Source: CharterS24

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Æthelberht II, king of Kent, to the church of Lyminge, St Mary's; grant of fishing rights in the river Limen, land around the oratorium of St Martin (? at New Romney), and pasture at Biscopes wic (The Wicks, Broomhill, Kent).

Charter information
Sawyer 24
Birch 160
Kemble 86
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church ex Lyminge
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 741
Scholarly Source Dating 741


*Jenkins, Lyminge, pp. 25-9; Bond 1878, p. 7, contemporary; Sweet, OET, pp. 428-9 (no. 7); Earle, p. 34, above suspicion although year and indiction do not agree, correct date probably 740; Stevenson 1914, p. 703, contemporary; Wallenberg, KPN, pp. 37-8, on place-names; Ward 1931, on topography; Ward 1934/2, p. 193, on Biscopeswic; Lowe 1935, pp. xiii-xiv, trustworthy; Wright 1950, p. 388; Ward 1952; Sisam 1953, p. 3 n. 1, later forgery; Ch.L.A., iii, no. 192, poor copy, probably of late 8th century; Scharer 1982, pp. 110-13, original but should be dated 750, perhaps confirmation of transaction of 741; Brooks 1984, p. 344 n. 52, authentic; Wormald 1985, p. 25, original or early copy; Brooks 1988, pp. 98-9, on topography; Kelly, St Augustine's, pp. lxxii-lxxxv passim, on Kentish formulation; cf CCC 3 (S 1611), a version of S 24 with the names of donor and beneficiary altered


Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Jenkins, Robert Charles The Chartulary of the Monastery of Lyminge Folkestone 1867 24-5