A.D. 985. Oswald, archbishop of the Hwicce, to Wulfgar, clericus; lease, for three lives, of 1 hide (mansa) at Clopton in St John-in-Bedwardine, Worcs., with reversion to the church of Worcester, and of a messuage (haga) binnan mynstre on porte (Worcester), bequeathed by Wulfric, mass-priest, to his kinsman Wulfward. Latin with English and English bounds




1. London, British Library, Cotton Tiberius A. XIII, ff. 1-118, ff. 63v-64r (s. xi 1)
2. London, British Library, Cotton Tiberius A. XIII, ff. 119-200, f. 158r-v (s. xi 2; bounds only)


Hearne, Heming, pp. 135-6, 349-50; K, 649; Hooke 1990, pp. 319, 321, bounds only


Grundy, Worcs., I, pp. 19-21, on bounds; Finberg, ECWM, no. 323, authentic; Hooke 1980, pp. 40, 46, 47, 48, on topography; Hooke 1985, p. 119, cited; Hooke 1990, pp. 318-21, on bounds, with map. p. 319; Whybra 1990, p. 54; Baker and Holt 1996, p. 137; King 1996, p. 111

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    • Old English only ∂is synt ∂a landgemæru æt Cloptune. ærest of Wermundingcforda ondlong hegstowe to Wulfrices gemære. Ondlong ∂æs gemæres on ælfrices gemære. Ondlong ∂æs gemæres on ∂a ealdan stræt. Ondlong stræte on breggeburnan ford. Onlang burnan on ∂one hege. Ondlong heges on færweg. Ondlong weges on ∂one wuduherpa∂. Ondlang herpa∂es on ciolanweg. Ondlong weges ∂æt be eastan ∂a bircan on Cyne∂egnes gemære. Ondlong gemæres in on Lawern. Ondlong Lawern on ceolanford. ∂æt swa be Cyne∂egnes gemære swa ∂a ealdan dica beligca∂. ∂æt eft swa on Weormundinc ford. Ond ∂is is ∂æt mæd land ∂ærto. ærest of Temedan on Lullan hlyd on ∂a hegestowe ufewardre. Ondlong hegstowe on langan æcer. Ondlong æceres on hina hom. ∂æt swa eft in Temedan. ∂onne is ealles ∂æs landes an hid ∂e Osuuald ercebiscup boca∂ Wulfgare preoste ˇreora manna dæg mid his hlafordes leafe, and ∂one hagan binnan mynstre on porte ∂e Wulfric mæssepreost becwæ∂ Wulfwarde his mæge, ic his geon him his dæg and he his wel bruce. And æfter his dæge twam mannan swilce him leofeste seu to brucenne.