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Brief chartulary of Slapton chantry in Devon, Written after 1373

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MS. Wood empt. 3

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Brief chartulary of Slapton chantry in Devon, in the diocese of Exeter, founded Sept. 10, 1373, by sir Guy de Brien, knight, containing only the foundation charters and confirmations thereof.

The coloured sketches of arms in the initials are:
  1. Sable, a fess counter-embattled between three catherine wheels or (Brantingham)
  2. Or, three piles in point azure (Brian)
  3. Argent, three fusils conjoined in fess gules (Montague)
  4. Sable, a sword in bend sinister, hilted and pommelled or, surmounted by a key in bend of the last, wards in chief (dean and chapter of Exeter)

Dates

  • Written after 1373

Extent

13 Leaves

Language of Materials

Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Wood empt. 3

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 8591

Custodial History

Formerly in the possession of Ralph Sheldon of Beoley, as described in MS. Wood. D. 6, fol. 224.

Physical Facet

On parchment, illuminated

Dimensions

15 1/2 × 11 1/5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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