Source: CharterS1026

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King Edward to St Mary's, Evesham; grant of 3 hides (cassati) at Upper Swell, Gloucs., in return for the abbot's gift of 6 marks of gold. The land had been forfeited by Erusius (? Earnsige), son of Oce.

Charter information
Sawyer 1026
Birch ---
Kemble 801
British Academy ---
Source Used Kemble
Source Information
Language Latin and Old English
Date from Source 1055
Scholarly Source Dating 1055

Notes

Stevenson 1914, p. 692 n. 16, doubtful or spurious; Herald's Exhibition, p. 49; Robertson, Charters, p. 463, date unacceptable; Harmer, Writs, p. 566, on date; Oleson 1955, p. 153, spurious; PN Gloucs., i. 14, 16, 17, 228, ii. 14; Finberg, ECWM, no. 171, spurious, discusses bounds, and p. 236; Barlow 1970, p. 142 n. 4, generally considered spurious, p. 180 n. 1, unacceptable in existing form; Keynes 1980, p. 126 n. 136, on formulation; Wormald 1988, no. 94; BA Facs., p. 10, spurious, date in MS 1 now burned away, perhaps in antiquity, witnesses point to 1062 x 1065. Single sheet now differs from cartulary copy in several respects, e.g. internal reference to Abbot Æthelwig instead of Manning, names of several witnesses omitted.

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Finberg, H.P.R. The Early Charters of the West Midlands Leicester 1972 73-6

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