Past & present 56 (Aug., 1972)
Oxford University Press
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): Kinship, status and the origins of the hide.
In Past & present 56 (Aug., 1972), pp. 3–33.
Compares the uses of the Old English hide and its Irish equivalent (the property qualification of a normal freeman, or bóaire), and considers the possibility that this institution is a common inheritance in Celtic and Germanic.