FRANCE—RENT BOOK. Manuscript, 58 pp recto and verso, 4to, [Chaneins, Ain, c. 1575-1585], in brown ink, bound in period limp vellum and titled on the cover, "Recette des levees deus[?] a la Rente de la Chapelle fondée en Leglises de Chaneins."
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FRANCE—RENT BOOK. Manuscript, 58 pp recto and verso, 4to, [Chaneins, Ain, c. 1575-1585], in brown ink, bound in period limp vellum and titled on the cover, "Recette des levees deus[?] a la Rente de la Chapelle fondée en Leglises de Chaneins."
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FRANCE—RENT BOOK.
Manuscript, 58 pp recto and verso, 4to, [Chaneins, Ain, c. 1575-1585], in brown ink, bound in period limp vellum and titled on the cover, "Recette des levees deus[?] a la Rente de la Chapelle fondée en Leglises de Chaneins."
Attractive booklet with numerous entries for the payments, in money and in grain, due to the Church at Chaneins, a village near the Saône in the Departement of Ain. The majority of the entries are dated 1580 or 1581 but some are from 1575 to 1585, difficult years in the French wars of religion.
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