A.D. 1003 x 1016. Wulfstan, archbishop, to Wulfgifu; lease, for three lives, of a half (mansa) hide at Perry Wood in St Martin's-without-Worcester, with reversion to the church of Worcester. Latin with English bounds




1. London, British Library, Add. Ch. 19795 (s. xi in.; BM Facs., iv. 13)
2. London, British Library, Cotton Tiberius A. XIII, ff. 119-200, f. 162r-v (s. xi 2; bounds only)


Hearne, Heming, p. 358, ex MS 2; Earle, pp. 234-5, ex MS 1; Hooke 1990, pp. 356-7, bounds only


BM Facs., iv, p. 7, MS 1 contemporary; Whitelock 1963, p. 11, cited; Finberg, ECWM, no. 336, original, bounds partly coincide with those of S 1327; Hooke 1980, pp. 43, 48, on boundary marks; Hooke 1985, pp. 147, 148, 240, 243; Hooke 1987, p. 96; Hooke 1990, pp. 356-8, on bounds, with map p. 357; Dumville 1993, p. 66 n. 287; Baker and Holt 1996, pp. 139, 141, on topography; King 1996, pp. 111, 115; Foot 2000, II. 241, 258

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    • Old English bounds only ∂is syndan ˇære halfre hide lond gemæru up æt ˇære pirian. ˇæt is ærest fornongean ˇære cyrcan ollung ˇære hegreawe on æglardes mersc. Ollung ˇære hegreawe inne ˇa strete, ollung ˇære strete ˇæt upp on ˇæne hyl. Of ˇam hylle dun in ˇæt dæll, ˇæt ollung ˇæs dæles. ˇæt up on ˇone hyll be henon lipperd ofer midne graf. ˇæt in ˇone midlestan holan weg ˇæt innan ˇa hegreawe. Ollung ˇa hegreawe innan ˇone readan weg. Ollung ˇæs readan weges ˇæt innan ˇa hecce. Ollung ˇa hecce ˇæt innan ˇa hecce fornigean ˇære cyrcan. And ˇæt land ˇærto ˇe æˇelnoˇ ahte up ættan ofran & ˇæne hagan ˇe eadwerd ahte & ˇæne mæd æcer ˇe ˇærto hyr∂.