S 1496

A.D. 957 x c. 958. Æthelgeard to his wife, for her lifetime; bequest of Sotwell, Berks., with reversion to New Minster, Winchester Old English, Middle English and Latin versions.

Archive: Winchester, New Minster

MSS: Earl of Macclesfield, Shirburn Castle, Liber Abbatiae, 24v (s. xiv)

Printed: Edwards, Liber de Hyda, pp. 173-4; B 989 (Old English); B 990 (Middle English); B 991 (Latin); Whitelock, Wills, no. 6 (p. 18), Old English only, with translation.

Comments: Whitelock, Wills, pp. 116-17; PN Berks., ii. 529; Gelling, ECTV, no. 83, authentic; Keynes 1996, p. 23 n. 77, may not be contemporary in received form, pp. 86-7, on testator.

Ic Æðelgeard an þæs landes æt Stottanwelle ofer minne dæge minra wifan hera dæge 7 þonne on niwan mynstera on Wincanceaster uncer begea sawle þarfa þæm to brocon 7 nefer utan seallan.