Source: CharterS1412

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Beonna, abbot of Medeshamstede, to Cuthberht, princeps; lease of 10 hides (manentes) at Swineshead, Lincs., in return for 1000 shillings and annual hospitality (unius noctis pastum) valued at 30 sicli, with ultimate reversion to Medeshamstede.

Charter information
Sawyer 1412
Birch 271
Kemble 165
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Peterborough
Source Information
Language Latin
Scholarly Source Dating 786 x 796

Notes

*Stubbs 1861/1, p. 206, cited; Stenton 1933, pp. 313-14, no reason for suspicion (= 1973, pp. 179-80); Whitelock 1954, p. 33, genuine; Hart, ECEE, no. 147, authentic; Stenton 1971, pp. 484-5, cited; Finberg 1972, p. 460; Campbell 1989, pp. 30, 34, on money-transaction; Faith 1997, p. 162.

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