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Records of shire-moot and land purchase

Date: s. ximed


Copied into blank space at the end of a quire, two documents: fol. 134rv, record of a shire-moot during the reign of Cnut, and fol. 135 a land purchase datable 1043-46. Ker proposes: 'The manuscript was no doubt at Hereford when the OE documents were entered' (1957, p. 156).

Manuscript Items:
  1. Item: fols 134r-v

      Title (B.15.5.22): Charters: Bishops' Charters: Documents: Dispute between Edwin and his mother

      Incipit: (fol. 134r) Her swutelað on ðissum gewrite þæt an scirgemot sæt æt ægelnoðes stane

      Note: The record of the shire-moot in the reign of Cnut


  2. Item: fol. 135r

      Title (B.15.5.28): Charters: Bishops' Charters: Documents: Memorandum of Leofwine's land purchase

      Incipit: (fol. 135r) Her swutelað on þissum gewrite þæt leofwine leofflæde broðor

      Note: The record of a purchase of land, datable 1043-46.


  3. Item: fol. 135v

      Title (B.15.7.31.EM): Documents: Incomplete Texts

      Incipit: (fol. 135v) Her [...]

      Note: Three lines of erased writing; traces of letters remain (Ker 1957, p. 156)


Administration Information: Bibliography:

Hickes, George, Linguarum Vett. Septentrionalium Thesaurus Grammatico-Criticus et Archaeologicus, 5 vols (Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre, 1705)

Judge, C. B., 'Anglo-Saxonica in Hereford Cathedral Library', Harvard Studies and Notes in Philology and Literature, 16, no. 89 (1934)

Ker, N. R., Catalogue of Manuscripts Containing Anglo-Saxon (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957; repr. 1990), item 119

Robertson, A. J, Anglo-Saxon Charters, 2nd edn (1939; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1939)

Sawyer, Peter, The Electronic Sawyer (CCH, King's College, London, http://www.esawyer.org.uk/, 2012; accessed in 2012)