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Three large leaves of a parchment book of payments for rent

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MS. Ital. b. 1
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Three large leaves (pp. 32-3, 77-8, 82-3) of a parchment book of payments for rent (?) on an estate in Avignon (?), 1382-93. At fol. 5 are two scraps from a binding containing part of a letter dated Oct. 23, 1526. This latter was presented by the rev. G. J. Chester on May 3, 1891.

(fols. i-iv, 7-end are blank paper)

Additions: (fols. 16-21) Miscellaneous letters and papers in Italian, 16th-18th cent., including (fols. 16-17) two leaves of an account book containing entries for 1542-51.


  • Creation: Written in A.D. 1382-1526


29 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Italian

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Ital. b. 1, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Ital. b. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20408


Three large leaves of a parchment book of payments for rent

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. 30549

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired by The Bodleian Library in 1890.

Additions: Acquired, 1917-25.

Physical Facet

On parchment and paper


16 7/8 × 12 1/2 in.

Three large leaves of a parchment book of payments for rent
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom