Source: CharterS332

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(a) Æthelberht, king of the West Saxons and people of Kent, to Æthelred, minister; grant of 9 sulungs (aratra) at Mersham, Kent, in return for 400 mancuses of gold. (b) Eadwald to Canterbury, St Augustine's; grant of land at Willesborough, Kent.

Charter information
Sawyer 332
Birch 587
Kemble 288
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church
Source Information
Language Old English
Date from Source 863
Scholarly Source Dating 863

Notes

*Sweet, OET, pp. 439-40 (no. 30); Stenton 1955, p. 40 n. 2, on poor latinity; Wallenberg, KPN, pp. 216-20, on place-names; Parsons 1939, p. 23 n., cited; Stenton 1970, p. 94 and n. 1, original; Witney 1976, pp. 260-1, on swine-pastures; Brooks 1984, pp. 360-1 n. 70, 9th-century, scribe also wrote S 316, 328, 344, 1195-7; Campbell 1989, pp. 30-1, on counter-payment; Keynes 1994/2, p. 1132 n. 6, original; Kelly, St Augustine's, p. xxxii, on estate history, cf. CSA 6 (S 1651a); Smyth 1995, p. 378; Lapidge 1996, p. 451, on latinity.

Notes: Eadwald's endorsement was added by a different scribe, probably in the later 9th century

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