Source: CharterS214

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Description

Burgred, king of the Mercians, and Ęthelswith, queen, to Wulflaf; grant of 5 hides (manentes) at Upthrop, in return for 50 mancuses of gold. The estate is to descend in the male line.

Charter information
Sawyer 214
Birch 524
Kemble 299
British Academy ---
Source Used Birch
Archive(s) Canterbury, Christ Church
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 869
Scholarly Source Dating 869

Notes

*Bond 1878, p. 7, possibly 10th-century; Stenton 1955, pp. 64-5, cited with reference to restriction of inheritance; O'Donovan 1973, p. 92; on a witness.

Event/Transaction List

Factoid Type Source Reference Short Description
1 Event S214    Burgred 5, king of the Mercians, and Ęthelswith 1, queen, to Wulflaf 8; grant of 5 hides (manentes) at Upthrop, in return for 50 mancuses of gold. The estate is to descend in the male line
2 Transaction S214    Burgred 5, king of the Mercians, and Ęthelswith 1, queen, to Wulflaf 7; grant of 5 hides (manentes) at Upthrop, in return for 50 mancuses of gold. The estate was to descend in the male line.
3 Transaction S214    Burgred 5, king of the Mercians, and Ęthelswith 1, queen, to Wulflaf 7; grant of 5 hides (manentes) at Upthrop, in return for 50 mancuses of gold. The estate was to descend in the male line.