Extracts of decisions made by the Dôle Parlement

Scope and Content

Manuscript volume containing a 'Memoire de plusieurs choses et decisions remarquables tirees des liures de deliberations reposants en la Chambre de la Cour', relating to the Parlement of Dôle, France, and giving extracts of business between 1518 and 1599. The parchment cover of the volume was cut from 16th century book of accounts principally concerning salt, including the 'Vendues des sels de ceste Septembre' (almost complete).

Administrative / Biographical History

Dôle is located in the Franche-Comté region of France, between Dijon and Bescanon.


Single item.

Access Information

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Acquisition Information

Given by Dr. Geoffrey John de Cusance Mead in 1963.

Other Finding Aids

Collection level description.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

12½" x 8". Limp vellum cover, cut from a 16th century book of accounts.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Geographical Names