A.D. 991. Oswald, archbishop, to Eadric, his thegn; lease, for two lives, of 2 hides at Talton and 1 at Newbold, both in Tredington, Warwicks., and the inlond which Lyfing had. English




1. London, British Library, Cotton Tiberius A. XIII, ff. 1-118, f. 91r (s. xi 1)


Hearne, Heming, pp. 195-6; K, 676

Printed and Translated:

Robertson, Charters, no. 67 (pp. 138-9)


Robertson, Charters, p. 382; Finberg, ECWM, no. 329, authentic; HRH, p. 236, probably genuine; Hooke 1985, p. 108, cited with reference to history of Tredington; Whybra 1990, p. 56; King 1996, p. 105; Faith 1997, p. 170; Hooke 1999, pp. 54-5

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    • Rubric: On Tætlinctune 7 æt Neoweboldan Eadrice. + In usses drih't'nes noman hælendes Cristes. Ic Oswald arcebiscop mid geˇafunge 7 leafe . ˇæs arwyr∂an hiredes on Wiogernaceastre ge iunges ge aldes gebocie sumne dæl landes minum holdan 7 getriowan ˇegne ˇætæm is Eadric noma on twam stowum ˇriora hida landes on twera monna dæg twa on Tætlintune 7 ane æt Nioweboldan 7 ˇæt inlond ˇærto . ˇe Leofinc hædde . for his eadmodre hersumnesse . ˇæt is ˇæt he hæbbe 7 wel bruce his dæg 7 æfter his dæg anum erfewarde ˇæm ˇe him leofest se 7 him to gearnian wille 7 he hit hæbbe tofrion ælces ˇingces butan geweorce 7 bry'c'ggeworce 7 ferdsocne. ˝is wæs gedon ˇu geare ˇe agan wæs 'fron' Cristes gebyrdtide nigon hund wintra 7 an 7 hundnigonti wintra on ˇara bro∂ra gewitnesse ˇe hiora naman her beneo∂an awritene standa∂. + Ic Oswald ercebiscop mid Cristes rode tacne ˇas sylene gefestnade. + Ego Æˇelstan primus + Ego Ælfsige prb't + Eadgar prb't + Ego Æˇelsige prb't + Ego Godingc diac' + Ego Wistan prb't + Ego Æˇelstan prb't + Ego Leofstan diac' + Ego Æˇelric diac' + Ego Cyneˇeng + Ego Wulfgar clr + Ego Leofwine clr + Ego Wulfric clr + Ego Wulfno∂ clr + Ego Wulfwine clr + Ego Godwine clr