Source: CharterS905

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Description

King Æthelred to Æthelred, his faithful man; lease, for the lives of himself and his wife [Anonymous], of land in Canterbury and of 6 agri outside the city, in return for 7 pounds, with reversion to Canterbury, Christ Church.

Charter information
Sawyer 905
Birch ---
Kemble ---
British Academy ---
Source Used  
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 1003
Scholarly Source Dating 1002

Notes

*Whitelock 1937, p. 461, date should be 1002; Ward 1955; Bishop 1963, pp. 414, 420, 421, 423, scribe appears elsewhere in Christ Church manuscripts; Whitelock, EHD, p. 585, contemporary, discusses date; Keynes 1980, p. 33 n. 54, p. 108 n. 70, may be a contemporary copy, p. 259, authentic; Tatton-Brown 1984, p. 8, on Canterbury topography; Backhouse 1984, pp. 98, 112 n. 14, on script; Brooks 1984, p. 277, on scribe, p. 380 n. 16, authentic; Golden Age, pp. 164-5 (no. 168); Dumville 1993, pp. 100-1 n. 91, original, third minim in date appears to be addition, pp. 109-10 n. 142, Canterbury identity of scribemay be questionable

Edition(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
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Facsimiles of Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts Sanders, W.B. Facsimiles of Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts Southampton 1884 36

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
  EHD     585-6 (no. 124)
Sanders, W.B. Facsimiles of Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts Southampton 1884 36

Event/Transaction List

Factoid Type Source Reference Short Description
1 Transaction S905    King Æthelred 32 to Æthelred 35, his faithful man; lease, for the lives of himself and his wife [Anonymous 949], of land in Canterbury and of 6 agri outside the city, in return for 7 pounds, with reversion to Canterbury, Christ Church 1
2 Transaction S905    King Æthelred 32 to Æthelred 35, his faithful man; lease, for the lives of himself and his wife [Anonymous 949], of land in Canterbury and of 6 agri outside the city, in return for 7 pounds, with reversion to Canterbury, Christ Church 1
3 Event S905    King Æthelred 32 to Æthelred 35, his faithful man; lease, for the lives of himself and his wife [Anonymous 949], of land in Canterbury and of 6 agri outside the city, in return for 7 pounds, with reversion to Canterbury, Christ Church