Source: CharterS1258

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Æthelheard, archbishop of Canterbury, to Cynethryth, abbess; grant of the minsters at Cookham, Berks., and at Pectanege, in exchange for 60 hides (cassati) at Fleet, 30 at Teynham and 20 at the source of the Cray, Kent.

Charter information
Sawyer 1258
Birch 291
Kemble 1019
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 798
Scholarly Source Dating 798

Notes

*Stenton 1913, pp. 24-5, authentic; Fowler 1920, no. 2; Wallenberg, KPN, pp. 82-4, on place-names; PN Wilts., p. 314, Pectanege may be Patney, Wilts.; Levison 1946, pp. 251-2, n Abbess Cynethryth; Stenton 1955, pp. 13-14, cited; John 1966, pp. 88-9, on political background; PN Berks., i. 79-80; Gelling, ECTV, no. 16, authentic; Whitelock, EHD, p. 508; Keynes 1980, p. 34 n. 59, cited; Brooks 1984, pp. 103-4, 116, 131, 352 n. 2; Vollrath 1985, p. 140; Edwards 1988, pp. 272-3, authentic; Wormald 1988, no. 6; Sims-Williams 1990, p. 160; Keynes 1993/1, p. 113, cited; Cubitt 1995, pp. 81-4, 93, 95, 268, 277.

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Whitelock, Dorothy English Historical Documents, c.400-1042 London and New York 1999 [reprint of 1979 edition] 508-10 [no. 79]

Event/Transaction List

Factoid Type Source Reference Short Description
1 Event S1258    Æthelheard 13, archbishop of Canterbury, to Cynethryth 2, abbess; grant of the minsters at Cookham, Berks., and at Pectanege, in exchange for 60 hides (cassati) at Fleet, 30 at Teynham and 20 at the source of the Cray, Kent.
2 Transaction S1258    Æthelheard 13, archbishop of Canterbury, to Cynethryth 2, abbess; grant of the minsters at Cookham, Berks., and at Pectanege, in exchange for 60 hides (cassati) at Fleet, 30 at Teynham and 20 at the source of the Cray, Kent
3 Transaction S1258    Æthelheard 13, archbishop of Canterbury, to Cynethryth 2, abbess; grant of the minsters at Cookham, Berks., and at Pectanege, in exchange for 60 hides (cassati) at Fleet, 30 at Teynham and 20 at the source of the Cray, Kent
4 Transaction S1258    Æthelbald 4, king of the Mercians, to the church of the Saviour in Canterbury [Canterbury, Christ Church 1]; grant of the monastery of Cookham and all lands pertaining to it. Æthelbald 4 sent the deeds and a sod from the land and ordered that they be laid upon the altar at Canterbury, Christ Church 1.
5 Transaction S1258    Dægheah 1 and Osberht 1 from Canterbury, Christ Church 1; theft of charters granting ownership of the monastery of Cookham, Berks.. The charters were handed over to Cynewulf 4, king of the West Saxons.
6 Transaction S1258    Offa 7, king of the Mercians, from Cynewulf 4, king of the West Saxons; seizure of the monastery of Cookham, Berks. and many other towns
7 Transaction S1258    Offa 7, king of the Mercians, to his heirs [Ecgfrith 7, his son, and Cynethryth 2, his wife]; bequest of the monastery of Cookham, Berks.
8 Transaction S1258    Ecgfrith 7, king, to Æthelheard 13, archbishop of Canterbury; grant of the monastery of Pectange