Ęthelwulf 16 (Male) Ealdorman of Berkshire, fl. 860, d.871
m/l ix

Notes: BDDAB, p. 36.

Factoid List

Recorded Name (27)
Adulfus (1)
 Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.2 (p. 37)
Aešęluulf (1)
 S327   
Aeželwulf (2)
 S212   
 S1273   
Atheluulf (1)
 S195   
Ašelwulf (1)
 ASC  872 C
Ašulf (2)
 S208   
 Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.1
Ašulfus (1)
 Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.2 (p. 37)
Aželwulf (2)
 ASC  861 C
 ASC  <872> B, 872 C
Ędelwlf (1)
 S1271   
Ędwlf (1)
 S336   
Ęthelwulfus (2)
 Asser.VitAlfredi  18
 Asser.VitAlfredi  36
Ęšeluulf (1)
 S337   
Ęšelwlf (1)
 S1201   
Ęšelwulf (5)
 S192   
 ASC  860 E
 ASC  871 E
 S335   
 S1204   
Ęželuulf (1)
 S338a   
Ęželwulf (4)
 S198   
 S206   
 ASC  860 ADG, <861> B
 ASC  871 ADG
Office (19)
Dux (16)
 S192   
 S195   
 S198   
 S206   
 S208   
 S212   
 S1271   
 S327   
 S336   
 S337   
 S338a   
 S1201   
 Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.1 (Dux of the province of Berkshire)
 Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.2 (p. 37)
 S1204   
 S1273   
Ealdorman (2)
 ASC  860 ADEG, <861> B, 861 C
 ASC  871 ADEG, <872> B, 872 C
Princeps (1)
 S335   
Status (3)
Comes (3)
 Asser.VitAlfredi  18
 Asser.VitAlfredi  35
 Asser.VitAlfredi  36
Personal Relationship (1)
~ Wife (Affinal kinship) of Ęthelwulf 16 (1)
 Wulfthryth 1: of Ęthelwulf 16: S1273   
Event (29)
Battle (5)
 Osric 7-Ęthelwulf 16.attack on Anonymi 28: Osric 7, Ęthelwulf 16 and others attacked an army of pagans (Anonymi 28).: Asser.VitAlfredi  18
 Osric 7-Ęthelwulf 16.battle against Anonymi 28: Osric 7 and Ęthelwulf 16 joined battle with the pagan fleet (Anonymi 28) and put them to flight, winning the victory.: Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.1 (860 x 865)
 Osric 7-Ęthelwulf 16.fighting against Anonymi 28: Osric 7, Ęthelwulf 16 and others fought against a great sciphere (Anonymi 28), which they put to flight.: ASC  860 ADEG, <861> B, 861 CF(OE and Lat.) (860)
 Ęthelwulf 16.fighting against Anonymi 2498: Ęthelwulf 16 with his men (Anonymi 2553) put two leaders (Anonymi 2498) to flight.: Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.2 (p. 37) (871)
 Ęthelwulf 16.fighting at Englefield: Ęthelwulf 16 met Anonymi 53 and Anonymi 54 while the latter were out plundering.: Asser.VitAlfredi  35 (871)
Burial (1)
 Ęthelwulf 16.burial: Ęthelwulf 16 was buried in Derby.: Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.2 (p. 37)
Charter-witnessing (15)
 S1201 - Ęthelswith 1 granting land to Cuthwulf 6: Ęthelswith 1, queen of the Mercians, to Cuthwulf 6, minister.; grant of 15 hides (manentes.) at Lockinge, Berks.: S1201    (868)
 S1204 - Ceolwulf 9 exchanging with Eanmund 8: Ceolwulf 9 to Eanmund 8; grant of land in Canterbury, in return for 120 silver pence; with added note of a purchase by Ęthelhere 6 in A.D. 888.: S1204    (868)
 S1271 - Ceolred 6 exchanging with Beorhtwulf 2 and Beorhtwulf 2 granting land to Ęthelwulf 16: (1) Ceolred 6, bishop (of Leicester), to Beorhtwulf 2, king of the Mercians; grant of 14 hides (manentes) at Pangbourne, Berks., in return for the freedom of certain minsters. (2) King Beorhtwulf 2 grants the land to Ęthelwulf 16, dux: S1271    (843)
 S1273 - Ealhhun 2 leasing land to Ęthelwulf 16 & Wulfthryth 1: Alhwine (Ealhhun 2), bishop of Worcester, to Ęthelwulf 16, dux, and Wulfthryth 1, his wife; lease, for their lives, of 11 hides (cassati) at Cutsdean, Gloucs., and at Sture (? Alderminster, Worcs.), with reversion to the church of Worcester: S1273    (855)
