Source: CharterS1002

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King Edward to Abbot Richard and St Peter's, Ghent; confirmation and grant of privileges and of land at Lewisham, Greenwich, Woolwich, Mottingham, Coombe, Kent; with Æschore (possibly Ashour, Kent), Æffehaga; Wiggenden, Sharrington and Sandhurst, Kent; also part of the land in London called Wermanecher.

Charter information
Sawyer 1002
Birch ---
Kemble 771
British Academy ---
Source Used Kemble
Archive(s) Ghent, St Peter's
Source Information
Date of composition 1044
Language Latin
Date from Source 1044
Scholarly Source Dating 1044

Notes

Saint-Genois 1842, pp. 243-6; Stevenson 1914, p. 702 and n. 61, spurious; Page 1923, pp. 134-6; Oppermann 1928, pp. 282-7; Wallenberg, KPN, pp. 324-5; Dhondt 1940, pp. 130-1, 147-59, authentic; Johnson 1948, pp. 31-2; Ekwall 1954, p. 38, on Wermanecher; Harmer, Writs, pp. 82, 560, 571, spurious; Oleson 1955, p. 150, spurious; Chaplais 1962, pp. 92-5, forged by Osbert de Clare in 12th century (= 1981, XVIII pp. 92-5); Brooke and Keir 1975, p. 368, forgery of mid 12th century; Witney 1976, pp. 220-1; HRH, p. 233, spurious, subscriptions not consistent; Gelling, ECTV, no. 238, spurious; Keynes 1980, p. 113 n. 92, spurious; Keynes 1988, pp. 198, 206, spurious, although forger had access to a genuine charter of mid-1040s; Keynes 1991/1, pp. 180-1, spurious.