Source: CharterS161

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Cenwulf, king of the Mercians, and Cuthred, king of the people of Kent, to Wulfheard, priest; grant of 2 hides (manentes), equivalent to one sulung, at Swarling, Kent, and one 'yokelet' (an geocled) at Ecgheanng lond.

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Sawyer 161
Birch 321
Kemble ---
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 161
Scholarly Source Dating 161


*Wallenberg, KPN, pp. 102-5, on place-names; Parsons 1939, p. 14, genuine; Wright 1950, p. 390; Finberg 1972, p. 415, on assessment; Harrison 1973, pp. 60-1, on date; Brooks 1984, pp. 159-60, on beneficiary, 358 n. 28, MS 1 contemporary; Brown 1986, pp. 128-9, on script; PN Dorset, ii. 266 (Acleah); Making of England, pp. 213-14 (no. 167); Cubitt 1995, p. 282, on Acleah.

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