Person:Åsa Salmundsdatter Hærset (1)

Åsa Salmundsdatter Hærset
d.abt 1396
  1. Åsa Salmundsdatter HærsetEst 1325 - Abt 1396
m.
  1. Eivind RanessonEst 1348 -
  2. Elin RanesdatterEst 1350 - Aft 1430
  3. Liv RanesdatterEst 1355 -
Facts and Events
Name Åsa Salmundsdatter Hærset
Alt Name[1] Åsa Salmundsdatter Selvik
Gender Female
Birth[1][4] est 1325 Hærset, Trøgstad, Østfold, Norway
Residence[1] est 1345 Selvik, Sande, Vestfold, Norway
Marriage to Riddar Rane Eivindsson
Death[1] abt 1396

Åsa var enke fra Selvik i Sande i Vestfold. Hun var meget rik og i sitt testamente fra 1396 gav hun store gaver til kirker og klostre. Hun valgte gravstedet sitt i Gråbrødre klostret i Tønsberg hvor hennes 2.mann, Rane, var begravet og gav klostret 30 mark. Hun gav en gård til domkirken i Oslo og Hovedøya kloster, halvt til hver, mot at hun og hennes menns årtid skulle holdes på en dag med vokslys, ringing og almisser til de fattige. To kirker fikk 10 aurabol og en kirke 2 1/2 aurabol mot at det skulle holdes årlig sjelemesse for hennes første mann og hans foreldre. Hoff kirke fikk 7 aurabol til årtidehold for seg og sønnen Eivind. En kirke fikk 10 aurabol til årtidehold for henne og hennes far. Aura (øyre=øre) var 27 gram sølv.[3]


English translation (with help from Google translate): Åsa was a widow from Selvik in Sande in Vestfold. She was very rich and in her will of 1396 she gave large donations to churches and monasteries. She chose her burial in Gråbrødre monastery in Tønsberg where her second husband, Rane, was buried, and gave the convent 30 mark. She gave a farm to the cathedral in Oslo and Hovedøya Abbey, half to each, so that she and her husband would be remembered by a day on which there would be candles, ringing and alms to the poor. Two churches received 10 aurabol and a church 2 1/2 aurabol so that there would be an annual mass for her first husband and his parents. Hoff church got 7 aurabol to [memorialize?] herself and her son Eivind. A church got 10 aurabol to [memorialize?] her and her father. (An aura was 27 grams of silver.)[3]

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Kirkeby, Birger. Bygdebok for Sauherad, gards og ættesoge. (Sauherad: Utgjevar Sauherad kommune, 1980-1988)
    4:517, Ætta frå Søum og Reine i Sandsvær.

    'Rane Eivindsson, riddar, nemnd frå 1349, fehirde i Tunsberg, g m enka Åsa Salmundsd. til Selvik i Sande i Vestfold (frå Huset i Trøgstad) d ca. 1396'

    translation: Rane Eivindsson, knight, mentioned from 1349, treasurer in Tunsberg, married to widow Åsa Salmundsdatter of Selvik in Sande in Vestfold (from Huset in Trøgstad) d ca. 1396.

  2.   Anderson, Lorna, and Audrey Overland. Overland family history : with roots in Telemark Norway. (River Falls: River Falls Journal Commercial Printing Dept., 1986)
    1:94.

    'She was from the farm Herst in Trogstad parish Ostfold.'

  3. 3.0 3.1 Kløvstad, G. O, and Andreas Mørch. Sandeboka : bygdebok for Sande i Vestfold. (Drammen: Utgitt av en Komit?, 1939)
    p. 69.
  4. Birth year estimated based on estimated birth years of her husband and daughter, and on the approx. year she died.