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also char·tu·lar·y (kär′chə-lĕr′ē)
n. pl. car·tu·lar·ies
A collection of deeds or charters, especially a register of titles to all the property of an estate or monastery.

[Middle English cartularie, collection of documents, from Medieval Latin cartulārium, from Latin cartula, chartula, document; see charter.]
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(ˈkɑːtjʊlərɪ) or


n, pl -laries
(Law) law
a. a collection of charters or records, esp relating to the title to an estate or monastery
b. any place where records are kept
[C16: from Medieval Latin cartulārium, from Latin chartula a little paper, from charta paper; see card1]
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or car•tu•lar•y

(ˈkɑr tʃəˌlɛr i)

n., pl. -lar•ies.
a register of charters, title deeds, etc.
[1565–75; < Medieval Latin chartulārium]
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chartulary, cartulary

1. a book containing charters.
2. the official in charge of such a book.
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Cartulary: Being the Contents of an Old Wiltshire Muniment Chest
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Table 2 lists the sum of manuscripts remaining from Wilton: three psalters, a cartulary, Goscelin of St.
(114) The first part is a cartulary from the Benedictine Abbey of St Augustine at Canterbury, which suggests that the entire manuscript was put together there.
In contrast to pre-Ottoman legal and administrative archival practices, kinship-centered archival practices produced compact collections that have occasionally survived the centuries--elite households had a strong incentive to preserve documents relevant for legal matters, especially those relating to issues of estate ownership, (26) e.g., the third/ninth-century papers of the Banu Abd al-Mun'im in the Fayyum, (27) the papers of the Coptic Banu Bifam in the same region from the Fatimid period, (28) the Ayyubid paper fragments linked to the trader Abu Mufarrij and his son Ibrahim in the "sheikh's house" in Qusayr on the Egyptian Red Sea shore, (29) and the cartulary (jami al-mustanadat) of Mamluk deeds of the Ughulbak family of Aleppo.
(14) Finally, the cartulary of the convent at Ronceray preserves a rhymed Latin account of a dispute in which the nuns were involved, the 'Iudicium de calumnia molendini Briesarte', ascribed to a certain 'Hilarius Canonicus' whose name appears elsewhere in the cartulary.
Salter, Eynsham Cartulary (Oxford: Oxford Historial Society LI, 1908); The Revelation of the Monk of Eynsham, Edited by Robert Easting (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002).
The entries record the present location, shelfmark, and date of each cartulary as well as the nature of its decoration, known copies and editions, calendars and bibliographies that include mention of the manuscript, and details of its provenance.
In the third chapter, the book's strongest, Tinti examines Worcester's record-keeping practices through a careful study of Worcester's surviving single-sheet leases and its three famous eleventh-century cartularies: the Liber Wigorniensis, generally accepted as the first cartulary to be compiled in England, the Nero-Middleton cartulary, and Hemming's Cartulary.
Not long afterwards, this donation was folded and glued to the binding of a cartulary. The blank back was used to write down two poems with music.
(31.) These acts of arbitration in the contado differ from such acts in the cartulary of a fifteenth-century Florentine notary studied by Kuehn in which one party was usually an urban resident, generally wealthy Florentines arranging debt collection from groups of many contadini.