Source: CharterS1187

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Æthelric, son of Æthelmund, declares his intention to bequeath land at Todenham, Gloucs.; Sture; Shrawley, Worcs.; and at Cohhanlea to Deerhurst; at Bromsgrove and Feckenham, Worcs., to Wærferth for life with reversion to Worcester; and land under Over, Gloucs., at Westmynster (Westbury-on-Trym) and at Stoce (Stoke Bishop, Gloucs. or Stoke Prior, Worcs.), to Ceolburg, his mother, for life, with reversion to the church at Worcester.

Charter information
Sawyer 1187
Birch 313
Kemble 186
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Worcester
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 804
Scholarly Source Dating 804


*Stenton 1955, p. 43, cited; PN Gloucs., i. 254, suggests at Sture refers to Preston-on-Stour; Chaplais 1968, p. 316, example of document issued in more than one exemplar (= 1973, p. 65); Finberg, ECWM, no. 53 (pp. 43, 97-8), authentic; Whitelock, EHD, p. 512; Wormald 1982, p. 123; Fleming 1985, p. 256 n. 7, authentic; Wormald 1986, pp. 154-7, on background; Wormald 1988, no. 11; Hooke 1990, pp. 92-3; Sims-Williams 1990, pp. 174-6, Stoce is Stoke Bishop; Wormald 1993, pp. 2-7, 20-2, Stoce is probably Stoke Prior; Stafford 1994, p. 241 n. 82; Cubitt 1995, pp. 67-71, 80, 83 n. 28, pp. 84, 281, authentic but date causes problems; Bassett 1996, p. 166; John of Worcester, p. 233 n.


Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Whitelock, Dorothy English Historical Documents, c.400-1042 London and New York 1999 [reprint of 1979] 512-3 [no. 81]

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