St John's College MS. 346
'Willelmus filius Helie de Englefeld Omnibus hominibus et amicis suis salutem Vestra nouerit uniuersitas me dedisse et concessisse Willielmo cum Barba unam hidam terre In Merstona cum suis pertinenciis […] ' [in return for a mark of silver annually]Indenture
The document also refers to previous actions ‘in curia domini mei Geruasii paganelli’; Gervaise is also the first witness, the second ‘Isabel com’ uxore sua’; and the list includes ‘Alano de Witachre’, whom a pencilled note (s. xix) on the dorse identifies with a person who appears 33 Henry II, i.e. 1186.
12 lines of text.
Written in transitional protogothic bookhand/gothic textura.
Provenance and Acquisition
The inked accession number 28330, from the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps at Middle Hill.
Purchased at Sotheby, 13 April 1981, lot 184 (a Phillipps sale) from the Leishman Fund.
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Funding of Cataloguing
Conversion of the printed catalogue to TEI funded by the Thompson Family Charitable Trust
Last Substantive Revision
2021-10: First online publication