Bounds of Downton, Wilts., and Calbourne, Isle of Wight. English


Winchester, Old Minster


1. London, British Library, Add. 15350, f. 61r (s. xii med.)


Finberg, ECW, no. 352 (pp. 107-8)


Finberg, ECW, no. 352; Hart 1970a, p. 30 (no. 103), authentic

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    • This synt ˇa land ge mære to Duntune. Ærest of ˇære readan hane on fobban wylle; ˇonon on crawanlea on eblesburnan; andlang burnan on meorh ˇorn; ˇonon on ceorla hlæwe; of ceorla hlæwe on crawan crundel; ˇonon on fyrdinges lea; of ˇam lea on eblesburnan; andlang burnan utt on afene; up ofer afene on earnes beorh; ˇonon andlang hæmedes weges on haseloran; ˇonon on wendenes wyr∂e; of wendænes wyr∂æ thweores ofer ˇane holt to lane forda; of lane forda æft on ˇa readan hane. This synt ˇara xxx hida land ge mære on wiht ˇe ˇær to hyra∂. Ærest of sæ up on æsc stede; ˇonon on ˇone ge motbeorh; of ˇam beorge on swines heafod; ˇonon on su∂ sæ; upp of ˇære su∂ sæ on Eadgylses muˇan; andlang Eadgylses muˇan on bican dæne; ˇonon on Cawelburnan; andlang Cawelburnan utt on nor∂ sæ.