Title: Renaissance Charter. Manuscript on Parchment for Philippe de (?), Squire. May 8 1584
A late 16th century Renaissance period charter from France, written in French, handwritten on parchment in the year 1584, from the reign of King Henry III. The charter is written in an elaborate script, with a detailed initial at the beginning. There is a signature at the end. There is a cracked lead seal attached. The charter appears to be for one Philippe, a squire.
This charter has been written in a 20-line format.
One manuscript on parchment, 16.2 x 36.1 cm
This manuscript is in good shape, with the charter being neatly folded. There is persistent staining, making the text difficult to read.