s. xi, Worcester

Type of MS.: Cartulary
Davis no.: 1069
Bibliography: Tite, Early Records, pp. 138-9.
Related MSS: BL Add. 46204 was originally between fos 182 and 183
Comment: 'The Oswald Cartulary'. Possibly once part of Offa's bible, bits of which perhaps survive as BL Add 37777, 45025. The rest of the current volume is saints lives; probably the volume was compiled by Cotton.
Provenance: Joscelyn. Cotton: lent to John Williams, Ussher, Agarde.

Charters contained:

S1556, f. 181r: Bounds of Withington, Gloucs. s. xi

S1433, f. 181r: A.D. 824 (Clofesho, 30 Oct.). Record of the settlement of a dispute between Heahberht, bishop, and the familia at Berkeley, Gloucs., concerning land at Westbury-on-Trym, Gloucs. s. xi

S146, f. 181v: A.D. 793 x 796. King Offa to (the church at) Worcester; grant of reversion of 60 hides (manentes) at Westbury-on-Trym and 10 (or 20) at Henbury, Gloucs., after the death of himself and his son Ecgfrith. s. xi

S1187, f. 181v: A.D. 804. Æthelric, son of Æthelmund, declares his intention to bequeath land at Todenham, Gloucs.; Sture; Shrawley, Worcs.; and at Cohhanlea to Deerhurst; at Bromsgrove and Feckenham, Worcs., to Wærferth for life with reversion to Worcester; and land under Over, Gloucs., at Westmynster (Westbury-on-Trym) and at Stoce (Stoke Bishop, Gloucs. or Stoke Prior, Worcs.), to Ceolburh, his mother, for life, with reversion to the church at Worcester. s. xi

S148, f. 181v: A.D. 796 (Bath, Somerset). Ecgfrith, king of Mercia, to Æthelmund, his princeps; grant of 3 hides (cassati) at Huntena tun. s. xi

S1411x, f. 181v: A.D. 757 x 774. Ceolfrith, abbot, to the church of St Peter, Worcester, and the bishopric of Worcester; grant of 20 hides (manentes) at Henbury, Gloucs., and 14 (cassati) at Sture in the province of Ismere, Worcs. s. xi

S428x, f. 182r: A.D. 930 for 934 (London, 7 June). King Athelstan to St Mary's, Worcester; grant of 5 hides (manentes) at Werstfelda, 5 (cassati) at Cofton Hackett, 5 at Rednal in Kings Norton, 2 at Wast Hills and Hopwood in Alvechurch, all in Worcs.; and 3 at Wihtlafesfeld. s. xi

S117, f. 182r: A.D. 780. Offa, king of Mercia, to the church of St Peter, Bredon, for the use of the bishop of Worcester; grant of 10 hides (manentes) at Wærsetfelda (cf. Wast Hills in Alvechurch), 5 hides (cassati) at Cofton Hackett and 5 hides (mansae) at Rednal in Kings Norton, Worcs. s. xi

S1280, f. 182r: A.D. 904. Wærferth, bishop, and the community at Worcester, to Æthelred and Æthelflæd, their lords; lease, for their lives and that of Ælfwyn, their daughter, of a messuage (haga) in Worcester and land at Barbourne in North Claines, Worcs., with reversion to the bishop. Bounds of appurtentant meadow west of the Severn. s. xi

S95, f. 182r-v: A.D. 723 x 737 (24 November). Æthelbald, king of Mercia, to Cyneburg; grant of 6 hides (cassati) at Bradley near Inkberrow, Worcs. s. xi

S1430, f. 182v: A.D. 789 (Chelsea, Middx). Settlement of a dispute between Heathored, bishop, and Wulfheard, son of Cussa, concerning land at Inkberrow and Bradley, Worcs. s. xi

S1260, f. 182v: A.D. 803 (Clofesho, 6 Oct.). Deneberht, bishop, and his familia at Worcester, to Wulfheard; confirmation of his life interest in land at Inkberrow and Bradley, Worcs. s. xi

S1432x, f. 182v: After A.D. 822 x 823. Memorandum concerning King Ceolwulf's request for land at Bromsgrove, Worcs., from Bishop Heahberht and his community, and a consequent attempt by Wulfheard to obtain possession of Inkberrow, Worcs. s. xi

