Location: Isle of Thanet / Kent

Factoid List

View Factoid Type Source Ref. Primary Person Short Description
Event Asser.VitAlfredi  20   Pagans (Anonymi 32) wintered on the island of Thanet.
Event Asser.VitAlfredi  9   Ealhhere 11 and Huda 1 died in the battle on the island of Thanet.
Event Asser.VitAlfredi  9   Ealhhere 11 and Huda 1 with others fought against a pagan army (Anonymi 14) on the island of Thanet.
Occupation Asser.VitAlfredi  9 Anonymi 14 Army
Event Bede.HE  i.25   Æthelberht 3 came to the island and commanded Augustine 1 and his comrades (Anonymi 649) to come to talk to him. They met in the open air, and at the king's command Augustine 1 and his companions sat down and preached the word of life to himself and all his "comites".
Event Bede.HE  i.25   Æthelberht 3 ordered Augustine 1 and his companions (Anonymi 649) to remain on the island where they had landed and be provided with all things necessary until he had decided what to do with them.
Event Bede.HE  i.25, v.24   Augustine 1 landed with his companions (Anonymi 649) on the island of Thanet.
Event ASC  <854> B, 854 C, 853 D, 852 E   Both ealdormen [sc. Ealhhere 11 and Huda 1] were slain [BC: dead].
Event ASC  865 ADEG, <866> B, 866 C   A heathen here (Anonymi 875) occupied Thanet.
Event ASC  853 ADG, <854> B, 854 C, 852 E   Ealhhere 11, Huda 1 and others fought against the heathen army (Anonymi 14) on Thanet.
Event ASC  851 ADEG, <853> B, 853 C   Heathen men (Anonymi 855) [ABCG add: for the first time] stayed [BCDE add: on Thanet] over the winter.
Transaction S17      Wihtred 1, king of Kent, to Mildrith 1, abbess; grant of privileges for Minster-in-Thanet
Transaction S15      Wihtred 1, king of Kent, to Æbbe 3, abbess; grant of 4 sulungs (aratra) at Humantun in Thanet, Kent
Transaction S14      Oswine 2, king of Kent, to Æbbe 3, abbess (of Minster-in-Thanet); grant of 18 hides (manentes) in the Isle of Thanet, Kent
Transaction S10      Hlothhere 1 and Eadric 5, were the first to place the 44 hides (manentes) in Sudaneie in Thanet and 10 at Sturry under the control of the servants of God [Anonymi 1066]
Transaction S10      Mul 1, king, gave to Æbbe 3, abbess, 44 hides (manentes) in Sudaneie in Thanet and 10 at Sturry in return for money
Transaction S10      Swæfheard 1, king of Kent, to Æbbe 3, abbess (of Minster-in-Thanet); grant of 44 hides (manentes) in Sudaneie in Thanet, and 12 hides in Sturry, Kent
Office S17    Mildrith 1 held office of Abbess
Event S8      Hlothhere 1 and his procurators [Anonymi 1063] indicated the bounds of the Westan ae estate
Event S14      Oswine 2 placed a turf from an estate on Thanet on the altar [of Minster-in-Thanet 1]
Transaction S8      Hlothhere 1, king of Kent, to Abbot Beorhtwald 6 and his minster [Reculver 1]; grant of land at Westanae on the Isle of Thanet, and in Sturry, Kent
Office S91    Eadburg 4 held office of Abbess
Office S91    Eadburg 4 held office of Abbess
Event ASC (DEF)  969 DEF(OE and Lat.)   Here in this year Edgar 11 ordered all of Thanet to be harried.
Event ASC (BC)  980 C   In this same year Southampton was harried by a sciphere (Anonymi 1588). And in that same year Thanet was harried.
Transaction S394      King Æthelstan 18 to Canterbury, St Augustine's 1; restoration of 14 sulungs (aratra) at Werburginland in Thanet, Kent
Transaction S512      King Edmund 14 to Ælfstan 32, minister; grant of 6 hides (mansae), equated with 6 sulungs, at Miclan grafe in Thanet, Kent
Transaction S489      King Edmund 14 to his mother [Eadgifu 4]; grant of 10 sulungs at North Mynstre, Thanet, Kent
Event Æthelweard.Chron  iv.1   The pagans (Anonymi 2488) established themselves on the island of Thanet.
