Normandy Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers including 357 documents relating to the financial administration of Normandy, including receipts for payment of wages and for other services, and orders for the collection of taxes, 1357-1511; 27 assessments for the payment of fouage (hearth tax) and other levies in various parishes in Normandy, 1369-1536; and a scheme of building work to be carried out in the church of Capelle-les-Grands, Normandy, 1444.

Administrative / Biographical History

Unknown

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The papers were bought in 1938, 1973 and 1976.

Note

Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library.

Geographical Names