S192x, f. 183r: A.D. 840 (Tamworth, Staffs., Easter; Wellesbourne, Warwicks.). Berhtwulf, king of Mercia, to Heahberht, bishop of Worcester; restitution of land at Stoulton, Worcs.; Little Washbourne, Gloucs.; Kemerton, Worcs.; Tateringctun (? Taddington, Gloucs.); and at Codeswelle in Cutsdean, Gloucs., in return for gifts of treasure and horses to the king and queen. s. xi

S193, f. 183r: A.D. 841 = 840 (Tamworth, Staffs., 25 Dec.). Berhtwulf, king of Mercia, to Eanmund, abbot of Bredon (? Breedon-on-the-Hill, Leics., or Bredon, Worcs.), and his community: grant of privileges, in return for 120 mancuses of pure gold and liturgical obligations. s. xi

S1442, f. 183r: A.D. 897. Settlement of a dispute between the churches of Winchcombe and Worcester concerning land at Upton in Blockley, Gloucs. s. xi

S207, f. 183r-v: A.D. 855 (Tamworth, Staffs.). Burgred, king of Mercia, to Alhhun (or Alhwine), bishop of Worcester; grant of privileges for the minster at Blockley, Gloucs., in return for 300 silver shillings. s. xi

S101, f. 183v: A.D. 727 x 736. Æthelbald, king of the South Angles, to Wilfrid, bishop (of Worcester); grant of 8 hides (manentes) at Batsford, Gloucs. s. xi

S109, f. 183v: A.D. 772 ? for 775 or 777 (Gumley, Leics.). Offa, king of the English, to Ridda, minister; lease, for the lives of himself, his wife, Bucga, and their daughter, Heaburg, of 8 hides (manentes) at Evenlode, Gloucs., with reversion to the minster at Bredon, Worcs. s. xi

S55x, f. 183v: A.D. 757. Eanberht, Uhtred and Ealdred, under-kings of the Hwicce, to Milred, bishop, and St Peter's, Worcester; grant of 30 hides (cassati) at Tredington, Warwicks. (formerly Worcs.), previously held by Tyrdda, comes. s. xi

S64, f. 184r: A.D. 699 x 709. Offa, king of Mercia (? recte of Essex), also termed subregulus, to the church of Worcester; grant of 33 hides (cassati) at Shottery, 3 at Nuthurst, Warwicks.; and 3 at Hellerelege (lost, in Kings Norton), Worcs. s. xi

S1278, f. 184r: A.D. 872. Wærferth, bishop of Worcester, and the Worcester familia, to Eanwulf, minister; lease, for four lives, of 2 hides (mansae or mansiones) at Nuthurst, Warwicks., in return for 20 mancuses of gold, with reversion to the monastery of Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwicks. s. xi

S1308x, f. 184r: A.D. 965 for c. 991 (Worcester). Oswald, bishop, to Athelstan, his brother; lease, for three lives, of 2 hides (manentes) at Southam Delabere in Bishops Cleeve, Gloucs., and 2 at Mitton in Bredon, Worcs. s. xi

S1313, f. 184r: A.D. 967. Oswald, bishop, to Eadmær, his minister; lease, for three lives, of 6 hides (manentes or cassati) at Stoke Orchard, Gloucs., with reversion to the church of Worcester. s. xi

S1343x, f. 184r-v: A.D. 981. Oswald, archbishop, to Athelstan, his miles; extension, for two further lives, of a lease of 3 hides (cassati) at Pegglesworth in Dowdeswell, Gloucs., granted by Bishop Cenwold to Athelstan's father, with ultimate reversion to the bishopric of Worcester. s. xi

S1360, f. 184v: A.D. 989. Oswald, archbishop, to Eadwig, his minister; lease, for three lives, of 1 hide (mansa) at Cassey Compton in Withington, Gloucs., with reversion to the church of Worcester. s. xi

S1375, f. 184v: A.D. 961 x 984 (probably 982). Oswald, (bishop), to Wulfhelm, his faithful artifex; lease, for three lives, of 1 hide (mansa) at an unspecified place, with reversion the church of Worcester. s. xi

S1302, f. 184v: A.D. 962. Oswald, bishop, to Ealhferth, one of his deacons; lease, for three lives, of 1 hide (mansa) at Cassey Compton in Withington, Gloucs., with reversion to the bishopric of Worcester. s. xi

S913, f. 184v: A.D. 1005. King Æthelred to the bishopric of St Davids (Deowiesstow); grant of land at Over in Almondsbury, Gloucs. (with reversion to the church of Worcester after 3 lives, MS 1 only). s. xi