s. xvii

Type of MS.: Antiquarian transcript
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Bibliography: The charters on fos 3-8 are printed, in chronological order, in Hickes, Thesaurus, i, 169-75, and those on fos 8v-10, ibid., pp. 139-42.
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Comment: They were all copied from originals at Worcester, cf. fo. 1; the last text is also copied from an original

Charters contained:

S1432, After A.D. 822 x 823. Memorandum concerning King Ceolwulf's request for land at Bromsgrove, Worcs., from Bishop Heahberht and his community, and a consequent attempt by Wulfheard to obtain possession of Inkberrow, Worcs. s. xvii

S77, f. 3r: A.D. 691 x 699. Æthelred, king of Mercia, to Oftfor, bishop, and St Peter's Church, Worcester; grant of 30 hides (cassati) at Henbury and Aust, Gloucs. s. xvii

S53, f. 3v: (A.D. 693.) Oshere, king of the Hwicce, to Cuthswith, abbess; grant of 15 hides (tributarii) at Penintanham (probably Inkberrow, Worcs.) and Dyllawidu (?), for the foundation of a minster. s. xvii

S1177, f. 3v: A.D. 704 x 709. Æthelheard and Æthelweard (rulers of the Hwicce) to Cuthswith; grant of 5 hides (manentes) at Ingon, Warwicks., in return for 600 shillings. s. xvii

S58, f. 4r: A.D. 767. Uhtred, regulus of the Hwicce, with the permission of Offa, king of Mercia, to Æthelmund, his faithful minister, son of Ingeld, dux and præfectus; grant of 5 hides (tributarii) at Aston in Stoke Prior, Worcs. s. xvii

S1416, f. 4v: A.D. 892. Bishop Werferth, with the agreement of the familia at Worcester, arranges for himself the lease, for four lives, of 3 hides (manentes) at South Hethfeld and of land at Hreodhalh. s. xvii

S180, f. 5r-v: A.D. 816. Coenwulf, king of Mercia, to Deneberht, bishop, and his clergy at Worcester; grant of privileges for land at Whittington, Spetchley and Tolladine in North Claines, for 30 hides (manentes) at Weogorena-leage (Hallow), and for 25 hides at Chaddesley Corbett, Worcs., in return for 14 hides at Sture. s. xvii

S1430, f. 6r: A.D. 789 (Chelsea, Middx). Settlement of a dispute between Heathored, bishop, and Wulfheard, son of Cussa, concerning land at Inkberrow and Bradley, Worcs. s. xvii

S1260, f. 6r-v: A.D. 803 (Clofesho, 6 Oct.). Deneberht, bishop, and his familia at Worcester, to Wulfheard; confirmation of his life interest in land at Inkberrow and Bradley, Worcs. s. xvii

S113, f. 7r-v: A.D. 778. Offa, king of Mercia, to his subregulus, Ealdred, dux of the Hwicce; grant of 4 hides (mansiones) at Sedgeberrow, Worcs., with grant by Ealdred to the church of St Mary's, Worcester. s. xvii

S1289, f. 8r: A.D. 922. Wilfrid, bishop, to the community at Worcester; grant of land at Clifford Chambers, Warwicks. s. xvii

S726, f. 8v: A.D. 964. King Edgar to Beorhtnoth, his comes; grant of 2 hides (mansiunculae) at Cookley in Wolverley, Worcs. s. xvii

S1363, f. 9r: A.D. 990. Oswald, archbishop, to Beornheah and his brother, Byrhstan; lease, for three lives, of 2 hides at Moreton in Bredon, Worcs., in return for four pounds of sterling money. s. xvii

S1384, f. 9v: A.D. 1017. Wulfstan, archbishop, to Ælfwig, his brother; lease, for three lives, of 6 hides (manentes) at Bentley in Holt, Worcs., and salt-ovens at Droitwich, with reversion to the church of Worcester. s. xvii

S1406, f. 10r: A.D. 1046 x 1053. Ealdred, bishop, to Athelstan 'the fat'; lease, for three lives, of 2 hides at Hill and Moor, Worcs. s. xvii

S173, f. 21r-v: A.D. 814. Coenwulf, king of Mercia, to Swithnoth, his comes; grant of 1 sulung (aratrum) near Chart Sutton, Kent, with swine-pastures. s. xvii