A.D. 958 for 959. King Eadwig to Oscytel, bishop; grant of 20 hides (mansae) at Southwell, with dependencies at Normanton, Upton, Fiskerton, Farnsfield, Kirklington, Morton, Gibsmere, Bleasby, Goverton, Halloughton and Halam, Notts. Latin with English bounds

Archive:

York

MSS:

1. York, DC., Magnum Registrum Album, pt 1, ff. 58r-59r (s. xiv)

Printed:

Mon. Angl., iii. 129; K, 472, without bounds; Mon. Angl. (rev. edn), vi. 1176 (no. 3); B, 1029; B, 1348, bounds only; Pierquin, Recueil, pt 2, no. 113; Farrer, EYC, no. 2

Translated:

Farrer, EYC, pp. 8-9, bounds only; Whitelock, EHD, no. 108 (pp. 556-7); Lyth 1982, p. 60

Comments:

Stenton 1910, pp. 79-81, seems to be founded on a 10th-century original; Farrer, EYC, pp. 7-10, citing Stevenson, authentic, date should be 956; Harmer, Writs, p. 75, unexceptionable; Stenton 1955, pp. 67-8; Stenton 1970, pp. 364-70, on background; Stenton 1971, pp. 365, 436, 494-5, 514, cited; Finberg 1972, pp. 464, 491, 492, 523; Hart, ECNE, no. 114, authentic basis, date and error, indiction points to 956; Whitelock, EHD, p. 556, treats as authentic; Keynes 1980, pp. 62 n. 108, 67 n. 127, 68 n. 128, on formulation; Lyth 1982, on bounds; Keynes 1986, p. 84, cited; Hart 1992, pp. 313-14, 316, 447; Lyth and Davies 1992, on bounds; Faith 1997, p. 44

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    • + Domino nostro Jhesu Christo in perpetuum regnante . Visibilia et invisibilia , temporalia et √¶ternalia , ab ips[o] erunt discernenda . Et ideo ego Eadwy rex Anglorum , pro amore domini nostri Jhesu Christi , cuidam meo desidera