In the Shetland Islands, 15th century – ?, a value-based land measure (in contrast to one based on area) = 1/6 of a pennyland.

David Balfour.
Oppressions of the Sixteenth Century in the Islands of Orkney and Zetland from Original Documents.
Edinburgh, 1859.

Page 127.

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