A.D. 988. Oswald, bishop of Worcester and archbishop of York, to Æthelweard, his minister; lease, for three lives, of 3 hides (mansae) at Clifforda, Warwicks., with reversion to the church of Worcester. Latin with English bounds




1. London, British Library, Cotton Tiberius A. XIII, ff. 1-118, f. 93r-v (s. xi 1)


Hearne, Heming, pp. 197-9; K, 667


Finberg, ECWM, p. 236, estate included land in Clifford Chamber, Warwicks; Hooke 1985, p. 207, estate lay in Ruin Clifford in Old Stratford; Bullough 1990, pp. 19-21, on beneficiary; Whybra 1990, pp. 50, 64 n. 68; Hooke 1996, p. 106; King 1996, p. 106; Williams 1997b, p. 44 n. 11; Hooke 1999, pp. 97-9, on bounds, with map

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    • Old English bounds only ∂is syndan ∂a landgemæru into Clifforda. Of Strætforda ondlong ∂ære mycelan stræte. Of ∂ære stræte on ruggan sloh. Andlang broces on ∂one grenan weg. Andlang ∂ære dene ∂æt on bromhlinc. Of bromhlince andlang ∂ære dene innan Sture. Andlang Sture ∂æt cym∂ innan Afene. Andlang Afene ∂æt eft innan Strætforda. Mid were and mid mylene, ge inner, ge utter swa to ∂æm ˇreom hidan gebyrige. æt Clifforda, Æ∂elwearde and Eadflæde.