Location: Wroughton / Wiltshire

Factoid List

View Factoid Type Source Ref. Primary Person Short Description
Event ASC  823 ADEF(OE and Lat.)G, <823> BC   Ecgberht 10 and Beornwulf 3 fought at Ellandun.
Transaction S585      King Eadwig 4 to Ęlfheah 33, his kinsman and faithful minister; grant of 30 hides (mansae) at Ellendune (Wroughton), Wilts.
Event Ęthelweard.Chron  iii.29   Hun 1 was killed there [at the battle of Ellendun].
Event Ęthelweard.Chron  iii.3 (pp. 28-9)   Ecgberht 10 joined battle with Beornwulf 3 at Ellendun and Ecgberht 10 was the victor. There was great loss, however, on both sides.
Transaction S1485      Ęlfheah 33, ealdorman, to King Edgar 11; bequest of land at Ellendun [Wroughton, Wilts.], 120 hides at Worth [? probably Littleworth in Faringdon], and land at Cookham and Thatcham, Berks.; Chelworth, Wilts.; Incgenęsham (? Inglesham, Wilts.); Aylesbury and Wendover, Bucks. along with 300 mancuses of gold, a drinking cup weighing 3 pounds, a short sword, with 80 mancuses of gold on the scabbard, 6 swords, 6 horses with trappings and as many spears and shields.
Transaction WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  v.237.4   Ęthelwulf 1 naming these lands as belonging to Malmesbury 1: Ellendune, 30 hides; Elmhamstede, 15; Wootton, 10; Charlton, 20; Tockenham, 5; Minety, 5; Rodbourne, 10.
Possession GDB  73v (Wiltshire 67:38) Ealdręd 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 5 hides in Wroughton, Wiltshire (in 1086)
Possession GDB  73v (Wiltshire 67:38) Ealdręd 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 5 hides in Wroughton, Wiltshire (in 1086)
Possession GDB  73v (Wiltshire 67:38) Alwine 10 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 5 hides in Wroughton, Wiltshire (in 1066)
Possession GDB  73v (Wiltshire 67:38) Beorhtnoth 26 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 5 hides in Wroughton, Wiltshire (in 1066)
Possession GDB  70v (Wiltshire 27:7) Alnoth 4 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 10 hides in Wroughton, Wiltshire (in 1066)
Possession GDB  65v (Wiltshire 2:7) Winchester, St Swithun 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 30 hides in Wroughton, Wiltshire (in 1086)
Possession GDB  65v (Wiltshire 2:7) Godric 56 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 30 hides in Wroughton, Wiltshire (in 1066)