Source: CharterS123

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Offa, king of the Mercians, to Ealdberht, minister, and Selethryth, his sister; grant of 14 sulungs (aratra) at Ickham and Palmstead, Kent, with woodland in the Weald and other appurtenances.

Charter information
Sawyer 123
Birch 247
Kemble ---
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 785
Scholarly Source Dating 785

Notes

*Stevenson 1914, p. 696 n. 36, cited, with reference to immunity; Stenton 1918, p. 444 n. 50, on royal style (= Stenton 1970, p. 58 n. 2); Wallenberg, KPN, pp. 61-9, 278-80, on place-names; Wright 1950, p. 392, early 9th-century copy; Ch.L.A., iii, no. 222, MS 1 contemporaneous, possibly original; Bruckner 1965, pp. 28, 40; Ch.L.A., iv, p. xviii, same scribe wrote S 155; Brooks 1971, p. 79, contemporary, cited with reference to immunity clause; Stenton 1971, p. 208, cited with reference to Offa and Kent; Witney 1976, p. 274, on swine-pastures; Scharer 1982, pp. 262-3, possibly original; Brooks 1984, pp. 184-5, on beneficiaries; Brooks 1988, p. 100, on topography; Fleming 1993, p. 117; Cubitt 1995, p. 269, on synodal aspects; Kelly, Selsey, p. 49, on script, possible copy.