Source: CharterS344

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Alfred, king, and Æthelred, archbishop, to Liaba, son of Birgwine; grant of land at Ileden, Kent, in return for 25 mancuses of gold.

Charter information
Sawyer 344
Birch 536
Kemble ---
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 873
Scholarly Source Dating 873

Notes

*Sweet, OET, p. 440 (no. 32); Stevenson 1904, p. 199 n. 4, a 9th-century hand, the work of a scribe ignorant of Latin, hee seems to have copied twice over the witnesses of a charter of King Æthelwulf; Wallenberg, KPN, pp. 221-2, the northern boundary is Bossington, the eastern, Curlswood, p. 160 for identification of Ileden; Hart 1970/1, p. 23, on endorsement; Brooks 1979, pp. 15-16, authentic but full of errors; O'Donovan 1972, p. 30, indiction fits 874; Whitelock 1979, p. 77 and n. 6, authentic apart from the witness-lists; Brooks 1984, pp. 172, 360-1 n. 70, contemporary but incompetently drafted and copied, scribe also wrote S 316, 328, 332, 1195-7; Dumville 1987, p. 156 n. 41, on script, treats as contemporary; Making of England, pp. 261-2 (no. 236); Kelly, St Augustine's, pp. xciv-v, on circumstances of production; Pelteret 1995, p. 227; Smyth 1995, p. 372; Lapidge 1996, pp. 452-3, on latinity

Factoid List

View Factoid Type Source Ref Primary Person Short Description
Event S344    Alfred 8, king, and Æthelred 13, archbishop, to Liaba 1, son of Birgwine 1; grant of land at Ileden, Kent, in return for 25 mancuses of gold
Office S344    Alfred 8 held office of King
Office S344    Æthelred 13 held office of Archbishop
Office S344    Æthelwulf 1 held office of King (king of the West Saxons)
Office S344    Eanwulf 4 held office of Dux
Office S344    Æthelwulf 10 held office of Dux
Office S344    Ceolnoth 3 held office of Archbishop
Office S344    Æthelstan 3 held office of King
Office S344    Ealhhere 11 held office of Dux
Office S344    Dryhtnoth 1 held office of Abbot
Personal Relationship S344    Liaba 1 was Son of Birgwine 1
Personal Relationship S344    Æthelbald 13 was Son of Æthelwulf 1
RecordedNames S344    Alfred 8 (Elfred)
RecordedNames S344    Æthelred 13 (Eðered)
RecordedNames S344    Liaba 1 (Liaba)
RecordedNames S344    Birgwine 1 (Birgwine)
RecordedNames S344    Liaba 1 (Leafa)
RecordedNames S344    Æthelwulf 1 (Æðelulf)
RecordedNames S344    Eanwulf 4 (Eanuulf)
RecordedNames S344    Æthelwulf 10 (Eðeluf)
RecordedNames S344    Æthelbald 13 (Eðelbæld)
RecordedNames S344    Wulfheard 18 (Uulfheard)
RecordedNames S344    Æthelric 14 (Æðelric)
RecordedNames S344    Ceolmund 6 (Ceolmund)
RecordedNames S344    Werenberht 3 (Uuerenberht)
RecordedNames S344    Lulling 7 (Lulling)
RecordedNames S344    Wulfred 11 (Uulffred)
RecordedNames S344    Ceolnoth 3 (Ceolnoð)
RecordedNames S344    Æthelstan 3 (Eðelstan)
RecordedNames S344    Ealhhere 11 (Ealhhere)
RecordedNames S344    Dryhtnoth 1 (Dryhtnoð)
RecordedNames S344    Duduc 5 (Duduc)
RecordedNames S344    Æthelmod 6 (Eðelmod)
RecordedNames S344    Æthelric 13 (Eðelric)
RecordedNames S344    Æthelred 16 (Eðelred)
RecordedNames S344    Æthelhere 8 (Eðelhere)
RecordedNames S344    Osmund 10 (Osmund)
RecordedNames S344    Æthelred 10 (Eðered)
RecordedNames S344    Gislheard 2 (Gilsheard)
RecordedNames S344    Eadberht 42 (Eadberht)
RecordedNames S344    Dudda 9 (Dudda)
RecordedNames S344    Ealhhun 4 (Ealhhun)
RecordedNames S344    Cyneberht 12 (Cyneberht)
Transaction S344    Alfred 8, king, and Æthelred 13, archbishop, to Liaba 1, son of Birgwine 1; grant of land at Ileden, Kent, in return for 25 mancuses of gold
Transaction S344    Alfred 8, king, and Æthelred 13, archbishop, to Liaba 1, son of Birgwine 1; grant of land at Ileden, Kent, in return for 25 mancuses of gold