Source: CharterS168

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Cenwulf, king of the Mercians, to Wulfred, archbishop; grant of 2 sulungs (aratra) at Appincg lond in Rainham, 2 sulungs at Suithhunincg lond at Graveney near Faversham, and 2.5 hagae in Canterbury, all in Kent, in return for 126 mancuses.

Charter information
Sawyer 168
Birch 335
Kemble 196
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 1st August 811
Scholarly Source Dating 811

Notes

*Sweet, OET, pp. 455, 456 (nos 48, 51); Stevenson 1914, p. 696 n. 35, MS 1 is original and MS 2 was copied c. 1000 with an interpolation, MS 2 has imitative features; Stenton 1918, p. 450 n. 73, MS 1 original (= Stenton 1970, p. 64 n. 2); Wallenberg, KPN, pp. 113-20, on place-names; Ward 1934/1, on bounds and estate history; Drögereit 1935, p. 408 n. 4, authentic; Parsons 1939, p. 14, MS 1 genuine and contemporary; Levison 1946, p. 254, MS 1 original; Wright 1950, pp. 391-2; Stenton 1971, p. 292, cited with reference to reservation clause; Sawyer 1978, pp. 159, 211, cited; Brooks 1984, pp. 15, 138, 353 n. 29, 360 n. 70, 361 n. 76, MS 1 original; Brown 1986, p. 128, on script of MS 1; Witney 1987 on political background; Keynes 1993/1, pp. 114, 117, cited.

Note: Scribe of MS 1 also wrote S 177. MS 2 is a later copy with an interpolated passage relating to a sulung in Romney Marsh (with Latin bounds) and a sulung in Elmsted, Kent (with vernacular bounds). The scribe of MS 2 also wrote S 111.

Event/Transaction List

Factoid Type Source Reference Short Description
1 Event S168    Cenwulf 3, king of the Mercians, to Wulfred 6, archbishop; grant of 2 sulungs (aratra) at Appincg lond in Rainham, 2 sulungs at Suithhunincg lond at Graveney near Faversham, and 2.5 hagae in Canterbury, all in Kent, in return for 126 mancuses
2 Transaction S168    Cenwulf 3, king of the Mercians, to Wulfred 6, archbishop; grant of 2 sulungs (aratra) at Appincg lond in Rainham, 2 sulungs at Suithhunincg lond at Graveney near Faversham, and 2.5 hagae in Canterbury, all in Kent, in return for 126 mancuses
3 Transaction S168    Cenwulf 3, king of the Mercians, to Wulfred 6, archbishop; grant of 2 sulungs (aratra) at Appincg lond in Rainham, 2 sulungs at Suithhunincg lond at Graveney near Faversham, and 2.5 hagae in Canterbury, all in Kent, in return for 126 mancuses