BEINECKE RARE BOOK AND MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY
THE JAMES MARSHALL AND MARIE-LOUISE OSBORN
MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE MANUSCRIPTS
[Charters. England] : [ca. 1181-1293]
9 manuscript charters, on parchment, all with seals, from the collection
of the Rev. Alfred Fuller and his son, Captain A. W. F. Fuller.
1) Grant by Richard Aberbas to William de Ingelfeld
[Englefield] of a meadow in the village of Berehefeld [Burghfield] in
Berkshire, for an annual rent of 4d. : [ca. 1190]
7 cm. X 17 cm.
Parchment; Latin; secretary hand; seal of Richard Aberbas, wax,
attached to document with parchment tag.
Phillipps MS. 27854.
2) Grant by William de Middelwod, vicar of Altarnum, to John of
Exeter, Canon of St. Peter's Cathedral in Exeter, of a tenement extending
from the main street of Exeter to the barbican of Exeter Castle. Witnessed by
9 citizens of Exeter, including the mayor, John de Fenton, and the bailiff,
William de Okemton [Okehamton] : [1279-1280]
9 cm. x 18 cm.
Parchment; Latin; secretary hand; seal of William de Middelwod, wax,
attached to document with parchment tag.
3) Quitclaim from Robert Patrick de Malo [de Malpas] to William
Maillard of Sutton, granting relief from all customary services formerly
performed by Maillard for three caructates of land at Kagworth in Sutton,
including including plowing, reaping, and haymaking, in return for one
horseshoe. Witnessed by several residents of Sutton. : [ca. 1200]
9 cm. x 21 cm.
Parchment; Latin; charter hand; seal of Robert Patrick, wax, attached to
document with parchment tag. Seal countersealed on reverse.
4) Indenture grant by John of Exeter, Master of St. John's Hospital,
to Philip de Zelebregg of a heritable tenement in Smezenestrete
in Exeter. Witnessed by several citizens of Exeter, including John de
Godessalve, bailiff. : 1284 Oct 18
23 cm. x 26 cm.
Parchment, chirograph; Latin; mixed secretary hand; seal of St. John's
Hospital, wax, attached to document with a double parchment tag.
5) Grant by Aymeric de St. Maur, Master of the Knights of the
Temple in England, to Henry de Wethelesburghe of all the lands in Wethelesburhe
(Wellesbourne in Warwickshire) held by the English Chapter of the Knights,
for the rent of 5 marks of silver per year and one third of Henry's chattels
at his death. Witnessed by 9 members of the English Chapter. : [ca. 1200]
8 cm. x 19 cm.
Parchment; Latin; secretary hand; seal of the English Knights Templar,
wax, damaged, attached to document with parchment tag.
6) Royal license by Edward I for John de Methelwold, permitting
him to grant a messuage in Methwold in Norfolk to Bromehill Priory. Issued at
Westminster. : 1293 Jun 14
17 cm. x 24 cm.
Parchment; Latin; calligraphic secretary hand; Great Seal of Edward I,
wax, attached to document with four braided cords.
7) Confirmatory charter by Roger de Mowbray of a gift of lands
to the Cistercians of Fountains Abbey. De Mowbray confirms the original gift
of the lands in Nutwith (Yorkshire) by their holder in service, Richard de
Hedon, as a grant in free alms in perpetuity and quitclaims the annual rent
of a pound of pepper. Witnessed by several residents of Kirkby Malzeard. :
14 cm. x 15 cm.
Parchment; Latin; calligraphic charter hand; equestrian seal of Roger de
Mowbray, wax, attached to document with parchment tag.
8) Confirmatory charter by Ranulf de Blundevill, Earl of Chester of
several gifts of land to the Premonstratensian canons of Newhouse
(Lincolnshire). The Earl confirms gifts of land made by several of his men in
fee and offers his formal protection to the canons and their house. Witnessed
at Maidenwell. : [ca. 1199]
12 cm. x 14 cm.
Parchment; Latin; small charter hand; seal of the Earl of Chester, wax,
damaged, attached to document with parchment tag.
No. EE.10 in the collection of Sir Simonds D'Ewes.
9) Confirmatory charter by Pope Honorius IV to the Prior and
Priory of St. Swithun's in Winchester concerning an agreement about a
pension of 40s. awarded to the Rector of Little Hinton in Wiltshire,
originally made before Robert of Bingham, Bishop of Salisbury with the
consent of William of Raleigh, Bishop of Winchester. Issued at St. Sabina
[Rome] : 1286 May 6
Parchment; Latin; Papal Chancery hand with decorated initial "H";
bulla of Pope Honorius IV, lead, attached to document with silk cord.
D'Ewes, Simonds, Sir, 1602-1650--Ownership.
De Mowbray, Roger.
Edward I, King of England, 1239-1307.
Honorius IV, Pope, d. 1287.
Ranulf, de Blundevill, Earl of Chester, ca. 1172-1232.
Bromehill Priory (Norfolk, England)
Fountains Abbey (West Riding of Yorkshire, England)
Priory of St. Swithun.
Knights of Malta--England.
Monasticism and religious orders--England.
Administration of estates--England.
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