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Cartulary of St. Cugat

Cartulary of St. Cugat

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Date: 15th century.
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Script: probably copied by a single hand writing Gothica Cursiva Libraria/Currens with Spanish features. Paragraph marks and headings in pale red ink. Red initials with reserved interior shapes, of various heights.
Copy of the charter of Lothaire, King of the Franks (954-986), for the abbey of Sant Cugat, dated Compiègne, 986 January-February. The copy was made by Bernard of Caderita, notary at Barcelona, 1044 January 17. The manuscript contains confirmations of this charter by James I, King of Aragon (1213-1276), dated 1233 January 23, and Pedro IV, King of Aragon (1336-1387), dated 1338 April 20. The manuscript also contains documents about a lawsuit before the court of the bishop of Barcelona between the monastery of Sant Cugat del Vallés and the town of Sant Cugat at the occasion of a fight between two inhabitants of the town and the wounds they received, 1273-1380. The Latin language of these documents is very ungrammatical.
Binding: no covers.
Wanting f. 30.
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Manuscript on paper of a Cartulary of the abbey of Sant Cugat del Vallés. The manuscript also contains documents pertaining to a lawsuit between the monastery and the town of Sant Cugat.
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ff. 54: paper; 300 x 225 mm.
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Object ID: 11007477
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