A.D. 1042 x 1065. King Edward confirms a grant by Ælfgifu Emma, his mother, to Old Minster, Winchester, of land at Wargrave, Berks. English


Winchester, Old Minster


1. London, British Library, Cotton Charters x. 17 (s. xii; BM Facs., iv. 37)

Printed and Translated:

Robertson, Charters, no. 118 (pp. 218-19)


BM Facs., iv, p. 7, doubtful if contemporary; Stevenson 1896, p. 732 n., date shuld be 1042 x 1066 if dated by donor, although subscriptions are impossible; Harmer 1938, pp. 342, 349-51, dubious; Robertson, Charters, pp. 470-1, spurious; Gelling, ECTV, no. 135, spurious

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