A skeletal list of the Anglo-Saxon charters surviving from the Rochester archive.
Some comments on a wretched little document (Campbell 1973, no. 1) which purports to be the foundation charter of the church of Saint Andrew of Rochester.
Twelfth-century and later lists of the donations made to the church ‘before the arrival of the Normans’.
Humfrey Wanley’s notes about the Rochester charters surviving as single sheets or as copies in the ‘Textus Roffensis’ (Wanley 1705).
Humfrey Wanley, Librorum veterum septentrionalium … catalogus historico-criticus (Oxford, 1705).
David Casley’s notes about the Rochester charters surviving as single sheets (Casley 1734). Eight of these charters are included in the collection of specimens of handwriting engraved for this book by John Tinney. Until the 1870s, these were the only available facsimiles of any of the Rochester charters.
David Casley, A catalogue of the manuscripts of the King’s Library (London, 1734).
Notes about the Rochester charters surviving as single sheets, from a manuscript catalogue of the Cotton Charters drawn up by Richard Widmore (d. 1764), the librarian of the dean and chapter of Westminster. After his death, the manuscript came into the possession of Thomas Astle, who made it available to the publisher Samuel Hooper, who put it into print.
Samuel Hooper (publ.), A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Cottonian Library (London, 1777).