Source: CharterS266

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Æthelberht, king of the West Saxons and Kent, to Deora, bishop of Rochester; grant of land at Rochester.

Charter information
Sawyer 266
Birch 242
Kemble 144
British Academy Campbell, Rochester No. 11
Source Used Brit_Ac
Archive(s) Rochester
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 761 altered to 781
Scholarly Source Dating 761 x 781

Notes

*Bond 1878, p. 7, MS 1 probably 11th-century; Wallenberg, KPN, pp. 3, 59; Levison 1946, p. 224 n., perhaps confusion between charter of 781 (? of Egbert II of Kent) and one of Æthelberht of Wessex (860 x 865); Ward 1949, p. 39; Campbell, Rochester, p. xiv, MS 1 may be s. ix, p. xxiii, elements from a Kentish charter of 781 may have been fused with a charter of Æthelberht of Wessex.

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