 S192 - Beorhtwulf 2 selling restoration of land to Heahberht 8: Beorhtwulf 2, king of the Mercians, to Heahberht 8, bishop of Worcester; restitution of land at Stoulton, Worcs.; Little Washbourne, Gloucs.; Kemerton, Worcs.; Tateringctun (? Taddington, Gloucs.); and at Codeswelle in Cutsdean, Gloucs., in return for gifts of treasure and horses to the king and queen: S192    (840)
 S195 - Beorhtwulf 2 selling land to Heahberht 8: Beorhtwulf 2, king of the Mercians, to Heahberht 8, bishop, for the monks of St Mary's, Worcester 1; grant of one hide (mansa) at Mitton in Bredon, Worcs: S195    (841)
 S198 - Beorhtwulf 2 selling exemption to Heahberht 8 & Worcester 1: Beorhtwulf 2, king of the Mercians, to Heahberht 8, abbot, and his familia in Worcester 1; grant of exemption for the minster of Ufera Stretford (Stratford upon Avon, Warwicks.), assessed at 20 hides (manentes), in return for 10 pounds of silver: S198    (844 x 845)
 S206 - Burgred 5 selling land to Ealhhun 2 & Worcester 1: Burgred 5, king of the Mercians, to Ealhhun 2, bishop, and his familia at Worcester 1; sale of privileges for land in Gloucs, Wilts and Worcs: S206    (855)
 S208 - Burgred 5 granting land to Ealhhun 2: Burgred 5, king of the Mercians, to Ealhhun 2, bishop (of Worcester); grant of land at Ceolmundingchaga in London: S208    (857)
 S212 - Burgred 5 selling land to Wulferd 1: Burgred 5, king of the Mercians, to Wulferd 1; grant of 2 hides (manentes) at Seckley in Upper Arley, belonging to Wolverley, Worcs., in return for 5 hides on a single-lifetime lease, 400 silver sicli and various other items: S212    (866)
 S327 - Ęthelberht 9 selling land to Węrmund 9: Ęthelberht 9, king of the West Saxons and of the people of Kent, to Węrmund 9, bishop; grant of land at Rochester with a marsh, in return for 15 pounds and 30 mancuses.: S327    (860)
 S335 - Ęthelred 15 granting land to Ęthelwulf 16: Ęthelred 15, king of the West Saxons, to Ęthelwulf 16, princeps; grant of 10 hides (cassati) at (Little) Wittenham, Berks: S335    (862)
 S336 - Ęthelred 15 granting land to Wulfhere 4: Ęthelred 15, king of the West Saxons, to Wulfhere 4, princeps; grant of 6 hides (cassati) at Buttermere, Wilts., and at Ęscmere: S336    (863)
 S337 - Edgar 11 granting land to St Paul’s, London: Edgar 11 (? for Ęthelred 15), king, to St Paul's Monastery; grant of 15 hides (mansiones) at Navestock, Essex: S337    (867)
 S338a - Ęthelred 15 granting land to Cuthred 17: Ęthelred 15, king of the Wesst Saxons, to Cuthred 17, his minister; grant of 5 hides (cassati) at Balking, Berks: S338a    (868)
Flight (3)
 Osric 7-Ęthelwulf 16.battle against Anonymi 28: Osric 7 and Ęthelwulf 16 joined battle with the pagan fleet (Anonymi 28) and put them to flight, winning the victory.: Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.1 (860 x 865)
 Osric 7-Ęthelwulf 16.fighting against Anonymi 28: Osric 7, Ęthelwulf 16 and others fought against a great sciphere (Anonymi 28), which they put to flight.: ASC  860 ADEG, <861> B, 861 CF(OE and Lat.) (860)
 Ęthelwulf 16.fighting against Anonymi 2498: Ęthelwulf 16 with his men (Anonymi 2553) put two leaders (Anonymi 2498) to flight.: Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.2 (p. 37) (871)
Grant and Gift (12)
 Beorhtwulf 2.S1271 granting land to Ęthelwulf 16: Burgred 5, king of the Mercians, to Ęthelwulf 16, dux; grant of 14 hides (manentes) at Pangbourne, Berks.: S1271    (843)
