RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoCM XI/17
TitleChirograph of a solemn agreement between Hubert Walter, Archbishop of Canterbury and the Prior and Convent of Rochester for the exchange of the manor of Lambeth for that of Darent, with its church and the chapel of Helles, and a sheepfold in Cliffe.
Date1197
DescriptionThe monks' mill opposite the Tower of London and the marsh in Greenwich, which they were given by Archbishop Baldwin for the chapel of the Blessed Thomas the Martyr, are excluded from this. Seals of Bishop of Salisbury (Herbert Poore) (with counterseal) and William Briwerr survive with fragments of archbishop's seal and that of Convent of Rochester. Witnesses: Bishops of Llandaff [Henry of Abergavenny], London [Richard Fitzneal], Chichester [Seffrid II], Worcester [John de Coutances], Rochester [Gilbert Glanvill], Salisbury [Herbert Poore], Winchester [Godfrey de Lucy], Coventry [Hugh de Nonant], and Exeter [Henry Marshal], Baldwin Wake, Stephen of Turnham, Roger Bigod, William Briwerr.
PhysicalDescriptionSilk strings for all except London and Chichester. Two unoccupied strings. Endorsed: .VI.

Boxed separately - oversize.
RelatedMaterialThe counterpart survives among the records of the Dean and Chapter of Rochester. Cf. also CM XI/19 (also CM XI/18, 20-22).
PublnNotePrinted by John Thorpe, Registrum Roffense (London, 1769), pp. 459-60 from Cotton Dom. A.X.9. (rectius 10).
Matti Watton, "Seven hundred years since a spade cost sixpence: records of the Lambeth Palace garden", in 'Archives', vol. LIII, no. 135 (2017) [LPL material stored at CERC: JD1.(B7)]

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CodeNameDates
NA2693Baldwin of Exeter (-1190); Archbishop of Canterbury-1190
GB/109/8500Walter; Hubert (-1205); Archbishop of Canterbury-1205
GB/109/8633Henry of Abergavenny (-1218); Bishop of Llandaff-1218
GB/109/8945Lucy; Godfrey de (-1204); Bishop of Winchester-1204
GB/109/8954Nonant; Hugh de (-1198); Bishop of Coventry-1198
GB/109/8956Poore; Herbert (-1217); Bishop of Salisbury-1217
GB/109/8968Seffrid II (fl. 1172-1204); Bishop of Chichesterfl. 1172-1204
GB/109/9055Marshal; Henry (-1206); Bishop of Exeter-1206
GB/109/9103de Coutances; John (-1198); Bishop of Worcester-1198
GB/109/8931Glanvill; Gilbert (-1214); Bishop of Rochester-1214
GB/109/8178Fitzneal; Richard (-1198); Bishop of London-1198
GB/109/11246Rochester Cathedral Priory; 604-1540; Benedictine religious house604-1540
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NA1793/Darent/Kent
NA1794/Helles/Darent/Kent
NA1795/Cliffe/Darent/Kent
NA1054/Greenwich/Kent
PL2Lambeth Palace/Lambeth/Surrey
NA2016Tower of London/City of London
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