Source: CharterS160

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Cenwulf, king of the Mercians, and Cuthred, king of the people of Kent, to Selethryth, abbess, and her familia at Lyminge; grant of land in Canterbury to serve as a refuge.

Charter information
Sawyer 160
Birch 317
Kemble 188
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church ex Lyminge
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 804
Scholarly Source Dating 804

Notes

*Jenkins, Lyminge, pp. 32-5; Ward 1941, on topography; Potts 1943, pp. 19-20, on topography; Sawyer 1978, p. 211, cited; Whitelock, EHD, p. 514; Tatton-Brown 1984, pp. 7-8, on topography; Brooks 1984, pp. 26, 34-5, 201, treats as authentic, discusses location; Kelly, St Augustine's, p. xxix, on historical background.

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Whitelock, Dorothy English Historical Documents, c.400-1042 London and New York 1999 [reprint of 1979 edition] 514 [no.82]
Jenkins, Robert Charles The Chartulary of the Monastery of Lyminge Folkestone 1867? 31-2
Ward, G. The Age of St Mildred's Church, Canterbury Archaeologia Cantiana 1941 63-4

Factoid List

View Factoid Type Source Ref Primary Person Short Description
RecordedNames S160    Deneberht 1 (Dæneberht)
RecordedNames S160    Eadwulf 7 (Adulf)
RecordedNames S160    Æthelheard 13 (Aethelheardus)
RecordedNames S160    Eadburg 4 (Eadburg)
RecordedNames S160    Selethryth 1 (Selethryth)
RecordedNames S160    Cuthred 11 (Cuthred)
RecordedNames S160    Cenwulf 3 (Coenulph)
PersonInfo S160    Eadburg 4 blessed
Personal Relationship S160    Cuthred 11 was Brother of Cenwulf 3
Office S160    Deneberht 1 held office of Bishop
Office S160    Eadwulf 7 held office of Bishop
Office S160    Æthelheard 13 held office of Archbishop
Office S160    Selethryth 1 held office of Abbess
Office S160    Cuthred 11 held office of King (king of the people of Kent)
Office S160    Cenwulf 3 held office of King (king of the Mercians)
Event S160    The blessed corpse of Eadburg 4 rests at St Mary's, Lyminge
Event S160    Cenwulf 3, king of the Mercians, and Cuthred 11, king of Kent, to Selethryth 1, abbess, and her familia at Lyminge; grant of land in Canterbury to serve as a refuge
Transaction S160    Cenwulf 3, king of the Mercians, and Cuthred 11, king of the men of Kent, to Selethryth 1, abbess, and her familia at Lyminge 1; grant of land in Canterbury to serve as a refuge