Chartulary

Book in which were kept copies of *charters and deeds and other legal documents. Such charters were important as proving entitlement, e.g. that a gift of land had been made. Monasteries frequently kept not only their own charters and deeds but also those belonging to landowners in the surrounding district.

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  • Chartulary — (pronEng|ˈkaɹʧʊˌlɛɹi) renders two Latin words, for a collection of charters viz. an officer in charge of it.ChartulariumA Cartularium or Chartularium, also called Pancarta and Codex Diplomaticus, is a medieval manuscript volume or roll ( rotulus… …   Wikipedia

  • Chartulary — • A medieval manuscript volume or roll (rotulus) containing transcriptions of original documents relating to the foundation, privileges, and legal rights of ecclesiastical establishments, municipal corporations, industrial associations,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Chartulary — Char tu*la*ry, n. See {Cartulary}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chartulary — [kär′chə ler΄ē] n. pl. chartularies alt. sp. of CARTULARY …   English World dictionary

  • chartulary — noun (plural laries) Etymology: Medieval Latin chartularium Date: 1571 cartulary …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chartulary — /kahr cheuh ler ee/, n., pl. chartularies. 1. a register of charters, title deeds, etc. 2. an archivist. Also, cartulary. [1565 75; < ML chartularium, equiv. to L chartul(a) CHARTER + arium ARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • chartulary — char·tu·lary …   English syllables

  • chartulary — char•tu•lar•y or cartulary [[t]ˈkɑr tʃəˌlɛr i[/t]] n. pl. lar•ies a register of charters, title deeds, etc • Etymology: 1565–75; < ML chartulārium …   From formal English to slang

  • chartulary — /ˈtʃatʃələri/ (say chahchuhluhree) noun (plural chartularies) → cartulary …   Australian English dictionary

  • chartulary — I. ˈkärchəˌlerē noun ( es) Etymology: Medieval Latin chartularium case for storing papers, from Latin chartula little paper + arium ary : cartulary II. noun ( …   Useful english dictionary

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