Source: CharterS425

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Description

King Ăthelstan to Ălfwald, minister; grant of 12 hides (cassatae) at Derantune. (probably Durrington, Sussex).

Charter information
Sawyer 425
Birch 702
Kemble 364
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 28 May 934
Scholarly Source Dating 934

Notes

*Bond 1878, p. 7, contemporary; Farrer, ECY, i. 4, citing Stevenson, contemporary; Stevenson 1914, p. 697 n. 41, contemporary; Kńrlstrom 1927, p. 147 n. 2; PN Sussex, i. 195 n. 1, identification with Durrington disputed; PN Devon, ii. p. x; Wallenberg, KPN, pp. 238-41, on identification; Dr÷gereit 1935, pp. 361-6; Barker 1948, pp. 157-62; Forsberg 1950, p. 47 n.; Stenton 1955, p. 53, original, same hand as S 416; Chaplais 1965, pp. 59-60, written by Winchester scribe, also responsible for S 416 (= 1973, pp. 41-2); Stenton 1971, p. 342, cited; Bullough 1972, p. 472 n. 39, on Latin vocabulary; Brooks 1974, p. 218 n. 3, dialect of bounds is not West Saxon; Biddle et al. 1976, p. 466 n. 6; Sawyer, Burton, p. 8, original; Keynes 1980, pp. 16, 21, 44, original, product of 'Ăthelstan A', probably written by a royal scribe; Chaplais 1985, pp. 47-9, probably drafted and written at Winchester; Dumville 1987, p. 173, on script; Keynes 1988, p. 186 n. 4, product of 'Ăthelstan A'; BA Facs., p. 9; Kelly, Selsey, p. 57, more likely to refer to Durrington, Sussex, than to Darenth, Kent.

Notes: Line 5 was erased and rewritten at Christ Church in s. xi/xii, to stress the community's claim to the estate

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Barker, Eric Ernest Sussex Anglo-Saxon Charters Sussex Archaeological Collections 1948 150-7