Anglo Saxon Wills

Author: Dorothy Whitelock
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107402212
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This 1930 volume contains the original texts of the great majority of surviving Anglo-Saxon wills drawn up in the tenth and eleventh centuries.

Wills And Will Making In Anglo Saxon England

Author: Linda Tollerton
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
ISBN: 1903153379
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ight on the factors which influenced men and women in making appropriate A study of the implications and practices of wills and will-making in Anglo-S

Anglo Saxon Charters

Author: A. J. Robertson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521178327
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This volume, first published in 1939, draws together a significant number of vernacular documents from early medieval England.

The Sword In Anglo Saxon England

Author: Hilda Roderick Ellis Davidson
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
ISBN: 9780851157160
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ANGLO-SAXON WILLS A number of Anglo-Saxon wills of the tenth and eleventh
centuries are of special interest because of the references which they contain to
swords left as bequests to kinsmen or followers, or to the dead man's overlord.
These swords are not usually described in much detail, but some interesting
terms are used. A very rich sword is mentioned by a certain /Elfgar in a will of
about 958 11 I gave my lord the sword which King Edmund gave to me, of 120
mancuses of ...

Anglo Saxon Art

Author: Charles Reginald Dodwell
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719009266
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3 Numerous references to jewellery occur in the Anglo-Saxon wills of the tenth
and eleventh centuries. Various brooches and bracelets are mentioned, as well
as rings, coronets and necklaces, some of high price. At a time when a mancus
could buy an ox, ^Elfgifu had a necklace which was valued at one hundred and
twenty mancuses,4 and ^Elfswith had one worth eighty and another worth forty.5
The Anglo-Saxon taste for jewellery is also glancingly alluded to in monastic
accounts, ...

Slavery In Early Mediaeval England

Author: David Anthony Edgell Pelteret
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer
ISBN: 9780851158297
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IV 'AFTER THEIR LIFETIME HALF THE MEN ARE TO BE FREE': THE EVIDENCE
OF THE WILLS Anglo-Saxon wills are evidentiary documents of an act that was
originally oral in nature.1 About sixty are extant in Old English, with twenty-four of
these individually and collectively providing information on slavery that is not
available in other sources.2 Numerous other such documents must have
disappeared,3 as is attested by Latin translations of now-lost vernacular wills
entered in ...

A Handbook Of Anglo Saxon Studies

Author: Jacqueline Stodnick
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118328841
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The artifacts themselves are examined along with literary accounts and visual
depictions of swords in order both to illuminate the multifaceted dimensions of the
sword in AngloSaxon society and culture and to transcend the disciplinary
divisions ... discussion of AngloSaxon masculinity, as archaeological,
documentary, and art historical evidence all routinely associate swords with men
in AngloSaxon England (Brooks; Stoodley 29–30, 106–108; Whitelock,
AngloSaxon Wills, 7, Chapter ...