 S1201 - Ęthelswith 1 granting land to Cuthwulf 6: Ęthelswith 1, queen of the Mercians, to Cuthwulf 6, minister.; grant of 15 hides (manentes.) at Lockinge, Berks.: S1201    (868)
 S1271 - Ceolred 6 exchanging with Beorhtwulf 2 and Beorhtwulf 2 granting land to Ęthelwulf 16: (1) Ceolred 6, bishop (of Leicester), to Beorhtwulf 2, king of the Mercians; grant of 14 hides (manentes) at Pangbourne, Berks., in return for the freedom of certain minsters. (2) King Beorhtwulf 2 grants the land to Ęthelwulf 16, dux: S1271    (843)
 S195 - Beorhtwulf 2 selling land to Heahberht 8: Beorhtwulf 2, king of the Mercians, to Heahberht 8, bishop, for the monks of St Mary's, Worcester 1; grant of one hide (mansa) at Mitton in Bredon, Worcs: S195    (841)
 S198 - Beorhtwulf 2 selling exemption to Heahberht 8 & Worcester 1: Beorhtwulf 2, king of the Mercians, to Heahberht 8, abbot, and his familia in Worcester 1; grant of exemption for the minster of Ufera Stretford (Stratford upon Avon, Warwicks.), assessed at 20 hides (manentes), in return for 10 pounds of silver: S198    (844 x 845)
 S208 - Burgred 5 granting land to Ealhhun 2: Burgred 5, king of the Mercians, to Ealhhun 2, bishop (of Worcester); grant of land at Ceolmundingchaga in London: S208    (857)
 S327 - Ęthelberht 9 selling land to Węrmund 9: Ęthelberht 9, king of the West Saxons and of the people of Kent, to Węrmund 9, bishop; grant of land at Rochester with a marsh, in return for 15 pounds and 30 mancuses.: S327    (860)
 S335 - Ęthelred 15 granting land to Ęthelwulf 16: Ęthelred 15, king of the West Saxons, to Ęthelwulf 16, princeps; grant of 10 hides (cassati) at (Little) Wittenham, Berks: S335    (862)
 S336 - Ęthelred 15 granting land to Wulfhere 4: Ęthelred 15, king of the West Saxons, to Wulfhere 4, princeps; grant of 6 hides (cassati) at Buttermere, Wilts., and at Ęscmere: S336    (863)
 S337 - Edgar 11 granting land to St Paul’s, London: Edgar 11 (? for Ęthelred 15), king, to St Paul's Monastery; grant of 15 hides (mansiones) at Navestock, Essex: S337    (867)
 S338a - Ęthelred 15 granting land to Cuthred 17: Ęthelred 15, king of the Wesst Saxons, to Cuthred 17, his minister; grant of 5 hides (cassati) at Balking, Berks: S338a    (868)
 Ęthelred 15.S335 granting land to Ęthelwulf 16: Ęthelred 15, king of the West Saxons, to Ęthelwulf 16, princeps; grant of 10 hides (cassati) at (Little) Wittenham, Berks: S335    (862)
Killing/murder (2)
 Ęthelwulf 16-Anonymi 57.killing: Ęthelwulf 16 amongst others (Anonymi 57) was killed there [at Reading].: Asser.VitAlfredi  36 (871)
 Ęthelwulf 16.killing: Ęthelwulf 16 fell.: Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.2 (p. 37) (871)
Lease (3)
 Ealhhun 2.leasing land to Ęthelwulf 16 and Wulfthryth 1 S1273: Alhwine (Ealhhun 2), bishop of Worcester, to Ęthelwulf 16, dux, and Wulfthryth 1, his wife; lease, for their lives, of 11 hides (cassati) at Cutsdean, Gloucs., and at Sture (? Alderminster, Worcs.), with reversion to the church of Worcester: S1273    (855)
 S1273 - Ealhhun 2 leasing land to Ęthelwulf 16 & Wulfthryth 1: Alhwine (Ealhhun 2), bishop of Worcester, to Ęthelwulf 16, dux, and Wulfthryth 1, his wife; lease, for their lives, of 11 hides (cassati) at Cutsdean, Gloucs., and at Sture (? Alderminster, Worcs.), with reversion to the church of Worcester: S1273    (855)
