s. xiii ex., Christ Church Canterbury

Type of MS.: Cartulary
Davis no.: 168
Related MSS: BL Add. 25109 once part of this MS; owned by E. Dering. Abstracts made for E. Dering are in BL Add. 6037 and Stowe 924.
Comment: After 1290.

Charters contained:

S1503, pp. 43r-v: A.D. 1014. Will of the Ætheling Æthelstan, including bequests of land at Adderbury, Oxon., Marlow, Bucks., and (Steeple) Morden, Cambs., to Old Minster, Winchester; at Hollingbourne and Garrington in Littlebourne, Kent, to Christ Church, Canterbury; at Rotherfield (? Sussex) to Nunnaminster, Winchester; at Chalton, Hants., Northtune and at Mollington, Oxon., to King Æthelred; land in East Anglia and Peacesdele (? Peak District or Pegsdon, Beds.) to Edmund, his brother; at Hambleden, Bucks., to Ælfmær; at Cumtune to Godwine; at Westune to Ælfswith; at Heorulfestune to Ælfwine; at Catherington, Hants., to Ælfmær; at Hockcliffe, Beds., to Siferth; at Tewin, Herts., to Æthelweard the Stammerer and to Lyfing; at Lutegaresheale (? Ludgershall, Wilts.), to Godwine the Driveller. s. xiii ex.

S111, f. 40r: A.D. 774. Offa, king of the English, to Jænberht, archbishop; grant of 3 sulungs (aratra) at Lydd, Kent. s. xiii ex.

S132, f. 40r-v: A.D. 790 for ? 795 (London). Offa, king of the English, to Æthelheard, archbishop of Canterbury; grant of 60 hides (tributaria) at Hayes and Yeading and 30 at Twickenham, Middx. s. xiii ex.

S155, f. 40v: A.D. 799 (Tamworth, Staffs.). Coenwulf, king of Mercia, to Christ Church, Canterbury; restoration of 30 sulungs (aratra) at Charing, 10 at Seleberhtes cert or Bryning lond (Chart) and 4 at Humbinglond in Barham, Kent, previously seized and redistributed by King Offa. s. xiii ex.

S156, ff. 40v-41r: A.D. 799 (17 July). King Coenwulf and his wife Cynegyth to Christ Church, Canterbury; grant of 4 sulungs (aratra) at Giddinge and Wootton, Kent. s. xiii ex.

S1259, f. 41r: A.D. 805. Æthelheard, archbishop of Canterbury, recovers for Christ Church 4 sulungs (aratra) at Bishopsbourne, Kent, originally granted by Aldhun, confiscated by Offa, king of Mercia, and now restored as the result of a synodal judgement. s. xiii ex.

S1264, f. 41r-v: A.D. 811 (Canterbury, 21 April). Wulfred, archbishop, to Christ Church; 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 by Coenwulf, king of Mercia, in exchange for land at Yarkhill, Herefords., which Wulfred had obtained from Queen Cynethryth. The land at Bishopsbourne had been given to Christ Church by Aldhun, confiscated by King Offa, and then restored. s. xiii ex.

S1266, ff. 41v-42r: A.D. 824 (Canterbury, 23 July). Wulfred, archbishop, to Christ Church, Canterbury; grant of 5 sulungs (aratra) at Eythorne and Langdon in Eythorne, in exchange for 5 sulungs at Barham and Suithberhtincglond, Kent. s. xiii ex.

S1269, f. 42r: A.D. 833 x 870. Ceolnoth, archbishop of Canterbury, to his familia at Canterbury; grant of 2 sulungs (aratra) at Langdon, Kent. s. xiii ex.

S323, f. 42r-v: c. A.D. 833 x 839, perhaps 833 x 836. Æthelwulf, king of Kent, to (Christ Church, Canterbury); confirmation of lands at Langham, Blakeburneham, Plegwingham, Ofneham; pasture in Hliossole and Ægelbertinherst; common in woods in Estcogheringdenne and Hyringdenne; land at Canterbury with meadows at Shettinge and Thanington, Kent. s. xiii ex.

