Charters and Custumnals of the Abbey of Holy Trinity, Caen

    Charters and Custumnals of the Abbey of Holy Trinity, Caen

    Part Two: The French Estates

    John Walmsley

    British Academy 1994

    Hardback 173pp

    9780197261378   Product Code: 21588

    By the early 13th century the Norman abbey of Caen had amassed extensive property in both England and France. This volume provides a critical edition of early documents concerning the French estates: 21 original charters from before 1230, two series of surveys made c.1113 and c.1175-80, and 27 further documents from the abbey's cartulary. Each Latin text is furnished with an English summary and notes, and Walmsley's introduction highlights the information the documents provide about society and administration.

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