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Grant to the Abbey of La Sauve Majeure
Grant to the Abbey of La Sauve Majeure
Grant to the Abbey of La Sauve Majeure, Bordeaux, 1240
This Latin charter records a grant of 100 shillings per annum to the Abbey of La Sauve Majeure, near Bordeaux, by a knight named Amanevus de Lamota. The grant is dated 1240, but this is a somewhat later copy of the original document.

Vellum manuscript (1 folio), 230 x 295 mm
The University of Western Australia Library, Scholars’ Centre, Manuscript Collection MS Med. 1

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