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King Edgar to Ælfhere, his faithful minister; grant of 3 hides (mansae) at Nymed (Woolfin in Down St Mary, Devon).

Charter information
Sawyer 795
Birch 1303
Kemble ---
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Exeter ex Crediton
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 974
Scholarly Source Dating 974


*Stevenson 1904, p. 202 n. 2, authentic; Pope 1933, on bounds; Rose-Troup 1933, p. 58, on bounds; Rose-Troup 1942, pp. 251-3, on bounds; Wormald 1945, p. 122 n., on script; Finberg, ECDC, p. 13 (no. 41); Bishop 1955, pp. 195-6, apparently authentic; Finberg 1960, pp. 26-9, bounds cover part of Zeal Monachorum and most of Down St Mary; Chaplais 1966, pp. 14-15 (no. 15), probably an original (= 1981, XV pp. 14-15); Finberg 1969, pp. 55, 56-7, 61, genuine; HRH, p. 231, probably original, subscriptions are consistent; Keynes 1980, p. 34 n. 58, on endorsement; Chaplais 1985, p. 42 n. 5, on an emended subscription; Hooke 1994, pp. 172-5, on bounds; cf. S 684.

Notes: On the dorse is a later note stating that this is the land at Copulastan (Copplestone) which the priest Beorhtric gave to Crediton minster for the supplies of the monks


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King, R.J. Coplestone Cross; and a Charter of Eadgar, A.D. 974 Transactions of the Devonshire Assocation 1876 353-5

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