initiator: Amalricus comes Ascalonis
recipient: Canons of the Holy Sepulchre
institution: Holy Sepulchre
text: Nov. 14. Ascalon. Amalricus comes Ascalonis makes a sealed eleemosynary grant, confirming for the canons of the Holy Sepulchre, represented by Hugo dictus de Tharso, decanus Joppensis, the sale for 52 besants to Hugo of a pecia, consisting of two parts of a vineyard, by a Surianus called Naym. Amalricus gives the third part of the vineyard, which had belonged to him, to the decanus and brothers of the Holy Sepulchre, to which he adds whatever belonged to him in the vineyard of the Surianus Menferretus. The 2 pecię were next to the vineyard of the Holy Sepulchre on the eastern side. In return for this Hugo makes a counter-gift to Amalricus of 100 besants. Witnesses: Jocelinus de Samusac; frater eius Balduinus; Garcio; Iordanus Bestia; Raphael; Poncius; Thomas Turchię; sororius eius Herbertus; Lambertus Galiota. The charter was drawn up by Radulfus cancellarius.
Nov. 14. Ascalon. Amalricus comes Ascalonis makes a sealed eleemosynary grant, confirming for the canons of the Holy Sepulchre, represented by Hugo dictus de Tharso, decanus Joppensis, the sale for 52 besants to Hugo of a pecia, consisting of two parts of a vineyard, by a Surianus called Naym.... more
sources: Mayer, UKJ 2:523-4, no. 296 (RRH no. 334)
initiator: Arnaldus Dominici Sepulcri prior
recipient: Burgenses of Mahumeria
institution: Holy Sepulchre
text: 1158 - 1159. Arnaldus Dominici Sepulcri prior, with the agreement of his chapter, records exchanges made at Mahumeria with certain burgenses of the village [villa]. (1). An agreement made with Guibertus Papasius, with the consent of his wife Usanna, in which he exchanges the vineyard next to the cemetery and church of Mons Gaudii, inherited by Usanna, for a part [pars] at the far end [extrema pars] of the great vineyard that is next to the upper road [via superior] and adjoins another vineyard belonging to Guibertus on which he owes decima et terraticum. Tithes will be owed on Guibertus’s acquisition. . An agreement with Gauterius Carpentarius, who exchanges a vineyard adjoining the one that had belonged to Guibertus Papasius for a vineyard in another part of the great vineyard, next to the high road [magna via], for which he will owe tithes. (3). An agreement with Ainardus Cavallom, who exchanges part of a vineyard, next to that which had belonged to Gauterius Carpentarius for another part of a vineyard in the great vineyard, this also being next to that of Gauterius Carpentarius. Tithes will be paid. Ainardus, impelled by poverty and having nothing with which to feed and bring up his wife and children, has sold this part to Martinus Carpentarius of Mons Gaudii for 26 besants with the consent of his lord and the court [curia]. (4). An agreement with the daughters of Pontius Faverius and their husbands. They exchange 30 jugera of cultivated land in the territory of Kalandria, owing decima et terraticum, for 2 petiae of a vineyard in valle Sancte Marie, one of 4 jugera, the other of 2 jugera, which had belonged to frater Petrus de Rametis, for which they will give tertia et decima. (5). The prior gives Stephanus Pastinace the vineyard that had belonged to frater Arnaldus on condition that he cultivates the wasteland and pays medietas et decima annually. (6) An agreement made with Helyas and Amicus, his relation [gener], in which they exchange part of their garden which is next to the berquilium, for a pars of uncultivated land that had come to the canons in their agreement with Robertus de Retest and adjoins land belonging to Helyas. (7). An agreement with the hospitale at Mahumeria in which the hospitale exchanges part of a garden that stretches between the berquilia of the Holy Sepulchre and the hospitale for 2 jugera of the vineyard that had belonged to frater Stephanus Ortalis. Tithe will be owed for this. (8). Frater Robertus Porcarius gave himself and all his possessions to the Holy Sepulchre [on becoming a confrater]. This was confirmed at Mahumeria by domnus A. prior, assisted by the burgenses of the village [villa] in plenarie curie, to whom Robertus handed a staff [baculum], giving everything to the Holy Sepulchre. Robertus enumerated his possessions, specifying land next to that of Robertus Ungarus, which had been given by Prior Giraldus to him and his wife, previously married to Umbertus, but which he had abandoned because he had not been able to cultivate it; some adjoining land given by Prior Petrus, who later became archbishop of Tyre, to Robertus in an exchange for land he had bought from Galterius Bela; and land nearby which Prior P. had given and on which was owed terraticum et decimam. (9). Prior Arnaldus and domnus Robertus de Retest came to Mahumeria and agreed on the boundaries of their respective territories. They chose an elderly Sarracenus called Pes Tortus, a homo rusticus of Robertus, to provide evidence of the boundary. This survey took place in the presence of the following canons of the Holy Sepulchre: domnus Petrus elemosinarius; domnus Bernardus Antiochenus; frater Pisanus; Petrus Judaeus; Johannes interpres; Arbertus; Stephanus. The son of the aforesaid Robertus [de Retest] was also present.
