A.D. 963. Oswald, bishop, to Æthelnoth, his minister; lease, for three lives, of 1 hide (mansa) at Harford in Naunton, Gloucs., with reversion to the church of Worcester. Latin with English bounds




1. London, British Library, Add. 46204 (s. xi; fragment)
2. London, British Library, Cotton Tiberius A. XIII, ff. 1-118, ff. 61v-62r (s. xi 1)


Hearne, Heming, pp. 130-1, ex MS 2; K, 509 and vol. iii. 462, ex MS 2; B, 1105, ex MS 2; Stevenson 1911, pp. 209-10, ex MSS 1, 2; Pierquin, Recueil, pt 2, no. 128


Grundy, Gloucs., pp. 172-5, on bounds; PN Gloucs., i. 164-5, 201, on bounds; Finberg, ECWM, no. 107, authentic; Whybra 1990, pp. 18, 48; King 1996, p. 116 n. 107

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    • Æt Heort forda Æˇelnode 7 . Ælfsige . + ˇas gen bec hyra∂ in to Winces cumbe . Px Ego Oswold ergo Christi crismate presul judicatus dominicæ incarnationis Anno dcccclxiii . Annueute regi Anglorum . Eadgaro Ælfereque Merciorum comite necnon et familiae Wiogornensis aecclesiæ quandam ruris particulam unam videlicet mansam in loco qui celebri a soliculis nuncupatur æt Heort ford vocabulo cuidam ministro meo nomine Æˇelno∂ perpetua largitus hereditate et post vitæ suæ terminum duobus tantum heredibus immunem derelinquat quibus defunctis æcclesiæ in Weogorna ceastre restituatur . ˘is synd ˇa land ge mæro ˇære an[r]e hidæ in to heort forda of stan forda . up on mæres slæd . of mæres slæde up on ˇa cæstello easte weardre . of ˇan cæstello on colomores sic neoˇe weardre . of colomores sice . up on burg hæma weg ond lang ˇæs weges on ˇone litlan beorh ˇonne swa andlang furu ˇæt on ˇa healdan stige . ondlang stige ˇæt for∂ on ælfrices ge mæro ˇonne and lang hric weges on ˇa ea æt ˇære ealdan mylne and lang ea eft on stan ford . ˝onne is ˇæs landes an hid ˇe oswold bisceop boca∂ æ∂elno∂e his ˇegne ˇreora manna dæg on ˇa ge rad wyrce ˇæt he wyrce ˇæt ˇæt land sio un for worht . Scripta est haec cartula his testibus consentientibus quorum inferius notantur nomina . + Ego Wulfric presbiter . + Ego Wulfric presbiter . + Ego Ælfric presbiter . + Ego Eadgar diaconus . + Ego Ælfred clericus . + Ego Wulfhun clericus . + Ego Cynsige clericus . + Ego Cynstan clericus . + Ego Cyneˇegn clericus . + Ego Wynstan clericus . + Ego Æˇelstan cirdward . + Ego Byrhstan clericus . + Ego Wulfgar clericus . + Ego Æˇelwold clericus . + Ego Wulfeah clericus .