initiator: Corradus, son of the marquess of Montferrat
recipient: Commune of Genoa
text: Apr. 11. Tyre. In the hospitium of Bernardus de Templo Tyrensis vicecomes. Mindful of the magnificent contribution the city of Genoa made to the liberation of the eastern regions, its defence [of Tyre] and now the part its consul, nobles and citizens, with milites, pedites, balistarii and sagittarii, and siege engines, are playing in the siege of Acre, Conradus, marchionis Montisferrati filius, Tyri atque Sydonis et Berithi domnus, makes a sealed grant to the commune of Genoa and its citizens, represented by Guido de Spinula Ianuensium consul. He gives them a free curia in the city of Tyre, freedom to come and go by sea or land, to buy and sell in the fundicum of Tyre without the payment of any dues, and freedom from prosecution for any crime except homicide, theft and rape, and from imprisonment. He grants them the freedom to use their own weights and measures [cantarii, buzae et modii] in Tyre. He gives them casale Sancti Georgii, Oraca, a large garden belonging to the queen and small gardens situated under the castelletum and within the city wall near the castellum, and a large mill that belonged to the king; a bath house before the house of Fulco de Falesia, in which both men and women bathe, the oven in the burgus novus with a volta adjacent to it, a macellum with 3 houses, a platea that stretches as far as the house of Habraha piscator, and all the houses in 2 insulae which are in front of the macellum, extending on one side as far as the house of Tebaldus aurifex and on the other to the house of magister Petrus Ianuensis, as contained in the charter from Count Raymond [III] of Tripoli; a third part of the proceeds of the cathena of Tyre, after expenses have been deducted; and the house of Opicio Lumbardus situated over the port of Tyre, which is bounded by the house of Obertus de Sandala, the house of Gandulfus Saonensis, the public way and a private road [via privata], together with all the houses and tenement held by Opicius behind his house and beyond the private road. Witnesses: Ansaldus Boniuicini castellanus Tyri; Balduinus frater eius; Guillelmus de Olcimiano; Azo de Sancto Saluatore; Azo de Valentia; Iohannes Stralera; Balduinus Comes; Ogerius Panis; Hugo Lercarius; Belmustus frater eius.
Apr. 11. Tyre. In the hospitium of Bernardus de Templo Tyrensis vicecomes. Mindful of the magnificent contribution the city of Genoa made to the liberation of the eastern regions, its defence [of Tyre] and now the part its consul, nobles and citizens, with milites, pedites, balistarii and... more
sources: Mayer, UKJ 2:888-94, no. 526 (RRH no. 691)