Source: CharterS440

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Description

King Æthelstan to Ælfheah, minister; grant of 16 hides (mansae) at Pitminster, Somerset, in return for 200 staterae of gold and silver.

Charter information
Sawyer 440
Birch 729
Kemble 1117
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Winchester, Old Minster
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 938
Scholarly Source Dating 938

Notes

*Stevenson 1914, p. 692 n. 16, doubtful or spurious; Grundy, Somerset, pp. 30-4, on bounds; Drögereit 1935, p. 380 n. 1, spurious; Finberg, ECW, no. 439, authentic; Hart 1970/1, p. 27 (no. 54), authentic; cf. S 475