Source: CharterS1274

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(1) Swithhun, bishop of Winchester, to Ęthelbald, king of the West Saxons; grant of 60 hides (cassati) at Farnham, Surrey. (2) King Ęthelbald grants the reversion of the land, after his death, to the bishop and church of Winchester.

Charter information
Sawyer 1274
Birch 495
Kemble 1058
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Winchester, Old Minster
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 858
Scholarly Source Dating 858

Notes

Stenton 1918, p. 445 n. 57, spurious (= Stenton 1970, p. 59 n. 3); Hart 1970/1, p. 37 (no. 202), authentic; Stenton 1971, p. 147 n. 3, cited; Gelling, ECTV, no. 319, authentic; Keynes 1988, p. 185 n. 3, on formulation; Dumville 1992, p. 43, suspicious; Keynes 1994/2, pp. 1123-31, esp. pp. 1123, 1124 n., 1127-8, probably acceptable, perhaps drafted by royal priest.

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