Source: CharterS235

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Cĉdwalla, king of the (West) Saxons, to Cedde, Cisi and Criswa (? Crispa); grant, for the foundation of a minster, of 60 hides (cassati) at Farnham, Surrey, including 10 at Binton and 2 at Churt, Surrey, and land at Cusanweoh.

Charter information
Sawyer 235
Birch 72
Kemble 994
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Winchester, Old Minster
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 688
Scholarly Source Dating 688

Notes

Stevenson 1914, p. 703, seems to be genuine; Stenton 1918, p. 438, no conclusive exception need be taken (= Stenton 1970, p. 53); PN Surrey, pp. 178, 181; Barker 1948, p. 116 and n. 5, spurious but based on genuine original; Chaplais 1969, pp. 541-2, on formulation (= 1973, p. 106); Hart 1970/1, p. 29 (no. 97), authentic; Manning 1970; Stenton 1970, pp. 288-9; Stenton 1971, pp. 70, 101-2, treats as authentic, p. 303, cited; Gelling 1973, p. 117; Harrison 1973/1, pp. 556-7, no trace of forgery but unexpected to see Wilfrid's subscription in a charter of 688; Whitelock 1975, p. 8, on Wilfrid's subscription; Cox 1976, pp. 17, 19, 21, 39, on place-names; Harrison 1976, pp. 70-1, seems to be authentic; Rumble 1976, p. 173, grant consisted of whole of later Farnham hundred; Sawyer 1976, p. 4, on estate; Whitelock 1976, p. 144, on some witnesses; Sawyer 1978, p. 43, on royal style, pp. 143-4, on estate; Gelling, ECTV, no. 312, authentic; Whitelock, EHD, p. 484, authentic, incarnation date may be addition; Scharer 1982, pp. 138-40, based on genuine charter, but corrupt and fabricated; Wormald 1985, pp. 9-10, probably drafted by Bishop Eorcenwald, p. 25, broadly trustworthy; Edwards 1988, pp. 132-7, 163, basically authentic; Faith 1997, pp. 40, 104

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Whitelock, Dorothy English Historical Documents, c.400-1042 London and New York 1999 [reissue of 1979 edition] 484-5 [no. 58]

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