Title: Medieval Charter. Manuscript on Parchment, 1497
A late 15th century Medieval Period charter from France, handwritten on parchment in the year 1497, from the reign of King Louis XI. There is a large detailed initial at the beginning, and an elaborate signature at the end of the manuscript.
This charter has been written in a 41-line format.
One manuscript on parchment, 36 x 44.5 cm
This manuscript is in good shape, the parchment being incredibly rigid and difficult to keep fully unfolded without being pinned down. There is some wear and staining, with an upper right portion of the charter lacking, obscuring several letters.