King Athelstan, 934, gift of cloths, vestments and tapestries

In 933, King Athelstan gifted the shrine of St Cuthert many wonderful treasures. Included below are those that relate to Needlework.

  1. Two chasubles.
  2. An alb.
  3. A stole with a maniple.
  4. A belt.
  5. Three altar cloths.
  6. Three hangings.
  7. Three tapestries.

(St Cuthbert and the Normans: The Church of Durham 1071-1153) William M Aird