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Bibliography: printed by Stubbs, William of Malmesbury, G.R. For other versions see his preface, pp. xv-xci
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S314, s. xii

S1245, ff. 9v-10r: A.D. 675 (iuxta flumen Bladon, 26 Aug.). Leuthere, bishop of the Saxons, to Aldhelm, priest; grant of land at Malmesbury, Wilts., for a monastery. s. xii

S250, ff. 10v-11v: A.D. 725. Ine, king (of Wessex), to the church at Glastonbury; grant of 10 hides at Brent, 10 at Sowy (cf. Middlezoy, Westonzoyland), 20 at Pilton, 20 at Doulting and 1 at Bleadney, Somerset, and confirmation of land at Meare, Beckery, Godney, Marchey, Andersey (Nyland), Lantocai (? Leigh in Street), Pennard and Pouelt (cf. Polden Hills), Somerset, with general grant of privileges and reference to dependent churches at Sowy, Middlezoy, Brent, Moorlinch, Shapwick, Street, Butleigh and Pilton. s. xii

S257, f. 11v: A.D. 745 (Glastonbury, ? 30 April). Cuthred, king of Wessex, to Glastonbury Abbey; confirmation of grants made by previous kings to Glastonbury. s. xii

S92x, f. 21r: A.D. 749 (Gumley, Leics.). Æthelbald, king of Mercia, in favour of the minsters and churches (of Mercia); grant of privileges. s. xii

S294a, f. 28r-v: A.D. 814 or 855 for 844 (Winchester, 5 Nov.). Æthelwulf, king of Wessex, to the Church; general grant of lands and privileges ('First Decimation'). s. xii

S436, ff. 34v-35r: A.D. 937 (Dorchester, Dorset, 21 Dec.). King Athelstan to the familia of Malmesbury; grant of 10 hides (cassati) at Wootton, 60 at Bremhill, 5 at Sumerford (? Little Somerford), and 5 at Norton, Wilts.; and 5 at Ewen, Gloucs. s. xii

S499, ff. 35v-36r: A.D. 944. King Edmund to the church of St Mary, Glastonbury, and to Abbot Dunstan; grant and confirmation of privileges. s. xii

S783, ff. 37v-38r: A.D. 971. King Edgar to Glastonbury Abbey; grant of privileges. s. xii

S796, f. 38r-v: A.D. 974. King Edgar to Ælfric, abbot of Malmesbury; restoration of 10 hides (manentes) at Eastcourt in Crudwell, Wilts. The land had been forfeited by Ætheloth. s. xii