Transaction: Bequeathing/will-makingĘthelwulf 1.S1507 bequeathing land to his sons

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Description King Ęthelwulf 1 bequeathed his estates to the three brothers Ęthelbald 13, Ęthelred 15, and Alfred 8, stipulating that whichever should live longer should inherit the whole.
Year 839 x 858
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After Ęthelbald 13 died, Ęthelred 15 and Alfred 8 entrusted their share to Ęthelberht 9 on condition that he return it along with his own inheritance. It should be noted that Ęthelberht 9 does not appear to have been included in his father's, Ęthelwulf 1's, will.

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