Source: CharterS1090

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Description

Writ of King Edward declaring that the land at Mersham, Kent, is to belong to Christ Church with sake and soke, as fully and completely as Sigweard and his wife granted it to that house.

Charter information
Sawyer 1090
Birch ---
Kemble 847
British Academy ---
Source Used  
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church
Source Information
Scholarly Source Dating 1053 x 1061

Notes

Harmer, Writs, pp. 180-1, 453-4, authentic; Ker, Catalogue, pp. 239-40 (no. 185), art. b, dates MS 1 to s. xi2; Chaplais 1966, pp. 18-19, cited (=1981, XV pp. 18-19); Brooks 1984, p. 308; Wormald 1988, no. 92; Kelly, St Augustine's. p. xxxii n. 57, on estate history.

Notes: K 847 and Mon. Angl. wrongly print witnesses with this text.