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F6-5. Diploma by Bishop JokŻbas of Vilnius to the Vilnius Cathedral Chapter

Vilnius, 1398 12 04
The diploma by Bishop JokŻbas(Jacobus) of Vilnius ensuring that he assumes all the obligations given to the Vilnius Cathedral Chapter by his predecessor Bishop Andrius (Andreas) and granting the right to excommunicate the looters of church holdings and property to the Vilnius Cathedral Chapter.
The parchment strip for the attachment of the seal remains.
Latin; 1 f.; 25,5x35,6+3,7 cm; Text: 16,2x30 cm; 27 rows. The parchment is in good condition, a little spotty, darkened.  First letters of the words of the intitulatio are enlarged. 
The label and the seal of the Library of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences are on the reverse of the parchment.
References: Kurzcewski, t.2, p.25-26; KDKDW, t.1, p. 62-64, nr.35; Jasas, p.25, nr.19.  

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