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Alfred, king of the Saxons, to Burgric, bishop of Rochester; grant of land at Freckenham, Suffolk, and at Isleham, Cambs.

Charter information
Sawyer 349
Birch 571
Kemble 322
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Rochester
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 895
Scholarly Source Dating 895


*Plummer 1899, p. 117, spurious; Stevenson 1904, p. 201 n. 4, a clumsy 12th-century forgery, partly based on Asser; Hart, ECEE, no. 48, spurious; O'Donovan 1972, p. 31, spurious; Campbell, Rochester, p. xiii n. 3, obviously forged; Hart, ECNE, p. 385; Whitelock 1979, p. 92 n. 5, Rochester forgery; Lapidge 1981, p. 78 n., certainly spurious (= 1993, p. 66n.); Keynes and Lapidge 1983, p. 235 n. 28, 'a magnificently blatant forgery'; Brett 1988, pp. 405-8, probably forged in the early 13th century; BA Facs., pp. 11-12, spurious; Smyth 1995, pp. 250, 251

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