A.D. 984. Oswald, archbishop of York and bishop of Worcester, to Eadwig, his kinsman, and Wulfgifu, Eadwig's wife; grant to them and their heirs of 3 hides (mansae) at Lower Wolverton in Stoulton, Worcs.; failing heirs it is to pass to two heirs of their choice. Latin with English bounds




1. Lost Somers charter 17
2. London, British Library, Cotton Tiberius A. XIII, ff. 1-118, ff. 72v-73v (s. xi 1)
3. London, British Library, Cotton Tiberius A. XIII, ff. 119-200, ff. 162v-163r (s. xi 2; bounds only)


Smith, Bede, p. 778, ex MS 1; Hearne, Heming, pp. 153-4, 359; K, 645; Pierquin, Recueil, pt 4, no. 60; Hooke 1990, p. 230, bounds only


Brown 1973, pp. 132-5


Wanley, Catalogus, p. 302, no. 17, bounds were written on dorse of MS 1; Grundy, Worcs., II, pp. 69-71, on bounds; PN Oxon., i. 5, on element in bounds; Finberg, ECWM, no. 321, authentic; Hooke 1980, p. 45, on boundary mark; Hooke 1985, pp. 111, 243; Hooke 1990, pp. 230-2, on bounds; Whybra 1990, p. 54; Wareham 1996, pp. 56-7, 60-1

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    • Old English bounds only ∂is syndon ∂ara twegra hida landgemæru to Wulfringtune. ærest of ymelmore up ondlong holan broces, ∂æt it cyme∂ to Monninghæma dice. And swa ondlong ∂æs dices ∂æt on ∂one salt herpa∂. And swa ondlong ∂æs herpa∂es ∂æt on saltere dene. Ondlong ∂ære dene on ∂one herpa∂ be westan fugelmære. Ondlong ∂æs herpa∂es on saltere wellan. Of saltere wellan eastriht on salt broc. And swa ondlong salt broces eft on hymelmor æt Wuduforda. Eadwig wæs se forma man, and Wulfgyuu wæs se o∂er. Nu hæft æ∂elsige hit to ∂an ∂e ∂u wylle. Wulfringtun. Eadwige, Wulfgeofe, and heora dohtor.