Source: CharterS1202

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Alfred, dux, makes an agreement with Archbishop Æthelred and the community at Christ Church. Alfred receives life-use of an estate at Croydon, Surrey, in return for bequeathing an estate at Chartham, Kent, to Christ Church after his death.

Charter information
Sawyer 1202
Birch 350
Kemble 301
British Academy ---
Source Used  
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church
Source Information
Language Old English
Scholarly Source Dating 870 x 899


*Harmer, SEHD, p. 87, Middle English version dated 871, which seems acceptable; Wallenberg, KPN, p. 221, on place-names; Gelling, ECTV, no. 320, authentic; Brooks 1984, pp. 151-2, 355 n. 78, treats as authentic, date 871 has no authority; Kelly 1990, p. 55, cited


Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Harmer, Florence Elizabeth Select English Historical Documents of the Ninth and Tenth Centuries Cambridge 1914 11-12 [no. 8]