Source: CharterS900

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(a) King Æthelred to Ælfhelm, his faithful minister; grant of 5 hides (mansae) at Codicote, Herts., in return for 152 mancuses of gold. (b) Ælfhelm grants the land to St Albans.

Charter information
Sawyer 900
Birch ---
Kemble 1297
British Academy ---
Source Used Kemble
Archive(s) St Alban's
Source Information
Language Latin with Old English
Date from Source 1002
Scholarly Source Dating 1002


*HRH, p. 235, subscriptions are consistent; Gelling, ECTV, no. 174, authentic basis, section recording Ælfhelm's grant to St Albans probably an interpolation; Keynes 1980, pp. 107-8, on formulation, p. 258, authentic; Keynes 1993, pp. 266, 270, 274, substantially authentic, with interpolation.

Notes: MSS 1 and 2 are as yet unprinted

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