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Finding Aid for the Collection of Dated Documents from England, France, Italy, Spain, and Austria, 1198-1585
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Collection consists of sixteen original documents from England, France, Italy, Spain and Austria, most of them written in Latin or French, with one in German. Latin documents include: grant of privileges to the monastery of Peleias by Alphonso IX, King of León and Galicia and his queen, Berenguela (Salamanca, 1198), a deed of sale for a plot of land in Pisa (1313), a bequest of land in the region of Calcinara (Pisa, 1350), an acceptance of a mother's dotal deed and related obligations (Florence, 1358), grant of permission from Francesco I da Carrara, Lord of Padua, to his wife Domina Fina to give a house in exchange for land and a release from the legacy of her uncle (Padua, 1378), an acknowledgement of a receipt for payment of a dowry (Poggibonsi, 1411), a deed giving land, a mill, and water rights (Piacenza, 1481), two resignations of estates in favor of others (England, 1585), and a bull of Pope Julius III addressed to Dominicus de Servinis, cleric of the diocese of Cortona, concerning a benefice in the monastery of St. Peter at Lodi (Milan) (St. Peter, Rome, 1550). French documents include: an acknowledgement of receipt for payment from the Countess of Blois (France, 1346), three agreements made before the king's counselor at the Châtelet (Paris, 1405, 1478, & 1558). The German document is a patent letter by brothers Albert III and Leopold III, Dukes of Austria in favor of another (Neuenstadt, Austria, 1368).
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