Author: Dr Chris Monk
‘Thus were given the lands at Bromley and at Fawkham to King Eadgar at London by means of the charters of Snodland. Then the priests stole them from the bishop of Rochester and sold them to Ælfric, son of Æscwyn, for secret money. Beforehand Æscwyn, mother of Ælfric, had given them up to [Rochester]. And then the bishop realised that the charters were stolen…’
To cite this work:
Monk, C. (2018) History of the estates of Bromley and Fawkham, Kent, in the time of King Eadgar and immediately afterwards, Textus Roffensis, ff. 173r-174v; Translated from Latin and edited. Rochester: Rochester Cathedral Research Guild.
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Published online: 18th February 2018
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