Source: CharterS9

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Description

Eadric, king of Kent, to St Peter's Minster, Canterbury (St Augustine's, Canterbury); grant of 3 sulungs (aratra) near Stodmarsh, Kent in return for 10lbs of silver.

Charter information
Sawyer 9
Birch 67
Kemble 27
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Canterbury, St Augustine's
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source June 686
Scholarly Source Dating 686

Notes

*Plummer, Bede, ii. 204, genuine; Maitland 1897, p. 230, on an ancient formula; Stenton 1918, p. 437 n. 19, some grounds for confidence (= Stenton 1970, p. 51 n. 5); Wallenberg, KPN, pp. 13-14, on place-names; Ward 1943, p. 23; Chaplais 1965, p. 56 (= 1973, p. 37); Chaplais 1968, pp. 320-1, on formulation (= 1973, p. 70); Cox 1976, pp. 21, 27, 45, on place-names; Scharer 1982, pp. 68-70, fabrication with some genuine elements; Wormald 1985, p. 25, unreliable later copy, possibly genuine elements; Campbell 1989, p. 23, on land-sale; Kelly, St Augustine's, pp. 31-3, generally acceptable, boundary clause perhaps an addition.

Event/Transaction List

Factoid Type Source Reference Short Description
1 Event S9    Eadric 5, king of Kent, to Canterbury, St Peter's 1 Minster (St Augustine's, Canterbury); grant of 3 sulungs (aratra) near Stodmarsh, Kent
2 Transaction S9    Eadric 5, king of Kent, to Canterbury, St Peter's 1 (St Augustine's, Canterbury); grant of 3 sulungs (aratra) near Stodmarsh, Kent in return for 10lbs of silver
3 Transaction S9    Canterbury, St Peter's 1, purchasing land from Eadric 5, king of Kent, for 10 pounds of silver