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Indented agreement between Edmund Audley, bishop of Salisbury, and Thomas Drax, Written in or about 1318 in England

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MS. Barlow 50

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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.

Dates

  • Written in or about 1318 in England

Extent

34 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Shelfmark

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

Custodial History

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 ...'.

Physical Facet

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

Dimensions

11 1/10 × 8 3/10 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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