Source: CharterS44

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Description

(a) A.D. c. 705 x (? 716 x ?). Nunna, king of Sussex, to Beorhtfrith, famulus Dei; grant of four hides (tributarii) at Peppering by the river Arun (Tarente), Sussex.
(b) Eolla, having acquired the land from Beorhtfrith, sells it to Wulfhere.
(c) A.D. c. 733 x (747 x ? 765). Beoba grants the land to Beorra and Ecca.
(d) Probably A.D. 770 x 772. Osmund, king (of Sussex), buys the land from Erra, comes, and grants it to Tidburg, famula Dei.

Charter information
Sawyer 44
Birch 145
Kemble 1001
British Academy Kelly, Selsey No. 5
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Selsey
Source Information
Language Latin
Scholarly Source Dating 705 x 772

Notes

*Stevenson 1914, p. 703, dubious or spurious; Barker 1947, pp. 76-7; Chaplais 1968, p. 334, on detail of formulation (= 1973, p. 85); Stenton 1971, p. 58, cited; Cox 1976, pp. 42, 44, on place-names; Welch 1983, pp. 323-31, on formulation, pp. 325-6, doubtful; Wormald 1985, p. 25, unreliable later copy, possibly genuine elements; Campbell 1989, p. 23, on land-sale, pp. 29-30, corrupted but probably not false, discusses sequence of transactions; Kelly, Selsey, pp. 31-5, authentic basis, perhaps several early records worked into a composite charter.

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Barker, Eric Ernest Sussex Anglo-Saxon Charters Sussex Archaeological Collections 47 75-6