Grant by King Eadwig to the Monastery at Worcester of the manor and the salt rights of Fepsetnatune [Phepson]. All which is seen between heaven and earth is temporary, and unseen heavenly things are believed by the catholic faith. Wherefore, just as the ancients decreed, with earthly and perishable things, eternal heavenly things are made to shine brightly. Therefore, willingly we try, aspiring with one mind, Eadwig, king of by judgement of the Anglo-Saxons, Emperor of the Northumbria, leader of the pagans, defender of the Britons, freely as the word of God exhorts 'Freely ye have received freely give', gives, through the prayers and persuasions of the royal [minister] Beorhtnoth, to the monastery of Worcester, 5 hides at Phepson with all things belonging to it, to hold, free for ever from all dues, except the following, military service and repairing of bridges and forts. Also the 5 salt pans attached to the same village to belong in perpetual right of inheritance, in the name of the Great Creator it is ordered and allowed. This charter was written at Cirencester in the year of the incarnation of our Lord 956 and the first year of the regnal dignity of Eadwig, who ruled by royal sceptre. It was agreed this writing had been given title, by the great authority of all, the church and the so called blessed Ruler of all Britain, Eadwig, who ordered to be cursed by evangelic authority, anyone who dare fraudulently violate this his gift, lest he suffer the disagreeable punishment of death. But anyone who shall wish to befriend and guard, and increase this gift may be preserved and worthy to receive the rewards of the heavenly city. Eadwig most excellent of Kings, with the sign of triumph signed, and the Archbishop Oda with several bishops and other magnates whose names are noted below.