Appendix: An agreement for masses

The Grey Friars of London. Originally published by Aberdeen University Press, Aberdeen, 1915.

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C L Kingsford, 'Appendix: An agreement for masses', in The Grey Friars of London, (Aberdeen, 1915) pp. 211. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/brit-franciscan-soc/vol6/p211 [accessed 21 May 2024].

C L Kingsford. "Appendix: An agreement for masses", in The Grey Friars of London, (Aberdeen, 1915) 211. British History Online, accessed May 21, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/brit-franciscan-soc/vol6/p211.

Kingsford, C L . "Appendix: An agreement for masses", The Grey Friars of London, (Aberdeen, 1915). 211. British History Online. Web. 21 May 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/brit-franciscan-soc/vol6/p211.

VII. AN AGREEMENT FOR MASSES. (fn. 1)

4th February, 1498.

Hoc presens scriptum testatur vniuersis, quod cum deuota mulier Editha erga locum et Fratres domus fratrum minorum infra ciuitatem Londonie dinoscitur specialem deuocionem habuisse et, quinque marcas legalis monete solius dei intuitu pro salute anime sue et pro animabus Johannis nuper mariti sui, Johannis et Agnetis parentum eiusdem, dicto domui realiter contulisse, Frater Andreas tunc dicti loci Gardianus et omnes Fratres et singuli dicti conuentus tantum beneficium recolentes, de licencia Johannis Perseuale tunc prouincialis ministri, ex vnanimi assensu sponte et libere et bona fide pro se et suis successoribus promiserunt et presenti scripto se obligauerunt quod dictus obitus animarum dictorum Johannis, Johannis et Agnetis et dicte Edithe, cum ab luce migrauerit, singulis annis per spacium xx annorum tenebunt facient et celebrabunt cum officio mortuorum et missa ad uota durante termino predicto. In cuius testimonium sigillum officii mei huic scripto est appensum. Datum in nostro locali capitulo, 4to die mensis Februarii, Anno Domini 1497mo currente.

[A small seal is still attached, somewhat damaged, and showing only a cross with no inscription.]

Footnotes

  • 1. From Harley Charter 44, F. 47, at the British Museum.