Source: CharterS102

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Ęthelbald, king of the Mercians, to the church of Worcester; grant of land south of the river Salwarp, Worcs., at Lootwic and Coolbeorg, for the construction of salt works, in exchange for salt works north of the same river.

Charter information
Sawyer 102
Birch 137
Kemble 67
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Worcester
Source Information
Language Latin
Scholarly Source Dating 716 x 717

Notes

*HS, p. 280, genuine; Stenton 1913, p. 23 n. 1; Turner 1916, p. xxxii, citing Stevenson, genuine; Stenton 1918, p. 439 n. 31, probably genuine (= Stenton 1970, p. 53 n. 5); Forsberg 1950, pp. 155-6; Dyer and Clarke 1969, p. 28; Finberg, ECWM, no. 206, authentic; Cox 1976, pp. 19, 34, 38, 45, on place-names; Whitelock, EHD, p. 489, treats as authentic; Hooke 1981/1, pp. 135, 148, on salt industry; Scharer 1982, pp. 162-3, probably authentic; Wormald 1985, p. 25, broadly trustworthy; Hooke 1990, pp. 25-6, on estate; Sims-Williams 1990, p. 141 n. 122, genuine; Lapidge 1993, p. 292 n., has some claim to be genuine.

Translation(s)

Editor Article or Book Title Journal or Pub.Loc. Date pp.
Whitelock, Dorothy English Historical Documents, c.400-1042 London and New York 1999 [reissue of 1979 edition] 489 [no. 64]