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Bibliography: Tite, Early Records, pp. 178
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Comment: Some in hand of Joscelyn

Charters contained:

S911x, f. 7r-v: A.D. 1005. King Æthelred to Eynsham Abbey; confirmation of the foundation by Æthelmær, the endowment including (a) 30 hides (mansiunculae) at Eynsham [acquired from his father Æthelweard in exchange for 3 hides at Upottery, Devon; 10 at Little Compton, Warwicks.; 10 at Lawling in Latchingdon, Essex; and 13 at Scildforda]; (b) 5 hides at Shipton-on-Cherwell and the vill at Shifford, Oxon [granted by King Edgar to Brihtnoth, dux, and bequeathed by Leofwine to Æthelmær]; (c) Mickleton, Gloucs. [granted by charter by King Edgar to Brihtnoth, and bequeathed by Brihtnoth to Æthelmær]; (d) 5 hides at Burton [given to Æthelmær by Æthelweard]; (e) 1.5 hides at Marlcliff in Bidford-on-Avon and 2 at Bentley in Holt, Worcs. [among lands forfeited by Leoftæt, for which Æthelmær gave 30 pounds to King Edgar]; (f) 10 hides at Yarnton, Oxon. [acquired from Godwine, in exchange for 5 hides at Studley, Warwicks. or Oxon., and 10 at Chesterton, Warwicks. or Oxon.]; (g) 20 hides at Esher, Surrey [granted by Brihthelm, bishop, to Æthelweard, and bequeathed by Æthelweard to his son, Æthelmær]; (h) land at Thames Ditton, Surrey (cf. S 847); and (i) Rameslege (lost, corresponds with Brede, Sussex) [bequeathed to Eynsham by Wulfin (Wulfwyn), Æthelmær's kinswoman]. s. xvi

S1478, f. 8r: A.D. 1053 x 1055 (? Lincoln). Agreement between Bishop Wulfwig, and Earl Leofric and Godgifu, his wife, concerning the endowment of a monastery at Stowe St Mary, Lincs. s. xvi

S1171, f. 100r: A.D. 685 x 693, probably 686 x 688 (March). Hodilredus (Æthelred) to Hedilburg (Æthelburh), abbess, for her minster called Beddanhaam (Barking); grant of 40 hides (manentes) at Ricingahaam, Budinhaam, Dagenham, Angenlabeshaam and Widmundes felt (Wyfields in Great Ilford), all probably in Essex. s. xvi

S1246, f. 100r-v: A.D. 677 for 687 or 688. Eorcenwold, bishop of the East Saxons, to the nunnery of Barking; grant of privileges and grant and confirmation of lands, comprising 40 hides (cassatae) at Barking and Beddanhaam (probably Barking) [given to Eorcenwald by King Suidfrid], 75 hides (manentes) at Ricingahaam, Bydinhaam, Dagenham, Angenlabeshaam and Widmundes felth (Wyfields in Great Ilford) [granted by Oedilred, cf. S 1171], and 10 hides at Childerditch [also granted by Oedilred], all in Essex; and 53 hides at Isleworth, Middx. [granted by King Æthelred (of Mercia)]; 70 hides at Battersea beside Hydaburna (the river Wandle), Surrey [granted by King Ceadwalla (of Wessex), cf. S 1248]; 1 hide iuxta London [granted by King Wulfhere (of Mercia)]; 10 hides supra vicum Londoniae [granted by Quoengyth, wife of .......aldi]; and 40 hides (cassatae) at Swanscombe and Erith, Kent [granted by King Æthelred (of Mercia)]. s. xvi