Chirograph containing the settlement issued by R[andulphus] abbot of Saint-Jean des Vignes at Soissons, G[uido] deacon, and I[oahnnes] master of the schools at Soissons between the church of Chéhéry belonging to the Cistercians and the church of St. Vincent of Metz over tithes from Chastel, presumably Chatel-Chéhéry near where the monastery of Chéhéry is located. Dated, "Actum anno verbi incarnatj M. cc. ix. xvj kalendas Nouembris. Dat[um] Svession[is] pontifatus d[omi]nj Hejmardj Ep[iscop]i Svession[is] anno secvndo." Three pairs of slits for seals at foot of document. Bottom half of the word CYROGRAPHVM written across the top of the document. Staining along left margin. Note at upper left in later hand, "le 16 cal. 8bre 1209." Notes on verso summarizing the document in Latin and French.
Ms. document. Title devised by cataloger. Collation: Parchment; single sheet. Layout: Written in a single column of 19 lines. Ruled in plummet. Script: Written in a chancery hand. Decoration: Embellishments on CHYROGRAPHVM and on last line. Origin: Written in Soissons in 1209. Shelfmark: Berkeley, CA, the Robbins Collection, UC Berkeley School of Law, Robbins MS doc. 102.
Restrictions: Inquiries concerning this item should be directed to the reference librarian for the Robbins Collection.
Formerly in the collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps and Alan Thomas.
Robbins MS doc. 102
Soissons, France, 1209 October 17.
Place of Publication or Printing
France -- Soissons.