 S212 - Burgred 5 selling land to Wulferd 1: Burgred 5, king of the Mercians, to Wulferd 1; grant of 2 hides (manentes) at Seckley in Upper Arley, belonging to Wolverley, Worcs., in return for 5 hides on a single-lifetime lease, 400 silver sicli and various other items: S212    (866)
Plundering (1)
 Ęthelwulf 16.fighting at Englefield: Ęthelwulf 16 met Anonymi 53 and Anonymi 54 while the latter were out plundering.: Asser.VitAlfredi  35 (871)
Property-buying/purchasing (1)
 S1204 - Ceolwulf 9 exchanging with Eanmund 8: Ceolwulf 9 to Eanmund 8; grant of land in Canterbury, in return for 120 silver pence; with added note of a purchase by Ęthelhere 6 in A.D. 888.: S1204    (868)
Property-exchanging (1)
 S212 - Burgred 5 selling land to Wulferd 1: Burgred 5, king of the Mercians, to Wulferd 1; grant of 2 hides (manentes) at Seckley in Upper Arley, belonging to Wolverley, Worcs., in return for 5 hides on a single-lifetime lease, 400 silver sicli and various other items: S212    (866)
Property-giving/selling (4)
 S192 - Beorhtwulf 2 selling restoration of land to Heahberht 8: Beorhtwulf 2, king of the Mercians, to Heahberht 8, bishop of Worcester; restitution of land at Stoulton, Worcs.; Little Washbourne, Gloucs.; Kemerton, Worcs.; Tateringctun (? Taddington, Gloucs.); and at Codeswelle in Cutsdean, Gloucs., in return for gifts of treasure and horses to the king and queen: S192    (840)
 S206 - Burgred 5 selling land to Ealhhun 2 & Worcester 1: Burgred 5, king of the Mercians, to Ealhhun 2, bishop, and his familia at Worcester 1; sale of privileges for land in Gloucs, Wilts and Worcs: S206    (855)
 S212 - Burgred 5 selling land to Wulferd 1: Burgred 5, king of the Mercians, to Wulferd 1; grant of 2 hides (manentes) at Seckley in Upper Arley, belonging to Wolverley, Worcs., in return for 5 hides on a single-lifetime lease, 400 silver sicli and various other items: S212    (866)
 S327 - Ęthelberht 9 selling land to Węrmund 9: Ęthelberht 9, king of the West Saxons and of the people of Kent, to Węrmund 9, bishop; grant of land at Rochester with a marsh, in return for 15 pounds and 30 mancuses.: S327    (860)
Property-transacting (2)
 S1271 - Ceolred 6 exchanging with Beorhtwulf 2 and Beorhtwulf 2 granting land to Ęthelwulf 16: (1) Ceolred 6, bishop (of Leicester), to Beorhtwulf 2, king of the Mercians; grant of 14 hides (manentes) at Pangbourne, Berks., in return for the freedom of certain minsters. (2) King Beorhtwulf 2 grants the land to Ęthelwulf 16, dux: S1271    (843)
 S198 - Beorhtwulf 2 selling exemption to Heahberht 8 & Worcester 1: Beorhtwulf 2, king of the Mercians, to Heahberht 8, abbot, and his familia in Worcester 1; grant of exemption for the minster of Ufera Stretford (Stratford upon Avon, Warwicks.), assessed at 20 hides (manentes), in return for 10 pounds of silver: S198    (844 x 845)
Restoration of land/property (1)
 S192 - Beorhtwulf 2 selling restoration of land to Heahberht 8: Beorhtwulf 2, king of the Mercians, to Heahberht 8, bishop of Worcester; restitution of land at Stoulton, Worcs.; Little Washbourne, Gloucs.; Kemerton, Worcs.; Tateringctun (? Taddington, Gloucs.); and at Codeswelle in Cutsdean, Gloucs., in return for gifts of treasure and horses to the king and queen: S192    (840)
Factoids linked indirectly to Ęthelwulf 16 (2)
Occupation (2)
Military band of Ęthelwulf 16 (2)
 Anonymi 2552: Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.2 (p. 37)
 Anonymi 2553: Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.2 (p. 37)