Source: CharterS905

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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

Factoid List

View Factoid Type Source Ref Primary Person Short Description
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
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
Personal Relationship S905    Anonymous 949 was Wife of Æthelred 32
Office S905    Wulfstan 49 held office of Minister
Office S905    Wulfstan 48 held office of Minister
Office S905    Sigered 11 held office of Minister
Office S905    Wulfric 56 held office of Abbot
Office S905    Ælfweard 30 held office of Abbot
Office S905    Ælfsige 81 held office of Abbot
Office S905    Wulfgar 31 held office of Abbot
Office S905    Leofric 36 held office of Abbot
Office S905    Wigheard 13 held office of Abbot
Office S905    Ordberht 4 held office of Bishop
Office S905    Leofstan 18 held office of Minister
Office S905    Sigeweard 2 held office of Minister
Office S905    Ælfric 87 held office of Dux
Office S905    Ælfhelm 17 held office of Dux
Office S905    Leofwine 49 held office of Dux
Office S905    Æthelmær 22 held office of Minister
Office S905    Ordwulf 4 held office of Minister
Office S905    Wulfric 52 held office of Minister
Office S905    Wulfgeat 9 held office of Minister
Office S905    Leofwine 52 held office of Minister
Office S905    Æthelric 43 held office of Minister
Office S905    Lyfing 11 held office of Minister
Office S905    Æthelric 41 held office of Bishop (bishop of the church of Sherborne)
Office S905    Ælfwald 55 held office of Bishop (bishop of the church of Crediton)
Office S905    Wulfstan 41 held office of Bishop (bishop of London)
Office S905    Godwine 23 held office of Bishop (bishop of Rochester)
Office S905    Ælfric 46 held office of Archbishop (archbishop of the church of Canterbury)
Office S905    Ælfheah 44 held office of Bishop (bishop of the church of Winchester)
Office S905    Æthelred 32 held office of Primicerius
Office S905    Æthelred 32 held office of Basileus
Office S905    Æthelred 32 held office of King (king of the English)
Status S905    Æthelred 35 held status of Man / Man
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