Charter of King Eadger giving the Church of Southease to the Abbey of Hyde, Winchester in the year 966

The translation may be rendered as:-

"HAVING BY FAVOUR OF THE POWER OF THE MOST HIGH RULER GAINED PUBLIC AUTHORITY OVER ALL ALBION, I AM NOT UNMINDFUL THAT ALL OTHER THINGS ARE GRANTED TO ME IN ORDER THAT I SHOULD STRIVE TO GAIN THE THINGS ETERNAL. WHEREFORE I, EADGER, EMPORER OF ALL BRITAIN [HAVE GIVEN] THE PLACES NAMED DUNKETONE, WITH FIVE HIDES OF LAND, AND THE CHURCH OF SOUTHEASE (SUEISE) WITH TWENTY EIGHT HIDES OF LAND, AND THE CHURCH OF TELSCOMBE (TITELSCUMBE) WITH TEN HIDES OF LAND, ETC....."