initiator: Robertus de casali S. Egidii and his wife Odula
recipient: Raymond du Puy, master of the Hospital
institution: Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem
text: May 24. Rotbertus de casali S. Egidii and his wife Odula state that, with the agreement of Rohardus and his wife domina Gilla, from whom they held the feudum, and with the confirmation of King Fulk, Queen Melisende and Patriarch William, they had leased the land [of Emaus] to Raimundus magister and the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem, on condition that Raimundus and the Hospitallers gave them 500 besants a year, half payable at Easter and half on the Feast of All Saints, as recorded in charters issued by the king of Jerusalem and the patriarch. But now, in changed circumstances, Raimundus magister and the brothers of his chapter have agreed to a modification of terms requested by Rotbertus and Odula. The rent will in future by paid annually in 3 instalments: 200 besants at Easter, 100 on the Feast of St John the Baptist, 100 on the Feast of All Saints and 100 at Christmas. If the rent is not forthcoming for 40 days Robert and Odula can reoccupy the land until the rent is paid. Their lord Rohardus and his wife Gilla agree as an eleemosynary grant that up to 100 besants can be sold to, exchanged with or given to the Hospital. Should the family of Rotbertus fail and the feudum revert to its lord, the Hospital will be bound solely to pay a rent of 400 besants a year. Witnesses: Galterius Maledoctus; Rotbertus de Frandolio; Radulphus lo Bome; Pesellus de casali S. Egidii; Dudo ejus filius; Godardus de Buslus; Gybelinus filius Esquetini; Rotbertus nepos Bartolomei; Johannes de Bolona; Fulco de Cremerm; Radulfus lo Bos; Odo de Mozel; Angelran de Bolona; Baldoinus lo Bufles; Galterius, filius Yngonis; of the brothers of the Hospital, Berengarius preceptor Hospitalis; Petrus Wun sacerdos; Andreas de Venetia sacerdos; Nicholaus sacerdos; Stephanus sacerdos; Amoranius; Raimundus thesaurarius; Rotbertus pincerna; Enricus; Geraldus de Camera. The charter was written by Wilelmus notarius.
May 24. Rotbertus de casali S. Egidii and his wife Odula state that, with the agreement of Rohardus and his wife domina Gilla, from whom they held the feudum, and with the confirmation of King Fulk, Queen Melisende and Patriarch William, they had leased the land [of Emaus] to Raimundus magister... more
sources: Delaville Le Roulx, Cart Hosp 1:149-150, no. 192 (RRH no. 257)