Event Æthelweard.Chron  iii.4 (p. 32)   There was great warfare in the isle of Thanet against the pagans (Anonymi 2485): there was considerable slaughter on either side (Anonymi 2485, Anonymi 2486) and many drowned in the sea.
Event Æthelweard.Chron  iii.4 (p. 31)   The foreigners (Anonymi 2478) wintered for the first time on the island of Thanet.
Transaction S914      King Æthelred 32 to Canterbury, Christ Church 1; refoundation of the monastic community and confirmation of grants by previous kings: land at Eastry, Ickham, Bossington, Adisham, Appledore, Swarling, Preston, Graveney, Westwell, Chart and Farleigh, Kent; at Patching, Sussex; at Meopham and Cooling in West Kent; at Walworth, Surrey; at Risborough, Bucks.; at Lawling in Latchingdon, Essex; at Hadleigh and Monks Eleigh, Suffolk; and in Thanet.
Transaction S10      Æbbe 3, abbess, bought from Mul 1, king, of 44 hides (manentes) in Sudaneie in Thanet and 10 at Sturry
Transaction S91      Eadburg 4, abbess, and her familia in the minsters of St Mary and SS Peter and Paul, Thanet, from Leubucus 1; purchase of one ship
Event ASC (C-F) 1042-1087  E 1046   Lothen 1 and Yrling 1 came to Sandwich with 25 ships and captured an indescribable amount of plunder in men and gold and silver, so that nobody knew how much it was altogether; and then they went round Thanet and meant to do the same there, but the local people firmly resisted them, and prevented them both from coming ashore and from obtaining water, and drove them out completely from those parts. So they went off to Essex, which they ravaged, and there they captured people and whatever they could find, and then they went east to Baldwin 4’s country, and sold whatever they had got from their raid, and thence they went east to the country from which they had come.
Transaction S1048      King Edward 15 to St Augustine's Abbey; confirmation of lands and grant of St Mildrith's lands on Thanet.
Transaction S1047      King Edward 15 to Christ Church, Canterbury; grant of land at Chartham, Kent, and Walworth, Surrey, and confirmation of land at Sandwich, Eastry, Folkestone, Thanet, Adisham, Ickham, Chartham, Godmersham, Westwell, East Chart, the other Chart, Berwick, Brook, Warehorne, Appledore, Mersham, Orpington, Preston, Meopham, Cooling, Farningham, Hythe, Hollingbourne, Farleigh, Peckham, all in Kent; at Patching and Wootton in Sussex; at Walworth, Merstham, Cheam, and Horsley in Surrey; at Southchurch, Laver, Milton (Hall) in Prittlewell, Lawling in Latchingdon, Bocking, St Osyth and Stisted in Essex; at Hadleigh and Monks Eleigh, Suffolk; at Monks Risborough in Bucks.; and at Newington and Britwell Prior, Oxon..
Transaction S1648      Hlothhere 1, king of Kent, to Æbbe 3, abbess; grant of land at Sudaneie in the Isle of Thanet, and at Sturry, Kent.
Office EMC Coin  2001.0512 (N 186 ('Styca' of Eanred)) Heardwulf 2 held office of Moneyer for Eanred 8
Office EMC Coin  2001.0512 (N 186 ('Styca' of Eanred)) Eanred 8 held office of King
Office EMC Coin  2001.0511 (N 185.1 (Series Y: Æthelred I Second reign)) Æthelred 44 held office of King
Office EMC Coin  2001.0511 (N 185.1 (Series Y: Æthelred I Second reign)) Tidwulf 6 held office of Moneyer for Æthelred 44
Office EMC Coin  2001.0508 (N 177 (Series Y: Eadberht: beast right)) Eadberht 11 held office of King
Office EMC Coin  2001.0507 (N 178 (Series Y: Eadberht: beast left)) Eadberht 11 held office of King
Office EMC Coin  2001.0509 (N 192 (Abp Ecgberht with Eadberht)) Eadberht 11 held office of King
Office EMC Coin  2001.0509 (N 192 (Abp Ecgberht with Eadberht)) Ecgberht 7 held office of Archbishop
Office EMC Coin  2001.051 (N 192 (Abp Ecgberht with Eadberht)) Eadberht 11 held office of King
Office EMC Coin  2001.051 (N 192 (Abp Ecgberht with Eadberht)) Ecgberht 7 held office of Archbishop