Source: CharterS93

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Æthelbald, king, to Abingdon, St Mary's Minster; confirmation of lands and grant of 27 hides (cassati) at Watchfield and 10 by Ginge Brook, Berks., with further confirmation by Æthelheard, king (of the West Saxons).

Charter information
Sawyer 93
Birch 155
Kemble 81
British Academy Kelly, Abingdon No. 5
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Abingdon
Source Information
Language Latin
Scholarly Source Dating 726 x 737

Notes

*Napier and Stevenson, p. 37 n. 1, very dubious, p. 117; Stenton 1913, p. 22 n. 2, fabricated; Gelling 1957, p. 56; Lapidge 1975, p. 814; PN Berks., i. 10, ii. 445; Gelling, ECTV, no. 14, spurious; Keynes 1980, p. 11 n. 14, spurious; Scharer 1982, p. 186, spurious; Fleming 1985, p. 252, cited; Edwards 1988, pp. 177-9, fabrication, but some details perhaps derive from early records; Dumville 1992, p. 40 n. 55, bogus; Kelly, Abingdon, no. 5, spurious, but forger has used some contemporary records.

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