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King Æthelred to St Albans Abbey; grant of 8 hides (mansae) in St Albans, comprising 4 at Burston in St Stephens and 4 at Wincelfelda (lost, also in St Stephens), and also 9 haga in the town, and 8 iugera at Westwick in St Michaels, Herts.

Charter information
Sawyer 888
Birch ---
Kemble 696
British Academy ---
Source Used Kemble
Archive(s) St Alban's
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 996
Scholarly Source Dating 996


*PN Herts., p. 99, on Wincelfelda; Whitelock et al. 1968, p. 25 n. 1, p. 29 n. 4; HRH, p. 232, subscriptions are consistent; Gelling, ECTV, no. 173, authentic; Keynes 1980, pp. 102-3, 121-3, 128 n. 142, pp. 254-5, authentic; Keynes 1993, p. 265, MS 1 contains two sets of vernacular bounds, for Burston and Wincelfelda, pp. 273-4, substantially authentic.

Note: MS 1 is not yet printed.

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