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Collection Level Description: Normandy Papers

Reference: MSS. Ch. Foreign 156-540
Title: Normandy Papers
Dates of Creation: 1357-1536
Extent: 385 shelfmarks

Language of Material: Latin and English



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 Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought in 1938, 1973 and 1976.

Access Conditions

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Further Information

Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library.

Access Points

Church buildings | France

Taxation | France

Normandy (France)


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