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.
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Ch. Foreign 156-540
- Dates of Creation1357-1536
- Language of MaterialLatin, and English.
- Physical Description385 shelfmarks
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The papers were bought in 1938, 1973 and 1976.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
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