Source: CharterS20

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Wihtred, king of Kent, to the churches and monasteries of Kent; confirmation of privileges.

Charter information
Sawyer 20
Birch 99
Kemble 44
British Academy Kelly, St Augustine's No. 10
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church and Canterbury, St Augustine's
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 8th April 699
Scholarly Source Dating 699

Notes

*HS, pp. 245-6, spurious; Stevenson 1914, p. 703, dubious or spurious; Wallenberg, KPN, pp. 27-30, on place-names; Ward 1934/1; Ward 1947; Wright 1950, pp. 380, 388, MS 1 late 9th-century; Bruckner 1965, p. 13 n. 10, MS 1 early s. ix, partly palimpsest; Brooks 1971, p. 75 n. 1, MS 1 s. ix, probably authentic; Whitelock 1976, pp. 142, 144, on witnesses and date; Scharer 1982, pp. 97-100, authentic but MS 1 a later copy; Brooks 1984, pp. 183-4, 195, authentic; Wormald 1985, p. 25, original or early copy; Sims-Williams 1990, p. 134, on nature of privilege; BA Facs., p. 3, MS 1 conceivably of given date, but more likely to be 9th-century; Kelly, St Augustine's, pp. 40-4, authentic, MS 1 probably a 9th-century copy of a 7th-century original, divergent regnal year and indiction in MS 2 are the result of later medieval tampering.