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John, King of England, 1199 October 9
Collection Description & Creator Information
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Charter granting a carucate of land in Peneberi, to Elias, son of Robert, of the Pendlebury family. The land is now in Pendlebury, within the city of Salford, Greater Manchester, formerly Lancashire. Witnesses include Archbishop Geoffrey of York, the bishops of Salisbury and St. Andrews, Earl Robert of Leicester, and others. Confirms the grant made by John as the earl of Mortain. Given under the hands of Archdeacon Simon of Wells and John de Gray at Le Mans, October 9, 1199. Parchment, 12.0 x 18.0 cm. Great Seal of the Realm (pendant, on cord), with losses. The charter was formerly the property of Mrs. P. Kirwan. Mounted.
Arranged into the following series: Series 1: Seal Matrices. Series 2: Charters with Seals; principally royal charters with the Great Seal of the Realm. Series 3: Wax Seals (without documents). Series 4: Wax Seal Impressions (without documents), 1860s.
No materials were separated during processing.
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This collection was processed by John Delaney with additional processing done by Don Skemer, and later processing done by Chloe Pfendler. Finding aid written by John Delaney. Finding aid updated by Chloe Pfendler and Julia English in 2018.
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The collection is open for research.
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John, King of England; Bruce C. Willsie Collection of British Sigillography, C0953, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 8