Collection: Marriage contract between Jean de Jarrie and Jeanne de Lachenal created 1564 September 18 in France by Jean Picot : autograph manuscript signed.

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Marriage contract between Jean de Jarrie and Jeanne de Lachenal created 1564 September 18 in France by Jean Picot : autograph manuscript signed.

Mss 564518
 Item, Box: 1
Identifier: Mss 564518

Description

Marriage contract between two individuals from noble families in central France in the 16th century. The dowry includes dresses and clothes, rings and jewellery, furniture and silver. Also included are lands and estates, including the fiefdom of Lachenal. The contract specifies the division of the property in the event of death of one spouse. The contract specifies a Catholic marriage.

Dates

  • 1564

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright on this material has not been evaluated. You are free to use this material in any way that is permitted by copyright that applies to your use.

Extent

3 linear ft. (1 scroll) ; 160 x 50 cm.

Language of Materials

French, Middle (ca.1400-1600)

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