Source: CharterS22

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Wihtred, king of Kent, to St Mary's Church, Lyminge; grant of 4 sulungs (aratra) at Pleghelmestun and pasture in Romney Marsh.

Charter information
Sawyer 22
Birch 91
Kemble ---
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church
Source Information
Language Latin
Scholarly Source Dating 699 x 716

Notes

*Only the LONG version has been entered
HS, pp. 238-42, 300-2; Stevenson 1914, p. 699 n. 48, MS 1 is an 11th-century copy of MS not later than 9th century, passages relating to Rochester and Christ Church are probably interpolations; Stenton 1933, p. 324 n. 2, cited (= Stenton 1970, p. 190 n. 2); Wallenberg, KPN, pp. 21-4, on place-names; Deanesly 1941/1, pp. 44, 51-2; Wright 1950, p. 392; Bishop 1959, p. 95, on script, cf. S 950; John 1960, p. 48, cited with reference to lay domination of minsters; Chaplais 1965, p. 60 n. 105, compares script of MS 1 with that of S 950 (= 1973, p. 42 n. 105); Chaplais 1966, p. 174, forgery, scribe of MS 1 also wrote S 950 and S 914 MS 3 (= 1973, p. 59); Stenton 1970, p. 86 n. 3, doubtful authenticity; Bishop 1971, p. 22, on scribe and script of MS 1; Cox 1976, pp. 16, 20, 21, 23, 25-6, 35, 37, 41, on place-names, Upmynster is a lost place near Minster-in-Thanet; Whitelock 1976, p. 144, probably spurious; Scharer 1982, pp. 100-2, spurious; Brooks 1984, pp. 191-7, forged in early 9th century, perhaps by Archbishop Wulfred, pp. 289-90, on scribe and script of MS 1, p. 366 n. 63, on Upmynster; Everitt 1986, pp. 187-9, 377 n. 15, Upmynster is probably Monkton in Thanet; Pfaff 1992, p. 279, on scribe of MS 1; Dumville 1993, p. 122 n. 59, pp. 131, 139, on scribe (Eadwig Basan) and script of MS 1; Cubitt 1995, pp. 263-4, spurious but witness-list essentially acceptable; Kelly, St Augustine's, p. xvi n. 13; John of Worcester, p. 165 n., on some witnesses.