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Hidden histories in private hands: the Old Radnor Charter of 1318 and the need for a register of private pre-modern Welsh documents / Matthew Stevens

Studia Celtica, Volume: 49, Pages: 105 - 114

Swansea University Author: Stevens, Matthew

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Three goals are achieved in this article: first, the publication of a previously unknown 1318 charter from the old county of Radnorshire; second, the content of the charter is used ‘to people’ the landscape of fourteenth-century eastern Radnorshire in much greater detail than previously possible; th...

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Published in: Studia Celtica
Published: 2015
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa21964
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Abstract: Three goals are achieved in this article: first, the publication of a previously unknown 1318 charter from the old county of Radnorshire; second, the content of the charter is used ‘to people’ the landscape of fourteenth-century eastern Radnorshire in much greater detail than previously possible; third, an argument is made for the voluntary registration of similar documents in private hands, leading to the creation of a free-access online register.
Keywords: Medieval, Wales, Radnorshire, Charter
College: College of Arts and Humanities
Start Page: 105
End Page: 114