1070. [France - Nord]

"Fundatio capellanie etc. an[no] 1209".

[Hondschoote, September 1209]

1 f. (ca. 20,5 x 31 cm, plica 2 cm), on vellum, in Latin, readably written in a professional hand. Incipit in red ink, text in brown ink (central fold, minor soiling).

In good condition.

Exceedingly rare very early archival document (Inc.: "Ego Walterus de hondescote notu[m] esse uolo ..."). On the foundation of St. Mary’s Chapel, on the duties and rights of the "capellanus", on the link with the parish church of Hondschote (Westhoek, Franco-Flemish border), etc. Witnesses a.o. "Marcus abbas s[anc]ti Winnoci de b[er]gis", "Walt[er]us [...] decan[us] s[anc]te Walb[ur]gis", "Henricus abbas s[anc]ti Nicholai de furnis [Veurne]".

€ 700 / 900

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