Charter of Henry I of Troyes, 1179-1180

Year

1179-1180

Summary

Henry directs that whoever holds the rights to collect the traveller tax at Pont-Sur-Seine will give 20 pounds a year to the abbot of Citeaux in two installments – 10 at the feast of St Peter and 10 on the fifteenth day after Pentecost. It is noted in the dating clause that this was agreed while Henry was on his way to Jerusalem.

Text

Ego Henricus, Trec comes palatinus, notum fieri volo tam presentibus quam futuris me dedisse pro remedio anime mee ecclesie Cisterciensi XX libras annui redditus in pedagio Pontium ad procurandos abbates qui generali capitulo Cisterciensi interfuerint ita quod, quicumque pedagium illud tenuerit, X libras in festo sancti Petri, intrante augusto, et X libras XV to die post Penthecosten nuntio predicte ecclesie persolvet. Quod ut notum permaneat et ratum teneatur, sigilli mei inpressione firmavi. Hujus rei testes sunt : Hugo dux Burgundie, Henricus comes Grandis Prati, Gaufridus frater ejus, Emauricus frater comitis de Moliant, Robertus de Miliaco, Willermus marescallus, Artaudus camerarius, Teobaldus de Fimis, magister Philippus, Petrus Lingonensis. Actum apud Bernam cum irem Jherosolimam anno incarnati Verbi M° C° LXX° IX°. Data per manum Stephani, cancellarii. Nota Alberici.

Archival Reference

Archives départementales de la Côte-d'Or, 11 H 160

Citation

“Charter of Henry I of Troyes, 1179-1180,” Independent Crusaders Project, accessed November 24, 2020, https://independentcrusadersproject.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/2287.

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