Source: CharterS349

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Alfred, king of the Saxons, to Burgric, bishop of Rochester; grant of land at Freckenham, Suffolk, and at Isleham, Cambs.

Charter information
Sawyer 349
Birch 571
Kemble 322
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Rochester
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 895
Scholarly Source Dating 895

Notes

*Plummer 1899, p. 117, spurious; Stevenson 1904, p. 201 n. 4, a clumsy 12th-century forgery, partly based on Asser; Hart, ECEE, no. 48, spurious; O'Donovan 1972, p. 31, spurious; Campbell, Rochester, p. xiii n. 3, obviously forged; Hart, ECNE, p. 385; Whitelock 1979, p. 92 n. 5, Rochester forgery; Lapidge 1981, p. 78 n., certainly spurious (= 1993, p. 66n.); Keynes and Lapidge 1983, p. 235 n. 28, 'a magnificently blatant forgery'; Brett 1988, pp. 405-8, probably forged in the early 13th century; BA Facs., pp. 11-12, spurious; Smyth 1995, pp. 250, 251

Factoid List

View Factoid Type Source Ref Primary Person Short Description
Event S349    Alfred 8, king of the Saxons, to Burgric 1, bishop of Rochester; grant of land at Freckenham, Suffolk, and at Isleham, Cambs.
Office S349    Alfred 8 held office of King (king of the Saxons)
Office S349    Burgric 1 held office of Bishop (bishop of Rochester)
Office S349    Plegmund 1 held office of Archbishop
Office S349    Grimbald 1 held office of Sacerdos
Office S349    Æthelbald 13 held office of King
Office S349    Æthelberht 9 held office of King
Office S349    Æthelred 15 held office of King
Office S349    Æthelbald 15 held office of Archbishop (archbishop of York)
Office S349    Æthelstan 11 held office of Antistes (antistes of Hereford)
Office S349    Wærberht 4 held office of Bishop (bishop of Leicester)
Office S349    Tunberht 3 held office of Bishop (bishop of Lichfield)
Office S349    Herefred 1 held office of Minister (minister of Worcester)
Office S349    Ælfstan 10 held office of Bishop (bishop of London)
Office S349    Denewulf 1 held office of Bishop (bishop of the town of Winchester)
Office S349    Eylmer 1 held office of Minister (minister of Chichester)
Office S349    Eadred 11 held office of Minister (minister of Norwich)
Office S349    Harold 1 held office of Minister (minister of Dorchester)
Office S349    John 22 held office of Abbot
Office S349    Æthelred Mucel 1 held office of Dux (dux of the Ganni)
Office S349    Æthelred 1 held office of Dux (dux of the Mercians)
Office S349    Ælwytha 1 held office of Queen
Personal Relationship S349    Æthelbald 13 was Brother of Alfred 8
Personal Relationship S349    Æthelberht 9 was Brother of Alfred 8
Personal Relationship S349    Æthelred 15 was Brother of Alfred 8
RecordedNames S349    Alfred 8 (Æluredus)
RecordedNames S349    Burgric 1 (Burric)
RecordedNames S349    Plegmund 1 (Plegmundus)
RecordedNames S349    Grimbald 1 (Grymbald)
RecordedNames S349    Æthelbald 13 (Æthelbald)
RecordedNames S349    Æthelberht 9 (Ethelbert)
RecordedNames S349    Æthelred 15 (Etheldred)
RecordedNames S349    Æthelbald 15 (Ethelbaldus)
RecordedNames S349    Æthelstan 11 (Ethelstanus)
RecordedNames S349    Wærberht 4 (Werbertus)
RecordedNames S349    Tunberht 3 (Tyneberht)
RecordedNames S349    Herefred 1 (Herefredus)
RecordedNames S349    Ælfstan 10 (Elfstanus)
RecordedNames S349    Denewulf 1 (Denewuolfus)
RecordedNames S349    Eylmer 1 (Eylmerus)
RecordedNames S349    Eadred 11 (Eaddredus)
RecordedNames S349    Harold 1 (Haroldus)
RecordedNames S349    John 22 (Johannes)
RecordedNames S349    Æthelred 1 (Etheldredus)
RecordedNames S349    Ælwytha 1 (Ælwytha)
Transaction S349    Alfred 8, king of the Saxons, to Burgric 1, bishop of Rochester; grant of land at Freckenham, Suffolk, and at Isleham, Cambs.
RecordedNames S349    Eadred 12 (Eaddredus)
Status S349    Eadred 12