Source: CharterS88

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Description

Ęthelbald, king of the Mercians, to Ealdwulf, bishop, and the church of St Andrew (Rochester, St Andrew's); remission of the toll due on one ship at London; with confirmation (A.D. 844 x 851, Werburgewic) by Beorhtwulf, king of the Mercians.

Charter information
Sawyer 88
Birch 152
Kemble 78
British Academy Campbell, Rochester No. 2
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Rochester
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 1st or 24th September 733
Scholarly Source Dating 733

Notes

*Bond 1878, p. 7, MS 1 probably 9th century; Stevenson 1914, p. 695 n. 35, 9th-century copy of a presumably genuine charter; Stenton 1918, p. 439 n. 31, probably genuine (= Stenton 1970, p. 53 n. 5); Ch.L.A., iii, no. 197, 9th-century copy; Bruckner 1965, p. 24; Ch.L.A., iv, p. xvi, on use of dorse; Campbell, Rochester, pp. xiv, xxii, authentic, probably 9th-century copy; Brooke and Keir 1975, p. 367, probably authentic; Sawyer 1978, p. 225, cited; Gelling, ECTV, no. 196, authentic; Whitelock, EHD, p. 491, authentic, copy perhaps made at time of confirmation, dates confirmation to c. 844 x 845; Scharer 1982, pp. 196-8, authentic; Wormald 1985, p. 25, broadly trustworthy; Kelly 1992, on ship-toll privileges; Making of England, pp. 196-7 (no. 151); Keynes 1993/1, p. 127, on Berhtwulf's endorsement; Kelly, St Augustine's, pp. lxxxv-xc passim, on diplomatic, pp. 169-72, on relationship with S 86; Lapidge 1996, p. 448, notes that Berhtwulf's brief confirmation is in correct Latin.

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Whitelock, Dorothy English Historical Documents, c.400-1042 London and New York 1999 [reissue of 1979 edition] 491-2 [no. 66]