Papal Bull

Scope and Content

Confirmation by Pope Adrian IV of the grant by Theobald, Archbishop of Canterbury and Papal Legate, of the churches of Trulegh and Chilham in the county of Kent to the Abbey of Saint Bertin in Saint-Omer.

Former reference: Phillipps no. 35828.

Acquisition Information

Rylands accession no. R33890. Purchased by the John Rylands Library from the Manchester bookseller P.M. Barnard for £15 10s in May 1913 (lot 1038 in the Phillipps sale on 19 May 1913).


Sir Thomas Phillipps published this bull in Archaeologia, vol. 25 (1834), p. 150. Philipp Jaffé, Regesta pontificum romanorum, 2nd edition revised by William Wattenbach and others (Leipzig, 1885-8), no. 10133.