Ingulph's chronicle of the abbey of Croyland with the continuations by Peter of Blois and anonymous writers, tr. by H.T. Riley

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Page 201 - ... and was now known only to a few of the more aged; that so the younger ones, being instructed to read this character, might be more competent to use the documents of their monastery against their adversaries in their old age. These chirographs, being kept in a certain old chest, which was enclosed by the wall of the church, were the only ones that were saved, and escaped the fire. These are now our chief and principal documents, which were formerly secondary, and put aside, having been long lightly...

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