Source: CharterS45

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Description

Nothhelm, king of Sussex, to Nothgyth, his sister; grant, in order to found a minster, of 33 hides (cassati) at Lidsey, Aldingbourne, Lenstedegate (? Westergate in Aldington) and (North) Mundham, Sussex.

Charter information
Sawyer 45
Birch 78
Kemble 995
British Academy Kelly, Selsey No. 2
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Selsey
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 692
Scholarly Source Dating 692

Notes

*Stevenson 1914, p. 703, authentic; Stenton 1918, p. 438, probably authentic (= Stenton 1970, p. 52); Stenton 1918/1, p. 258; Ward 1946, pp. 21-2; John 1960, pp. 8, 47, on tenurial aspects; Darlington 1961, p. 20, probably genuine; John 1966, p. 91, mainly genuine; Cox 1976, pp. 16, 21, 23, 35, on place-names; Harrison 1976, p. 69 n. 15, incarnation year probably added in the course of copying; Whitelock, EHD, p. 485, no good reason to reject document as a whole, although date may be a later addition; Welch 1983, pp. 323-31, on formulation; Wormald 1985, p. 25, broadly trustworthy; Edwards 1988, pp. 292-9, mainly authentic, dispositive section interpolated; Kelly, Selsey, pp. 15-22, fundamentally authentic although details of estates almost certainly altered, incarnation year probably acceptable; this charter and S 1172 should be treated as a single document.

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Whitelock, Dorothy English Historical Documents, c.400-1042 London and New York 1999 [reissue of 1979 edition] 485-6 [no. 59]