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Ealdwulf, king, to Hunlaf, his comes: grant, in order to found a minster, of 16 hides (casata) at Stanmer, Lindfield and Burleigh, Sussex, with confirmation by Offa, king of the Mercians.

Charter information
Sawyer 50
Birch 197
Kemble ---
British Academy Kelly, Selsey
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church ex Selsey
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Scholarly Source Dating 765


*Stevenson 1914, p. 703, dubious or spurious; Stenton 1918, p. 447 n. 65, dubious (= Stenton 1970, p. 61 n. 1); Holgate 1929, pp. 183-9; PN Sussex, ii. 271-3, 309-10, 340-2, Addendum p. v; Wallenberg, KPN, pp. 50-1, on place-names; Barker 1947, pp. 88-90; Maitland 1949; Stenton 1955, p. 38, cited; Barnes 1959, pp. 60-1, on MS 1; Welch 1978, p. 33, on estates; Scharer 1982, p. 260, on Offa's confirmation; Welch 1983, ii. 326-7, interpolated; Kelly, Selsey, pp. 105-6, probably authentic basis, but vernacular bounds and details of swine-pastures a later interpolation, probable that part of dispositive section and the king's subscription have also been revised.
Note: the Selsey archive is hypothetical


Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Barker, Eric Ernest Sussex Anglo-Saxon Charters Sussex Archaeological Collections 1947 86-8