The formal structure of a medieval charter

All paleography and manuscript studies book note ¬†how difficult transcribing charters and diplomas are as opposed to nice, smooth calligraphic books such as Bibles, treatises, books of hours, etc. However, such an effort is swiftly rewarded by an improved ability to decode almost all sorts of texts and documents. There are many reasons why thisContinue reading “The formal structure of a medieval charter”