A.D. 709. Cenred, king of Mercia, and Offa, ruler of the East Angles, to the monastery at Evesham; confirmation of 67 hides (mansae) at Evesham, Lenchwick, Norton, Offenham, Littleton, Aldington, Badsey, Bretforton, Church Honeybourne, Willersey, Wickhamford, Bengeworth, Hampton, and at Abbots Morton, all in Worcs. except Willersey, Gloucs. Latin with bounds




1. London, British Library, Cotton Vespasian B. XXIV, ff. 68r-69r (s. xii/xiii)
2. London, British Library, Harley 358, ff. 52v-53v (s. xvi)
3. London, British Library, Lansdowne 447, ff. 15r-16r (s. xvii)
4. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Dodsworth 10 (S.C. 4152), ff. 26v-27v (s. xvii; no bounds)
5. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Dugdale 11 (S.C. 6501), ff. 23r-24r (s. xvii)
6. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Rawlinson B 252, ff. 12v-13r (s. xvii)


Spelman, Concilia, i. 209-10; Mon. Angl., i. 145-6; Alford 1663, ii. 461; Wilkins, Concilia, iv. 748-9; Tindal 1794, pp. 150-2; K, 61 and vol. iii. 376-7; Mon. Angl. (rev. edn), ii. 15-16 (no. 3); B, 125, ex K and MS 1; Hooke 1990, p. 47, bounds only


HS, p. 280, spurious; PN Worcs., p. 2, a gross forgery; PN Gloucs., i. 257, 264-5, ii. 7, on bounds; Finberg, ECWM, no. 10 (pp. 33, 88-9), spurious; Cox 1975, pp. 42-3, obvious forgery; Scharer 1982, pp. 156-7, spurious; Hooke 1987, pp. 96-9, on a detail of topography; Hooke 1990, pp. 46-57, bounds cover all the places named in the abstract, except Abbots Morton; Dumville 1992, p. 42 n. 58, spurious.

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    • + In nomine patris . et filii . et spiritus sancti Amen. Quoniam transeuntis quidem mundi vicissitudo cotidie per incrementa temporum crescit . et crescendo decrescit . et ampliando minuitur . crescentibus repentinis variorum incursuum ruinis fi