CONCORD: PRIORY OF HALIWELL

MS 1648
MS Short Title CONCORD: PRIORY OF HALIWELL
Text FINAL CONCORD BETWEEN ROGER, MARGERY AND MILO DE BRAY, AND THE AUGUSTINIAN PRIORY OF HALIWELL AND MAGDALENA THE PRIORESS, GIVING HALF A VIRGATE OF LAND AT DUNTON, BEDFORDSHIRE. WITNESSES: ROGER BERNARD ABBOT OF WALTHAM, WALTER DE STANFORD, ROGER GISNEI, NEIL MALERBE, HUGO RIXPAUD
Description MS iin Latin on vellum, Haliwell Priory, Middlesex, ca. 1181-1188, 1 f., 13x14 cm (10x14 cm), 16 long lines in a fine Romanesque documentary script. 2 seals in red wax, one round, diam. 5 cm, of Roger de Bray riding his horse, the other of mandorla form, 6x4 cm, showing his wife, Margery standing.
Binding Barking, Essex, 1995, red cloth gilt folding case, by Aquarius.
Context
Provenance 1. Augustinian Priory of Haliwell, Middlesex (Ca. 1188-); 2. Quaritch cat. 1056(1985):101; 3. Private Collector, England (1985-1992); 4. Bernard Quaritch Ltd., London.
Commentary English Romanesque charters with large seals intact are possibly only to be found in public collections and archives. The first document recording this agreement is British Library, Harley Charters 83. A 47, dated 1181-88.
Published
Exhibited Comité International de Palaéographie Latin (CIPL) at Senate House, University of London, 3 September 2008.
Mentioned
Boxing
See also
Place of origin Middlesex
Dates ca 1181-1188 ad

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