Indented agreement between Edmund Audley, bishop of Salisbury, and Thomas Drax, Written in or about 1318 in England
MS. Barlow 50
Held at the Weston Library
Indented agreement between Edmund Audley, bishop of Salisbury, and Thomas Drax, rector, and the fellows of the college of the Blessed Mary and All Saints [i.e. Lincoln college], Oxford, witnessing that the college, within six years from date, will pay annually £18 from the money (£400) which they have received (June 8, 1518) of the gift of the said bishop to buy lands 'ad emendum pannum competentem pro togis' (fol. 1v), by the hand of mr. Henry Rawlyns, in return for celebrating the bishop's obit. fols. 9-end are blank parchment.
- Written in or about 1318 in England
Language of Materials
MS. Barlow 50
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. 6425
A note on fol. 1 by Anthony à Wood that 'this book did without doubt belong once to Lyncolne college in Oxford', has been amplified by Barlow: 'or to the bishop of Sarum or the university chest ...'.
On parchment; two seals (one missing) attached by plaited cords of green, red, and yellow silk; remains of two brass clasps, contemporary English work binding, wooden boards backed with vellum, indented along top edge
11 1/10 × 8 3/10 in.