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Three Documents

Three Documents

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Date: between 1300 and 1350
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Three scrolls of parchment, two of which have been crudely stitched together, while the third is separate. They date from the 14th century and concern inhabitants of the castle and town of Lustignano in the valley of the river Cornia in Northwestern Italy. 1) Land transaction between Niccholaus, duke of Volterra, and Iohannes, Count of Lustignano, on behalf of a certain Michael; signed by the notary Guarnerius; dated 1350 (detached). 2) Unidentified land transaction involving Iohannes filius [one word unclear] de Lustignano; name of notary scratched out; dated 1304 (mutilated, worn, text illegible at head and tail). 3) Bill of contumacy involving Raymerus Balduccus and the brothers Iohannes and Michelis; signed by the notary Barthalus Sanuccius (?) of Volterra; dated 1346. All were written in cramped and abbreviated chancery hands.
Filing notes, in Italian (17th century), on dorse of each scroll.
Cataloged from microfilm by Albert Derolez.
Cite as: Three Documents. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Abstract:
Manuscript on three scrolls of parchment, two of which have been crudely stitched together, while the third is separate. They concern inhabitants of the castle and town of Lustignano in the valley of the river Cornia in Northwestern Italy. 1) Land transaction between Niccholaus, duke of Volterra, and Iohannes, Count of Lustignano, on behalf of a certain Michael; signed by the notary Guarnerius; dated 1350 (detached). 2) Unidentified land transaction involving Iohannes filius [one word unclear] de Lustignano; name of notary scratched out; dated 1304. 3) Bill of contumacy involving Raymerus Balduccus and the brothers "Iohannes and Michelis"; signed by the notary Barthalus Sanuccius (?) of Volterra; dated 1346.
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ff. 3 : parchment ; 440 x 152 mm.; 320 x 196 mm.; 388 x 181 mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
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Object ID: 9998832
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