Event: RequestOffa 7.request for black stones from Charlemagne 1
||Offa 7 had made a request for black stones.
This probably refers to the millstones from the Harz mountains, which have been discovered at a number of Anglo-Saxon archaeological sites.
Persons associated with this Event:
(King of the Mercians, 757-796) : Offa 7 had asked for black stones of a specified length.
(King of the Franks, 768-814; emperor 800-814) : Charlemagne 1 suggested that a messenger come and choose what Offa 7 might want. Wherever they were to be found, Charlemagne 1 promised to order that they be given and he would freely help in their transport.