A.D. 793. Offa, king of Mercia, to St Albans Abbey; grant of privileges and of 34 hides at Cassio, Herts.; 12 at Winslow, Bucks.; 10 at Fenntune with the wood called Horowudu (Horwood, Bucks.), 5 at Ligtune (? Luton, Beds.), 3 at Scylfdune, 10 at Stanmore, Middx, and 6 at Heanhamstede (cf. Hamstead's House, St Stephens, Herts.). English


St Albans


1. Brussels, Bibliothèque Royale, 7965-73 (3723), ff. 155v-156r (s. xvii)


Keynes 1993, pp. 264, 272-3, appears to combine the grants and privileges made in S 136 and 138; may have been in existence in some form by late 11th or early 12th century; Bailey 1999, on bounds in Brussels MS; Crick 2002, examines circumstances of forgery