- a register of charters, title deeds, etc.
- an archivist.
Origin of chartulary
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Examples from the Web for chartulary
The same author has called attention to some obituary notes in the calendar prefixed to the Chartulary of Derley abbey.The Great Pestilence (A.D. 1348-9)
Francis Aidan Gasquet
The documents of which the chartulary is composed are of high interest, and commence in the eighth century.
- a variant of cartulary
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Word Origin and History for chartulary
"collection of charters," from Medieval Latin chartularium, from Latin chartula (see charter (n.)).
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