Title: Medieval Quittance of the 100 Years War for Lord Godefroy Le Fèvre, Custodian of the Coffers of Duke Louis I of Orléans. Payment of 50 Francs. Manuscript on Parchment, December 5, 1393
A late 14th century medieval manuscript from Orleans, France, written in French, handwritten on parchment, and produced in the year 1398, during the reign of Pope Boniface IX, and more significantly, during the 100 Years War that enveloped England and France in a constant struggle. The manuscript is written in an elaborate script.
The manuscript is a quittance of payment in the form of 50 francs for Lord Godefroy Le Fèvre, Custodian of the Coffers of Duke Louis I of Orléans, the son of King Charles V, and younger brother of Charles VI. He was also an apothecary.
This manuscript is written in a 7-line format, with a faded signature at the end.
One manuscript on parchment, 8 x 27.5 cm
This manuscript is in good shape, with some rubbing and staining to the parchment. Some of the script has faded due to staining and tearing to the bottom right.