A.D. 996. Ealdwulf, archbishop, to Leofenath, his miles; lease, for three lives, of 40 agri at Huneshom and a fishery, with reversion to the church of Worcester. Latin with English bounds




1. London, British Library, Cotton Tiberius A. XIII, ff. 1-118, f. 89r-v (s. xi 1)


Hearne, Heming, pp. 190-1; K, 695


Finberg, ECWM, no. 386, authentic; HRH, p. 232, probably authentic; Hooke 1985, p. 132, fishery perhaps on the Severn; Whybra 1990, p. 56; Dumville 1993, p. 66, the latest document in the original part of the cartulary; King 1996, p. 110

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    • Old English only ˇis is seo gerædnes ˇe Ealdulf arcebisceop hæf∂ geræd to setnesse ˇa hwile ˇis land unagan se. ˇæt is ˇæt Leofena∂ and his twegen yrfewardas æfter him gesyllan ælce geare [XV] leaxas, and ˇa gode, ˇam biscope ˇe ˇonne beo into Wiogornaceastre, and ˇis beo gelæst on forme fæstenes dæg, and to ˇam biscope gebroht.