPN, p. 445, accepts Birch's identification; Blake, Liber Eliensis, pp. 416-17, probably authentic, modelled on charter of Æthelstan, identifies place with Stoke near Ipswich; Hart, ECEE, no. 77, authentic; John 1966, pp. 202-3, authentic; HRH, p. 230, probably authentic, subscriptions are consistent; Forsberg 1973, p. 13, on detil of bounds; Keynes 1980, p. 44 n. 77, pp. 77-8, 'Edgar A' formulation, probably drafted on the same occasion as S 777 and by the same draftsman; Hart 1992, pp. 60-2, on bounds.

Notes: Bishop Æthelwold is said to have given the king 100 mancuses of gold for the property (Blake, Liber Eliensis, pp. 111-12)

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