Source: CharterS102

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Ăthelbald, 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Whitelock, Dorothy English Historical Documents, c.400-1042 London and New York 1999 [reissue of 1979 edition] 489 [no. 64]

Factoid List

View Factoid Type Source Ref Primary Person Short Description
Transaction S102    Ăthelbald 4, king of the Mercians, to the church of Worcester 1; 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
Transaction S102    Ăthelbald 4, king of the Mercians, to the church of Worcester 1; 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
RecordedNames S102    Eadberht 2 (Eadberht)
RecordedNames S102    Ecgwine 1 (Eguuinus)
RecordedNames S102    Eadwulf 3 (Eadwlf)
RecordedNames S102    Ofa 5 (Oba)
RecordedNames S102    Sigeberht 6 (Sigberhtus)
RecordedNames S102    Stronglic 1 (Stronglic)
RecordedNames S102    Ăthelweard 3 (Ă■eluuard)
RecordedNames S102    Wilfrid 6 (Wilfridus)
RecordedNames S102    Ăthelbald 4 (Ă­elbaldus)
RecordedNames S102    Ăthelbald 4 (Ă­ilbald)
Office S102    Eadwulf 3 held office of Minister
Office S102    Sigeberht 6 held office of Minister
Office S102    Ăthelweard 3 held office of Dux
Office S102    Stronglic 1 held office of Dux
Office S102    Ofa 5 held office of Minister
Office S102    Eadberht 2 held office of Minister
Office S102    Ăthelbald 4 held office of King (king of the Mercians)
Office S102    Wilfrid 6 held office of Dux
Office S102    Ecgwine 1 held office of Bishop
Event S102    Ăthelbald 4, king of Mercians, to the church of Worcester 1; 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