Source: CharterS111

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Description

Offa, king of the English, to Jænberht, archbishop; grant of 3 sulungs (aratra) at Lydd, Kent.

Charter information
Sawyer 111
Birch 214
Kemble 122
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 774
Scholarly Source Dating 774

Notes

Stenton 1918, p. 446 and n. 64, original, discusses royal style (= Stenton 1970, p. 60 and n. 6); Wallenberg, KPN, pp. 55-6, on place-names; Ward 1943, p. 24; Wright 1950, p. 389, MS 1 in a hand of c. 1000; 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, 320, later forgery but bounds and witness-list probably from an early document, MS 1 s. x2 or x/xi; Brooks 1988, pp. 95, 98-100, on topography, forger used 8th-century charter; Fleming 1997, p. 94, comment on short version.