Charter of Hubert de Burgh Public

A charter in Latin as chamberlain to King John by which Hubert de Burgh grants to the Cistercian House of Abbey Dore in Herefordshire the land at Linchoit which Henry II had given to the Abbey but which had come into Hubert's hands as governor of Herefordshire when King John gave him Grosmont and the land around it. The grant is conditional on four priests praying forever for his soul and that of the king. Witnesses include John de Kilpac, Walter de Muchegros and Henry de Grosmont. Hubert de Burgh (d.1243), Chamberlain to King John and Justiciar of England


In Collection:
Creator Subject Language Identifier
  • Shelf Mark: Doc.Brown.1
Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 20 lines on vellum; 230 x 240 mm; with green heraldic seal
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 52.08333, -2.75
Additional physical characteristics
  • Written in brown ink, in a large well-written Romanesque hand. The fine green heraldic seal is attached by a striped linen cord and shows on the obverse three leopards passant and the legend "Sigill: Huberti: de: Burgo" and on the reverse a standing figure and the legend "Celo: Secretum" (minimal wear and staining, with four tiny holes, but otherwise in excellent condition).
Physical repository Collection
  • Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts Collection
  • Donated in 1989 by Bruce and Dorothy Brown, who purchased it from Maggs Bros., London.
Provider Genre Archival item identifier
  • 1989-069-2
Fonds title Fonds identifier Is referenced by Date digitized
  • 2012-02-23
Technical note
  • Metadata by KD.
  • 1201
  • Contact Special Collections and University Archives for access to the original manuscript and for reproduction requests (fee for reproductions). This material is made available on this site for research and private study only.
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