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From: "Le Bateman" <>
Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2002 22:06:05 -0500
This is from Sawyer's Anglo-Saxon Charters : Grants to The Laity. Now is
this Gospatric, Gospatric I or The Great.
Probably A.D. 1041 x 1064. Writ of Gospatric declaring that Thorfynn mac
Thore shall be free in respect of all things that are Gospatric's in
Allerdale, Cumberland, and that the men dwelling with Thorfynn at Cardew and
Cumdivock shall be free. English.
MS: Earl of Lonsdale, Lowther Castle, muniment room (s. xiii; Liebermann
1903, facing p. 280; Ragg 1917, facing p. 207; PN Cumb., iii, facing p.
Printed: Harmer, Writs, no. 121 (pp. 423-4), with translation.
Comments: Davis 1905; Harmer, Writs, pp. 419-23, 531-6, based on authentic
material; Stenton 1970, p. 217 n. 1; Stenton 1971, pp. 419, 503 n. 1, cited;
Hart, ECNE, no. 134, authentic; Pelteret 1995, pp. 279-80.
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