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Will of Ealdorman Æthelwold, including bequests of 12 hides at Wylye, Wilts., to the bishop and episcopal community at Winchester; land at Ogbourne in Wilts., Æscesdune (cf. Ashdown) in Berks., Cheam in Surrey and Washington in Sussex, to his brother Eadric; at Broadwater in Sussex and South Newton in Wilts., to his brother Æthelstan; at Carcel to his brother's son, Ælfsige; and at Cleran (Kingsclere, Hants.) to the son of his brother Ælfstan.

Charter information
Sawyer 1504
Birch 819
Kemble 1173
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Winchester, Old Minster
Source Information
Language Old English
Scholarly Source Dating 946 x 955


Harmer, SEHD, pp. 116-19; Darlington 1955, p. 86; Ekwall 1959, p. 88, suggests Carcel is Silchester, Hants.; Finberg, ECW, no. 65 (pp. 42-3, 88), authentic, land at Wylye was probably Stockton; Hart 1970/1, p. 34 (no. 153), authentic; Brooks 1978, pp. 87-91, on heriot; Gelling, ECTV, no. 51, authentic; Dumville 1992, p. 44, on testator; Hart 1992, p. 573; Keynes 1992, p. 63 n. 45, on form of address; Abrams 1996, pp. 48-9, on Æscesdune; Keynes 1996, p. 59 n. 39, on commemoration of testator.


Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Harmer, Elizabeth Florence Select English Historical Documents of the Ninth and Tenth Centuries Cambridge 1914 63-4 [no.20]