Source: CharterS1467

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Description

Account of the restoration of Sandwich to Christ Church, Canterbury, by King Harold, and of a dispute between Christ Church and St Augustine's, Canterbury, concerning Sandwich.

Charter information
Sawyer 1467
Birch ---
Kemble 758
British Academy ---
Source Used Kemble
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church
Source Information
Language Old English
Scholarly Source Dating 1037 x 1040

Notes

Bond 1878, p. 7, contemporary; Robertson, Charters, pp. 422-4; Ward 1943, p. 26; Bishop and Chaplais 1957, pl. 4 b, scribe also wrote part of authentic writ of William I; Chaplais 1966/1, p. 176 n. 129, on scribe (= 1973, p. 61 n. 129); Tatton-Brown 1984, p. 19, on Sandwich; Brooks 1984, pp. 293, 298-9, 387 n. 112; Wormald 1988, no. 83; Kelly 1990, p. 51, cited; Dumville 1993, pp. 133, 134, cited; Kelly, St Augustine's, p. xx n. 20; Kennedy 1995, p. 167 n. 144; Faith 1997, p. 105, cited; Williams 1997, pp. 64-5, on dispute.

Event/Transaction List

Factoid Type Source Reference Short Description
1 Transaction S1467    King Harold 5 Harefoot from Canterbury, Christ Church 1; seizure of Sandwich against the wishes of the house.
2 Transaction S1467    King Harold 5 Harefoot to Canterbury, Christ Church 1; restoration of Sandwich, Kent.
3 Transaction S1467    In exchange for gold and silver, Ælfstan 66, abbot of Canterbury, St Augustine's, acquired for his house, the third penny on the toll at Sandwich from Steorra 1, the king's rædesmann [steward?].
4 Event S1467    Account of the restoration of Sandwich to Christ Church, Canterbury, by King Harold 5, and of a dispute between Christ Church and St Augustine's, Canterbury, concerning Sandwich.