Source: CharterS787

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King Edgar to Peterborough Abbey, with later confirmations, grant of privileges for the abbey and its land at Dogsthorpe, Eye, Paston and Oundle, Northants.; and confirmation of land at Barrow-upon-Humber, Lincs.; Warmington, Ashton, Kettering, Castor, Ailsworth, Walton, Werrington, Eye, and Thorp, Northants.; a mint at Stamford, Lincs.; and half of Whittlesey Mere.

Charter information
Sawyer 787
Birch 1280
Kemble 575
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Peterborough
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 972
Scholarly Source Dating 972


*Riley 1862, genuine but tampered with; Searle 1894, pp. 176-8; Hall 1908, ii. 5; Stevenson 1914, p. 698 n. 44, B 1258 is doubtful or spurious; Harmer 1950, p. 349, authenticity would be difficult to substantiate; Levison 1946, pp. 219-20, spurious, possibly work of Guerno, signatures from S 782; Hart, ECEE, no. 15 (pp. 25-6, 101, 112), spurious; Hart, ECNE, no. 8, spurious; Fleming 1985, p. 255; Hart 1990, pp. 10-11, forged; Hart 1992, p. 150, post-Conquest forgery, incorporates some reliable traditions; Kennedy 1995, p. 151 n. 86, cited; Wormald 1995, p. 128.

Notes: An abbreviated version is in Bodleian, Laud Misc. 636, 37rv (s. xii; facsimile), Printed Plummer 1892, pp. 116-17 and B 1281

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