Location: Chippenham / Wiltshire

Factoid List

View Factoid Type Source Ref. Primary Person Short Description
Event Asser.VitAlfredi  57   The army of pagans (Anonymi 79) left Chippenham as they had promised and went to Cirencester in the southern part of the land of the Hwicce (Anonymi 185).
Event Asser.VitAlfredi  52   Anonymi 79 wintered there [at Chippenham].
Event Asser.VitAlfredi  52   The army (Anonymi 79), leaving Exeter, went to Chippenham.
Event Asser.VitAlfredi  9   Æthelwulf 1 gave his daughter (Æthelswith 1) to Burgred 5 as queen.
Event ASC  879 ADEG, <880> B, 880 C   Here the here (Anonymi 900) went to Cirencester from Chippenham.
Event ASC  878 ADEG, <879> B, 879 C   Here the army (Anonymi 900) stole away to Chippenham in midwinter after Twelfth Night.
Event S405      King Æthelstan 18 to Eadwulf 32, bishop and the familia at Crediton; grant of 3 hides (cassatae) at Sandford near Crediton, Devon
Event S422      King Æthelstan 18 to the familia of Sherborne 1 Minster; grant of 10 hides (cassatae) at Bradford Abbas, Dorset
Event S423      King Æthelstan 18 to the church of Sherborne 1; grant of 5 or 8 hides (familiae) at Stalbridge Weston, Dorset
Transaction S405      King Æthelstan 18 to Eadwulf 32, bishop and the familia at Crediton 1; grant of 3 hides (cassatae) at Sandford near Crediton 1, Devon
Transaction S473      King Edmund 14 to Wulfric 23; grant of 30 hides (mansiunculae) at Langley, Wilts.
Event S473      King Edmund 14 to Wulfric 23; grant of 30 hides (mansiunculae) at Langley, Wilts.
Event Æthelweard.Chron  iv.3 (p. 42)   Anonymi 2507 made their winter settlement in Chippenham.
Occupation Æthelweard.Chron  iv.3 (p. 43) Anonymi 2507 Army
Event S1445      Sire, I will inform you what happened about the land at Fonthill, the 5 hides which Æthelhelm 10 is claiming. When Helmstan 2 committed the crime of stealing Æthelred 22's belt, Higa at once began to bring charge against him, along with other claimants, and wished to win the land from him by litigation. Then he came to me and begged me to intercede for him, because I had stood sponsor to him at his confirmation before he committed that crime. Then I spoke on his behalf and interceded for him with King Alfred 8. Then - may God repay his soul - he allowed him to be entitled to prove his right against Æthelhelm 10 as regards the land, because of my advocacy and true account. Then he ordered that they should be brought agreement, and I [Anonymous 1036] was one of the men appointed to do it, and Wihtbrord 4 and Ælfric 8, who was then keeper of the wardrobe [hrælðen], and Beorhthelm 11 and Wulfhun 3 the Black of Somerton, and Stricca 1 and Ubba 4 and more men than I can now name. Then each of t
Transaction S1507      King Alfred 8 to [Ælfthryth 5], his youngest daughter; bequest of land at Wellow, Ashton, and Chippenham, and 100 pounds.
Possession GDB  72v (Wiltshire 45:2) Celein 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 1 hide, 0.50 virgates in Chippenham, Wiltshire (in 1066)
Possession GDB  64v (Wiltshire 1:5) William 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 0.50 virgates in Chippenham, Wiltshire (in 1086)
Possession GDB  64v (Wiltshire 1:5) Eadric 84 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 0.50 virgates in Chippenham, Wiltshire (in 1066)
Possession GDB  64v (Wiltshire 1:5) William 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 1 hide in Chippenham, Wiltshire (in 1086)
Possession GDB  64v (Wiltshire 1:5) Wulfgeat 20 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 1 hide in Chippenham, Wiltshire (in 1066)
Possession GDB  64v (Wiltshire 1:5) William 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: [fiscal data not specified] in Chippenham, Wiltshire (in 1086)
Possession GDB  73 (Wiltshire 62:1) Reginald 2 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 1 hide in Chippenham, Wiltshire (in 1086)
Possession GDB  64v (Wiltshire 1:5) Edward 15 Property recorded in Domesday Book: [fiscal data not specified] in Chippenham, Wiltshire (in 1066)
Possession GDB  73 (Wiltshire 62:1) Toki 10 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 1 hide in Chippenham, Wiltshire (in 1066)