Confirmation/renewal of grants1366
initiator: Henricus de Trecis comes pallatinus et Terre Hierusalem domnus
recipient: Commune of Genoa
text: Sept. 1-30. Acre. Mindful of the magnificent contribution the city of Genoa made to the liberation and defence of the eastern regions and the siege of Acre with milites, pedites, balistarii and sagittarii, and siege engines, and with the consent of his wife domna Ysabella regis Amalrici filia, Henricus, Trecensium comes palatinus Tyri et Accon domnus, makes a sealed grant to the commune of Genoa and its citizens, represented by Gafforius victoriosi stolii Ianuensium amiratus. He confirms their free curia in the city of Acre. They are confirmed in their freedom from prosecution in any curia or in the cathena of Acre for any crime except homicide, theft and rape, and from imprisonment. They are free to come and go by sea or land, to buy and sell in the fundicum or the cathena without the payment of dues. Henricus confirms the Genoese possession of the ruga beati Laurentii in Acre and the freedom of the inhabitants from prosecution. He licenses the Genoese to build a tower in their ruga, should they wish to do so. He gives them the right to complete the building of the church of St Laurence in Tyre and he confirms all their rights in Tyre described in their charter. He promises to return the possessions of Ellena, the daughter of the late Rogerius de Insula, and her husband Ansaldus Bonivicinus within the next 8 days. Henricus, Ysabella, domnus Radulfus de Tabaria regni Ierosolimorum senescalcus, domnus Hugo de Tabaria and domnus Raginaldus Sydoniensis swear to be guarantors of this grant, as do the senescalcus domus militie [Templi] and the magister domus Hospitalis and their chapters. Witnesses: Radulfus Tyberiadensis regni senescalcus; Terricus de Orca; Terricus de Tenero Monte; Iohannes de Guelinie. The charter was drawn up by domnus Ioscius Tyrensis archiepiscopus regnique cancellarius.
Sept. 1-30. Acre. Mindful of the magnificent contribution the city of Genoa made to the liberation and defence of the eastern regions and the siege of Acre with milites, pedites, balistarii and sagittarii, and siege engines, and with the consent of his wife domna Ysabella regis Amalrici filia,... more
sources: Mayer, UKJ 2:919, 955-60, nos. 549, 578 (RRH no. 724)