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Ęthelwulf, king of the West Saxons, to Ithda or Dudda; grant of land at Canterbury. (2) Confirmation by Alfred, king of Wessex and note of purchase by Lulla from Ęthelwald (A.D. 871 x 888). (3) Later note of purchase by Archbishop Dunstan and grant to St Martin's, Canterbury (A.D. 959 x 988).

Charter information
Sawyer 287
Birch 426
Kemble 241
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church
Source Information
Language Latin
Date from Source 839
Scholarly Source Dating 893 x 988

Notes

*Bond 1878, p. 7, later and badly written; Sweet, OET, p. 436 (no. 24); B i, p. 597, 'written by a scribe ignorant of the langage'; Stevenson 1914, p. 698 n. 44, contemporary; Deanesly 1927, p. 4 n. 3; Wallenberg, KPN, pp. 181-3; Ward 1951; Tatton-Brown 1984, p. 7; Brooks 1984, p. 173, copy written at time of Lulla's purchase, 'appallingly messy and inaccurate travesty', pp. 251, 378 n. 153, Dunstan's endorsement in hand of s. x2; Sparks and Tatton-Brown 1987, p. 205, on Dunstan's endorsement; Abels 1988, p. 55; Smyth 1995, pp. 372-3; Lapidge 1996, p. 453, notes on latinity.

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