S1202, f. 42r-v: A.D. 870 x 889. Alfred, dux, makes an agreement with Archbishop Æthelred and the community at Christ Church. Alfred receives life-use of an estate at Croydon, Surrey, in return for bequeathing an estate at Chartham, Kent, to Christ Church after his death. s. xiii ex.

S515, f. 42v: (A.D. 946.) Kings Edmund, Eadred and Eadwig to Christ Church (Canterbury); restoration of land at Twickenham, Middlesex; Preston, Ealdingtun (? Monkton in Thanet), Swarling, Wingham, Kent; Graveney, Bossington, Ulcombe and Tarring, Sussex. s. xiii ex.

S1506x, ff. 42v-43r: A.D. 941 x 958 (? 958). (a) Agreement between Æthelweard and Archbishop Oda and the Christ Church community over land at Ickham, Kent. (b) Later agreement between Eadric and Christ Church respecting the estate. s. xiii ex.

S1501, f. 43r: c. A.D. 960 x 994. Will of Æthelric, including bequest of all his land to his wife, with reversions as follows; land at Bocking, Essex, part to Christ Church and part to the church at Bocking; at Rayne, Essex, to St Paul's, London; at Copford and Glazenwood in Bradwell, Essex, to Ælfstan, bishop (of London); at Northho, part to St Gregory's, Sudbury, and part to St Edmunds at Bedericesworth (Bury). s. xiii ex.

S939, f. 43r: A.D. 995 x 999 (Cookham). King Æthelred confirms the will of Æthelric (i.e. S 1501), including the bequest of land at Bocking, Essex, to Christ Church, Canterbury. s. xiii ex.

S1465, ff. 43v-44r: A.D. 1032 or 1035. Declaration of arrangements made between Eadsige, priest, and Christ Church concerning land at Appledore, Warehorne, Berwick, Orpington, Palster and Wittersham, Kent. s. xiii ex.

S1471, f. 44r: c. A.D. 1045. Agreement between Archbishop Eadsige and Æthelric concerning land at Chart, Stowting, Milton and a haga in Canterbury, all in Kent. The land at Chart had been purchased by Archbishop Ceolnoth wth his own money from the thegn Hæletha and granted to him by charter by Æthelwulf, king of Wessex (A.D. 839 x 856; cf. CCC 18, S 1625). s. xiii ex.

S1535, f. 44r-v: A.D. 1042 x 1053, possibly 1046. Will of Wulfgyth, including bequests of land at Stisted, Essex, to her sons Ælfketel and Ketel, for life, with reversion to Christ Church (Canterbury); at Walsingham in East Carleton, East Carleton and Harling, Norfolk, to her sons Ulfketel and Ketel; at Saxlingham, Norfolk, and Somerton (or Somerleyton), Suffolk, to her daughters, Gode and Bote; at Chadacre, Suffolk, and Ashford (? Kent) to her daughter Ealdgyth; and at Fritton (Norfolk or Suffolk) to Earl Godwine and Earl Harold. s. xiii ex.

S1234, f. 44v: A.D. 1052 x 1070, possibly 1054 ([London]). Brihtmær of Gracechurch (London) to Christ Church, Canterbury; grant of reversion of land (at Gracechurch) with All Hallows Church, after the death of his wife, Eadgifu, and his sons, Eadmær and Æthelwine. s. xiii ex.

S959, ff. 44v-45r: A.D. 1023. King Cnut to Christ Church, Canterbury; grant of the port of Sandwich. s. xiii ex.

S959, f. 45r: A.D. 1023. King Cnut to Christ Church, Canterbury; grant of the port of Sandwich. s. xiii ex.

S1089, f. 53v: A.D. 1052 x 1066. Writ of King Edward declaring that he has granted to Archbishop Stigand and the community at Christ Church all the lands that they had in the time of his predecessors and in his own time. s. xiii ex.

S959, f. 200r-v: A.D. 1023. King Cnut to Christ Church, Canterbury; grant of the port of Sandwich. s. xiii ex.