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S1251, ff. 127v-128v: A.D. 714. Statement by Ecgwine, bishop of the Hwicce, on the foundation and endowment of the minster at Evesham. The endowment included land at Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwicks., and Chadbury, Worcs., and the minster at Fladbury, Worcs. [granted by King Æthelred (of Mercia); the land at Stratford was later ceded to Æthelheard, subregulus of the Hwicce, in exchange for the restoration of Fladbury]; 84 hides (mansae) around Evesham, on both sides of the river Avon [granted by Cenred, king of Mercia, and Offa, king of the East Angles (recte Essex)]; 20 hides at Twyford, Worcs. [granted by Osward]; 8 hides [granted by Æthelric, son of King Oshere]; and 8 hides [granted by Balterius, sacerdos]. s. xiii