The maker of *parchment. Before the beginning of the 13c, most parchment was made in the monasteries by those who needed it. With the growth of the MS trade, and the opening of the universities, the parchment trade expanded beyond the monasteries.

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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