Location: Eastry / Kent

Factoid List

View Factoid Type Source Ref. Primary Person Short Description
Transaction S128      Offa 7, king of the Mercians, to Osberht 2, his minister, and Osberht 2's wife [Anonymous 440]; grant of 1 sulung (aratrum) at Duningcland in the Eastry district, Kent
Transaction S1264      Wulfred 6, archbishop, to Canterbury, Christ Church 1; grant of 3 sulungs (aratra) at Folcwining lond in the district of Eastry, 1 at Liminum and 1 at Dunwaling lond, Kent, in exchange for 4 sulungs at Bishopsbourne, Kent. The land at Liminum had been granted to Wulfred 6 by Cenwulf 3, king of the Mercians, in exchange for land at Yarkhill, Herefords., which Wulfred 6 had obtained from Queen Cynethryth 2. The land at Bishopsbourne had been given to Christ Church by Ealdhun 5, confiscated by King Offa 7, and then restored.
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.
Office S1500    Æthelnoth 12 held office of Reeve (reeve of Eastry)
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..
Event RestingPlaces  11-12   Thunor 1, servant of the king [Ecgberht 3], killed them [Æthelred 42 and Æthelberht 23] and buried them in king's hall at Eastry, but the divine light shone forth at night over their bodies. The king saw it and was afraid; he then summoned the boy's sister Domne Eue [here Eormenburg 1], and gave her 130 acres of land to found a monastery, as wergeld.
Possession GDB  5 (Kent 3:17) Canterbury, Christ Church 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 7 sulungs in Eastry, Kent (in 1086)
Possession GDB  5 (Kent 3:17) Canterbury, Christ Church 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 7 sulungs in Eastry, Kent (in 1066)
Possession GDB  5 (Kent 3:17) Stigand 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 7 sulungs in Eastry, Kent (in 1066)
Possession GDB  12v (Kent 7:25) Canterbury, St Augustine's 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 3 virgates in -, Kent (in 1086)
Possession GDB  11v (Kent 5:218) Bayeux 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 1.50 sulungs in -, Kent (in 1086)
Possession GDB  12v (Kent 7:25) Æthelsige 43 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 3 virgates in -, Kent (in 1066)
Possession GDB  12v (Kent 7:25) Canterbury, St Augustine's 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 3 virgates in -, Kent (in 1066)
Possession GDB  11v (Kent 5:218) Odo 7 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 1.50 sulungs in -, Kent (in 1086)
Possession GDB  11 (Kent 5:203) Bayeux 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 0.38 sulungs in -, Kent (in 1086)
Possession GDB  11 (Kent 5:203) Odo 7 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 0.38 sulungs in -, Kent (in 1086)
Possession GDB  11 (Kent 5:203) Ernald 2 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 0.38 sulungs in -, Kent (in 1066)
RecordedNames EMC Coin  1963.0023 (N 232 (Abp Æthelheard Group III with Coenwulf)) Cenwulf 3
Office EMC Coin  1963.0023 (N 232 (Abp Æthelheard Group III with Coenwulf)) Cenwulf 3 held office of King
RecordedNames EMC Coin  1963.0023 (N 232 (Abp Æthelheard Group III with Coenwulf)) Æthelheard 13
Office EMC Coin  1963.0023 (N 232 (Abp Æthelheard Group III with Coenwulf)) Æthelheard 13 held office of Archbishop
RecordedNames EMC Coin  1922.0003 (N 324 (Heavy coinage)) Offa 7
Office EMC Coin  1922.0003 (N 324 (Heavy coinage)) Offa 7 held office of King
RecordedNames EMC Coin  1922.0003 (N 324 (Heavy coinage)) Wilhun 2
Office EMC Coin  1922.0003 (N 324 (Heavy coinage)) Wilhun 2 held office of Moneyer for Offa 7