Twenty-two old Latin charters relating to lands in the Channel Islands
Twenty-two old Latin charters, ranging in date from 965 to 1122 (a few as confirmed later), relating to lands in the Channel Islands, especially Guernsey, copied in quasi-facsimile.
- the first eighteen are grants to the abbey of Mont St. Michel, 965-about 1060;
- one to the abbey of St. Sauveur-le-Vicomte, about 1080 (fol. 31);
- two to the church of S. Maria de Voto at Cherbourg, about 1060-1122 (fol. 35);
- and one to the abbey of Marmoutier at Tours, c. 1050-60 (fo1. 41): this last is a copy by capt. B. Williams of Hillingdon.
Capt. B. Williams of Hillingdon states (in a letter at fo1. 2) that the charters are copied from some collected by John Metivier, esq., of Guernsey.
- Creation: written in about A.D. 1840-1850
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Guernsey c. 1, fols. 1-2]
MS. Top. Guernsey c. 1
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 18635
Twenty-two old Latin charters relating to lands in the Channel Islands, written in about A.D. 1840-1850.
Biographical / Historical
Biographical details unknown.
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. V, no. 28618.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Capt. B. Williams of Hillingdon presented the volume in Sept. 1853.
13 3/4 ⨯ 10 1/8 in.
- Twenty-two old Latin charters relating to lands in the Channel Islands
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