Source: CharterS1454

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Record of a dispute between Wynnflæd and Leofwine about land at Hagbourne and Bradfield, Berks., and at Datchet, Bucks., which was settled at the shire-moot at Cwicelmshlæwe (Scutchamer Knob, Berks.).

Charter information
Sawyer 1454
Birch ---
Kemble 693
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church
Source Information
Language Old English
Scholarly Source Dating 990 x 992

Notes

Bond 1878, p. 7, contemporary; Stevenson 1912, p. 5 and n. 13, contemporary; PN Bucks., p. 234; Robertson, Charters, pp. 379-82; Harmer, Writs, pp. 47, 541 (no. 1); Chaplais 1966, p. 172 (= 1973, p. 56); Whitelock et al. 1968, p. 127 n. 8; Stenton 1971, p. 395, cited; HRH, p. 236, probably original; PN Berks., i. 200, ii. 481-2, 519; Dumville 1979, p. 5, on a witness; Gelling, ECTV, no. 123 (pp. 62-3, 76), original; Keynes 1980, p. 138 n. 186, p. 187 n. 115; Kennedy 1985, pp. 187-8, on lawsuit; Wormald 1986, pp. 160, 162-3, on legal background, dates 990; Wormald 1988, no. 49; Baines 1990; Keynes 1990, pp. 245-6, 249-50, on legal background, p. 250 n. 94, citing Chaplais, on solution to cutword; Keynes 1992, p. 76 n. 95; Lawson 1993, p. 69, cited; Kennedy 1995, pp. 167 n., 170 n., 171 n., 181 n., 182-3, on legal background.

Notes: Upper portion of chirograph (CPILREOTGVRMAEFSVTM = CIROGRAFVM PLETVM EST).

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Robertson, Agnes Jane Anglo-Saxon Charters Cambridge   136-9 [no.66]

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