Source: CharterS864

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King Æthelred to Æthelsige, his minister; grant of 10 sulungs (aratra) at Bromley, Kent.

Charter information
Sawyer 864
Birch ---
Kemble 657
British Academy Campbell, Rochester No. 30
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Rochester
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 987
Scholarly Source Dating 987


*Bond 1878, p. 7, MS 1 is contemporary; Wallenberg, KPN, p. 302, on place-names; HRH, p. 231, probably original, subscriptions are consistent; Campbell, Rochester, p. xv, MS 1 contemporary, pp. xxiv-v, land had been seized from Rochester cathedral, p. xxvi, not in any way suspicious; Hart, ECNE, p. 28 n. 3, Winchester formulation, may be a copy; Barker 1977, pp. 182-3, discusses beneficiary and estate history; Sawyer, Burton, p. 41, original; Keynes 1980, pp. 89-90, 246, original; Wormald 1986, pp. 158, 161, on connection with Bromley dispute; Dumville 1993, p. 153 n. 72, last surviving royal diploma written in Square Minuscule; Dumville 1994, p. 156 n. 125, p. 161, on script; Kennedy 1995, p. 172 n. 162, on survival of S 864 after land was restored to Rochester; cf. S 893, recording Rochester's recovery of part of the estate