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Letters of Procuratory by Renaud, Count of Ghelre and Margaret, his wife, daughter of Guy, Count of Flanders, to the said Guy and Isabel, 3rd July 1286

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Identifier: La.V/21
Letters of Procuratory by Renaud, Count of Ghelre and Margaret, his wife, daughter of Guy, Count of Flanders
Letters of Procuratory by Renaud, Count of Ghelre and Margaret, his wife, daughter of Guy, Count of Flanders

Scope and Contents

Letters of Procuratory (Norman-French) by Renaud, Count of Ghelre and lord of Lembourgh, and Margaret, his wife, daughter of Guy, Count of Flanders, giving authority to the said Guy and Isabel, his wife, to receive all assignment of the dowry due to the said Margaret, by reason of her marriage to her deceased husband Alexander, son of Alexander, lately King of Scots, to uplift arrears, grant acquittances, etc., desiring the king of Scotland, whoever he may be, or the governor in that realm, to pay the above. Dated at Namur, the Wednesday after the feast of St. Peter and St. Paul [3rd July] 1286.

Dates

  • 3rd July 1286

Creator

Language of Materials

Could be in Norman-French. French, Old

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 document

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Archivist's Note

Seals attached in good preservation; the first — that of Count Renaud — A knight riding towards dexter, a shield on left arm with lion rampant, and a pennon in right hand with same device, the horse being fully caparisoned, with lion on housings: ' Sigillum Reynaldi Comitis Gelrensis.' On reverse a knight, with drawn sword in right hand, riding to sinister. Legend faint. The second seal, a female figure standing; on dexter, a shield with lion of Guelders, and on left the lion of Scotland (?): 'Marghirete filie Comitis Flandr. Comitisse Gelr.'; reverse, a small shield — lion of Guelders.

Prioity for repackaging.

Repository Details

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