1158 - 1159. Arnaldus Dominici Sepulcri prior, with the agreement of his chapter, records exchanges made at Mahumeria with certain burgenses of the village [villa]. (1). An agreement made with Guibertus Papasius, with the consent of his wife Usanna, in which he exchanges the vineyard next to the... more
sources: Bresc-Bautier, Cart St-Sépulcre, pp. 244-7, no. 121 (RRH no. 340)
initiator: Hugo, Cesaree Palestine dominus
recipient: Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem
institution: Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem
text: Dec. 25 1165 - Apr. 29 1166.  Hugo dominus Cesaree Palestine, with the agreement of his wife Isabella and his homines, makes an eleemosynary grant to the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem, represented by Girbertus prior Hospitalis magister. He gives a casale called Hadedun and 2 guastinae. The boundaries are as follows: to the west dunae….. of dominus Hugo Feustellus; to the north the land stretches as far as the river [flumaria] by way of an old berchile and ends [at] S. Michaelis… casale…of Engelbertus; to the east the boundary ends, by way of a bechile, with the casale of the [canons of the] Templum Domini; to the south by way of the turon Bufali it ends….with the land of Seraphia belonging to the archbishop, as far as a large lake [lacus]. Hugo adds to his gift a curtile that had belonged to Urricus Tendilla and the salt pans [salina] of Gervasius, with as much land as is needed to produce salt fully and to build houses for colonists [incolae]. In return for Hadedun he receives from the Hospital 2000 besants in charity. Petrus Perrez, his wife Maria and his children Paganus and Mathalia surrender the casale of Hadedun, in exchange for a rent [assisia] given by Hugo de Cesarea, and confirm the grant. Witnesses: Petrus Costi vicecomes Cesaree; dominus Robertus de Cozi; dominus Bertinus; dominus Rainerius de Galenie; dominus Carlus; dominus Rogerius Gualez; dominus Ernaldus filius Heri; Petrus de Fossato vicecomes Calenzun; dominus Paganus de Calenzun; dominus Gervasius Cesaree; Rohardus Rufus; Petrus de S. Germano and many others; and dominus Johannes Costi, who was absent at first, but was afterwards a witness.
Dec. 25 1165 - Apr. 29 1166.  Hugo dominus Cesaree Palestine, with the agreement of his wife Isabella and his homines, makes an eleemosynary grant to the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem, represented by Girbertus prior Hospitalis magister. He gives a casale called Hadedun and 2 guastinae. The... more
sources: Delaville Le Roulx, Cart Hosp 1:243-4, no. 350 (RRH no. 426)
initiator: Baldwin V
recipient: Guido raicus de Neapoli
institution: Saint Mary of the Valley of Jehoshaphat
text: May 16. Acre. Baldwin, per dei gratiam in sancta civitate Ierusalem Latinorum rex septimus, with the agreement of Raimundus comes Tripolis et totius regni procurator and Balianus Neapolis domnus, confirms under seal the sale by Guido raicius de Neapoli to the abbey of St Mary of the Valley of Jehoshaphat of half of a guastina called Mesdedule, in the territory of Nablus, together with half the land in the guastina and a villanus living there called Mensor and his sons, for 4050 besants. Guido had been given the guastina by King Amalric, but now, with the agreement of his wife and heirs, he has sold it in the royal curia per assisiam terre, because he cannot pay Balianus Neapolis domnus and the assisi of Nablus the revenues for which he had made an exchange.  Witnesses: Princeps Rainaldus Montis Regalis et Ebronensis domnus; Joscelinus regius senescalcus; Hugo de Tyberiade; Balianus de Ioppe camerarius; Rainerius de Turre; Rainaldus de Monte Gisardo; Gillebertus de Flori Acon vicecomes; Robertus de Pinkenni; Gaufridus Turonensis; Radulfus Iterii de Ierusalem; Gvalterius Malpinus. The charter was drawn up by Petrus Lydensis archidiaconus regisque cancellarius.
May 16. Acre. Baldwin, per dei gratiam in sancta civitate Ierusalem Latinorum rex septimus, with the agreement of Raimundus comes Tripolis et totius regni procurator and Balianus Neapolis domnus, confirms under seal the sale by Guido raicius de Neapoli to the abbey of St Mary of the Valley of... more
sources: Mayer, UKJ 2:769-71, no. 451; 3:1338, no. 766 (RRH no. 643)