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Beinecke MS 345 France, 1256
Legal Document (in Lat.)
Instrument of liege homage, stipulating conditions under which Raymond d'Agout,
Lord of Val de Sault, became liegeman of Alfonse, Count of Poitou and Toulouse
(1220-71), son of Louis IX of France; dated 10 December 1256 and written by the
notary Raymond Bermond. Guido Fulcodi, mentioned in line 25 as a clerk of the
King of France, is probably the future Pope Clement IV (1265-68).
Written 10 December 1256; seal removed, holes for attachment. Filing notes in
French on dorse, in cursive hands of s. xvi and xviii. Purchased from H. P.
Kraus (list l89, item 14; perhaps from the collection of Giuseppe [Joseph]
Martini?) in 1968 by Thomas E. Marston, who presented it to the Beinecke
Barbara A. Shailor