Source: CharterS1467

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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.

Factoid List

View Factoid Type Source Ref Primary Person Short Description
Transaction S1467    King Harold 5 Harefoot from Canterbury, Christ Church 1; seizure of Sandwich against the wishes of the house.
Transaction S1467    King Harold 5 Harefoot to Canterbury, Christ Church 1; restoration of Sandwich, Kent.
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?].
RecordedNames S1467    Ælfstan 66 (Ælfstan)
RecordedNames S1467    Eadsige 12 (Eadsige)
RecordedNames S1467    Ælfgar 44 (Ælfgar)
RecordedNames S1467    Harold 5 (Harold)
RecordedNames S1467    Tancradus 1 (Thancred)
RecordedNames S1467    Osweard 9 (Oswerd æt Hergerdesham)
RecordedNames S1467    Steorra 1 (Steorra)
RecordedNames S1467    Lyfing 15 (Lyfing)
Occupation S1467    Ælfgar 44 Monk
Occupation S1467    Tancradus 1 Monk
Office S1467    Ælfstan 66 held office of Abbot (abbot at St Augustine's)
Office S1467    Eadsige 12 held office of Archbishop
Office S1467    Harold 5 held office of King
Office S1467    Steorra 1 held office of Rædesman
Office S1467    Lyfing 15 held office of Bishop (bishop of Devonshire)
Status S1467    held status of
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.