Source: CharterS914

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King Æthelred to Canterbury, Christ Church; refoundation of the monastic community and confirmation of land at Eastry, Ickham, Bossington, Adisham, Appledore, Swarling, Preston, Graveney, Westwell, Chart and Farleigh, Kent; at Patching, Sussex; at Meopham and Cooling in West Kent; at Walworth, Surrey; at Risborough, Bucks.; at Lawling in Latchingdon, Essex; at Hadleigh and Monks Eleigh, Suffolk; and in Thanet.

Charter information
Sawyer 914
Birch ---
Kemble 715
British Academy ---
Source Used Kemble
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 1006
Scholarly Source Dating 1002

Notes

*There are Latin and English versions of this charter, only the Latin version has been entered to date.

Napier and Stevenson, p. 135 n. 1, it must be dated 1001 or 1002; Plummer 1899, p. 179, spurious; Stevenson in Salter, Eynsham Cart., i. 20 n. 3, spurious; Robinson 1926, p. 238, spurious; PN Bucks., pp. 170, 174; Wallenberg, KPN, pp. 313-14, on place-names; Whitelock 1937, p. 461 and n. 6, cannot be later than 1002; Whitelock, Wills, p. 176, of doubtful authenticity; Harmer, Writs, p. 453; Ker, Catalogue, pp. 239-40 (no. 185), art. a, scribe of MSS 3, 9 writing s. xi1; Chaplais 1966/1, p. 174, on scribe of MSS 3, 9 (= 1973, p. 59); Hart, ECEE, no. 84, spurious; Hart, ECE, no. 40, spurious; HRH, p. 232, ? for 1002, probably spurious; Hart, ECNE, p. 385, reassesses as authentic; Gelling, ECTV, no. 157 (pp. 77-8, 162), spurious; Keynes 1980, p. 261, spurious; Brooks 1984, pp. 257-9, spurious, discusses scribe of MSS 3, 9; Hart 1992, pp. 461-2, spurious in received form, but contains authentic information; Lapidge 1992, pp. 258-9, forged in 11th century (= 1993, p. 290); Pfaff 1992, pp. 278-9, on scribe of MSS 3, 9; Dumville 1993, pp. 126, disputes identification of scribe of MSS 3, 9.

Factoid List

View Factoid Type Source Ref Primary Person Short Description
Transaction S914    King Æthelred 32 to Canterbury, Christ Church 1; refoundation of the monastic community and confirmation of grants by previous kings: land at Eastry, Ickham, Bossington, Adisham, Appledore, Swarling, Preston, Graveney, Westwell, Chart and Farleigh, Kent; at Patching, Sussex; at Meopham and Cooling in West Kent; at Walworth, Surrey; at Risborough, Bucks.; at Lawling in Latchingdon, Essex; at Hadleigh and Monks Eleigh, Suffolk; and in Thanet.
RecordedNames S914    Wulfstan 49 (Wulfstan geonga)
RecordedNames S914    Wulfstan 48 (Wulfstan ealda)
RecordedNames S914    Leofric 37 (Leofric hrægelðen)
RecordedNames S914    Æthelric 43 (Æþelric ealda)
PersonInfo S914    Augustine 1
Personal Relationship S914    Sigered 11 was Brother of Sigeweard 2
Office S914    Æthelric 43 held office of Minister
Office S914    Leofstan 18 held office of Minister
Office S914    Lyfing 11 held office of Minister
Office S914    Wulfstan 49 held office of Minister
Office S914    Wulfstan 48 held office of Minister
Office S914    Sigered 11 held office of Minister
Office S914    Sigeweard 2 held office of Minister
Office S914    Leofric 37 held office of Minister
Office S914    Beorhtric 21 held office of Minister
Office S914    Eadric 35 held office of Minister
Office S914    Ordwulf 4 held office of Minister
Office S914    Æthelmær 22 held office of Discifer
Office S914    Wulfgar 31 held office of Abbot
Office S914    Wigheard 13 held office of Abbot
Office S914    Ælfsige 82 held office of Abbot
Office S914    Leofric 36 held office of Abbot
Office S914    Ælfsige 81 held office of Abbot
Office S914    Ælfweard 30 held office of Abbot
Office S914    Wulfric 56 held office of Abbot
Office S914    Leofsige 17 held office of Dux
Office S914    Leofwine 49 held office of Dux
Office S914    Ælfhelm 17 held office of Dux
Office S914    Ælfric 87 held office of Dux
Office S914    Godwine 23 held office of Bishop (bishop of the church of Rochester)
Office S914    Æthulf 3 held office of Bishop
Office S914    Ælfheah 44 held office of Bishop (Bishop of Winchester)
Office S914    Æthelric 41 held office of Bishop
Office S914    Ordberht 4 held office of Bishop
Office S914    Æthelred 32 held office of Induperator
Office S914    Wulfstan 41 held office of Bishop (bishop of the church of London)
Office S914    Æthelred 32 held office of Monarch
Office S914    Ælfric 46 held office of Archbishop (archbishop of Canterbury)
Office S914    Æthelred 32 held office of King
Office S914    Æthelberht 3 held office of King
Office S914    Gregory 1 held office of Pope
Event S914    King Æthelred 32 to Canterbury, Christ Church 1; refoundation of the monastic community and confirmation of land at Eastry, Ickham, Bossington, Adisham, Appledore, Swarling, Preston, Graveney, Westwell, Chart and Farleigh, Kent; at Patching, Sussex; at Meopham and Cooling in West Kent; at Walworth, Surrey; at Risborough, Bucks.; at Lawling in Latchingdon, Essex; at Hadleigh and Monks Eleigh, Suffolk; and in Thanet