CALVADOS. Charter on parchment, 8 x 32 cm.... - Lot 108 - Conan Belleville Hôtel d'Ainay

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CALVADOS. Charter on parchment, 8 x 32 cm.... - Lot 108 - Conan Belleville Hôtel d'Ainay
CALVADOS. Charter on parchment, 8 x 32 cm. Vire, January 20, 1422. Rare document dating from the English occupation of Vire [the city was taken in 1418 by the English, after having resisted several months following the capture of Caen]. Quittance given by Jehan Cliston "captain of the chastel and city of Vire" to Richard Wydeville, treasurer general of Normandy, "by way of prest on the gaiges and looks of me and the people of the weapons and archers of my retention on the safeguard of the said chastel and city", of the sum of 1605 livres 6 sols one denier by the hands of Jehan Anzère viconte of Vire on this present size".
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