A.D. 977. Oswald, archbishop, to Ælfweard, his fidelis; lease, for three lives, of 5 hides (mansae) at Tidmington, Warwicks., with reversion to the bishopric of Worcester. Latin with English bounds




1. London, British Library, Cotton Tiberius A. XIII, ff. 1-118, ff. 89v-90r (s. xi 1)
2. London, British Library, Cotton Tiberius A. XIII, ff. 119-200, f. 157v (s. xi 2; bounds only)


Hearne, Heming, pp. 192-3, 348; K, 614; Pierquin, Recueil, pt 4, no. 46


Grundy, Worcs., II, p. 77; Finberg 1943, p. 190 n. 5, doubtful; PN Gloucs., i. 246; Finberg, ECWM, no. 307, authentic; Whybra 1990, p. 56; Hooke 1999, pp. 87-9, on bounds, with map

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    • Old English bounds only ∂is syndon ∂ara V hida landgemære æt Tidelminctune. ærest on Sture. Ondlong Sture ongean stream on Doferburnan. Ondlong Doferburnan ongean stream æt ∂a deopan furh. Of ∂ære deoppan ferh on ∂ære sandune. Of sandune on hor pytte. Of hor pytte on ∂æt ri∂ig. Ondlong ri∂ig ∂æt eft in Sture. æt Tidelminctune. ælfweard and ælfwine and Wulfware.