A.D. 987. Oswald, archbishop, to Æthelmund; lease, for three lives, of 5 hides (mansae) at Cutsdean, Gloucs., with reversion to the bishopric. Latin with English bounds




1. London, British Library, Cotton Tiberius A. XIII, ff. 1-118, ff. 78r-79r (s. xi 1)


Hearne, Heming, pp. 165-7; K, 660


Grundy, Gloucs., pp. 99-101, on bounds; PN Gloucs., ii. 8, 12; Finberg, ECWM, no. 132, authentic; HRH, p. 231, probably genuine; Hooke 1985, pp. 211, 235, on topography; Whybra 1990, p. 56; Pelteret 1995, p. 167; Bassett 1996, p. 173, on assessment; King 1996, p. 104, same beneficiary in S 1338

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    • Old English bounds only ∂is synd ∂a landgemæro ∂e gebyria∂ into Codestune. ærest on Gytincges æwylm. Of Gytinges æwylme on nor∂dene on ∂one grenan weg. ∂æt on ∂ane haran stan. Of ∂æm haran stane andlang grenan weges on scepe clif. Andlang scepe clifes in on meos mære. Of meos mære andlang dene on geolowonford. Of geolewanforde on ˇristlongan dene. Ondlang ˇristlongan dene to brocces slæde. Of brocces slæde ondlong ecge ∂æt on ∂a twegen ˇornas. Of ∂æm twam ˇornan on wadbeorh. Of wadbeorhge on lafercan beorh. Of lafercan beorhge a bi ∂am æcra heafdan ∂æt on scyttanfæn. Of scyttanfænne ∂æt on Gyting. Ondlang ∂æt eft on Gytinges æwylm. æt Codestune. æ∂elmund and Wulfhelm and ælfno∂ and Godwine.