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Royal 1 D IX f. 44v Charter of Cnut
Charter of Cnut
Description: A charter of Cnut, in Anglo-Saxon (promulgated probably c. 1017, when Cnut became king of all England), addressed to Archbishop Lyfing (1013-1020), Godwin, bishop of Rochester, Ælmær, abbot of St Augustine's, Canterbury (1006-1022), and others, confirming the privileges of the church. 
Origin: England, S. E. (Christ Church, Canterbury) 
Attribution: Eadvius, scribe of Christ Church (active c. 1020) 


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