Source: CharterS168

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Cenwulf, king of the Mercians, to Wulfred, archbishop; grant of 2 sulungs (aratra) at Appincg lond in Rainham, 2 sulungs at Suithhunincg lond at Graveney near Faversham, and 2.5 hagae in Canterbury, all in Kent, in return for 126 mancuses.

Charter information
Sawyer 168
Birch 335
Kemble 196
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 1st August 811
Scholarly Source Dating 811

Notes

*Sweet, OET, pp. 455, 456 (nos 48, 51); Stevenson 1914, p. 696 n. 35, MS 1 is original and MS 2 was copied c. 1000 with an interpolation, MS 2 has imitative features; Stenton 1918, p. 450 n. 73, MS 1 original (= Stenton 1970, p. 64 n. 2); Wallenberg, KPN, pp. 113-20, on place-names; Ward 1934/1, on bounds and estate history; Dr÷gereit 1935, p. 408 n. 4, authentic; Parsons 1939, p. 14, MS 1 genuine and contemporary; Levison 1946, p. 254, MS 1 original; Wright 1950, pp. 391-2; Stenton 1971, p. 292, cited with reference to reservation clause; Sawyer 1978, pp. 159, 211, cited; Brooks 1984, pp. 15, 138, 353 n. 29, 360 n. 70, 361 n. 76, MS 1 original; Brown 1986, p. 128, on script of MS 1; Witney 1987 on political background; Keynes 1993/1, pp. 114, 117, cited.

Note: Scribe of MS 1 also wrote S 177. MS 2 is a later copy with an interpolated passage relating to a sulung in Romney Marsh (with Latin bounds) and a sulung in Elmsted, Kent (with vernacular bounds). The scribe of MS 2 also wrote S 111.

Factoid List

View Factoid Type Source Ref Primary Person Short Description
RecordedNames S168    Cuthred 12 (Cu­red)
RecordedNames S168    Seleburg 1 (Seleburg)
RecordedNames S168    Cwenburg 5 (Cuuoenburg)
RecordedNames S168    Ăthelheah 1 (Ae­elheah)
RecordedNames S168    Cenwald 2 (Coenwald)
RecordedNames S168    Cyneberht 9 (Cyneberht)
RecordedNames S168    Heahfrith 4 (Heahfer­)
RecordedNames S168    Eanberht 7 (Eanberht)
RecordedNames S168    Eadberht 27 (Eadberht)
RecordedNames S168    Ecgwulf 2 (Ecguulf)
RecordedNames S168    Cynehelm 4 (Cynehelm)
RecordedNames S168    Beornnoth 2 (Beornno­)
RecordedNames S168    Heardberht 3 (Heardberht)
RecordedNames S168    Beornmod 3 (Beornmod)
RecordedNames S168    Sigered 4 (Sigred)
RecordedNames S168    Ălfthryth 3 (Aelf■ry­)
RecordedNames S168    Ăthelwulf 8 (Ae­eluulf)
RecordedNames S168    Deneberht 1 (Deneberht)
RecordedNames S168    Wulfred 6 (Uulfred)
RecordedNames S168    Cenwulf 3 (Coenu'u'lf)
Office S168    Cuthred 12 held office of Priest
Office S168    Seleburg 1 held office of Abbess
Office S168    Cwenburg 5 held office of Abbess
Office S168    Ăthelheah 1 held office of Pedes sessor
Office S168    Heahfrith 4 held office of Dux
Office S168    Eanberht 7 held office of Dux
Office S168    Ecgwulf 2 held office of Dux
Office S168    Eadberht 27 held office of Dux
Office S168    Cynehelm 4 held office of Princeps
Office S168    Beornnoth 2 held office of Princeps
Office S168    Heardberht 3 held office of Princeps
Office S168    Beornmod 3 held office of Bishop
Office S168    Sigered 4 held office of King
Office S168    Ălfthryth 3 held office of Queen
Office S168    Ăthelwulf 8 held office of Bishop (bishop of the South Saxons)
Office S168    Deneberht 1 held office of Bishop (bishop of the Hwicce)
Office S168    Wulfred 6 held office of Bishop
Office S168    Wulfred 6 held office of Archbishop
Office S168    Wulfred 6 held office of Archbishop
Office S168    Cenwulf 3 held office of King (king of the Mercians)
Event S168    Cenwulf 3, king of the Mercians, to Wulfred 6, archbishop; grant of 2 sulungs (aratra) at Appincg lond in Rainham, 2 sulungs at Suithhunincg lond at Graveney near Faversham, and 2.5 hagae in Canterbury, all in Kent, in return for 126 mancuses
Transaction S168    Cenwulf 3, king of the Mercians, to Wulfred 6, archbishop; grant of 2 sulungs (aratra) at Appincg lond in Rainham, 2 sulungs at Suithhunincg lond at Graveney near Faversham, and 2.5 hagae in Canterbury, all in Kent, in return for 126 mancuses
Transaction S168    Cenwulf 3, king of the Mercians, to Wulfred 6, archbishop; grant of 2 sulungs (aratra) at Appincg lond in Rainham, 2 sulungs at Suithhunincg lond at Graveney near Faversham, and 2.5 hagae in Canterbury, all in Kent, in return for 126 mancuses