Source: CharterS110

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Offa, king of the English, to Jænberht, archbishop; grant of 5 sulungs (aratra) at Higham Upshire, Kent.

Charter information
Sawyer 110
Birch 213
Kemble 121
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 774
Scholarly Source Dating 774

Notes

*Bond 1878, p. 7, MS 1 10th-century; Stevenson 1914, p. 692 n. 18, scribe also wrote S 230 MS 1; Stenton 1918, p. 446, original (= Stenton 1970, p. 60); Wallenberg, KPN, pp. 53-5, on place-names; Jessup 1942; Wright 1950, p. 389; Stengel 1960, p. 60; Stenton 1971, p. 207, cited; Vollrath-Reichelt 1971, p. 172; Sawyer 1978, p. 101, MS 1 10th-century; Scharer 1982, pp. 228-31, spurious; Wormald 1983, p. 110, suspect but probably not complete fabrication, discusses royal style; Brooks 1984, pp. 112, 114, 10th-century forgery but bounds and witness-list at least from 8th century source, p. 319, written by same (presumably Christ Church) scribe as S 230 MS 1, discusses formulation, p. 378 n. 153, on script.