Source: CharterS340

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Æthelred, king of the West Saxons, to Hunsige, his minister; grant of 5 hides (cassati) at Martyr Worthy, Hants.

Charter information
Sawyer 340
Birch 520
Kemble 1061
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Winchester, Old Minster
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 868
Scholarly Source Dating 868

Notes

*Stevenson 1904, p; 229 n. 4, suspicious, p. 299 n. 4, doubtful; Grundy, Hants. 1926, pp. 182-5, on bounds; Finberg, ECW, no. 21, authentic, bounds identical with those of S 273; Hart 1970/1, p. 21, on rubric, p. 34 (no. 159), authentic; Keynes and Lapidge 1983, p. 235 n. 28, cited; Keynes 1988, p. 185 n. 3, on formulation; Keynes 1994/2, pp. 1123-34, esp. pp. 1124, 1130, authentic, perhaps drafted by royal scribe; Faith 1997, p. 34, on place-name; cf. S 304

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