Short Hundredweights (US) to Long Hundredweights (UK)

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Short Hundredweights (US)

This US measurement is equivelent to one hundred pounds

cwt long =
sh cwt * 0.89286
 
 
 

Long Hundredweights (UK)

Before approximately the 14th century there were two hundredweights in England, one of 100 pounds, and one of 108 pounds. In 1340, King Edward III changed the value of the stone from 12 pounds to 14 pounds. Since a hundredweight is 8 stones, the 100-pound hundredweight became 112 pounds.

Short Hundredweights (US) to Long Hundredweights (UK)

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