Event: Charter-witnessing, Grant and GiftS351 - Alfred 8 granting land to Heahfrith 14

Scholarly Info
Description Alfred 8, king of the English, to Heahfrith 14, minister; grant of 8 hides (mansae) at Worthy, Hants
Year 871 x 899
Primary Source Info
Date from Source 939


@Finberg, ECW, no. 56, authentic basis, formulas are of Æthelstan's time but witness-list is composite, part 9th- and part 10th-century; Keynes 1980, p. 44 n. 81, forgery based on a genuine charter of King Æthelstan 89.

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