Source: CharterS914

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King Æthelred to Canterbury, Christ Church; refoundation of the monastic community and confirmation of land at Eastry, Ickham, Bossington, Adisham, Appledore, Swarling, Preston, Graveney, Westwell, Chart and Farleigh, Kent; at Patching, Sussex; at Meopham and Cooling in West Kent; at Walworth, Surrey; at Risborough, Bucks.; at Lawling in Latchingdon, Essex; at Hadleigh and Monks Eleigh, Suffolk; and in Thanet.

Charter information
Sawyer 914
Birch ---
Kemble 715
British Academy ---
Source Used Kemble
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 1006
Scholarly Source Dating 1002

Notes

*There are Latin and English versions of this charter, only the Latin version has been entered to date.

Napier and Stevenson, p. 135 n. 1, it must be dated 1001 or 1002; Plummer 1899, p. 179, spurious; Stevenson in Salter, Eynsham Cart., i. 20 n. 3, spurious; Robinson 1926, p. 238, spurious; PN Bucks., pp. 170, 174; Wallenberg, KPN, pp. 313-14, on place-names; Whitelock 1937, p. 461 and n. 6, cannot be later than 1002; Whitelock, Wills, p. 176, of doubtful authenticity; Harmer, Writs, p. 453; Ker, Catalogue, pp. 239-40 (no. 185), art. a, scribe of MSS 3, 9 writing s. xi1; Chaplais 1966/1, p. 174, on scribe of MSS 3, 9 (= 1973, p. 59); Hart, ECEE, no. 84, spurious; Hart, ECE, no. 40, spurious; HRH, p. 232, ? for 1002, probably spurious; Hart, ECNE, p. 385, reassesses as authentic; Gelling, ECTV, no. 157 (pp. 77-8, 162), spurious; Keynes 1980, p. 261, spurious; Brooks 1984, pp. 257-9, spurious, discusses scribe of MSS 3, 9; Hart 1992, pp. 461-2, spurious in received form, but contains authentic information; Lapidge 1992, pp. 258-9, forged in 11th century (= 1993, p. 290); Pfaff 1992, pp. 278-9, on scribe of MSS 3, 9; Dumville 1993, pp. 126, disputes identification of scribe of MSS 3, 9.

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